Maureen often gives dinner parties at home. She loves . She lays the table: puts the in the right places, sets out the plates and puts a clean white at each place. For the meal itself, she usually gives her guests some kind of first, for example soup or melon. Next comes the , which is usually meat (unless some of her guests are or if they’re on a special ) with a of salad. For it’s usually fruit or ice-cream, and then coffee. When everyone has gone home, she must think about doing the , as in the kitchen the is full of dirty .