EXECUTIVE ENGLISH TELEPHONE COURSE
By Viv Quarry (www.vivquarry.com)
Making Travel Arrangements - Hotels
A 5 STAR HOTEL = Classification for a luxury hotel.
TO BOOK A ROOM = To reserve a room in advance.
A SINGLE ROOM = A room for one person.
A DOUBLE ROOM = A room for two people.
A SINGLE BED = A bed for one person.
A DOUBLE BED = A bed for two people.
COLOUR TV = Television.
MINI BAR = A fridge with food and drinks in the room.
EN SUITE BATHROOM = A bathroom in the room. (pronounced 'on sweet')
AIR-CONDITIONING = With an air-conditioner.
A BLANKET = A thick bed-cover.
A PILLOW = You rest your head on this in bed.
A TOWEL = You use this to dry yourself after you have a shower.
AN ASHTRAY = Smokers use this when they smoke.
IN THE CITY CENTRE = Hotel location (UK), DOWNTOWN (USA)
NEAR THE AIRPORT = Hotel Location.
EASY ACCESS = Near to a main road.
PAY A RESERVATION FEE= Pay a deposit in advance.
24 HOUR ROOM SERVICE = Access to food and drink 24 hours a day.
CONFERENCE FACILITIES= The hotel is appropriate for a congress or conference.
FAX & TELEX FACILITIES= Communication facilities.
BAR & RESTAURANT = Eating and drinking facilities.
SWIMMING POOL = Relaxation facilities.
SPORTS FACILITIES = Relaxation facilities.
AN ALARM CALL = A wake-up call at an arranged time.
MAKE UP A BILL = Prepare the bill to pay.
TO CHECK OUT = To leave the hotel at the end of your stay.
A FIXED RATE = A fixed price for a predetermined journey.
KEEP THE CHANGE = The taxi driver doesn't need to give you change (called 'a tip')