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: 4.1 (28 votes)

Submitted by ema sab on Fri, 05/11/2021 - 21:36

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I love traditional Egyptian food restaurants

Submitted by Ehsan on Tue, 02/11/2021 - 09:53

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I would like to try all restaurants, and all kind of foods.

Submitted by LamVanPhuong on Mon, 01/11/2021 - 13:29

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it's a nice restaurant with a good view and delicious foods

Submitted by metacaro90 on Sat, 30/10/2021 - 03:16

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My favourite kind of restaurant is the Italian food, it's delicious and wonderful, I love it.

Submitted by Karol28 on Mon, 25/10/2021 - 01:52

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i love mexican restaurant and Italian

Submitted by KyawMinThu on Sat, 23/10/2021 - 10:25

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I prefer Burmese Restaurant. Burmese foods are simple and delicious.
Butter rice and pork curry is my favorite one in Burmese Food.

Submitted by Kamelbenslimane on Wed, 20/10/2021 - 20:19

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I prefer traditional restaurant

Submitted by angelomr on Tue, 19/10/2021 - 17:23

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My favorite restaurant is where there are foods. LOL

Submitted by Moses Habarugira on Tue, 19/10/2021 - 08:21

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On préparation task, only three line can be opened.

Hello Moses Habarugira,

I'm sorry you've had trouble completing the task. I've checked it and it worked for me.

When you want to add another sentence to a group, you have to click or press on the small white hand at the side of the words already in the box. If you don't do this, then the new words will stay but the old words will disappear from the box.

It's a little difficult to explain, so please let me know if you'd like me to explain it again.

All the best,
Kirk
The LearnEnglish Team