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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Ximix 提交于 周四, 04/06/2020 - 11:29

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Well, I like italian food. I think that italian food have something especially in itself. Their sauces, pastas and pizzas are delicious.

MoutazAlotaibe 提交于 周三, 03/06/2020 - 05:43

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I like Indian Restaurant.

Mamta Gusain 提交于 周六, 30/05/2020 - 12:51

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I love Indian food. so i prefer to go Indian restaurants mostly. i find there a wide variety of Indian cuisine with different tastes.

Andres Armando 提交于 周六, 30/05/2020 - 02:49

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I love the Colombian food. So I prefer meals how bandeja paisa, seafood, corozo juice, and more.

Nafis Mahdi Basunia 提交于 周三, 27/05/2020 - 18:12

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I like subcontinental restaurant..

amal.araia 提交于 周三, 27/05/2020 - 15:55

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Mr favorite kind of restaurant is Habasha's restaurants. Their food is spicy and very hot, and the aroma reminds me of home.

deya 提交于 周六, 23/05/2020 - 21:06

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i love class and calm restaurant, with delicious food of corse
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Ivanox76 提交于 周五, 22/05/2020 - 07:29

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Hi everyone! I am from Peru, and I love my country food, my favorite dish is ceviche, also i like so much the Italian food, I love the pizza and the lasagna!

Nsengir 提交于 周四, 21/05/2020 - 12:46

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I love Turkish foods. Because I am Turk. But I like different taste. For example American hamburger, Holland cheese, African steak... I guess I am hungry :)

Laila Mutiara … 提交于 周三, 20/05/2020 - 19:06

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i love coffe shop. i do a lot of task in there

Emily Mellor 提交于 周六, 16/05/2020 - 09:39

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I don't have favourite kind of restaurant . I like all restaurants that have delicious food. I usually love having hot pot and barbecue. It's my favourite food.

JEANMi 提交于 周五, 15/05/2020 - 12:43

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My favourite restaurant is any restaurant that has delicious food.

Isabel Meflo 提交于 周五, 15/05/2020 - 05:32

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I love Peruvian food

alejaenciso 提交于 周三, 13/05/2020 - 22:54

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My favorite restaurant is Crepes and wafles. love it

c.lopes23 提交于 周三, 13/05/2020 - 18:49

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I love Japanese restaurant or the restaurant near the beach

Milena1 提交于 周三, 13/05/2020 - 11:49

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Well, I don't actually have a favorite restarurant, however I like Chinese food, ice cream and drink wine.

Eduardo José d… 提交于 周一, 11/05/2020 - 13:19

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My favorite restaurant is the golden fish. The food there is very good

joanna-liu 提交于 周一, 11/05/2020 - 09:22

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My favorite restaurant for Cantonese food . I go to restaurant about once a mouth with my family. I really like to eat shrimp ravioli and Seafood congee .

v17amohsen 提交于 周二, 05/05/2020 - 12:16

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its very good way to handle the customer

Hello from Russia 提交于 周一, 04/05/2020 - 19:52

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I would like seafood. I know the best restaurant with seafood. It's called "Ocean Basket". I advise everyone to try)
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Bignon 提交于 周日, 03/05/2020 - 17:55

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It usually cook African food at home. If I will go to restaurants it will be firsty African restaurants. I would also like to take breakfast at French restaurant to eat variety of cake.

Fatemeh.Najafzadeh 提交于 周日, 03/05/2020 - 02:40

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I like Italian restaurant, but I sometimes go to the Indian restaurant because I love spicy foods.

DANIELAE 提交于 周五, 01/05/2020 - 00:07

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I like natural restaurants where I can find a Great variety of meals between the nature and Green zones.
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Santiago Perez 提交于 周四, 30/04/2020 - 17:45

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My favorite type of restaurants are Colombian restaurants because I love to eat beans and different types of meats such as llanero-style beef, over-belly and steaks.

