Booking a table

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

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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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Soumis par Asma Taher Ali… le dim 13/12/2020 - 15:40

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It is Ashark Al awsat restaurant in Yemen.

Soumis par KareB le mer 09/12/2020 - 23:44

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My favourite kind of restaurant is Italian and Arabic.

Soumis par bexzod le mer 09/12/2020 - 11:25

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i keen on our uzbek national restourant. chiefly because there are very delicious, attractive, nutrional meals. in addition to not expensive. my daughters are fans of uzbek meals like norin and halim. preparing these meals is very difficult. thats why I can not ask to my wife preparing at home.

Soumis par Brenda Patrici… le dim 06/12/2020 - 18:09

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If I travel to another country, First I will look for a Peruvian restaurant, but as well I can try some foreign food.

Soumis par MJH le jeu 03/12/2020 - 21:02

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Hello, I have several kinds of restaurant. I like pastas, pizza, barbecue and gourmet food. I prefer gourmet food because I isn´t to preparing in my home. I like eating beef, pork and fish. I don't have a problem with the food.

Soumis par SOUFY05 le jeu 03/12/2020 - 20:55

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Hello I prefer Algerian food but not all. let s say the traditional ones

Soumis par m.someah le dim 29/11/2020 - 16:38

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As I am keen on Pizza and Pasta, Italian restaurants are the best option for me. After that I tend to go to the restaurants which serve seafood to try the best taste of shrimp and lobster.

Soumis par zabiullah le sam 28/11/2020 - 17:37

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thanks so much from your team. i would appreciate that your hardworking. you asked us, which restuarant do you like, i would prefer small restuarant than the bigger and crowded ones. Bxz, in my country services were not perfect and dirty. the small ones are perfect.

Soumis par mrelvinaliyev le ven 27/11/2020 - 07:56

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My favorite is Azerbaijan food. I like to eat Sheki Piti. It is really delicious. Also I like Turkish and Azerbaijan sweets. Azerbaijan and Turkish pakhlava are really perfect. I like each one a lot.

Soumis par Reysan13 le ven 27/11/2020 - 04:33

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My favorite kind are; Italian, Japanese and spanish restaurant.

Soumis par PushpaTrivi le mer 25/11/2020 - 09:16

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My favorite is Indian street food and i really love spicy food. So that's only the place to i found to satisfy my taste buds.

Soumis par Reham Mohammed le mar 24/11/2020 - 13:00

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I love Indian food, so the first thing i think about Is it indian? How spicy it is?

Soumis par Anhi le lun 23/11/2020 - 11:02

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i like Italian, Chinese, French, Vietnamese. I dont mind trying new dishes. When I choose a reasturant i take into account price, atmosphere and service.

Soumis par Leokad27 le mer 18/11/2020 - 03:06

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My favorite restaurant Is at Mexican food, i love this food Is de most taste that i ’ve tried.

Soumis par Orianaotero le mar 17/11/2020 - 03:46

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My favorite kind of restaurant is Italian. I love eat pasta and pizza so much

Soumis par frknakgn le mar 10/11/2020 - 20:17

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My favourite kind of restaurant is Kebap Saloon.

Soumis par mrelvinaliyev le ven 06/11/2020 - 18:39

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My favorite kind of restaurant is Azerbaijan food. I like to eat Bozbash. Azerbaijan kitchen is really good.

Soumis par dennishrf le jeu 05/11/2020 - 20:46

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Well, I live in the Amazon (North of Brazil), State of Para, and I love our food. There are many restaurants here, their menu have many regional ingredients. I love them.

Soumis par eduagrgu le jeu 05/11/2020 - 14:22

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My favorite kind of restaurant is the Mediterranean restaurant. I love the food that kind of restaurant prepares.!

Soumis par Kaique Machado le lun 02/11/2020 - 23:36

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My favorite kind of restaurant is barbecue Restaurant, i love that kinda of restaurant

Soumis par Miguel Angel G… le mar 27/10/2020 - 04:08

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My favourite kind of restaurant is a Cevicheria. If you haven't been in Peru before that may not sound familiar for you. This restaurants are called cevicherias because the main dish is Ceviche which is one of the most representative Peruvian dishes and everyone who have visited Peru have tried it. This dish is made with raw fish, lemon juice, salt, onions, sweet potato, Peruvian corn and chilies. I love it!!!

Soumis par menna emad le mar 20/10/2020 - 16:13

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Actually it depends on my mood. sometimes i prefer sea food, sometimes fast food. but i haven't tried Asian food, i wish i could try it soon :)

Soumis par Victor Hugo Fl… le ven 16/10/2020 - 22:30

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my favorite type of restaurant is Mexican food, I like it very much

Soumis par Ugulhan le mer 14/10/2020 - 08:37

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I love to go to an oriental restaurant, where preparing exotic, delicious dishes. Like Indish restaurant or Uzbekish restaurant, they can offer to guests an incredible dish menu. I would like to order all dishes in menu. I am a die-hard fan of oriental culture and dish.

Soumis par Nurieta le mar 13/10/2020 - 15:32

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My favourite restaurant is an Indian restaurant. I love Indian food

Soumis par fais_4al le mer 07/10/2020 - 15:52

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well, one of my favorite are sea food and indian's , western food . i also would like to try italian sometimes i think that i would test every delicious dishes from every country

Soumis par Pola le sam 03/10/2020 - 18:33

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I am loving the italian restaurant that they're pioneers in making the pizzas and pastas, when I eat some pizza who are they makeing by their hands it is very delicious it really their careers into a secret recipe in doing pizzas and pastas

Soumis par Rafaela1 le ven 02/10/2020 - 15:24

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Today I had a lunch at a classic coffee restaurant and had sermon cream and the sliced cucumber sandwiches. That was really good. :)

Soumis par cielo le ven 02/10/2020 - 14:35

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I love sushi restaurant. And I love Italian restaurant, too.

Soumis par huynhtrongvinh789 le mar 22/09/2020 - 02:52

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I really love vegetarian restaurants even after I aslo eat meat more.

Soumis par Roblox le jeu 17/09/2020 - 03:17

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My favorite restaurant is an Asian restaurant. I like spicy and tasty food. Chicken fried rice and sweet and sour chicken are my favorite.

Soumis par Jeffthebetter le jeu 10/09/2020 - 14:04

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My favourite kind of restaurant is the coffee shop.

Soumis par abdalkreem seaf le ven 04/09/2020 - 19:49

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I lik delivery food and traditional restaurants and seafood

Soumis par Carlos Cabrera le ven 04/09/2020 - 00:21

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I lovely all food, but I prefer seafood a Chinese food... That's delicious

Soumis par Maria19 le jeu 03/09/2020 - 10:27

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I do not have a very favourite restaurant because I like a variety of food and restaurants to visit. But in the frequent places I visit most often, it's restaurants with Chinese, Georgian, Greek and Italian food.

Soumis par ESPERANZA MARINO le jeu 27/08/2020 - 17:29

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My favourite kind of restaurant is at Colombian food.

Soumis par ErichPD le ven 07/08/2020 - 00:08

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My favourite kind of restaurant is the Tradicional Chilean Food. Its delicious for me. I love seafood like a ceviche, machas a la parmesana and locos.

Soumis par MammadovAnar le mar 04/08/2020 - 17:45

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Well, To be honest, I do not have any favorite restaurants. Because I usually go to different restaurants. I do not go to the same restaurant many times. Instead, I prefer to discover new places, new meals and so on.