Restaurant reservations: Kannada English
Before you listen: When you listen, remember that 1) in Kannada English, all -ed endings are clearly pronounced 2) ma'am, mam, sir are used in almost every sentence 3) many speakers add Kannada words into their English 4) all th sounds become t or d.
[Making a reservation for a dinner meeting - asking for information on the phone]
Receptionist: Good evening, ma’am! How may I help you today?
Takashita: I'd like to book a table for 6 people tomorrow around 8 pm.
R: Yes, sure sir. Could you please tell me your name and contact number, please?
T: Yes, sure. My name is Takashita and my contact number is 90045-90046.
R: Thank you, ma'am. I have booked a table in the name of Ms. Takashita tomorrow, that is, 5th of July at 8pm. Please mention your name at the counter when you reach, ma'am.
T: Yes. Thank you. Could you please tell me, what time do you close?
R: Yes, sure ma'am. The restaurant closes at 10.30 pm.
T: Oh! Okay. Thank you.
R: Is there anything else I can help you with, ma'am?
T: No, that’s all. Thank you.
R: You’re welcome ma'am. I hope to see you tomorrow. Have a good day.
T: Thank you. You too.
K: Yes please. What are your charges for pedicure?
M: 700 rupees for regular pedicure and 1500 for special pedicure.
Contact number 電話番号
To book 予約する
To close 閉店する
To mention 言及する、言う