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 LauraMar on Thu, 09/08/2022 - 23:14

Hello, well to start I like a chicken salad and to drink a mineral water, with a cheese burger and a vegetable pasta and to finish a lemon ice cream.

Submitted by Turtle08 on Sun, 08/28/2022 - 10:43

I'd like to order a tomato salad for my starter. For the main course I'll take grilled fish and potatoes, and I'll take a bottle of mineral water for a drink. I'll also have a slice of chocolate cake for dessert.

Submitted by ahgima099 on Thu, 08/25/2022 - 06:22

For starter, I'd like tomato soup For maincourses , I'll have cheese burger and For dessert, I' d like ice-cream.

Submitted by Ira1321 on Sun, 07/24/2022 - 09:47

I'd would like to order thai chicken and rice,English tea and chocolate cake.

Submitted by cherry00 on Fri, 07/22/2022 - 10:15

Good morning, I'd like a tomato soup, German sausage and chips. I'd like to drink mineral water and a chocolate cake for dessert.

Submitted by Baldbanana on Tue, 07/05/2022 - 10:23

I'd like to order German sausage and chips for the main course and one fresh orange juice

Submitted by Shosho on Mon, 06/20/2022 - 17:27

Hi ,for the starterI,d like green salad and for the main cours I,ll have steak

Submitted by ozdamarissgod on Tue, 06/07/2022 - 19:40

Good morning i want to eat eggs

Submitted by Fadikly on Thu, 06/02/2022 - 17:22

i would rather start the dinner first soup. my favorite meal is “lahmacun”.

Submitted by Sillakaraman on Thu, 06/02/2022 - 12:36

Hi I would like to order chicken salad for my starter. For my main course İ'd like vegatable pasta and I would like to drink mineral ester and for dessert I'd like lemon cake

Submitted by goksu on Thu, 06/02/2022 - 09:50

I want tomato soup for the start, I want hamburgers as the main course
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Submitted by FlowerQueen on Wed, 06/01/2022 - 13:54

Good afternoon, For starter I would order the tomato soup. I would like Italian cheese & tomato pizza for main course or the cheese burger at lunchtime. I would like to drink mineral water. For dessert I would like to eat the lemon cake. Thank you~♡
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Submitted by Ebrarr on Wed, 06/01/2022 - 07:38

very expensive we can't eat out at this time
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Submitted by mrym on Sat, 05/07/2022 - 11:43

I'm not that hungry.. I'll have chocolate ice cream and a burger

Submitted by XerusTus on Mon, 03/07/2022 - 07:37

Hello, I would like to order for starter a tomato soup and for main course I will have a roast chicken with potatoes. Can I have a fresh orange juice for drink and a chocolate cake like dessert, please. Thank you.

Submitted by faustine_la_folle on Mon, 03/07/2022 - 07:35

Hello First of all I would like to order a tomato soup and a chicken sandwich. I would like to drink a English tea. Then I will eat a dessert : a chocolate cake. goodbye

Submitted by Tomtaz on Mon, 03/07/2022 - 07:33

I would like to order grilled fish and potatoes. I would like drink soft drik and for desserts, a chocolate ice cream

Submitted by Kani on Mon, 02/21/2022 - 11:55

For starter I'd like to order Chicken salad and grilled fish and potatoes for main course. I don't like to drink during I eat, in stead of a small dessert I'd like to ice cream. Thank you guy.

Submitted by Sofi1234 on Sun, 02/27/2022 - 11:53

I would like ordering vegetable pasta, chicken salad, english tea and chocolate cake for dessert.

In reply to by Kani

Submitted by Ira1321 on Sun, 01/23/2022 - 18:35

I would like ordering tomato soup,thai chicken and rice and chocolate cake

Submitted by Sofi1234 on Sun, 02/27/2022 - 18:36

I would like to order chiken salad, vegetable pasta, English tea and chocolate cake.

In reply to by Ira1321

Submitted by Malika2009 on Sat, 10/30/2021 - 07:24

Hi! Well, I would like to order Italian cheese and tomato pizza, (because I love Italian cuisine), the chocolate cake ( I have really sweet tooth) , the cup of English tea (it smells like happiness) and some ice cream (I love it and I can eat per kilo every day).

Submitted by a01286975 on Fri, 10/29/2021 - 15:46

I would like to order a Chicken Salad, for main courses I would like to order italian cheese and tomato pizza and a fresh orange juice, and a fruit salad and cream, please.

Submitted by A01286954 on Wed, 10/20/2021 - 01:14

hi, good afternoon. To start I would like chicken salad, for the main course I would like tomato pizza and for the end I want ice cream. I would like water too. thank you.

Submitted by A01286531 on Mon, 10/18/2021 - 18:59

Hi, I would like to order for main course a Griled Fish and Potatoes and I'd like fo drink a mineral water to drink please. Thank you

Submitted by a01178729 on Mon, 10/11/2021 - 21:55

Good afternoon I would like a tomato salad and dessert to cake
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Submitted by brendagap on Mon, 10/11/2021 - 14:21

I would like to order a Chicken Salad, for main courses I would like to order...Vegetable Pasta and a Fresh orange juice, please.

