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Unit 1 Hotel: Making Reservations

Pre-intermediate

Summary

Learn how to make a hotel reservation.

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What is the nicest hotel you have stayed at?

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Vocabulary

Repeat these words/ phrases after your teacher.

  • make a reservation
  • vacancy
  • particular
  • arrival
  • twin beds
  • double bed
  • contact
  • credit card
  • cardholder
  • hesitate
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Dialogue

Read the dialogue aloud with your teacher.

Front door

Charles

Good morning. Welcome to Didi Hotel.

Hi, good morning. I’d like to make a reservation for the third weekend in September. Do you have any vacancies?

Yes sir, we have several rooms available for that particular weekend. 
And what is the exact date of your arrival?

The 24th.

How long will you be staying?

I’ll be staying for two nights.

How many people are the reservation for?

There will be two of us.

And would you like a room with twin beds or a double bed?

A double bed, please.

Great! What name will the reservation be listed under?

Charles Jackson.

Could you spell your last name for me, please?

Sure. J-A-C-K-S-O-N.

And is there a phone number where you can be contacted?

Yes, my cell phone number is 555-26386.

Great. Now I’ll need your credit card information to reserve the room for you. What type of card is it?

Visa. The number is 987654321.

And what is the name of the cardholder?

Charles Jackson.

Alright, Mr. Jackson, your reservation has been made for the twenty-fourth of September for a room with a double bed. Check-in is at 2 o’clock. If you have any other questions, please do not hesitate to call us.

Great, thank you so much.

My pleasure. We’ll see you in September, Mr. Jackson. Have a nice day.

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Let’s Practice

Complete the dialogue by choosing the correct option.

1.
A:How long will you be staying?

B: __________________.

(a)From Monday to Saturday.

(b) I’ll be staying for two nights.

2.

A:Welcome to Didi Hotel. May I help you?

B: ___________________.

(a) Hi! I would like to make a          reservation.

(b)Hello! Can you give me the key?

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Discussion

Share your ideas with your teacher.

  1. Have you ever stayed in a hotel? If so, share your experience, or describe what the  hotel looks like.
  2. Where is the last country you had been? Describe the difference from the hotels in your country.