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.

Reading

Boat
The Boat Restaurant
★★★★☆
489 reviews
Lunch served 12:30 – 2:30 p.m.
Dinner served 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
 
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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.
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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 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

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.
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