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

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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 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.

Submitted by DiegoD on Thu, 10/22/2020 - 18:55

I'd like start with cheese burger and cheese omelette and for desserts a chocolate cake I want drink a english tea

Submitted by JoseO on Thu, 10/22/2020 - 18:51

To start, I would like to order a chicken salad, and in the snack I would like a hamburger and a mineral water
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Submitted by Vale_R on Thu, 10/22/2020 - 18:50

Hi, for the starter I would like a Chicken salad, an Italian cheese & tomato pizza for the main course, to drink I would like a Mineral Water and no dessert. Thank you!!

Submitted by ulisesrey on Thu, 10/22/2020 - 18:45

I would order a cheese omelette with a fresh orange juice and a chocolate ice cream for dessert.

Submitted by JohanaD on Thu, 10/22/2020 - 18:44

I will order Italian cheese and tomato pizza and for desserts fruit salad and cream with fresh orange juice or mineral water.

Submitted by DiegoCastro on Thu, 10/22/2020 - 18:41

Hi, i would like to order a Chicken Salad for starter, The italian cheese and tomato pizza for main courses and for drink i would like an English Tea. Thank you

Submitted by MVillarreal on Thu, 10/22/2020 - 18:40

Hi, I'd like a cheeseburger and for a main course Vegetable pasta and to drink a fresh orange juice and.... to dessert a ice cream.

Submitted by Fatima on Thu, 10/22/2020 - 18:40

I am going to order chicken salad for starters, for main courses I order Thai chicken and rice because sounds delicious or Roast chicken and potatoes, and for the drinks I want a fresh orange juice :)

Submitted by Flavio on Thu, 10/22/2020 - 18:40

The food I am going to order is roast chicken and potatoes and to drink I want fresh orange juice and chocolate cake for dessert.

Submitted by LuisaM on Thu, 10/22/2020 - 18:37

I would like to eat roast chicken with cheese and tomato sandwich. An fresh orange juice to drink. And for dessert i'd like ice cream

Submitted by Aguilar_tecnologico on Thu, 10/22/2020 - 16:01

Hello, I would like to order a chicken salad as a starter, as a snack a hamburger, as a main dish I would like to order an Italian cheese and tomato pizza and a pasta with vegetables, to drink I would like to order a fresh orange juice and a lemonade with Mineral water and finally as a dessert I would like to order a vanilla ice cream with a chocolate cake.

Submitted by Israel on Thu, 10/22/2020 - 15:54

I would like to order a tomato sasa, for my sister I would like to order a cheese burger, to drink I would like to order mineral water and for my sister an orange juice.

Submitted by juanpa99 on Thu, 10/22/2020 - 15:46

I would like a tomato soup to start, for the main dish I want the Thai chicken and rice, to have a water, and I don't want dessert thanks

Submitted by LuisTonchez03 on Thu, 10/22/2020 - 15:41

I would like tomato soup and chicken salad,snacks like cheese burger and drink orange juice with soft drinks,desserts ice cream and lemon cake

Submitted by jennifer_Palafish on Thu, 10/22/2020 - 15:40

I would like to order an italian food, like pasta with salmon or pizza, and a mineral lemonade, and for dessert I want an ice cream

Submitted by 01281855 on Thu, 10/22/2020 - 15:39

I would like to order a chicken salad with an English coffee and for main course an Italian cheese and tomato pizza, and for dessert a chocolate cake

Submitted by Fuster on Thu, 10/22/2020 - 15:38

I’d like chicken salas for the starter, italian cheese and tomato pizza for the main courses , and to drink a fresh orange juice

Submitted by A01285868 on Thu, 10/22/2020 - 15:37

I want a tomato soup, with a vegetable pasta and mineral water, the soup i hope that will be hot!.

Submitted by A01286176 on Thu, 10/22/2020 - 15:36

I'd like a pizza without pepperoni and ham and you can bring me some cutlery and for the final I'd order an apple pie and for the drink I like a lemonade

Submitted by Daniel_Gzz on Thu, 10/22/2020 - 15:36

Hi, I would like to order a Thai chicken and rice, please. And for drink a want a fresh orange juice please.

Submitted by altair28 on Tue, 10/20/2020 - 00:26

Hi, i would like to order a french onion soup for started, Thai chicken and rice for main course, two softt drink and for my child a burger please. Thanks

Submitted by adrianam on Thu, 10/22/2020 - 18:48

I'm going to order French fries and a cheese burger, also tomato soup for the fries, and for dessert ice cream with fruit salad

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Submitted by naoescoto00251 on Mon, 09/07/2020 - 16:04

For a starter I would order a tomato soup, and for a snack I would order a burger and a fresh orange juice to drink.

Submitted by Luna on Fri, 08/21/2020 - 09:20

I'd like chicken salad, german sausage and chips, fresh orange juice

Submitted by pln on Wed, 08/19/2020 - 12:31

ı would like to tomato soup for the starter cuz it served with bread and butter:) roast chicken and potatoes for the main course. i wanna drink fresh orange juice, and ı wanna finish this meal with a slice of lemon cake.
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Submitted by Xuka on Tue, 08/18/2020 - 19:58

I'd like a tomato salad for the starter, Thai chicken and rice for the main course, and a chocolate cake for dessert. I only have mineral water for my meal.

Submitted by dongsoon on Wed, 08/05/2020 - 17:29

I'd like chicken salad for starter, vegetable pasta for main course, and fresh orange juice please
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