Basic English Quiz

"Finding Hotels"

Pre-Listening Exercise

What do you look for in a good hotel for your vacations?

Listening Exercise

Listen by pressing the Play button. Then, select the best response for each sentence or question.

Example: (You hear): How many people are in your family?

You see these responses: A. Four people. OR B. They don't live year.

The best response is A. Four people.

1. (You hear) __________.

I'd like to check in.

2. (You hear) __________.

How many room keys would you like?

3. (You hear) __________.

What time does the restaurant close?

4. (You hear) ___________.

Your room number is 860.

5. (You hear) ___________.

Does the room have a microwave oven?

Post-Listening Exercise

Imagine that you want to visit New York City and stay near some of the major attractions of the city including Times Square, Central Park, the Empire State Building, and the Museum of Modern Art. Use the Internet to find three budget hotels that international students can afford. Discuss how much each costs a night and two or three of the top features of the hotel.

Listening Script

  1. (Correct choice in underlined.)
    1. I'd like to check in. >> AOkay. Could I have your name, please? B. Okay. I hope you enjoyed your stay.
    2. How many room keys would you like? >>> ATwo are fineB.No, I don't have a key.
    3. What time does the restaurant close? >> A. The restaurant opens at 6:00 a.m. BAt midnight.
    4. Your room number is 860. >>> AOkay. Thanks. B. No, I'm fine.
    5. Does the room have a microwave oven? >>> ANo, it doesn'tB. Yes, we are.