[00:05.04]Listen to Graciela Perez,inviting Victor Bonillo,to lunch.
[00:10.24]You will hear two versions of the conversation.
[00:13.43]Which one is more polite and friendly?
[00:30.96]PEREZ:This is Graciela Perez.
[00:33.46] I want you to have lunch with me at the Atlas restaurant next week.
[00:38.35]I want to discuss our new product with you.
[00:43.02]PEREZ:Are you free on Tuesday?
[00:45.82]BONILLO:No,I'm not. I'm busy.I haven't got time.
[00:52.61]BONILLO:Yeah,that's OK.What time?
[00:58.10]BONILLO:OK.See you at the Atlas on Thursday at 12.30.
[01:07.29]BONILLO:Good morning.Victor Bonillo speaking.
[01:12.99]PEREZ:Hello.This is Graciela Perez.
[01:16.28]BONILLO:Hello,how are you,Ms Perez?
[01:19.28]PEREZ:Fine,fine. Look,I'd like to discuss our new product with you.
[01:25.68] Would you like to have lunch at the Atlas some time next week?
[01:30.28]BONILLO:That sounds nice.When exactly?
[01:33.60]PEREZ:Well,how about Tuesday?
[01:36.78]BONILLO:That's very kind of you,but I'm afraid I can't make Tuesday.
[01:41.20] I've got a meeting all day.
[01:43.50]PEREZ:That's a pity. Does Thursday suit you?
[01:48.28]BONILLO:Yeah,that would be fine. What time?
[01:51.46]PEREZ:Shall we say 12.30?
[01:56.95]Next Thursday at 12.30 at the Atlas.
[02:01.03]I'll look forward to it.See you then.
[02:12.41]Listen to four short conversations in a restaurant.
[02:16.70]Match the dishes to the descriptions.
[02:20.17]1 WOMAN 1:Would you like a starter?
[02:26.16] WOMAN 2:Yes,that would be nice.
[02:29.05] Can you help me with the menu?
[02:31.85]WOMAN 1:Yes,of course.Now these are soups here.
[02:37.34]WOMAN 2:Ah yes.This one's tomato soup.
[02:42.64] But what's this-- Schneckensuppe?
[02:47.24]WOMAN 1:That's local speciality.Snails.
[02:51.83]It's very popular here.Would youlike to try it?
[02:55.93]WOMAN 2:Hmm.I don't think so!
[02:59.93]2 WOMAN:What would you like for your main course? MAN:What can you recommend?
[03:10.04]WOMAN:Well,the caldeirada is usually very good here. MAN:Caldeirada.
[03:15.24]That's fish, isn't it? WOMAN:Yes,that's right.
[03:18.74] It's a kind of stew, fish stew.With lots of different fish.
[03:24.83]MAN:Mm,fish.Yes, that sounds nice.
[03:28.61] I think I'll have that.
[03:31.30]3 MAN 1:What's this-bagare baingan?
[03:41.78]MAN 2:It's kind of vegetable. I think it's aubergine in English.
[03:49.83]MAN 2:Oh,in the States you call it eggplant,don't you?
[03:55.31]MAN 1:Oh,eggplant. Is it hot?
[03:59.31]MAN 2:Not really.It's quite mild.
[04:02.00]But it's very rich.
[04:04.79]4 MAN:How about a dessert? I'm going to have phal mava.
[04:18.46]MAN:It's a fruit salad with melon, bananas,oranges, grapes and mango.
[04:24.25]WOMAN:Mm.It sounds very refreshing.
[04:27.36]MAN:Would you like to try it?Or something else?
[04:30.47]WOMAN:Er...I think I'll just have a coffee.