Useful phrases
Cultural notes
After a heavy day’s sunbathing, it’s now time for something to eat. Have a go at ordering a meal for yourself and some friends.


You enter the first ταβέρνα, taverna you come to. As you settle down at a table, a waitress comes and speaks to you, starting with the following phrase. What do you think she is saying?
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The waitress goes on to list today’s specials. What are they?
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Your friend tells you he doesn’t like chicken. How would he say this?
Do you like chicken?
I don’t like chicken
I like chicken a lot.
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You both decide to opt for the pork, but what about something to drink? To be daring, order half a litre of house red. Choose the best phrase.
A quarter litre of red wine, please.
Half a litre of white wine, please
Half a litre of red wine, please.
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After a lovely meal, it’s your turn to pay. How would you ask for the bill?
Have you got a menu?
I want a raki, please.
The bill, please.
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