Topic: Hotels



In this lesson, your tutor will help you go over this topic: hotels. First, go over the following vocabulary and expressions with your tutor. Read the word/expression and definition out loud, and your tutor will go over anything you do not understand. Practice creating a sentence or two to make sure you know how to use the word/expression properly.

Vocabulary/ Expressions

lobby (n) a large open area inside a public building by the entrance
I’m waiting in the lobby for you.
front desk (n) the area where you check into a hotel; reception
The person at the front desk gave me the keys to the room.
room (n) an area in the hotel where the guests stay and sleep
My room is on the 8th floor.
star rating a system to rate hotels from 1 star to 5 star
A 5-star rating hotel is the highest. 
luggage cart (n) a device with wheels to put your suitcases on and take to your room
The luggage cart is located in the lobby.
floor (n) the level in a building like 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, etc
Her room is on the 10th floor.
housekeeping (n) the workers that clean the hotel and guest rooms
Housekeeping did a great job of cleaning my room.
guest (n) a customer at a hotel
The hotel treats their guests well.
indoor pool (n) a structure inside a building filled with water for swimming
The indoor pool is located on the 1st floor.
ice machine (n) a machine that makes ice
The ice machine is not working.


Use the following questions as a guideline to form an interesting conversation with your tutor. Feel free to diverge from these suggestions if anything interesting comes up.

  1. Do you like to stay in a 5-star hotel? Why or why not?
  2. Do you like to use the indoor pool at hotels? Why or why not?
  3. What are some things you would ask the person at the front desk?
  4. Tell me about a hotel you stayed in.
  5. What do you like about hotels?
  6. What would you do if the guest beside you was too noisy?
  7. Do you use the ice machines at hotels? Why or why not?
  8. What is your favorite hotel? Why?
  9. Do you think hotel rooms are expensive? Why or why not?
  10. Do you like hotels that offer free breakfast? Why or why not?


Go over any new expressions or vocabulary that you learned today.


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