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English 1st class Wimmer, BEd

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Ordering Food in a Restaurant

One of the most important tasks in English is ordering food when you go to a restaurant. There are basic forms and questions, as well food vocabulary that you can use in places where people speak English. Take a look at this Menu: Starters Chicken Soup Salad Sandwiches - Main Course Ham and cheese Tuna Vegetarian Grilled Cheese Piece of Pizza Cheeseburger Hamburger deluxe Spaghetti Drinks Coffee Tea Soft Drinks - Coke, Sprite, Root Beer, etc. Read this dialogue: Waiter: Kim: Waiter: Kim: Waiter: Kim: Waiter: Kim: Waiter... Kim: Waiter: Kim: Waiter: Kim: Waiter: Kim: Hello, Can I help you? Yes, I'd like to have some lunch. Would you like a starter? Yes, I'd like a bowl of chicken soup, please. And what would you like for a main course? I'd like a grilled cheese sandwich. Would you like anything to drink? Yes, I'd like a glass of Coke, please. After Kim has her lunch.: Can I bring you anything else? No thank you. Just the bill. Certainly. I don't have my glasses. How much is the lunch? That's $6.75. Here you are. Thank you very much. You're welcome. Have a good day. Thank you, the same to you. $2.50 $3.25 $3.50 $3.00 $4.00 $2.50 $2.50 $4.50 $5.00 $5.50 $1.25 $1.25 $1.75

Notice how the waiter asks: What would you like? and Kim responds: I'd like ... "Would like" is the polite form used when asking and requesting.

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English 1st class Wimmer, BEd


Waiter: Hello, Can I ................ you? Kim: Yes, ................... to have some lunch. Waiter: ..................................... a starter? Kim: Yes, I'd like a bowl of chicken soup,....................... . Waiter: And what .............................. for a main course? Kim: I'd like a grilled cheese sandwich. Waiter: Would you like ................... to drink? Kim: Yes, I'd like a glass of Coke, please.

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Waiter... After Kim has her lunch.: Can I bring you anything else? Kim: No thank you. Just the ........................ . Waiter: Certainly. Kim:I don't have my glasses. ..................... is the lunch? Waiter: That's $6.75. Kim: ........................ . Thank you very much. Waiter: You are ...................... . Have a good day. Kim: Thank you, the ........................................ .
How much / help / anything / welcome / please / Id like / bill / Would you like / would you like / same to you / Here you are

Put the sentences below into the correct sequence. The final result is a dialogue in a restaurant. .... 5 .... .... 11 .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... 1 22 17 Non smoking. A bottle of water please. And a coke for me. How would you you like your steaks? Alright, and what can I bring for you? Ill only have a salad and some garlic bread. What do you have? Thousands Island, French, Italian and Russian. I think Ill have Thousands Island. Smoking or non-smoking? Medium, please. What kind of salad dressing would you like? Yes, everything is wonderful. Ill have a sirloin steak with a baked potato and onion soup. What would you like for dessert? Here you are. ... Are you ready to order? This way, please. ... Would you like something to drink? Nothing, thanks. ... Would you like to have separate bills? A table for two, please. No, Ill take care of that, thanks. .... Is everything OK?

Write you own dialogue: order a starter, main course, drink, ..... you pay,....