1315 You know a good place?
Shirley is hungry and wants to eat lunch so she asks Josh for some ideas about where they can eat.
Shirley: Josh, I’m really hungry now. Do you know a good restaurant we could go to?
Josh: Yes, there’s a really great chicken restaurant near my house.
Josh: Yeah, they have lots of different types of chicken. They have fried chicken, baked chicken, broiled chicken, and so on.
Shirley: Hmm, chicken. You know, I don’t really like chicken that much. Do you know about somewhere else, somewhere that doesn’t have chicken or beef?
Josh: Yes, there’s a vegetarian restaurant near my house, too. But it’s in the opposite direction.
Shirley: Great. Okay, what kind of food do they have?
Josh: They have lots of salads, fresh salads. And they also have some stirfry.
Shirley: Okay, and what’s the restaurant like?
Josh: The restaurant is really nice. It’s pretty small, and there’s not a lot people usually.
Shirley: Okay. Is it light or dark inside the restaurant?
Josh: It’s a little bit dark but the food is really good.
Shirley: Okay. What about the tables? Do they have tablecloths or do they not have tablecloths?
Josh: There’s no tablecloths and the tables are a little bit low.
Shirley: What about the price of the food? Is it expensive or is it cheap?
Josh: It’s very cheap.
Shirley: Hmm, that’s good.
Josh: Yeah. For example, you can buy a salad for only 5 dollars.
Shirley: Wow. That is cheap.
Josh: It is.
Shirley: Okay. What about a soup?
Josh: A soup is usually 6 dollars but they’re really good.
Shirley: Okay. Well, I have my car today, so is there parking at the restaurant?
Josh: There’s some parking but there’s actually a lot nearby.
Shirley: Okay, so no problem to park my car.
Josh: It’s no problem.
Shirley: Great. Then, let’s go for vegetarian.
Josh: Okay, sounds great.
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Learn vocabulary from the lesson below.
They have fried chicken and broiled chicken.
Broiled food is cooked by direct heat. Notice the following:
- I love to eat broiled fish.
- Broiled food is usually healthy.
They have fried chicken, baked chicken, broiled chicken, and so on.
And so on means et cetera or more like this. Notice the following:
- You sell apples, oranges, bananas and so on.
- They serve soups, salads, pastas and so on.
And they also have some stir-fry.
Stir-fry is food cooked quickly in a pan (often a wok) at high heat. Notice the following:
- I love to eat chinese stir-fry.
- Stir-fry is tasty but often not healthy.
Do they have tablecloths?
A tablecloth is a cover for a table. Notice the following:
- Nice restaurants often have white tablecloths.
- When we have guests for dinner, my mom uses a tablecloth.
Okay, sounds great.
The phrase sounds great means you agree with an idea or sugguestion. Notice the following:
- Let's meet tomorrow for lunch.
- Sounds great!
Let’s go for vegetarian.
A vegetarian is a person who does not eat meat. Notice the following:
- She is vegetarian but eats dairy products.
- I tried to be vegetarian but I missed eating fish.
Answer these questions related lesson.