1. Pre-Listening Exercise
Think of some meals which you like
a lot and put your ideas into sentences.
- I like.....because.....
Think of others which you do not
like and make sentences to include
- I don't like.....because.....
Here are some ideas:-
salmon, steak, pasta, chicken, ice-cream,
eggs, lamb, courgettes, pizza, cheese,
James: Where have you been?
Ella: I'm sorry I'm late. There were
a lot of customers in the store.
James: It's okay. I booked the table
for seven o'clock but they have kept
one back for us.
Ella: I didn't have much time to
James: You always look good.
Ella: (laughing) I wouldn't say that.
James: Well, let's eat, I'm starving.
Ella: Here's the waiter. I hope you
asked for non-smoking.
James: Of course I did. I want to
make this a special occasion.
Ella: And why would that be?
James: Because you've done so well
in your exams.
Ella: I couldn't believe it when
I saw all those A's.
James: Well, you deserved it. You
worked hard. Now, have a look at the
menu. Would you like a starter?
Ella: No, I think I'll just have
a main course and dessert. I won't
be able to eat it all otherwise.
James: So will I. What would you
like to order?
Ella: Well, I do like fish and the
James: I think I'll have a steak.
I never have that at home.
Ella: Sounds great.
James: What would you like to drink?
Ella: I'll have a still mineral water,
James: And I'll have a cola, I think.
Ella: It's busy here tonight.
James: Yes, this is a popular place.
And it is the weekend.
Ella: It's a good job you booked
James: Well, especially when it's
busy it saves time later.
Ella: You're right. Well, here's
to the future, and good luck with
everything you do.
James: And well done in getting those
Ella: Oh, look, here comes the waiter
now! Let's order!