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Ordering dishes and drinks at the restaurant

Dialogue 1

At a coffee shop

Josei:Suimasen. Koohii o kudasai.
Josei:Sorekara, omizu o kudasai.
Waiter:Hai. Shooshoo omachi kudasai.
Woman:Excuse me. May I have (a cup of) coffee, please?
Waiter:Yes, certainly.
Woman:Also, (a glass of) water, please.
Waiter:Yes. Just a moment please.

Dialogue 2

Susan came to a restaurant with her friend.

Waiter:Irasshaimase. Doozo kochira e.
Aisu-tii ga arimasu ka?
Waiter:Hai. Gozaimasu
Susan:Ja, aisu-tii o futatsu kudasai.
Susan:Sorekara, Piza o hitotsu to pasuta o hitotsu kudasai.
Waiter:Hai. Shooshoo omachi kudasai.
Waiter:Welcome. This way, please.
Susan:Thank you. Do you have iced tea?
Waiter:Yes, we have.
Susan:Then, two (glasses of) iced tea, please.
Waiter:Yes, certainly.
Susan:Also, one pizza and one pasta, please
Waiter:Yes. Just a moment please.

Dialogue 3

Satoo-san and her friends are looking for a cafe for 5 people.

Satoo:Suimasen. 5-nin desu ga, aiteimasu ka?
Waiter:Suimasen. Ima ippai desu.
Satoo:Donogurai machimasu ka?
Waiter:10-pun gurai ...
Satoo:Soo desu ka. Ja, mata kimasu.
Satoo:Excuse me. Is there a table available for five people?
Waiter:I'm sorry. We're full at the moment.
Satpoo:For how long will we have to wait?
Waiter:About 10 minutes...
Satoo:OK. Well, we'll be back another time.
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