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  1. 2014.02.04 [I can speak 2] Lesson 16. What's today's special?
2014.02.04 09:01

What's today's special?


▶ Dialogue


Waiter : Are you ready to order?

Stella : Yes. What's today's special?

Waiter : It's filet mignon served with a red wine sauce.

Stella : That sounds delicious. I'll have that.

Waiter : How would you like your steak cooked?

Stella : Medium rare, please.

Waiter : All right. And would you like soup or salad with that?

Stella : I'll have the salmon salad. What kinds of dressing do you have?

Waiter : We have house, French, Italian, and thousand island.

Stella : Italian, please.

Waiter : Would you like anything to drink?

Stella : I'd like a glass of red wine.

Waiter : I'll bring it right away.



▶ Language Focus

< Taking and Placing Orders >

Q : 

Are you ready to order?

May I take your order?


A :

Yes, I'll have the rib-eye steak and a glass of red wine.

I haven't decided yet.

I'll order a little bit later.

I need more time.


Q :

How would you like your steak cooked?

A :

Well done. / Medium well done. / Medium. / Medium rare. / Rare. (끝에 항상 please)


Q : 

What's today's special?

What's the chef's recommendation?

A : 

It's filet mignon with a mushroom sauce.


Q : 

What would you like on the side?

Anything for side?

A : 

[I'll have / I'd like] mashed potatoes / a baked potato / steamed vegetables.


Q : 

What kind of dressing would you like on your salad?

A :

I'd like mine plain.

I'd like house / French / Italian / thousand island (dressing).


Q : 

Would you like anything to drink?

What would you like to drink?

A : 

I'd like a glass of white wine.


< Checking on Customers and Making Complaints >

Q : 

Is everything okay?

A : 

Yes, everything is great / awesome / gorgeous / marvelous.

This is too salty / spicy / sour / sweet.

This is overcooked / undercooked.


Q : 

How is your soup / dessert?

A : 

It's delicious. / It tastes great.

It's OK.

It tastes awful.



▶ Talk

< Example 1 >

A : Are you ready to order now?

B : Yes, I am. I'd like to start with the vegetable soup.

A : That's very good choice.

B : And I'll have the oriental barbecue ribs for my main dish.

A : Any desserts?

B : Yes, I'd like to have the cheesecake for dessert.

A : All right. Would you like anything to drink?

B : Mineral water, please.


< Example 2 >

A : Is everything okay?

B : Yes, everything is great, but the soup is too salty.

A : Oh, I'm terribly sorry. I'll bring you another one right away.

B : Thank you.

A : Would you like anything else?

B : Yes, could you bring me a glass of water? (Can I have some water?)

A : Certainly.


< Example 3 >

A : What would you like to have for your side dish?

B : What do you have?

A : We have steamed vegetables and French fries.

B : I'll have the vegetables.

A : That's an excellent choice. I'll get it right away.



▶ Vocabulary


  • filet mignon : 필레 미뇽, 안심 스테이크
  • saucer : (음료) 받침대
  • clash : 언쟁 (argument)
  • crash : 충돌
  • calf : 송아지, 종아리

  • flavor (taste)
    • oily, greasy : 느끼한, 기름진 → rich (부담스러운), heavy (부담스러운)
    • plain : 담백한 → light (부담스럽지 않은)
    • sour : 신
    • salty : 짠
    • spicy : 매운 (hot)
    • sweet : 단
    • puckery : 떫은 (cf. persimmon : (먹는) 감)

  • overcooked : 너무 익은, 탄 ↔ undercooked : 덜 익은
  • cottage : 오두막
  • peas : 완두콩
  • corn cob : 옥수수빵
  • ale beer : 병맥주
  • lager beer : 저장맥주
  • lettuce : 상추


▶ Expression

  • Lunch is on me.
  • Dinner is on you.
  • It's on the house.

  • Let's go dutch. = Let's split the bill.

  • Could I have a bill/check please?

  • Q : Is this seperate or together?
  • A : Seperate please. / Together please.

  • 1번 셋트 2개, 4번 셋트 3개 주세요
    • Can(May) I get(have) 2 number 1 and 3 number 4.

  • 커피 주문
    • Can I get a tall hot(iced) americano.

▶ Restaurant
  1. Greeting
  2. Drink
  3. Order (Main Menu)
  4. Side Menu (ex. salad, dressing)
  5. Dessert
  6. Ask again (anything else)
  7. Is this seperate or together?
  8. Enjoy your meal.


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