Daily Life - Making A Dinner Reservation (C0357)

A:  Bruno Bistro, how may I help you?
B:  Yes hello, I would like to make a reservation please.
A:  Certainly sir, For which day and time please?
B:  Tonight at seven.
A:  I’m sorry sir, but we are fully booked tonight until eight.
B:  In that case, eight o'clock is fine.
A:  Very well, and how many people will attend tonight?
B:  Four people.
A:  Lastly, may I please know what name I should make the reservation under?
A:  Mark.

Key Vocabulary

bistromid-priced restaurant
make a reservationto make an arrangement to hold something for later
fully bookedall sold out or full of reservations
in that caseif something said earlier is true
attendgo to
reservationSomething that is kept back or withheld

Supplementary Vocabulary

steakhousea restaurant that specializes in beef steaks.
dinerA place that offers a wide range of foods, mostly American, a casual atmosphere and late operating hours.
Soup Kitchena place where food is offered to the hungry for free or at a reasonably low price
saltshakera container with a perforated top for sprinkling salt
CutleryUtensils such as knives, forks, and spoons used as tableware

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