General Listening Quiz

"Hotel Room Service"

Level: Topic: Speakers: Length:
easy hotel room service man - woman 01:00

Pre-Listening Exercise

What kinds of things can you order from hotel room service? What types of hotels offer such services?

Idioms

"grab a bite to eat" = go out to eat
"Let's grab a bite to eat after the movie."

"overeat" = eat too much
"I really overate at lunch, so I think I'll skip dinner."

Listening Exercise

A. Listen to the recording and answer the questions.

The man orders a ______________, fries, and a small salad.

Man: Well. Okay. I'd like to order a grilled chicken sandwich [ Okay. ], some fries, and a small salad.

What drink or beverage does the man order?

Man: Uh, yeah. How about a glass of orange juice?

The man is in room ______.

Man: I'm in . . . I'm in . . . , let's see. Well, I can't remember! Oh, yeah. I'm in room 640.

What is the man's name?

Man: It's James.

About when will the hotel deliver the man's food?

Woman: Oh, it shouldn't be more than about 30 minutes. Man: Okay and okay. Well, what time is it now? Woman: [ It's ] six, forty-five (6:45).

Vocabulary Practice

Do the vocabulary quizzes with the words from the conversation for more practice:

Post-Listening Exercise

What are the advantages and disadvantages of ordering food through room services?

Online Investigation

Use the Internet to research two hotels in a city that you want to visit. Does the hotel offer room service? If so, how much do food items cost? What are the hours of room service?