Table for one

"Table pour une personne"
French B1 writing exercise

Kelly is trying her luck for a table at a restaurant.

Pay attention to the hints!

Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "for dinner", "a reservation", "to book ahead", "to check", "a waiter", "to be in luck", "the bar (counter)", "to follow", "to make a choice", "to have (food/drink)", "melon", "Parma ham", a beef stew", "mashed potatoes", "something to drink".

I’ll give you some sentences to translate into French

  • I’ll show you where you make mistakes
  • I’ll keep track of what you need to practise
  • Change my choices if you want
Start the exercise
How the test works

Here's a preview of the text for the writing challenge, when you're ready click the start button above:

- Good evening! Could I have a table for one person for dinner, please? - Do you have a reservation? - No, I did not book ahead. - Let me check with our waiter... You are in luck, we have one near the bar. Follow me please! Have you decided? - Yes. As a starter, I will have the melon with (some) Parma ham. and the beef stew with (some) mashed potatoes as a main, thank you. - And will you have something to drink? - Yes, I'd love a glass of red wine, thank you!