English Podcast #2 – Reservar un hotel en inglés

En esta serie de English podcast podrás practicar tu comprensión, listening de inglés. Hoy reservamos un hotel.


HOTEL: Good morning, Garden Hotel, how can I help you?

ASSISTANT: Yes, this is Colberto Precio from Frepypsa. We are sending a group to your city for a convention and we need to reserve some rooms. 1
HOTEL: How many rooms would you like, sir?
ASSISTANT: I need 10 rooms for the week of the 4th to the 11th.

HOTEL: Doubles?

ASSISTANT: No, singles.

HOTEL: Under what name should I make the reservation?

ASSISTANT: Before we proceed, I have a few questions for you.

HOTEL: Go ahead.

ASSISTANT: Does your hotel have wi-fi access? 2

HOTEL: Yes, in the lobby and in all of the rooms.

ASSISTANT: The convention is at the convention centre, but we may a need a meeting room at some point. Does your hotel have one?
HOTEL: We have several and you can book them if you decide to reserve a room. ASSISTANT: Is there an airport shuttle service? We have an early flight on the morning of the11th. 3

HOTEL: Yes, we can arrange for a van to pick you up and to take you to the airport.

ASSISTANT: Is that included in the price of the room?

HOTEL: No, all of these services are extra.

ASSISTANT: Is breakfast included?

HOTEL: Yes, the price of the room includes a continental breakfast.

ASSISTANT: OK, let’s go ahead and reserve then.

HOTEL: I’ll need a credit card number.

ASSISTANT: I’ll give you the company credit card. It’s 4-7-7-4, 5-3-8-1, 6-8-9-7.

HOTEL: 4-7-7-4, 5-3-8-1, 6-8-9-7?

ASSISTANT: That’s right.

HOTEL: And the expiration date? 5

ASSISTANT: August 2012.

HOTEL: Ok, that’s 10 single rooms for the nights of the 5th to the 8th with checkout on the morning of the 9th. Is that correct?
ASSISTANT: No, no, the nights are the 4th to the 11th.
HOTEL: PUT THAT OVER THERE: OK, Mr. Precio, have a nice day and see you on the 5th, er 4th.


i360-by-diverbo-useful-vocabulary VOCABULARY

  1. Brits tend to use the word ‘book’, whereas Americans tend to say ‘reserve’ Both are correct.
  2. Be sure to pronounce wi-fi correctly. It is not ‘wee-fee’, but `Why-Fai’.
  3. A shuttle is a vehicle that circulates between nicer or business-oriented hotelsand the airport.
  4. Like with phone numbers, we give credit card numbers one –by – one instead ofin twos.
  5. Expiration date is when the credit card is no longer valid. The verb is ‘to expire’.

15/02/2016Level - difficulty 2United StatesAudio