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Beginner A: good afternoon. “ginger’s restaurant”. Mayhelp you? B: yes. I’d likebooktableFriday evening please. A: certainly. For how many people? B; we’ll be eight or nine people. Could we bookprivate room? A: I’ll just check. At what timeFriday evening? B: about 7:30. A: yes. That’s fine. We can book youprivate roomupten people at that time. Could you give me your name please? B: my nameJenkins. My phone number75397382. that’s confirmed then. 7:30Friday. A: yes. Do you intendorderla carte or will you be having our seafood buffet? B: oh, we’d likebuffet please. We’ve heard it’s very good.
Intermediate A; how did you enjoy your family party at “ginger’s”?hear that they havelovely menubuffet. B: oh,was great. We had seafood buffet. They do one every Friday. The waiterswaitresses are very good. They are very attentive, but don’t hang aroundtable. A:likebuffets they have, but if often orderla carte, becausedon’t feel extremely hungry.likewine list there too. B: yes, so do I. they have wines from all overworld. Therea good rangepricessuit every pocket. We ordered some Australian red wine, which tasted deliciouswasn’t expensive. A: some restaurants allow youtake your own winejust charge you corkage, butdon’t do that at “ginger’s”. what was includedthe seafood buffet? B: they had almost every kindseafood. There were oyster, shrimp, prawns, crabs,fish.atelotsmoked salmon. A: did they have lobster? B: no, they didn’t. you could orderfrommenu.think that lobstertoo expensivebe includedthe buffet. A: yes,probably is.don’t like ordering oystersrestaurants. You never know whether they are fresh. B:know.didn’t eat any, butfew peopleour group didno one got sick. A: when you eat out, do you usually eat frombuffet? B: not usually.usually just ordermain coursehavedessert if I’m still hungry afterwards. A: oh, you don’t usually havestarter? B: no,might havesoup if it’scold winter day