General Listening Quiz

“Restaurant Order”

Level: Topic: Speakers: Length:
easy restaurants man – woman 01:10

Pre-Listening Exercise

What is your favorite restaurant? What do you like most about the restaurant? What do you usually order there? How much does this meal cost?


grab a bite to eat” = go out to eat
Let’s grab a bite to eat after the movie.”

pig out” = eat a lot
My brothers pigged out on pizza last night.”

Listening Exercise

A. Listen to the recording and answer the questions.

How many cheeseburgers does the man order?

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Customer: Yeah . . . I'd like 80 cheeseburgers.

The man is ordering food for a ___________ team.

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Customer: Well, actually, the food's for a girl's soccer team, and the coaches, and some wild fans.

The man asks for _______ orders of fries.

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Customer: Yeah. I'd like 50 large fries, uh, no 60. Make that 60.

He also orders 40 ___________ shakes.

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Customer: For. . . Let's see here. Forty chocolate shakes.

The total comes to _____.

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Cashier: Oh, okay. So, it looks like your total is two ninety, thirteen ($290.13).

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Vocabulary Practice

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Post-Listening Exercise

What are common menu items that people see in a traditional restaurant in your country? What are the main ingredients in these items? How much do these menu items cost?

Online Investigation

Use the Internet to find a restaurant in the area where you now live. Then, answer these questions:

  • What is the name of the restaurant?
  • What is the restaurant’s address?
  • What type of food does it serve?
  • What time does it open and close?
  • What days of the week is the restaurant closed, if any?
  • Are there reviews of the restaurant, and if so, what do customers say about the food and service?
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