Real Talk #050 – How to check into a hotel

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Everyone deserves a nice vacation from time to time. If you are not comfortable checking in to a hotel speaking English, don’t worry. In this Real Talk episode, you will learn useful expressions you can use at the check-in counter.

Real Talk is a series designed to teach you practical real-life English. In this episode, we teach you how to check in to a hotel and how to respond to the most common questions receptionists ask.

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Checking into a hotel should be easy, right? How about checking in to the First World Hotel & Plaza in Malaysia, which has a world record 7,351 rooms? After listening to this episode, you’ll have no problems at all.

Expressions included in the study guide

  • Under the name
  • To pull up [something]
  • Make and model
  • To be all set
  • Complimentary
  • Enjoy your stay

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Music Credit: Something Elated by Broke For Free, Step On by Jahzzar
Photo Credit: The Anam and Brandon Hooper on Unsplash

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27 days ago

I think there are some errors in the study guide for this episode.

p13. “I’m a bit nervous to be driving in front of your for the first time.”
Should be “in front of you.”
“Can wait a minute?” should be “Can you wait a minute?”
It’s obviously referring to the other person in this case but still it’s not correct.

p14. “That’s sounds great.” Should be “That sounds great.”

p15. “Just continue until your hit row 32.” 
Should be “Just continue until you hit row 31.”

Last edited 27 days ago by shadowyistar
Reply to  shadowyistar
27 days ago

We’re really sorry about that Shadowyistar and I apologize for the typos. We’ll get this fixed right away. Thanks for letting us know about this issue.

1 year ago

Hi Culips Team ( I love You all ), i am 62 Years old and never ever i find so many Fun to learn a Language. Your Speeds are perfectly for us and the Different Dialect are awesome for listeners. Thanks so much … Best Wishes from Germany (Heidelberg) Rob

Andrew from Culips
Andrew from Culips
Reply to  lidl62
1 year ago

Thanks for the comment, Rob! We’re happy to hear that you enjoy learning English with us 🙂

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