Getting started: What would you like?
When you answer, you can say: "I would like a glass of wine" or you can use the contraction: "I'd like a glass of wine". Let's review the following examples.
Instructions: Listen the following requests.
Instructions: Match questions and answers.
- What would you like to eat? ___.
- What kind of dressing / sauce would you like? ___.
- What would you like to drink? ___.
- Would you like anything else? ___.
A I’d like French dressing please. / I’ll have the vinaigrette.
B Yes, please. I’d like a glass of water. / No, thank you. That’ll be all. / No, thank you. The check, please.
C I’d like a glass of red wine. / I’ll have a coffee.
D I’d like a salad. / I’ll have the roast beef.
Let’s find out how to use ‘Would like’ for offerings and requests
Instructions: Read about Would like for offerings and requests.
We use Would like to make offerings and requests.
After Would like there is an object or an infinitive.
Look at the examples and word order in requests:
|Subject||Would like|| |
would like (‘d like)
would like (‘d like)
to drink something cold.
Now, look at the word order in offerings:
|Simple question||Would||you||like||a coffee?|
Yes, I would.
|With question word||What||would||you||like||for dessert?|| |
An apple pie, please.
At a restaurant.
Instructions: Listen and repeat the following conversation: headset
Waitress: Good morning! What would you like to have for breakfast.
Customer: Good morning! I’ll have the continental breakfast.
Waitress: Would you like tea or coffee?
Customer: I’d like black tea, please.
Waitress: What kind of bread would you like? Brown or white?
Customer: Brown, please.
Waitress: Ok, I’ll bring it right away.
Customer: Thank you.
Waitress: Would you like anything else, madam?
Customer: The check, please.
Waitress: Right away, madam.
Instructions: Drag and drop the correct words from the list to complete it.
- Waitress: Good afternoon. May I take your order?
- Customer: Please, ______ have the steak.
- Waitress: How would you ______ your steak: Rare, medium-rare or well done?
- Customer: Medium-rare.
- Waitress: ______ ______ like rice or potatoes?
- Customer: Potatoes, ______.
- Waitress: What kind of potatoes would you ______? Mashed, baked or French fries?
- Customer: ______ like the baked potato.
- Waitress: Al right. And what will you ______ to drink?
- Customer: I think ______ ______ a glass of soda. What do you have?
- Waitress: We have cola, lemon and cherry.
- Customer: I’d ______ a cola, please.
- Waitress: ______ you like anything else?
- Customer: No, that’ll be all for now, ______.
- Customer: Waitress?
- Waitress: ______ you like anything, Sir?
- Customer: The check, ______.
- Waitress: Right away, Sir.
What did she order?
Instructions: Listen to the conversation and drag the pictures to the correct box. headset
|She ordered it|
|She did'nt order it|