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    -At the Beach
    The Martinez family is at the beach today. The sun is shining, and the birds are singing. It's a beautiful day!
    Mr. Martinez is cooking barbecue. Mrs. Martinez is drinking lemonade. Alex Martinez is reading a book. Jimmy Martinez is listening to music. Tina Martinez is swimming.

    -Reservation Restaurant
    W : Japanese Restaurant. How may I help you?
    M : I'd like to make a reservation for the room tomorrow evening.
    W : I'm sorry. We're fully booked in the room. How about the hall?
    M : OK. two seats, please.
    W : Yes, May I have your name and cellularphone number, please?
    M : I'm Martinez. 123-456-7890

    Are there any more mistakes here? I checked this already, Is there something that I missed?

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    Wink Re: dialogue

    Suggestion:
    • Mr. Martinez is barbecuing.
    • I'd like to make a reservation for a private room for tomorrow evening.
    • I'm sorry. Our rooms are fully booked. How about the dining room?
    • That sounds fine. A table for two, please.
    • May I have your name and cell phone number, please?
    • Mr. Martinez, and my cell is 123-456-7890.
    Notes, instead of using the word (dining) hall, which is used for banquets, you should use the term dining room; instead of Mr. Martinez saying OK, he could say, for example, That sounds fine; delete the word Yes in Yes. May I ...

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    Language note
    If "W" stands for wait staff (waiter/waitress), you might want to change it to the more common term server (S).

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    Wink Re: dialogue

    Quote Originally Posted by Casiopea View Post
    Suggestion:
    • Mr. Martinez is barbecuing.
    • I'd like to make a reservation for a private room for tomorrow evening.
    • I'm sorry. Our rooms are fully booked. How about the dining room?
    • That sounds fine. A table for two, please.
    • May I have your name and cell phone number, please?
    • Mr. Martinez, and my cell is 123-456-7890.
    Notes, instead of using the word (dining) hall, which is used for banquets, you should use the term dining room; instead of Mr. Martinez saying OK, he could say, for example, That sounds fine; delete the word Yes in Yes. May I ...

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    Language note
    If "W" stands for wait staff (waiter/waitress), you might want to change it to the more common term server (S).
    Thank you very much Cas!

    You're suggestions are just great!!!

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    You're most welcome.

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