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Scripts for kids are not easy to form . We need to build them according to the needs of Children. Script for kids should be user friendly and easy.

The restaurant

Scene: The customers’ home in London, and then a restaurant in London

Characters: Customer A, Customer B, the manager of the restaurant Manfred Schmidt, a Spanish guitarist

A and B are at home.

Customer A: Let’s go to a restaurant tonight.

Customer B: OK.

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Customer A: Somewhere different.

Customer B: All right. Let’s have a look in the newspaper.(B opens the newspaper.)

Customer B: Er… Cinemas… Theatres… Restaurants. Ooh, this sounds nice. (Reading) ‘London’s newest restaurant. The Trattoria Romantica’

Customer A: It sounds good.

Customer B: The Trattoria Romantica. The best French restaurant in London.

Customer A: French?

Customer B: Yes.

Customer A: ‘Trattoria Romantica sounds Italian.

Customer B: It says French here.

Customer A: What else does it say?

Customer B: ‘Open every evening -‘

Customer A: Good.

Customer B: ‘from 7.30 to 7.45.’

Customer A: What? Fifteen minutes?

Customer B: It must be a mistake.

Customer A: I hope so. Anything else?

Customer B: Yes. ‘Music every evening -‘

Customer A: Good.

Customer B: ‘ from our Spanish guitarist ‘

Customer A: Spanish guitarist?

Customer B: ‘Manfred Schmidt.’

Customer A: Manfred Schmidt?!

Customer B: Yes. Oh, and there’s a picture of the manager.

Customer A: What’s his name?

Customer B: Stavros Papadopoulos.

Customer A: Stavros Papadopoulos?

Customer B: Yes.

Customer A: But that’s a Greek name.

Customer B: Yes.

Customer A: So it’s an Italian restaurant, serving French food…The Spanish guitarist has got a German name…And the man- ager’s Greek.

Customer B: That’s right. It sounds very international. Let’s try it.

Customer A: All right,

(Later, They arrive at the restaurant.)

Customer B: Well, here we are – the Trattoria Romantica.

Customer A: There’s no one here, (Calling) Hello?

(The manager appears. He is not very friendly.)

Manager: Yes?

Customer A: Oh, good evening. Is this the Trattoria Romantica!

Manager: I don’t know. I only work here,

Customer A: Pardon?

Manager: Yes, yes, yes. This is the Trattoria Romantica, but we’re closed for lunch.

Customer B: Closed for lunch? But it’s nine o’clock.

Manager: Ah. In that case, we’re closed for breakfast.

Customer B: It’s nine o’clock in the evening.

Manager: (Friendly) Yes, of course it is. Just a little joke. Allow me to introduce myself. I am Stavros Papadopoulos, the manager of the Trattoria Romantica. What can I do for you?

Customer B: We’d like a table for two, please.

Manager: Have you got a reservation?

Customer B: Er…No.

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Manager: Ah. That’s a problem.

Customer A: But the restaurant is empty,

Manager: Is it? Oh, yes. Er.. .a table for two…

(He looks around the restaurant.)

Manager: Yes, Here you are a lovely table for two.

Customer A: Thank you.

(A and B sit down at the table.)

Manager: Is everything all right?

Customer B: Yes, thank you.

Manager: Good. That’s £12.50, please.

Customer B: What?

Manager: £12.50.

Customer A: What for?

Manager: For the chairs.

Customer A: The chairs?!

Manager: Yes, £6.25 each

Customer B: There must be some mistake.

Manager: Oh, sorry, £6.30. That’s £12,60 altogether. And of course £37 for the table,

Customer B: £37 for the table?!

Manager: That’s…er…£49.60 altogether.

Customer A: Look here.

Manager: Service not included.

Customer B: Service?!

Manager: Would you like to pay separately or together?

Customer A: Look – we don’t want the table or the chairs.

Manager: Oh, you want to sit on the floor,

Customer B: No, we don’t want to take them away,

Manager: That’s good. We don’t have a take-away service.

Customer B: We want to sit here and eat something.

Manager: Eat something?

Customer B: Yes

Manager: Ah.

Customer B: Can we see the menu, please?

Manager: Er…yes. There you are.

(He gives them a very small menu.)

Customer A: It’s a very small menu.

Manager: It’s a very small restaurant. Now, what would you like?

Customer B: (Looking at the menu) let’s see, (Reading) ‘Egg and chips. Double egg and chips, Double egg and double chips.’

Customer A: Um… Isn’t this a French restaurant’

Manager: Oh, yes. Sorry. Give me the menu.

(The manager takes the menu)

Manager: Thank you. Have you got a pencil?

Customer B: Here you are

(B gives the manager a pencil.)

Manager: Thank you.

(He writes on the menu.)

Manager: There is a French menu.

(He gives the menu back to B.)

Customer B: (Reading) ‘Oeuf et pommes frites. Deux oeufs et pommes frites. Deux oeufs et deux

pommes frites.’

(B puts the menu on the table.)

Customer A: What if you don’t like eggs?

Manager: Have the chips.

Customer B: What if you don’t like chips?

Manager: Have the eggs.

Customer A: What if you don’t like eggs or chips?

Manager: Have a sandwich.

Customer B: A sandwich?

Manager: Yes, I’ve got one here in my pocket

(He puts a sandwich on the table.)

Customer B: Thank you. Er…what’s in this sandwich?

Manager: Sand.

Customer A- Customer B: Sand?!

Manager: Yes, sand. That’s why it’s called a sandwich – because of the sand which is inside it.

Customer A: (To B) Come on, let’s go.

Manager: What’s the matter? You’re not going already, are you?

Customer B: Yes.

Manager: Why?

Customer A: Because this must be the worst restaurant in London.

Manager: No, it isn’t.

Customer B: Isn’t it?

Manager: No. I’ve got another one round the corner. It’s much worse’ than this one. Anyway, people

don’t come here for the food.

Customer A: I’m not surprised.

Manager: No, they come here for the music.

Customer B: The music?

Manager: Yes. Allow me to present Manfred Schmidt and his Spanish guitar.

(Manfred comes in with his guitar.)

Manfred Ole! Guten Abend, meine Damen und Herren

Customer A: Stavros?

Manager: Yes?

Customer A: What can Manfred play?

Manager: Anything you like.

Customer A: Really?

Manager: Yes, anything at all,

Customer A: Good. Tell him to play football.

Manager: Football? What do you mean?

Customer A: We’re leaving. Goodbye,

Manager: Oh, goodbye. Do come again.

Don’t forget, to tell your friends!

(A and B leave the restaurant.)

Manager: That’s the trouble with English people, Manfred.

Manfred: What’s that, Stavros?

Manager: They don’t know a good restaurant when they see one.

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