Ordering from a restaurant - Episode 5

Video Transcript

Hi, my name is David Lang. I'm a teacher at the British Council and I've been teaching for 4 years. Today's topic is 'Ordering from a restaurant'.

David: Waiter! 

Waiter: Hi guys. How are you doing today? What can I get you?

David: Pizza.

Waiter: Sure. But what pizza would you like? 

David: The coke

Waiter: Okay, but margarita…? 

David: No no, coke coke. 

Waiter: Sure but the pizza.. margarita.. hawaii...

David: No, no, coke, coke.. Coca, coca and pizza. 

Let's try again.

David: Waiter! 

Waiter: Hi guys. How are you doing today? What can I get you?

David: I would like pizza. 

Waiter: Sure, what pizza would you like?

David: Ah? Sorry?

Waiter: Which pizza? What kind of pizza would you like?

David: We want pepperoni pizza. 

Waiter: Okay one pepperoni pizza and what would you like to drink?

David: Ah.. Two cokes,

Waiter: Oh what kind of coke? Regular coke? Diet coke?

David: Yes, regular coke. 

Waiter: Okay, great!

David: Why was that time better? It was because I used 'I would like'. I used the food vocabulary. And I asked the waiter to repeat what he said.

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With this myClass lesson, you will be more confident ordering from a restaurant. You will focus on phrases for asking for information, requesting and responding to requests. You will also practise using stress in sentences to clarify misunderstandings on your requests. 

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