So we got to the third section of the theme «Food», which is called «English in the restaurant.» Cooking at home — that’s fine, but do not forget about the network of various cafes, snack bars and restaurants, which offer us not only a good rest, but also a tasty meal. Being abroad, no doubt worth a visit at a local bar or restaurant, so enjoy the colorful culinary goodies. And to perfectly navigate, not only in menu offerings, but also the names of cutlery, pay attention to the theme of «English in the restaurant.»
How the meals?
In English, a long and firmly established the three main meals: breakfast (breakfast), lunch (dinner) and dinner (supper). They are used, despite the fact that lately the word classic dinner (lunch) was to press a new option — lunch. Any snack called snack. We walk around the city. Closer to the center, you will notice a large number of institutions in which you can eat and drink if you want alcoholic beverages. All these places can be divided into three groups: dear (expensive), with reasonable prices (reasonably priced) and cheap (cheap). Young people prefer a night club (night club), pub (pub) or a coffee house (coffee shop), bar (bar) or snack bar (snack bar). Network McDonald’s stands alone, as it offers fast made ready, but not always useful food (fast food). Older people go to a restaurant (restaurant). By the way, try to remember the names and canteens in schools (refectory) and organizations (canteen / cafeteria).
English in the restaurant — your advantage
Going to the restaurant, take some time and learn (or repeat) the names of flatware (cutlery), to use them correctly in this institution. As a rule, in a good restaurant table covered with a tablecloth sure (table cloth), and on the table are napkins (napkins), pepper (pepper shaker), Sugar (sugar bowl) and salt (salt shaker). In expensive restaurants ashtrays (ash-tray) on the table will not be as smoking in public places is prohibited. In addition to the deep (soup plate) and lowest plates (bottom plate), you will find several kinds of knives (knife), forks (fork) and spoon (spoon). Knives and forks are fish and meat (fish fork / knife; table fork / knife), fork dessert (dessert fork) and a butter knife (butter knife). Spoons are known to be divided into table (soup spoon) and tea / coffee (tea / coffee spoon). It is possible that on the table will be attended by a carafe of water (carafe) and glass (glass), your order coffee (coffee pot) and a cup (cup), Saucer (saucer). English restaurant also includes a knowledge of the proposed menu. First, you are offered a snack to fuel the appetite — appetizer (or drink — aperitif), then served cold appetizer (cold platter), followed the main course (soup / the first course). Desserts (dessert) completes the process.
By studying the subject «English Language in the restaurant,» it is impossible not to mention the waiter (waiter), maintenance (service) and tipping (tips). Now you are armed with the basic knowledge that relate to the theme of «Food.» English in the restaurant — it’s just another chapter in a thick book, but the skillful use of the material presented will help you look decent in any establishment!