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English for Tourism - Restaurant Service - Revised

Learn more about how to speak English as a restaurant employee, with the help of this free English grammar course.

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This free online English language course teaches you English language skills for use in restaurant environments. It teaches important English grammar and vocabulary for those working in a restaurant. English is one of the most widely spoken languages in the world and a major requirement for almost anyone working in the tourism or restaurant industry. This course teaches you basic English skills for use within a restaurant.
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Recommending and comparing dishes is an important part of the role of restaurant staff. This is why it is important for them to learn the proper use of English adjectives and comparative adjectives. This course will teach you how to create a comparative form of one-syllable and two-syllable English adjectives. You will also learn how to form the passive voice of a sentence and use it for describing restaurant dishes. This is very important because it helps diners focus their attention on the food.

Using the past participle as an adjective is a common theme restaurant menus. When explaining how dishes are prepared and cooked in English, restaurant staff should use this grammar form. This course will teach you the proper use of the past participle as an adjective. You will also learn that on many English restaurant menus there are French words and phrases, so the restaurant waiting staff must also be familiar with some French terms to effectively describe certain dishes.

Understanding the rules of English grammar is essential for every restaurant staff, especially if their restaurant is a big player in the local tourism industry. Upon completion of this course, you will have a much stronger knowledge of key English expressions as well as the correct usage of the English past participle and comparative adjectives for use as a restaurant employee. So, check out this course today and start enhancing your English skills in just a few short hours.

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course the learner will be able to:

  • Answer restaurant customer questions using the definite article and the indefinite article
  • Recommend and compare restaurant dishes using adjectives and comparative adjectives
  • Discuss the passive voice in describing restaurant dishes
  • Describe restaurant dishes using past-participle adjectives
  • Explain the correct expressions to use during the three stages of restaurant service


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