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.

Preparation

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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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Submitted by Jim34 on Sat, 08/07/2023 - 20:51

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I don't have a favorite kind of restaurant, but I like Italian food.

Submitted by Alshujairi on Sat, 08/07/2023 - 08:25

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I really prefer a kind of restaurants located on the Tigris river in Iraq. It is specialized for grill the fish that called there (Masgove).

Hi Ampy,

You've already done it correctly :) 

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Submitted by Berat21 on Wed, 14/06/2023 - 11:36

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I usually prefer local and traditional restauran in Turkey. I live in Mardin where is southeast of Turkey. There are a lot of kind traditional food here. I also like vegetable food because it is healthier.

Submitted by Safe_Mode on Wed, 07/06/2023 - 09:27

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My favourite restaurant is KFC)))