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    I love this restaurant as it provides its customers with ethnic food.

    i want to say a restaurant serves Italian,Chinese,Spanish,Japanese foods. How can i say that in English?

    "I love this restaurant as it provides its customers with ethnic food."
    maybe:
    "This restaurant are famous because it serves food of different nationalities"


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    Re: I love this restaurant as it provides its customers with ethnic food.

    Quote Originally Posted by newkeenlearner View Post
    I want to say a restaurant serves Italian, Chinese, Spanish and Japanese foods. How can I say that in English?

    "I love this restaurant as it provides its customers with ethnic food." although "as it serves ethnic food" would be more natural.

    maybe:
    What about "This restaurant are famous because it serves food of different nationalities"?
    See my corrections above. You must capitalise "I" every time you write it and put a space after every comma.

    Your second sentence is not correct, partly because "This restaurant are" uses the wrong form of the verb and the rest of the sentence is not as natural as the first.

    I wouldn't, however, necessarily agree that "ethnic foods" is a suitable term if it actually only serves food from those four countries.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: I love this restaurant as it provides its customers with ethnic food.

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    See my corrections above. You must capitalise "I" every time you write it and put a space after every comma.

    Your second sentence is not correct, partly because "This restaurant are" uses the wrong form of the verb and the rest of the sentence is not as natural as the first.

    I wouldn't, however, necessarily agree that "ethnic foods" is a suitable term if it actually only serves food from those four countries.
    Thanks teacher. I will remember all of the corrections.
    Do you have any suggestion?

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    Re: I love this restaurant as it provides its customers with ethnic food.

    I can't think of a natural way of saying it without simply listing those four cuisines. You can't say that it serves "international food" or "food from all round the world" because it doesn't!
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: I love this restaurant as it provides its customers with ethnic food.

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    I can't think of a natural way of saying it without simply listing those four cuisines.
    I am Sorry that my sentence is confusing. I just want to make an example of international foods and I just was trying to give examples to be clear enough.
    I justed want a sentence to have a meaning of a restaurant with international food.

    You can't say that it serves "international food" or "food from all round the world" because it doesn't!
    But it most of restaurant serving international foods there aren't the whole food from all of the countries.

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    Re: I love this restaurant as it provides its customers with ethnic food.

    Quote Originally Posted by newkeenlearner View Post
    I just wanted a sentence to have a meaning of a restaurant with international food.

    But in most restaurants serving international food, there aren't the whole food dishes from every country in the world. all of the countries.
    Try:
    I love this restaurant because it has a truly international menu.

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    Re: I love this restaurant as it provides its customers with ethnic food.

    In America, there is no definition of what constitutes "ethnic food". We all kind of have our own ideas though certain countries do come to mind when that phrase is uttered. I agree with other people. Unless you talk to people who have the same idea of ethnic food as you, you should avoid using it altogether.

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