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Ten Days in Manchester
An interactive intermediate business English course featuring Tony Marshall and May Hunter
 
Days:
 
Day 1
  Checking into a hotel

A receptionist in a hotel This unit is all about hotels and bookings and finding a room for a night in a strange town.

You will learn phrases and words that will help you the next time you try to book a room in a hotel.

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Tony and May checking into a hotel
May and Tony are on the first day of their trip. They're in Manchester to attend the WorldTravel exhibition.

Look at the photo, what are they doing? Find out by choosing Good Day or Bad Day below.

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Now test how much you understand from Day 1 >

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A hotel

A day in the life of a hotel manager >

Some useful vocabulary

booking or reservation when you ask for something to be saved for you
credit card voucher a piece of paper with your credit card information on it, to pay for something
a discount a reduction in the price of something
ensuite bathroom a bathroom connected to a bedroom
porter the person who carries your bags in a hotel

 
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