Speaking Exercise: English Conversation About Food

What can you say when you eat at other people’s houses? Here are some useful phrases.

Praising the food

“This is fantastic / wonderful / great / gorgeous!”
“I love the way that you …. (cooked this)”

Asking for more

Generally the host will offer you more, by saying something like:
“Would you like some more” / “Would you like a second helping?”

Refusing more food

“I’m sorry, but I couldn’t eat another thing!”
“I’m sorry, but I’m completely full!”
“It was lovely, but I’m really full, thanks!”

If you don’t like the food

Try to say something like:
“Do you mind if I leave the …”

Food Conversations

Choose the correct answers.