Booking a table

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

Instructions

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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: 4 (12 votes)
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Submitted by YinLiXing on Wed, 04/08/2021 - 09:54

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Chinese restaurant is my favorite kind of restaurant.

Submitted by KATIELLE RAIAN… on Mon, 05/07/2021 - 15:40

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My favorite restaurants are Brazilian and Italian.

Submitted by saeedebrahimip on Sat, 12/06/2021 - 11:56

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I'd love to go to the Iranian restaurants because they are originality.
Hello Saeed Did you eat in Iranian restaurants? Did you test Kebab and Daisy ?? They are greasy but delicious.

Submitted by Munirah Saad 20 on Sun, 02/05/2021 - 22:59

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my favorite kind of restaurant are Indian and Italian food

Submitted by Geydibayona07 on Mon, 12/04/2021 - 21:10

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I love all Colombian food, it is very tasty. sometimes I like to eat pasta in italian restaurants, I love pasta because I can add cheese.
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Submitted by PuenteD on Sun, 11/04/2021 - 17:02

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I love food and eat, so i don't have any favourite, but I don't like industrial drinks...
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Submitted by Rafaela1 on Wed, 31/03/2021 - 13:12

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I rarely eat out due to ..... ;X I can cook up like a chef. ;)

Submitted by Trang.22111994 on Wed, 31/03/2021 - 06:21

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My favourite restaurant is "Baoz". I often go to that dimsum restaurant once a month with my husband. The tasty is very good and the price too.