Subject: World Languages

Lesson Length: 45 mins

Topic: Restaurant Dialogue

Grade Level:


World Languages

Brief Description: Students will learn restaurant dialogue through the creation of a comic.

Know Before You Start:

  • Though the sample comic is in French. This activity can be adapted to any language instruction.

  • It may help to push your desks together “Class Restaurant” style and have menus to role play with. These can be found at restaurant sites online. .

  • Have restaurant phrases on the board in the language you are learning (Ex. May I take your order.? Or  I’ll have a hamburger please).

Comic 1

Comic 2


  • Discuss restaurants. What are some things they would hear in a restaurant? What kind of questions will be asked?

  • Have students role play being at a restaurant using only the language being studied.


  • Using the sample comic as a guide, have students create a comic that takes place in a restaurant. 

  • Each student should place themselves in the comic as either a waiter or customer.

  • Remind them to use restaurant dialogue throughout.

Closure: Have students share their comics with a partner or with the class.


  • Students can work independently, in groups, or with a partner.

  • Allow students to use speech-to-text feature as needed.

  • Provide printout of the sample comic for student reference.

Resources: Comics to print or display: Server Comic, Customer Comic.

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