GE|Adults|Pre-Intermediate|Practical English 2: Going to a restaurant
1.1 Do you know what to say when you are eating out? Below there are some examples of useful language used in this situation.
1.2 These are sentences commonly used in a restaurant when ordering a meal. Put the words in the correct order.
1.3 Do the restaurant quiz.
What do you call…?
1. the book or list which tells you what food the restaurant/café has
2. the three parts of a meal
3. the person who serves you
4. extra money you leave if you are satisfied with your meal or with the service
What do you say…?
1. if you want a table for three people
2. when the waiter asks you what you want
3. when you are ready to pay.
1.1 Listen and mark the sentences T (true) or F (false).
Jane, Rimon, Bob and Hellen
1.2 Listen again. Say why the F sentences are false.
2.1 Listen to the dialogue. Answer the questions.
1. What do they order?
2. What problems do they have?
2.2 Listen again. Complete the phrases.
2.3 Listen and repeat the phrases. Copy the rhythm.
3.1 Listen to Rimon, Hellen, and Jane. Do they enjoy the lunch?
Hellen, Rimon, Jane and waitress
3.2 Listen again and answer the questions
1. What was the 1st Rimon’s impression about Los Angeles?
2. How does Hellen offer to show him life in Los Angeles?
3. What does he say they could do one evening?
4. What’s the problem with the check?
5. Why does Jane say it’s time to go?
6. Do you think Jane wanted Hellen to come to lunch?
British and American English
check = American English
bill = British English
1.1 Learn new words and phrases. Try to remember their meaning.
1.2 Complete the restaurant menu with words from the box.
vegetable soup/ mushrooms / ice cream / chocolate / orange juice / Cola / lemon cake / pasta / coffee /
roast chicken / mineral water / roast beef / shrimps / tea / soup / grilled fish / chicken soup
1.1 Look at the Social English phrases. Can you call to memory any of the missing words?
Social English phrases
1.2 Listen and complete the phrases.
1.3 Listen again and repeat the phrases. How do you say them in your language?
2.1 Can you…?
⦁ order food in a restaurant;
⦁ explain when there is a problem with your food, the bill, etc.;
⦁ ask what somebody is going to do today.
3.1 Watch and listen to a restaurant conversation. Can you retell it briefly? What the customers ordered?
1.1 Read the dialogue. Then choose the correct statements T (True) or F (False).
Waiter: Good evening.
Customer: Good evening. A table for two, please.
Waiter: Certainly. Just here, sir.
Customer: Would it be possible to have that one by the window?
Waiter: I’m sorry sir, that one’s reserved. What about here?
Customer: So, it’s a comfortable place too. Can I have a menu, please?
Waiter: Yes. I’ll come back in 5 minutes…Are you ready to order, sir?
Customer: Yes. I’ll have vegetable soup to start with and my wife would like a tomato salad.
Waiter: One vegetable soup and one tomato salad. What would you like for a main course?
Customer: I’ll try pasta with shrimps and my wife would like the roast beef.
Waiter: How would you like the roast beef cooked?
Customer: Medium, please.
Waiter: What would you like to drink?
Customer: A glass of mineral water and a bottle of rose wine, please.
Waiter: Would you like to have a dessert?
Customer: No, thank you.
Waiter: Thank you for the order. Bon appetit!
customer — клиент, посетитель
tomato salad — салат с помидорами
rose wine — розовое вино
1.2 Explain why the F statements are False.
1.1 Complete the flashcards. Look at the pictures and write the correct words (without articles).
1.2 Match the phrases with their meaning.
2.1 Read and complete the dialogue.
W = Waitress | C1 = Customer 1| C2 = Customer 2
Choose the correct option
2.1 Think up the dialogue on the topic «At the restaurant». Use the previous dialogue as a sample and new words from the topic. Prepare it, then use the microphone to record your speech.
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