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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.

Shirley: Chicken?

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!

broil

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They have fried chicken and broiled chicken.

Broiled food is cooked by direct heat. Notice the following:

  1. I love to eat broiled fish.
  2. Broiled food is usually healthy.

and so on

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They have fried chicken, baked chicken, broiled chicken, and so on.

And so on means et cetera or more like this. Notice the following:

  1. You sell apples, oranges, bananas and so on.
  2. They serve soups, salads, pastas and so on.

stir-fry

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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:

  1. I love to eat chinese stir-fry.
  2. Stir-fry is tasty but often not healthy.

tablecloth

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Do they have tablecloths?

A tablecloth is a cover for a table. Notice the following:

  1. Nice restaurants often have white tablecloths.
  2. When we have guests for dinner, my mom uses a tablecloth.

sounds great

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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!

vegetarian

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Let’s go for vegetarian.

A vegetarian is a person who does not eat meat. Notice the following:

  1. She is vegetarian but eats dairy products.
  2. I tried to be vegetarian but I missed eating fish.
Answer these questions about the interview.

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Vocabulary Challenge

Complete the sentences with the words below.
broil • so on • tablecloth
stir-fry • sounds great • vegetarian
  1. I like to noodles and veggies.
  2. You have shirts, pants, ties and .
  3. Your idea .
  4. She is a so she eats lots of salad.
  5. I spilled wine on the .
  6. I love to chicken.