Daily Life - Mexican Food (C0303)

A:  Hello sir, welcome to Pistolera restaurant. May I take your order?
B:  Yes, I would like the chicken cheese enchiladas with a side of guacamole.
A:  I’m sorry sir, but we ran out of chicken. May I suggest our delicious beef burritos or cheese quesadillas? Both include a side of guacamole and jalapenos.
B:  Sure I’ll have the burrito.. Do you have nachos?
A:  Of course sir. Our nachos come with melted cheese and chili.
B:  Sounds good.
A:  Would you like anything to drink?
B:  Sure, I’ll have a Corona.

Key Vocabulary

coronaa type of beer from mexico
jalapenoa spicy green pepper
guacamolea dip of mashed avocado mixed with tomato, onion, and seasonings
meltto become liquefied by warmth or heat
burritoa tortilla folded over a filling

Supplementary Vocabulary

tacocrisply fried tortilla folded over and filled
tortillaa kind of thin pancake made from corn, cooked on a hot griddle until dry
dipa liquid or soft substance into which something is dipped
Churroa Spanish and Mexican pastry resembling a doughnut or cruller and made from deep-fried dough

Online Review and Discussion.   ©2010 Praxis Language Ltd.