On Vocation 度假
1 Where did you go on your vacation?
Where did you spend your vacation?
What did you do on your vacation?
Where did you go on your holiday?
2 It was a piece of cake!
It was really easy.
It was not hard at all.
It was simple.
3 It took some time to learn.
I didn’t learn it right away.
I had to practice a lot before I learned how.
It took me a few tries to get it right.
A: I’m ready to check out now.
B: Sure, may I have your name and your room number?
A: Bliss Arvid in Room 402.
B: One moment, please. Here is your bill. That comes to 320 dollars even.
A: May I check it?
B: By all means, go ahead.
A: Can I pay by traveler’s check?
B: No problem.
Expressions Used in A Hotel
1. Can I book a double room?
2. Could I have my bill?
3. How long do you plan to stay here?
4. I’d like to reserve a room with a single bed.
5. I have a complaint to make.
6. I’m sorry, but we’re booked solid right now.
7. I wonder whether you have any vacancies for tonight?
8. I’m ready to check out now.
Making a reservation
Liz: Hi, I’m Liz Moody-Burns from San Francisco. I have a reservation.
Eric: Burns? B-U-R-N-S?
Liz: Yes. I should have a single with a balcony facing the courtyard.
Eric: I’m sorry, Ms. Burns. There is no reservation for you
Do you have a confirmation number?
Liz: No, I don’t.
Eric: Well, I’m sorry.
Liz: Do you have any rooms?
Eric: There are no rooms with balconies.
But we do have a double suite for the same price as a single.
Liz: I’ll take it. What’s the number?
Liz: Thank you. Where’s the elevator?
Eric: Down the hall and to the left.
1 There is no reservation for you.
I have nothing in my book for you.
There’s no reservation here for you.
I don’t see your name on the list here.
2 I’d like to cover the bill with this credit card.
Please charge it to this.
Bill everything to this card.
A vacation in the sun
Cindy: Where did you go on your vacation, Gerry?
Gerry: I took Bonnie and the kids to the beach in Monterrey.
Cindy: How long did you stay?
Gerry: Three days. I forgot my sunblock.
Cindy: Well, that sunburn looks pretty bad.
What happened? Did you fall asleep and bake in your beach chair?
Gerry: No! I went windsurfing!
Cindy: How did you like it?
Gerry: It was a piece of cake!
Cindy: Oh yeah? And you got this burned from windsurfing?
Gerry: Well, it took some time to learn.
Gerry: And I kind of got stuck on the water... I needed a lesson first.
Cindy: What about Bonnie?
Gerry: She had a great time.
She just jogged and went swimming. And… stayed out of the sun.