Presentation on theme: "Hotel Facilities. Exam Question a) What do you expect from a good hotel? b) Which of these do you consider the most important? price facilities service."— Presentation transcript:
Exam Question a) What do you expect from a good hotel? b) Which of these do you consider the most important? price facilities service location c)What are your best and worst experiences at a hotel?
Speaking Which of these facilities would you expect to find in a deluxe hotel ? Are there any you would add to the list? Is this the same for all countries? trouser press cable television in room ornamental gardens live entertainment lift free garage space beauty salon tea/coffee-making faci lities air conditioning DD telephone outdoor or indoor swimming pool disco floodlit tennis court sauna + jacuzzi gift shop newspapers
Language Focus Adjectives and word order Adjectives can be divided into a number of categories:- Qualitative: these adjectives identify a quality that someone or something possesses. an attractive area a famous hotel a cheap room a pleasant stay Classifying: these adjectives are used to classify the following noun. a double bed a separate entrance a single room a bridal suite Classifying adjectives are not normally gradabJe. We cannot say "a very separate entrance or *a very double bed. An entrance is separate or it isn't; a bed is a double or it isn't. The normal order for adjectives is: qualitativee classifying: a small f urnished apartment a special free offer a pleasant rural setting a large double bed If there are more than two adjectives in a phrase, the order is: 1. subjective opinion 2. qualifier (size, age, shape) 3) colour 4) origin 5) what the noun is made of o what kind? what for? 6) head noun an exquisite Ming-dynasty porcelain vase a beautiful antique china rose bowl Compound adjectives are formed by joining two (or more) words with a hyphen: an up-market hotel self-contained accommodation well-appointed rooms an out- of-the-way resort
Practice Put the words on the right into the correct order to complete these sentences. 1. We ate some local excellent dishes seafood 2. One of the guests stole our pot antique silver pepper 3. In the lobby there was a writing Flemish heavy sixteenth-century desk 4.The cook's looking for a bowl large red salad plastic 5. Each room has a red-and-white enormous superb bedside Japanese lamp
Practice Match the words below to make compound adjectives. Then add a suitable noun of your choice to each one. air season well minute selftime audio new cut equipped lastbuilt part contained purpose conditioned brand price Write a short description to be included in a leaflet publicising the hotel.
Writing You are the Reservations Manager at a large hotel in Berlin. You received this letter. An institute is intending to hold its fortcoming conference. Reply and let them know whether your hotel would be in a position to host the conference, decribe your facilities and prices for approximately 100 delegates. Use the following information.
FREDERICK HOTEL BANQUETING AND CONFERENCE FACILITIES 17 air-conditioned conference rooms simultaneous translating/ interpreters' booths 7 seminar rooms single and double rooms and suites, all air-conditioned with en-suite facilities views over gardens/historic sites swimming pool-sauna 4 restaurants and bars multi-storey car park (240 cars) price for 100 delegates (full board + conference facilities) x 3 days = DM72,OOO
Speaking Work in groups and discuss this question. What factors does a hotel chain take into account when choosing a site? Work with a partner. Look at these possible locations for a new hotel. Discuss the advantages and drawbacks of each site. established central tourist area new commercial development site suburbian residental area Decide where you would build your new hotel in London.
Work in groups. You work for a consultancy group. You have been asked to look at the hotel investment opportunities in your area. Discuss: a where it would be feasible to build a new hotel. b what kind of establishment it would be (category, number of rooms, etc.). c its facilities. d your anticipated clientele. e how you would advertise and promote the hotel.
Practice 1. Visit Colmar with its medieval/numerous/half-timbered/houses 2. Stay at this country-housel outstandinglluxury Ihotel 3. The chalet is in a/an........ viliage/Swiss/unspoiled /resort 4. The restaurant offers a/an international/ table d 'hote/varied/ menu 5. On arrival all guests are given a....................... star -shaped I dark I Belgi an I chocolate 6. At the Majestic they have.............................. junior I luxurious/four /suites 7. All staff will be issued with.................................. cotton/new/blue-and-white/uniforms 8. In the dining room there is a..... fiftee nth -centu ry /Veneti an I pricelessl chandelier