Eating out

Listen carefully to the conversation in a restaurant and do the exercises to practise and improve your listening skills.

Instructions

Do the preparation exercise before you listen. Then do the other exercises to check your understanding.

Preparation

Do this exercise before you listen.

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Transcript

Waiter: Hello.
Jamie: Hi. A table for two, please.
Waiter: Of course. Over here, please. Here’s the menu.
Sally: Thank you.
(pause)
Waiter: Are you ready to order?
Sally: Yes, we are.
Waiter: What would you like for your starter?
Jamie: I’d like French onion soup, please.
Sally: And I’ll have a tomato salad, please.
Waiter: And for your main course?
Jamie: Mmm, I’m not sure. I don’t know whether to have the steak or Thai chicken.
Sally: Oh, I’d like the Thai chicken and rice please.
Jamie: OK, me too.
Waiter: So that’s two Thai chicken and rice. What would you like to drink?
Jamie: I’ll have a fresh orange juice and ...
Sally: I’d like some mineral water, please.
Waiter: OK, thank you.

Discussion

What food and drink from this menu would you order?

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Comments

Submitted by A01286696 on Wed, 10/06/2021 - 18:54

Good afternoon, thanks for your attention; mmm, I’d like a chicken salad for my starter and for the main course I'll have an Italian cheese and tomato pizza. For my drink and dessert, I’d like some fresh orange juice and a chocolate cake. Thank you!

Submitted by nguyenhuong97 on Sun, 10/03/2021 - 10:06

Hi, for starter, I'd like chicken salad, for main course, I'll have German sausage and chips. For dessert, I'd like fruit salad and cream. One thing I want to an Irish coffee.

Submitted by huong124 on Wed, 09/29/2021 - 02:41

I would like to order a tomato soup, vegestable pasta and soft drink.

Submitted by Ammar on Mon, 08/02/2021 - 01:20

I'd like the same order which the two persons have ordered.

Submitted by Ammar on Mon, 08/02/2021 - 01:18

I'll have Irish cream coffee.
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Submitted by Elsa on Thu, 06/10/2021 - 14:25

Well, for starter I'd like Chicken Salad, I'd like to eat Italian Cheese & Tomato Pizza for my main course. I'll have a glasses of Fresh Orange Juice, Please. Oh, one thing, for my dessert I'd like Chocolate Cake. Thanks you. What about you?

Submitted by DanysGE on Wed, 05/12/2021 - 22:10

First for my starter, I would like to have a tomato soup. For main course I'll have the italian cheese and tomato pizza. I also would like some fresh orange juice.

Submitted by huongvu on Sun, 04/25/2021 - 12:06

Well. For my starter, I would like to have a tomato salad. I'll have the roast chicken and potatoes and the vegetable pasta for main course. I also want some mineral water, not cold. And for dessert, I'll have one lemon cake and a chocolate ice cream. That's all. Thank you.

Submitted by Rocco16 on Tue, 04/06/2021 - 15:20

I would order a cheeseburger and a mineral water with that would be enough

Submitted by MarceloSepulveda1 on Tue, 04/06/2021 - 14:49

Hello, I'd like a chicken salad to starter, for main a Vegetable pasta and for drinks I prefer soft drinks. Finally I decide to take one dessert, one chocolate cake

Submitted by Israel on Mon, 04/05/2021 - 17:07

To start ordering, I would like to order chicken salad and mineral water and for dessert I would like to order ice cream

Submitted by LuisaM on Mon, 04/05/2021 - 15:49

I would like to German sausage and chips. I have orange juice for the drinks. And maybe I`d like a chocolate cake for dessert.

Submitted by LuisaM on Mon, 04/05/2021 - 15:49

I would like to order a chicken salad, a chocolate cake, a cheese omelette, a thai chicken and rice, a ice cream, a cheese and biscuits and fresh orange juice up

Submitted by Flavio on Mon, 04/05/2021 - 15:46

Hello, I would like to order the main dish, Italian cheese & pizza and have a mineral water. I want ice cream for dessert.

Submitted by MVillarreal on Mon, 04/05/2021 - 15:40

Hi, I'd like to order a chicken salad for started and for drink an orange juice plis. The main dish will be a vegetable salad. Thank you!!!

Submitted by DiegoCastro on Mon, 04/05/2021 - 15:39

I want a vegetable pasta and as a drink I would like mineral water, for dessert I would like chocolate cake - P Salas

Submitted by JoseO on Mon, 04/05/2021 - 15:39

I would like a tomato soup and vegetable pasta and to drink mineral water

Submitted by Fuster on Mon, 04/05/2021 - 15:39

I would like to order a French onion soup for starter, then a Italian cheese and tomato pizza, to drink I would like a fresh orange juice. And to dessert a ice cream of chocolate

Submitted by Victor_gtz14 on Mon, 04/05/2021 - 15:38

For starter, I would like to order a French Onion Soup. Today, I would like to eat something new so I would like to order some German sausages and chips for my main course with English Tea, please. And I would like to choose a lemon cake for dessert.

Submitted by Fernanda on Mon, 04/05/2021 - 15:38

Hi, excuse me I'd like to order a chicken salad, a vegetable pasta and a fresh orange juice please oh and also a lemon cake, thank you

Submitted by Daniel_Gzz on Mon, 04/05/2021 - 15:38

Hello good afternoon, I would like to order an Italian meal, for the main course I want Thai chicken and rice, I would like to have a water, and I don't want dessert. Thank you.

Submitted by 01281855 on Mon, 04/05/2021 - 15:37

I would like to order a chicken salad to start, for main course a cheeseburger and a roast chicken with potatoes and for dessert a chocolate cake with mineral water.