Cristhopher 提交于 周四, 30/04/2020 - 05:02

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I love chinese restaurante, they are quite fancy and elegant, and also I really sharing different dishes with my friends. We like to eat boiled fish, rice, noodles, steamed vegetables, pork hotpot and especially, drinking jasmine flower tea. I also love the chinese breakfast, called dim sum. It includes baos, shu mai, sweet and sour chicken feet, springrolls and many others. It´s delicious.

mrelvinaliyev 提交于 周一, 27/04/2020 - 19:04

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My favorite restaurant is any restaurant that serving fish foods

Titi 提交于 周日, 26/04/2020 - 12:53

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well, actually there's quite a mixed variety of kind of restaurants in my country such as french restaurants, chinese restaurants and congolese restaurants. but i guess the most commonly used is congolese one because you can find them everywhere small and as well as big restaurants because of natural local cuisine for example cassava leaves, hot soup of a fresh fish with cassava,those plates have very unique taste so if i have to be honest i will probably say congolese restaurants are my preferable one and when i have some means i book a table for two persons i mean for me and for my fiancée.

riquemecone 提交于 周六, 25/04/2020 - 21:24

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My favorite kind of restaurant is steakhouse. I do not go on a lot, because it is very expensive, instead I make my own barbecue at home with family and friends.

konatenasty 提交于 周六, 25/04/2020 - 15:47

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My favourite foods are Indian,lebanese and African jolof.they are some of the best dishes.Very appetising.

Christian 提交于 周四, 23/04/2020 - 03:17

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My favourite restaurant is one of Chinese food. I love this kind of cooking.

will_wpo 提交于 周三, 22/04/2020 - 16:59

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I love the Italian restaurants. I usually go to the Italian restaurants in the weekend.

Emirito 提交于 周二, 21/04/2020 - 15:10

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I love the arabian and italian restaurants. Besides, I like the Chinese ones

mke99 提交于 周一, 20/04/2020 - 06:25

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Hi everybody I like iranian and arabian restaurant.

Ronake 提交于 周六, 18/04/2020 - 00:35

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Usually i like to go to restaurants that are serving a sea food, in my town there are only few of them, and you need to book it two days before . I enjoy eating sea food and spending time with my family.

cittàutopica 提交于 周五, 17/04/2020 - 18:25

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There isn't, for me, a favourite kind of restaurant; there are some restaurants where I don't like go on, instead: for example I hate chinese food. However I enjoy Mediterranean cooking, but Nordic food also, whereas I dislike the junk food, as McDonald and other ones as this.

Aisha Mohammed… 提交于 周四, 16/04/2020 - 19:54

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my favourite restaurant is any restaurant near the sea
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Natalice Santos 提交于 周三, 15/04/2020 - 20:02

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I live in Cascais, Portugal. Here have a very nice food. I like fresh fish and a seafood, accompanies of a glass of portuguese with wine! Delicious!!!

nguyenthihoanb0510 提交于 周二, 14/04/2020 - 10:50

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my major is hotel and catering management, so I have to practice some conversation same that. i have worked as a waitress at the lackah restaurant since i lived in Hanoi. It's a wonderful experience.

rima khaoula 提交于 周一, 13/04/2020 - 14:53

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I don't go to the restaurants in my state. but my brother brings us different kinds of food from its. I prefer the barbecued chicken with rice.

Ali07 提交于 周四, 09/04/2020 - 20:51

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Sometimes when I wont to eat outside, I usually go to some tacos or pizza snacks around here. However I prefer to eat what mom cooks at home.

Azim Miraliev 提交于 周四, 09/04/2020 - 14:16

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I like Uzbek restaurant
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Hoàng Nhung 提交于 周四, 09/04/2020 - 04:50

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My favourite restaurant is at a famous international hotel. This place is clean, fesh, pleasant and polite. There is many kind of food, I love that.
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Ezabakwé 提交于 周二, 07/04/2020 - 01:15

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My favorite restaurant is HOT AFRICA

ShahzaibLashari 提交于 周日, 05/04/2020 - 20:17

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My favourite restaurant is BUTT KHARAHI and SHANI KA SAWARAMA.

Aya Sayed 提交于 周日, 05/04/2020 - 18:41

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Actually , my favourite restaurant is Macdonalds .