It’s Valentine’s Day in February, so why not invite your loved one to a candlelit dinner for two? We present language to talk about what’s on the table.
A festive dinner
It was a Valentine’s Day that Lucy would never forget. Phil, her boyfriend, had to invite sb. for a mealjdn. zum Essen einladeninvited her for a meal in his flat. Knowing Phil, she expected a Chinese takeawayEssen zum Mitnehmentakeaway to be eaten with plastic chopsticksEssstäbchenchopsticks, and shop-bought ice cream for dessertzum Nachtischfor dessert. Instead, she was greeted by mouth-wateringköstlich, appetitlichmouth-watering smellDuft, Geruchsmells coming from the kitchen. The dining tableEsstischdining table was to sethier: deckenset with white linenweißes Leinenwhite linen and porcelainPorzellanporcelain crockeryGeschirrcrockery. The cutleryBesteckcutlery and glasswareGlasgeschirrglassware reflected the light of two candleKerzecandles in silver candlestickKerzenständercandlesticks. knifeMesserKnives, forkGabelforks and spoonLöffelspoons were arranged in the correct order. A wine coolerWeinkühlerwine cooler holding a bottle of champagneeine Flasche Champagnera bottle of champagne stood on the sideboardAnrichtesideboard.
Phil to pull out a chaireinen Stuhl heranziehenpulled out a chair for Lucy and sat down opposite her. Then a man carrying a trayTabletttray appeared from the kitchen and to serveservierenserved them appetizerVorspeiseappetizers. Four more courses followed. The meal was to round sth. offetw. abrundenrounded off by a deliciousköstlichdelicious chocolate mousse.
When the to hire a chefeinen Koch engagierenhired chef had to poureinschenkenpoured the coffee and retired to the kitchen, Phil pulled something from his pocket and took hold of Lucy’s hand. Can you guess what happened next?
The vocabulary of the table
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