[Listening Easy] Hotel Reservations

Pre-Listening Exercise

Finding a cheap hotel is important to budget travelers, for an Hawaiian honeymoon, adventure travel in the mountains, or for business in Europe. How do you find a budget hotel: through an online hotel reservations Web site, in a guidebook, or in the phone book? What questions do you ask when you call to make a hotel reservation?


roll out the red carpet” = give very special treatment to welcome guests
The nice thing about the hotel is that they always roll out the red carpet for their guests.”

24-7” = twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
The front desk is open 24-7 in case you need assistance.”

Script (only click after finishing the exercise below)


Listening Exercise

A. Listen to the recording and answer the questions.