This is an announcement for passengers on Iberia flight IB 7839 to Madrid.
This flight is now boarding at gate 19. We apologise for the delay and we wish you a pleasant flight.
announcement = informe
boarding = embarque
delay = retraso
pleasant = agradable
flight = vuelo
Ordering lunch and dinner
What else do you recommend?
|Waiter:||—||Are you ready to order, sir?|
|Mr Ryefield:||—||Yes. I´ll have the beef stew for starters and my wife would like tomato soup.|
|Waiter:||—||One beef stew and one tomato soup. What would you like for the main course?|
|Mr Ryefield:||—||I´ll have the Cayenne Pepper Steak and my wife would like the Fried Trout with mashed potatoes.|
|Waiter:||—||I´m afraid the trout is off.|
|Mrs Ryefield:||—||Oh dear. Err… What else do you recommend?|
|Waiter:||—||The sole is very good.|
|Mrs Ryefield:||—||OK. I´ll have that. Do you have any coleslaw?|
|Waiter:||—||No, I´m sorry, we don´t.|
|Mrs Ryefield:||—||Just give me a small mixed salad then.|
|Mr Ryefield:||—||Same for me.|
|Waiter:||—||Certainly. (…) Would you like something to drink?|
|Mr Ryefield:||—||Yes, please. May I see the wine list?|
|Waiter:||—||Certainly. Here you are.
|Mr Ryefield:||—||A bottle of Chablis ‘99, please.|
I´ll have three scrambled eggs with country ham.
|Waitress:||—||Good morning. Are you ready to order?|
|Bill Nichols:||—||Yes, I am, thank you. I´ll have three scrambled eggs with country ham, toast and jam, please.|
|Waitress:||—||Would you like anything to drink?|
|Bill Nichols:||—||I´ll have a tomato juice and some iced tea.|
|Bill Nichols:||—||Could I have a slice of pumpkin pie?|
|Waitress:||—||Sure. Coming right up.|
I´d like some breakfast, please.
|Room service:||—||Room service.|
|Mary Jones:||—||Good morning. This is room 113. I´d like some breakfast, please.|
|Room service:||—||Right. Excuse me. Mrs. Jones?|
|Mary Jones:||—||That´s right.|
|Room service:||—||What can I do for you?|
|Mary Jones:||—||I´d like some grapefruit juice, marmalade, two scrambled eggs with two sausages, toast, and a pot of black coffee, please. How long will it take?|
|Room service:||—||Just a few minutes, ma´am.|
|Mary Jones:||—||Great. Thank you.|
Checking out of the hotel
I´d like to check out now.
|Receptionist:||—||Good morning. May I help you?|
|Daniel Adams:||—||Yes, I´d like to check out now. My name´s Adams, room 312. Here´s the key.|
|Receptionist:||—||One moment, please, sir. … Here´s your bill. Would you like to check and see if the amount is correct?|
|Daniel Adams:||—||What´s the 14 pounds for?|
|Receptionist:||—||That´s for the phone calls you made from your room.|
|Daniel Adams:||—||Can I pay with traveller´s cheques?|
|Receptionist:||—||Certainly. May I have your passport, please?|
|Daniel Adams:||—||Here you are.|
|Receptionist:||—||Could you sign each cheque here for me?|
|Receptionist:||—||Here are your receipt and your change, sir. Thank you.|
|Daniel Adams:||—||Thank you. Goodbye.|
Taking a picture
Could you please take a picture of us with this camera?
|Paul Ryefield:||—||Excuse me. Could you please take a picture of us with this camera?|
|Man:||—||Sure. Which button do I press to shoot?|
|Paul Ryefield:||—||This one.|
|Man:||—||Do I have to focus it?|
|Paul Ryefield:||—||No, this is a focus-free camera. All you have to do is point and press the button.|
|Man:||—||All right. Say “cheese”.|