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eating out / restaurants

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skills: food and drink
skills: leisure activities
vocabulary: restaurants
writing: restaurant review
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worksheets (4)
book references (13)
audio (2)
quiz (1)
video (1)
 


Worksheets for eating out / restaurants
 
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Restaurant comlaint cards (747)
Twelve cards. Cut up. Students take it in turn to pick up a card. They must communicate the complaint on the card without using the underlined words.
 
 

 

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Restaurant complaint role play (122)
Pair work. Two role cards plus revision of negative adjectives
 
 

 

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Common phrases: pubs and restaurants (507)
Matching activity
 
 

 

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Common phrases: pubs and restuarants 2 (643)
(1) Grid of 36 common spoken phrases and expressions useful for a pub or restaurant (various functions including informal offers, requests and situation-specific functions - asking for food preferences etc. These can be cut up, divided between students who have to try to use them in a simple pub / restaurant role-play. (2) The same phrases + others arrranged in a table of functions
 
 

 

 

Quizzes for eating out / restaurantsPage top ↑
 
Restaurant Language Quiz 1 (914)
Fifteen-question multiple-choice quiz.
 
 

 

 

Audio for eating out / restaurantsPage top ↑
 
Interview: eating in restaurants (56)
Includes what the speaker looks for in restaurants
 
 

 

Restaurant dialogue (82)
Restaurant role play - choosing dishes, ordering, getting bill.
 
 

 

 

Video for eating out / restaurantsPage top ↑
 
Robot Chef (918)
In-depth study of a short BBC news item about robot chefs and waiting staff in a restaurant in China. Focuses on vocabulary.Includes exercise.
 
 

 



Book references for eating out / restaurantsPage top ↑
 

General English course books (adults)


Inside Out Student's Book Advanced book cover Inside Out Student's Book Advanced 
Ceri Jones   Tania Bastow   
Unit 2 Taste  Pages 18 - 19  Restaurant review
Reading in two parts about a nice family-run restaurant that is bought by an entrepeneur and spoiled.
Unit 2 Taste  Pages 20 - 21  Favourite resaurants
Students prepare and tell their partners about their favourite restaurant
Unit 2 Taste  Page 21   Restaurant review
Write a restaurant review for newspaper
 

Inside Out Student's Book Intermediate book cover Inside Out Student's Book Intermediate 
Susan Kay   Vaughan Jones   
Unit 12 Basics  Pages 100 - 103
Listening: restaurnat dialogue; language for eating out; correct dialogue with inapropriate language; role play
 

New Inside Out Student's Book Advanced book cover New Inside Out Student's Book Advanced 
Ceri Jones   Tania Bastow   
Unit 2 Taste  Pages 16 - 17  Restaurant review
Split reading in four parts about an unusual restaurant that changed for the worse.
Unit 2 Taste  Page 19   Anecdote
Students tell partners about the last time they ate out and then write a review of the restaurant they described
 

New Inside Out Student's Book Upper Intermediate book cover New Inside Out Student's Book Upper Intermediate 
Susan Kay   Vaughan Jones   
Unit 6 Eat  Page 56   Bad experiences in restaurants
Unit 6 Eat  Page 57   How to do restaurant sign language
Unit 6 Eat  Page 58   Interview with a restaurant critic
Unit 6 Eat  Page 58   Anecdote: your favourite restaurant
Speaking with questions cues.
Unit 6 Eat  Page 64   Useful phrases (restaurants)
 

Speaking / listening skills books


Just Listening and Speaking Upper Intermediate book cover Just Listening and Speaking Upper Intermediate 
Jeremy Harmer   Carol Lethaby   
Listening 11 - What people like to eat  Pages 30 - 31
Five people talk about the kind of restaurants they like.
 

Real Listening & Speaking 3 book cover Real Listening & Speaking 3 
Miles Craven   
Unit 2 Can I take your coat?  Pages 14 - 17
Language for ordering and describing food and drink, deciding who pays and complaining. Understanding (spoken) restaurant reviews
 


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