Submitted by Fuster on Mon, 04/05/2021 - 15:33

I would like to ordera French onion soup for trarter, then a Italian cheese and tomato pizza, to drink I would like a fresh orang juice. And to dessert a ice cream of chocolate.

Submitted by jennifer_Palafish on Mon, 04/05/2021 - 15:33

Hi, i would like a tomato soup for started, the italian cheese and tomato pizza for main courses and I would like to drink a orange juice and to dessert I would like an ice cream

Submitted by DiegoCastro on Mon, 04/05/2021 - 15:32

Hi, i would like to order a Tomato Soup for starter, The Grilled fish and potatoes for main courses and for drink i would like an Mineral water. Thank you

Submitted by juanpa99 on Mon, 04/05/2021 - 15:31

For the starter I would like a chiken salad, for the main I would like grilled fish and potatoes and to drink a english tea

Submitted by LuisTonchez03 on Mon, 04/05/2021 - 15:30

Hi, I would like to order a chicken salad and to drink a mineral water, dessert a vanilla chocalate ice cream.

Submitted by GGO_Toxic on Thu, 03/04/2021 - 18:02

Chicken salad for starter then grilled fish and potatoes. For drink I would choose fresh orange juice and for dessert lemon cake.

Submitted by Ashley_122 on Mon, 03/01/2021 - 19:17

I'd like some tomatoe soup, roast chicken and potatoes, chocolate cake, ice cream(lemon) and Irish Cream Coffee. (Of course I can't eat all of this at once, I just tried to choose foods from all of the catagories:).

Submitted by LeeHorang on Tue, 02/23/2021 - 16:10

I would like to German sausage and chips. I have orange juice for the drinks. And maybe I`d like a chocolate cake for dessert.
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Submitted by JokerAllame on Sun, 02/21/2021 - 21:55

İ would like to order tomato soup , Thai chicken and rice. İ want to fresh orange juice for drink.

Submitted by Juliana19 on Tue, 02/09/2021 - 23:19

I would like to order cheese burger, mineral water, but I would like to start with a tomato soup, please. Thanks a lot! Sofí

Submitted by Abstractartist on Mon, 02/01/2021 - 13:15

I would like to order tomato salad, vegetable pasta and English tea!

Submitted by ganku007 on Sun, 01/24/2021 - 11:11

Burger and English tea
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Submitted by Seokjinnie on Wed, 01/20/2021 - 08:47

I like eating snacks for lunch. So I'd like to eat cheese burger and chocolate cake. And I like to eat lemon ice cream but I want to try Irish cream coffee too.

Submitted by therealtravisscott on Wed, 01/06/2021 - 18:56

i would like an travis scott menu .please

Submitted by Nooname on Sun, 12/27/2020 - 11:27

Tomato salad thai chicken and mineral water

Submitted by Nooname on Sun, 12/27/2020 - 11:23

I'd like a tomato soup for starter, a roast beff for main course and a coke

Submitted by ercii on Tue, 12/22/2020 - 05:24

ı would you like order pizza and cola.

Submitted by Valentina_909 on Mon, 11/09/2020 - 22:05

Hello, I'd like to order an Italian cheese & tomato pizza, a burger, chocolate ice cream and an Irish cream coffee.

Submitted by hohooibin on Thu, 10/29/2020 - 04:57

I'd like to have an Italian cheese & tomato pizza for the main courses please,and for the driks I will have a fresh orange juise.Thank you.
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Submitted by weasley on Wed, 10/28/2020 - 17:03

for starter, I'd like tomato soup, for main course, Italian cheese and tomato pizza, fresh orange juice for a drink and ice-cream as a dessert. Thanks ,how much it costs?

Submitted by Rocco16 on Mon, 10/26/2020 - 14:34

I want for star a tomato soup , for the meal I'll want a roast chiken and potatoes And for drink I'll want water

Submitted by Rocco16 on Mon, 10/26/2020 - 14:33

Would like to order an italian food, for the main dish I want the Thai chicken and rice, to have a water, and I don't want dessert thanks.

Submitted by adrianam on Fri, 10/23/2020 - 18:42

Hi, I would order one Burger, and for drink I want Mineral water and English Tea. For Desserts I want Lemon cake and maybe an ice cream.

Submitted by juanpa99 on Fri, 10/23/2020 - 15:28

I'd like a tomato salad for the starter, Chicken BBQ for the main course, and a chocolate brownie for dessert. I only have fuze tea for my meal. THANKSSS

Submitted by Fernanda on Fri, 10/23/2020 - 13:59

I would like to order a chicken salad with a mineral water and an ice cream along with a chocolate cake and also a chicken sandwich please.

Submitted by Arturo on Fri, 10/23/2020 - 01:10

I would order an orange juice and a hamburger, and then for dessert I would order a chocolate cake and with that I would feel satisfied

Submitted by claudiagzz on Fri, 10/23/2020 - 00:02

what the boat restaurant would ask for: Starters: Tomato Salad, Chicken salad Snacks: Cheese Burger, Chocolate cake, Burger, Chicken Sandwich, Cheese Omelette Main Courses: German sausage and chips, Italian cheese and tomato pizza, Vegetable Pasta, Roast chicken and potatoes Desserts: Fruit salad and cream, Ice cream, Lemon Cake, Chocolate cake, cheese and biscuits Drinks: Mineral Water, Fresh orange juice, English tea, Irish Cream coffe

Submitted by Victor_gtz14 on Thu, 10/22/2020 - 19:43

I would like to order a French onion soup for started, roast chicken and potatoes for main course, and finally to order a chocolate cake for dessert. I'd also like to order a cup of English tea to drink.
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