Conversation 4: F6 and F7

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Instructions given for the speakers
EATING OUT
STUDENT A
You are a customer in a cafe. You have a big appetite. The waiter/waitress comes to serve you. Order your food and drink.

STUDENT B
You are a waiter/waitress in a cafe. You are serving a customer. Take his/her order and answer any questions.

COVER AT LEAST THE FOLLOWING TOPICS:
– The soup of the day and the other types of starter available
– Recommended main courses and desserts
– The types of drinks available
– The loudness of the background music
– Whether the meal was satisfactory
– Payment by credit card

Metadata
Title Value
File format (in FUSE) mp3
Discussion tags cafe, customer, waitress
Recording added to FUSE (date) 24.06.2015
Recorder and sender id 1
Student assessor (university student, MA programme in English Studies) id 9
Student assessor (university student, MA programme in English Studies) id 10
Teacher id 1
Transcriber id 1
Teacher's assessment based on students' conversation in part III of the exam
CEFR = Common European Framework of Reference for Languages
(see e.g. Europass)
Teacher id = 1
F6
Skill areas in spoken English CEFR School grade
Interaction B2.2 9
Fluency B2.1 8,5
Pronunciation, intonation and stress B2.2 9
Vocabulary and structures B2.1 8,5
Grammar B2.1 8
Average value B2.2 9
F7
Skill areas in spoken English CEFR School grade
Interaction B2.1 8
Fluency B1.2 7,5
Pronunciation, intonation and stress B1.2 7
Vocabulary and structures B1.2 7,5
Grammar B1.2 7
Average value B1.2 7
Students' assessments based on this conversation in part III of the exam
CEFR = Common European Framework of Reference for Languages
(see e.g. Europass)
Student id = 9
F7
Skill areas in spoken English CEFR
Interaction B2
Fluency B1
Pronunciation, intonation and stress B1
Vocabulary and structures B1
Grammar B1
Average value B1
Student id = 10
F6
Skill areas in spoken English CEFR
Interaction B1
Fluency B1
Pronunciation, intonation and stress B1
Vocabulary and structures B1
Grammar B2
Average value B1

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Turns Speakers and utterances
1 F6: Yeah
2 F7: Yeah
3 F6: Part three... Er waitress, waitress!
4 F7: Hello hello, er what do you need?
5 F6: Well I'd like you- I'd like you to tell me what can I eat for starters.
6 F7: Er for starters we have today's soup is mushroom soup but if you don't- don't like mushrooms you can also order some salad with some onions.
7 F6: Okay... so I'm a lactose intolerant, do they have lactose in them?
8 F7: Yeah
9 F6: Both?
10 F7: Er not in the salad, but in the soup yes.
11 F6: Okay then I guess I'll have to take the salad.
12 F7: Okay
13 F6: Yeah and then, //main//
14 F7: //What would// you like to drink?
15 F6: Drink, well can you recommend something? I haven't really been here, so.
16 F7: Well, we have some very nice red wines and meads but also water, sparkling or still.
17 F6: Mkay, well I'm not a friend of wine so I think I'll go with sparkling water.
18 F7: Okay, er do you want to order the main er courses? //course yes [inaudible]//
19 F6: //Yes// I would.
20 F7: Okay //what would you like to//
21 F6: //Well// do you have some meat?
22 F7: Yeah we do we have er beef or we have ehm... sorry er //[inaudible]//
23 F6: //Do you have any// veal?
24 F7: I- yeah I think we do have [inaudible] yeah.
25 F6: Okay. Then I'll take that!
26 F7: Okay erm //and//
27 F6: //and//
28 F7: potatoes or rice?
29 F6: Uuh tough one.
30 F7: Or both.
31 F6: [laugh]
32 F7: //That's- some people order that//.
33 F6: //Not- not- not both// but er what er if I take potatoes can I get mashed potatoes?
34 F7: Yeah sure.
35 F6: Yeah then I'll take mashed //potatoes//.
36 F7: //Okay// and how about dessert?
37 F6: Dessert, hmm... do you happen to have any sweet rolls?
38 F7: Yeah we actually do and we kno- th- this month we have something very special we have chocolate sweet rolls.
39 F6: Oh my God. They're so an- awsome, I'm gonna try that.
40 F7: Do you want some ice cream with that?
41 F6: Yeah!
42 F7: Ah! Of course, good... Okay so I'm going to tell to the kitchen what do you want.
43 F6: Great.
44 F7: Is there anyhing else?
45 F6: Yeah i- is that music a bit loud? I can't hear my own thoughts.
46 F7: Okay I'm going to check that- that bit- er little bit //more//
47 F6: //Okay// //yes//
48 F7: //not// so loud... So here is your starter.
49 F6: Thank you //so much//.
50 F7: //Or do you need anything// any mor- er more water or something?
51 F6: Er yes please.
52 F7: Okay still sparkling?
53 F6: Er yeah
54 F7: Okay
55 F6: Sparkling
56 F7: Here you go.
57 F6: Thank you.
58 F6: This food... magnificent.
59 F7: Ah good.
60 F6: I love it.
61 F7: Ah chef will like that [inaudible] help.
62 F6: [laugh] great. I love making people happy. Er can I pay with credit card?
63 F7: Yeah, you can.
64 F6: Okay great.
65 F7: I just n- need to get that machine from there, wait just a minute.
66 F6: Okay, thank you.
67 F7: Okay [inaudible]
68 F6: Er how much is that?
69 F7: It is ahm wait a minute... 37 and 50 cents.
70 F6: Okay that's pretty cheap.
71 F7: Yeah we are- the- we as you can see we don't have lots of customers //[inaudible]//
72 F6: //[laugh]//
73 F7: //[laugh]// put some prices low.
74 F6: Okay well, thank you so much and I think I'm gonna come here some other time //too//.
75 F7: //Oh// that would- you are welcome and er bring you friends with you.
76 F6: Yes I- I think I will.
77 F7: Okay //fine//
78 F6: //Thank you// bye!
79 F7: Bye.

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