Booking a table

Booking a table

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

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



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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I prefer seafood resurants

Submitted by berkayak on Tue, 27/09/2022 - 09:56


My favorite kind of restaurant is home made food type restaurants. I like to eat fast food, but if I am going to eat it everyday, I prefer home made food.

Submitted by J-Castle on Tue, 27/09/2022 - 09:37


Well!! I can start telling that our outings are limited due to my wife has intolerance to many foods, then usually we are preparing our delightful food at home. Although sometimes we must push out to go on and we are going to restaurants where there is grilled meat. She has lactose, fructose and gluten intolerance. You can image, she must take care about the food and even its cooking.

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My favourite restaurant is afghani, it serves qaboli palawan, mantoo and it's really delicious 😋

Submitted by cesarasg on Thu, 15/09/2022 - 00:39


What's your favorite kind of restaurant?
My favorite kind of restaurant is Italian, I really like pasta.

Submitted by Lunavelasquez+789 on Wed, 07/09/2022 - 23:22


To me it does not matter the type of restaurant, as long as the food is scrumptions it would not mind, but if I had to choose, I would fancy going to an old-time style restaurant, with danceable music and friendly staff.

Submitted by mustafiz on Wed, 31/08/2022 - 11:30


My favourite kind of restaurant, that has Bangladeshi and Indian food like Biriani, Polao

Submitted by mamalirezaenglish on Wed, 03/08/2022 - 11:52


I like a restaurant which has a cozy place and kind staff.

Submitted by kirito25 on Mon, 25/07/2022 - 10:13


My favourite kind of restaurant, That one has a shawrma in its menu.

Submitted by Ahmed Gamal Elgamasy on Sun, 17/07/2022 - 05:59


Egyption Food