Booking a table

Listen to someone booking a table in a restaurant to practise and improve your listening skills.

Instructions

Do the preparation task first. Then listen to the audio and do the exercises.

Transcript

Staff: Hello, Gino's.

Jamie: Hi. Can I book a table for tomorrow night, please?

Staff: How many people is it for?

Jamie: Four.

Staff: And what time would you like?

Jamie: About eight, eight thirty maybe?

Staff: Let's see ... We're pretty busy tomorrow, so I can do half past seven or nine.

Jamie: Oh. OK, then. Half seven, please.

Staff: What name is it?

Jamie: Jamie.

Staff: J-A- ...?

Jamie: M-I-E

Staff: OK, so that's a table for four at half past seven tomorrow evening.

Jamie: Great. Thanks! Bye.

Staff: Bye.


Staff: Hello, Gino's.

Jamie: Hi, I called earlier to book a table for four and I was wondering if I can make it for six instead?

Staff: Ah, what name was it?

Jamie: It's Jamie.

Staff: Table for four at half past seven. So you want to change it to 6 o'clock?

Jamie: No, sorry. Can I make it for six people?

Staff: Oh, I see. Sorry! That shouldn't be a problem. I can move you to a bigger table but it will be nearer the kitchen. Is that OK?

Jamie: No problem. Is it possible to change the time as well? Make it a little bit later?

Staff: Ah ... yeah, we can. Is eight OK for you?

Jamie: Perfect, thanks!

Staff: Lovely. See you tomorrow, then.

Jamie: Thanks! Bye!

Staff: Thanks. Ciao! 

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Average: 3.9 (9 votes)

Submitted by Usmonov Ozodjon on Sat, 19/12/2020 - 12:52

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Hi everyone. I`m from Uzbekistan. I have never been abroad so far today. So I haven`t tasted foreign foods. I love our central asian foods such as plov, shashlik, somsa. they are very delicious. I am sure if you taste them, then you want eat every day

Submitted by Abla Abdalgadir on Fri, 18/12/2020 - 22:58

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I prefer an Arabic restuarant , I hope to travel outside my country and visit new restaurants

Submitted by Tatiana barrera on Tue, 15/12/2020 - 13:49

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My favorite kind of restaurants are the Mexican, Colombian, and Italian

Submitted by Manal on Tue, 15/12/2020 - 05:29

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sometimes, I change what I like for restaurants due that is my mood case.. if I feel glad I prefer to go through some of a stranger restaurant , culture's eatery, for example, that makes a difference food , tasty , a lot kinds of dessert , as well the burgers, potato fries .

Submitted by Pann Nilar Htun on Mon, 14/12/2020 - 13:57

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My favorite kind of restaurants are Chinese and Japanese.

Submitted by Asma Taher Ali… on Sun, 13/12/2020 - 15:40

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It is Ashark Al awsat restaurant in Yemen.

Submitted by Sarah Nasution on Thu, 10/12/2020 - 16:44

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My favorite restaurant is japanese

Submitted by KareB on Wed, 09/12/2020 - 23:44

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My favourite kind of restaurant is Italian and Arabic.

Submitted by bexzod on Wed, 09/12/2020 - 11:25

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i keen on our uzbek national restourant. chiefly because there are very delicious, attractive, nutrional meals. in addition to not expensive. my daughters are fans of uzbek meals like norin and halim. preparing these meals is very difficult. thats why I can not ask to my wife preparing at home.

Submitted by Brenda Patrici… on Sun, 06/12/2020 - 18:09

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If I travel to another country, First I will look for a Peruvian restaurant, but as well I can try some foreign food.