Real Talk #051 – How to talk with the concierge at a hotel

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Have you ever noticed a well-dressed, friendly person working in the hotel lobby? This person is often helping guests with taxis or telling them about the best restaurants in town. Many hotels employ a person called a concierge. Their job is to help you with all your needs, big or small. In this Real Talk episode, Andrew and Kassy talk about the various ways a hotel concierge can help you during your visit.

Real Talk is a Culips series where we help you with real-life English in real-life situations. In this episode, our hosts talk about the hotel concierge. This person helps you with directions, restaurant suggestions, transportation tips, and reservations for whichever city you’re visiting.

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In this episode, Andrew and Kassy talk about hotel concierges and the services they provide in most hotels. However, it is possible to hire the services of a luxury personal concierge. For a price, this person can show you the high life of any location, from yachts to high-class parties to the most exclusive restaurants!

Expressions included in the study guide

  • Concierge
  • Correct me if I’m wrong
  • Must-see
  • Don’t be afraid to ask
  • To get a sense of [someone]
  • To pass on [something]

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Music Credit: Something Elated by Broke For Free, Step On by Jahzzar
Photo Credit: Christiann Koepke and Gaurav Dhwaj Khadka (Unsplash.com)

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