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Unit 2: Hotel

John has gone to his hotel in Kings Cross. He checks in at reception and then goes upstairs to his room. He meets his new room mate Peter, who says there is a problem with the heating. John rings reception to ask that it is fixed.

This unit will help you with the following;
Book into a hotel
Read simple advertisements for hotels
Make a request
Use 'Could' to make requests
 
Listen 1: At the hotel reception (part 1)
 
 
 
After a long journey from Heathrow, John finally arrives at his hotel in King's Cross. He goes to the reception area to check in.
 
Listen 2: At the hotel reception (part 2)
 
 
 
John is checking in at his hotel in King's Cross. He asks the receptionist some questions about the hotel.
 
Read 1: In the hotel room
 
 
 
John goes up to his hotel room and meets one of his room mates, Peter. Apparently there is a problem with the heating in the room so John rings reception to find out if it can be fixed.
 
Read 2: Finding a hotel in London
 
 
 
You can find a hotel in London very easily through dedicated shops at railway stations and airports, or through listings in various free magazines. Short hotel adverts often provide information on the hotel's location and facilities.
 
 
  Units
 
 
Unit 1: Transport
 
  Unit 2: Hotel
 
 
 
Listen 1: At the hotel reception (part 1)
 
 
 
Listen 2: At the hotel reception (part 2)
 
 
 
Read 1: In the hotel room
 
 
 
Read 2: Finding a hotel in London
 
 
 
Unit 3: Cinema
 
Unit 4: Shopping
 
Unit 5: Work
 
Unit 6: Eating Out
  Useful links
 
 
BBC Business English course - checking into a hotel