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HOTEL CHECKOUT

Section 1: language focus

1. Structures

Dealing with the checkout

Politely expressing requests

Would you…please?

Ex: Would you sign here please?

Expressions to learn

How are you paying?

Service and tax are included.

Would you sign here, please?

Your signature here, please.

Here’s your receipt.

Do you have some form of identification?

Don’t worry sir. I’ll stamp it.

Practice

1. read the conversation at the cashier’s office. the parts are not in the correct order.

Which parts are spoken by the guest? Mark the parts with a "G".

Which parts are spoken by the cashier? Mark the parts with an "C".

Write numbers on the lines.

Then act out the conversation with a partner.

______:Ah, so service is included. Don’t you go in for tipping then in Finland?

______:Certainly sir. It’s Mr. Arkwright isn’t it?

______:Certainly sir. May I have the card please?

______:good morning sir. can i help you?

______:Here you are.

______:I’d like to settle my bill.

______:Just a moment sir… Here we are. Four nights at 93 marks, and here are the meals that you had at the hotel. That makes a total of 665 marks.

______:Not very much sir.

______:Right. Now can I pay by Eurocard?

______:That’s right. I’m leaving today, so I’d like to have my bill.

______:That’s the twelve and a half per cent service charge.

______:Um- what’s is this amount here?

______:Would you sign here please?

2. listen to the tape and tick the table with details of the bill.

St. James Hotel
BILL RECORD CARD
Bill No. 692 Name of guest Adams
Cash Service incl.
Credit card VAT
Cheques Receipt
Bankers card Cashier PMS

Dealing with the bill payment

- Explaining the bill: (Item number…) is (money) for …

Ex: Item six is 15 marks for the garage.

- Expressions to learn

The first number is your room number 222

That comes to 258 marks altoggether.

The second entry here is the restaurant.

Item 9 is a mistake.

I’m afraid I can’t make it any less for you.

PRACTICE

1. Listen to the tape and answer these questions.

How many items are there in the bill?

How many are the mistakes and corrected?

Is the receptionist helpful? Does she explain the bill clearly?

The bill of Mr. Robert Colyer.

Name ROBERT COLYER
Hometown Edinburgh
Room number 222
No. of persons 1
Price 140
Date 26.6
1
1 555526 N0 000222 : : ROOM NUMBER
2 A 003300 : RAV RESTAURANT STEAK HOUSE
3 A7 002200 : PUH TELEPHONE
4 555526 US 005300 : :
5 B 001500 DEB :
6 B 003476 : HOTPALV GARAGE
7 B9 010276 : RAV RESTAURANT MAIN LUNCH
8 559526 US 010726 : :
9 B 014000 DEB : A MISTAKE
10 B 024726 : HUON ROOM RATE
11 562526 US 024726 : :
12 B 010726 DEB :
13 B 010276 KRED : MISTAKE CORRECTED
14 B 024276 DEB :
15 565526 US 024276 : :
16 A 021200 DEB : CORRECTED TOTAL
17 A5 000400 : RAV BREAKFAST
18 A 025876 : PORT RECEPTIION PAPERS
19 No. 004774 568527 US : : TOTAL
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2. Look at the sample bill and take turns to practice to explain it with your partner.

The sample Bill

Name BERNARD LEGROS
Hometown Paris, France
Room number 365
No. of persons 1
Price 135:-
Date 3.4.98
1 989≥-3 N0 000356 : :
2 B 001240 : PUH
3 B 002000 : HOTPALV
4 989≥-3 US 003240 : :
5 B 003420 DEB :
6 B 013500 : HUON
7 990≥-3 US 016920 : :
8 B 016920 DEB :
9 B 003420 KRED :
10 B 003240 DEB :
11 991≥-3 US 016740 : :
12 B 016740 DEB :
13 B 001240 KORJ :
14 B 001240 : RAV
15 992≥-3 US 016740 : :
16 A 016740 DEB :
17 A 001500 : RAV
18 994≥-4 US 018240 : :
19 No. 004841
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Questions & Answers

are nano particles real
Missy Reply
yeah
Joseph
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Lale Reply
no can't
Lohitha
where we get a research paper on Nano chemistry....?
Maira Reply
nanopartical of organic/inorganic / physical chemistry , pdf / thesis / review
Ali
what are the products of Nano chemistry?
Maira Reply
There are lots of products of nano chemistry... Like nano coatings.....carbon fiber.. And lots of others..
learn
Even nanotechnology is pretty much all about chemistry... Its the chemistry on quantum or atomic level
learn
Google
da
no nanotechnology is also a part of physics and maths it requires angle formulas and some pressure regarding concepts
Bhagvanji
hey
Giriraj
Preparation and Applications of Nanomaterial for Drug Delivery
Hafiz Reply
revolt
da
Application of nanotechnology in medicine
has a lot of application modern world
Kamaluddeen
yes
narayan
what is variations in raman spectra for nanomaterials
Jyoti Reply
ya I also want to know the raman spectra
Bhagvanji
I only see partial conversation and what's the question here!
Crow Reply
what about nanotechnology for water purification
RAW Reply
please someone correct me if I'm wrong but I think one can use nanoparticles, specially silver nanoparticles for water treatment.
Damian
yes that's correct
Professor
I think
Professor
Nasa has use it in the 60's, copper as water purification in the moon travel.
Alexandre
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Alexandre
what is the stm
Brian Reply
is there industrial application of fullrenes. What is the method to prepare fullrene on large scale.?
Rafiq
industrial application...? mmm I think on the medical side as drug carrier, but you should go deeper on your research, I may be wrong
Damian
How we are making nano material?
LITNING Reply
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LITNING Reply
What is meant by 'nano scale'?
LITNING Reply
What is STMs full form?
LITNING
scanning tunneling microscope
Sahil
how nano science is used for hydrophobicity
Santosh
Do u think that Graphene and Fullrene fiber can be used to make Air Plane body structure the lightest and strongest. Rafiq
Rafiq
what is differents between GO and RGO?
Mahi
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Rafiq
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Anam
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Anam
Any one who tell me about Preparation and application of Nanomaterial for drug Delivery
Hafiz
what is Nano technology ?
Bob Reply
write examples of Nano molecule?
Bob
The nanotechnology is as new science, to scale nanometric
brayan
nanotechnology is the study, desing, synthesis, manipulation and application of materials and functional systems through control of matter at nanoscale
Damian
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Damian Reply
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Source:  OpenStax, English for tourism. OpenStax CNX. Aug 13, 2009 Download for free at http://cnx.org/content/col10770/1.2
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