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 (12 votes)

Submitted by Ciri on Sun, 12/06/2022 - 13:19

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I love indian food, for example tikka masala, so indian restaurant are my favourite kind of restaurant.

Submitted by Trololo on Tue, 07/06/2022 - 14:10

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Hi everyone,
I like all restaurants if the food is good and if the restaurant is clean.

Submitted by najib.oulhouch on Sat, 04/06/2022 - 12:25

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So, i like arabic restaurants on my coutnry Morocco, for example restaurants for a chickens, traditional foods, couscous..

Submitted by SABAD MOHAMED on Thu, 02/06/2022 - 15:29

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My favorite restaurant is Somali and Arab restaurants.

Submitted by Kasseopia on Sun, 29/05/2022 - 15:15

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Hi, everyone!
You know, I like different kind of restaurant: casual dining restaurants, fast casual restaurants, cafes, pizzerias. The best for me is tradition Italian restaurant.

Submitted by EslamTarig on Mon, 23/05/2022 - 16:01

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my favorite kind of ristorante is clean and have pizza and chicken

Submitted by diego_s on Mon, 23/05/2022 - 01:14

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I like pizza places that offer vast options of toppings (where I can stay away from the pineapple!).