Submitted by Hoang123 on Sat, 10/09/2021 - 13:42

hmm, I would like tomato salad for the starter. I'll have roast chicken and potatoes for main course . could I get a lemon juice .well, one thing got my dessert I'd like ice cream. please

Submitted by A01286928 on Fri, 10/08/2021 - 03:41

I´d like to order a chicken salad for my sister. for the main course I´d hamburger. I´d like to drink water. for dessert I´d like ice cream.thank you

Submitted by miaalexamnls2106 on Fri, 10/08/2021 - 03:38

Hi, I would like to order for main course German sausage and chip and I'd like fo drink a fresh oraje juice to drink please. Thank you

Submitted by A01286833 on Fri, 10/08/2021 - 03:35

Hello, I would like to order a chicken salad to start, then I would like to order a grilled fish and potatoes. For a drink, I would like to order a fresh orange juice, please.

Submitted by miaalexamnls2106 on Fri, 10/08/2021 - 03:23

I would like to order a chicken salad for my starter. For the main course I'd like vegetable pasta. I have to drink irish cream coffee. For dessert I would like a ice cream. Thank you

Submitted by miaalexamnls2106 on Fri, 10/08/2021 - 03:12

Hi, I would like to order for main course Vegetable pasta and I'd like a fresh oraje juice to drink please. Thank you.

Submitted by a01286900 on Fri, 10/08/2021 - 00:31

I would like to order a Thai chicken and rice, and for drink I’d like some mineral water, please. Then for dessert i'd like to order a chocolate cake, please.

Submitted by A01286969 on Thu, 10/07/2021 - 21:01

Hello good afternoon, I would like to order chicken salad, a cheese burger and a vegetable pasta, to drink I would like fresh orange juice and for dessert I would like an ice cream, please

Submitted by a01286949 on Thu, 10/07/2021 - 18:56

I’d like to order a chicken salad for my starter. For the main courses I’d like grilled fish and potatoes. I’d like to drink a mineral water. For desert I’d like chocolate cake. Thank you.

Submitted by A01286984 on Thu, 10/07/2021 - 18:56

For starter I’d like tomato salad, I’d like to eat German Sausages and Chips for my main course, and I will have a glass of English tea please and for my dessert I’d like a lemon ice cream. Please

Submitted by danielaajimenezr on Thu, 10/07/2021 - 18:45

Hello, I would like to order an Italian cheese pizza with tomato, cheese burger and mineral water. Thanks

Submitted by edusolis9 on Thu, 10/07/2021 - 18:29

I’d like to order a tomato salad for my starter. For the main course I'd like I’d like to drink a orange juice. For dessert I'd like lemon cake .Thank you

Submitted by andremonco on Thu, 10/07/2021 - 18:26

Hello, good afternoon, could you bring me vegetable pasta and drink mineral water, please

Submitted by A01286941 on Thu, 10/07/2021 - 18:11

Good afternoon, today i'd like a German sausage and chips

Submitted by A01286951 on Thu, 10/07/2021 - 12:57

Hi, I'd like to order a Tomato soup for my starter. For the main course I'd like Roast chicken and potatoes. I'd like to drink a Fresh orange juice. For dessert I'd like Chocolate cake. Thank you.

Submitted by Marco on Thu, 10/07/2021 - 04:13

Hi, I would like to order for main course Italian Cheese and Tomato pizza and I'd like English Tea to drink please. Thanks .

Submitted by Andrea_Reyes on Thu, 10/07/2021 - 03:25

As a starter I would like to order a chicken salad please, as a main course an Italian pizza with cheese and tomato, as a dessert it would be a lemon cake and for an English tea that would be all, thank you

Submitted by A01286692 on Thu, 10/07/2021 - 01:28

Hi, I'd like to order a chicken salad for my starter. For the maine course. I'd like italian cheese and tomato pizza. I'd like to drink a fresh orange juice. For a dessert I'd like ice cream.That's all Thank you.

Submitted by A01286692 on Wed, 10/06/2021 - 23:26

Hi , I would like to order a chicken salad and to drink a fresh orange juice please

Submitted by A01286833 on Wed, 10/06/2021 - 22:22

Hi, I would like to order a Shrimp sushi and a Caesar salad and for drink I would like to order a mineral lemonade please.

Submitted by a01286900 on Wed, 10/06/2021 - 19:05

I'd like to order Thai chicken and rice, ando for drink I’d like some mineral water, please.

Submitted by a01199419 on Wed, 10/06/2021 - 18:59

I'd like to order a tomato soup for my starter. For the main course I'd like Roast chiken and potatoes. I'd like to drink a mineral water. For dessert I'd like ice cream. Thanks you.

Submitted by A01286735 on Wed, 10/06/2021 - 18:59

Edgar I´d like to order a tomato soup for my starter, For the main course I´d like a roast chicken and potatoes, I´d like to drink a fresh orange juice. For desert i´d like a ice cream,. Thank you
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