Eating out

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


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


Do this exercise before you listen.

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Waiter: Hello.
Jamie: Hi. A table for two, please.
Waiter: Of course. Over here, please. Here’s the menu.
Sally: Thank you.
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.


What food and drink from this menu would you order?

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Submitted by Levita2018 on Mon, 01/01/2018 - 18:54

I'd like to order a green salad, a steak and ice cream for dessert, please!

Submitted by David (not verified) on Fri, 09/04/2015 - 03:43

Hi...I would like to swimming...

Submitted by phuong (not verified) on Tue, 09/01/2015 - 15:06

Potato soup, cappuchino, cheese pizza :v
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