There are six typical language mistakes in the paragraph below. Underline them and then write the corrections




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Vocabulary………………………………………………………..Exercises



  1. There are six typical language mistakes in the paragraph below. Underline them and then write the corrections.


The Smiths stayed at a camping last summer because all other kinds of holiday accommodations are too expensive for them. Every day Mrs Smith had a sunbath, Mr Smith made a sight-seeing and the children made a travel around the island. One day they made an excursion to a local castle.

  1. What would you say in a hotel when…




  1. you want to reserve a room for a couple with a small baby?

  2. you have to wake up early for an important meeting?

  3. your TV screen suddenly goes blank?

  4. it’s midnight, you’ve just arrived and you’re hungry?

  5. you’d rather not go to the dinning-room for breakfast?

  6. you are not sure whether to leave a tip or not?



  1. What would you say in these situations?




  1. You want to stay in a hotel for two nights next week with a friend of yours. You phone the hotel. What do you ask or say?

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  1. You are at the hotel reception and you are planning to leave in about 15 minutes. What could you ask the receptionist?

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  1. You want to wake up at 6 a.m. but you don’t have the alarm clock. What do you ask at the reception?

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  1. You have a drink in the hotel bar. The barman asks how you want to pay. What’s your reply?

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  1. When you turn on the shower in your room, the water comes out very very slowly. What could you say at the reception?

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  1. You want to go to the nearest bank but don’t know where it is. What do you ask at the reception?

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IV. Where would you spend your IDEAL HOLIDAY? What kind of accommodation would you stay in? How would you spend your time? Write a paragraph.
Key (HOTEL):
I.

campsite


The Smiths stayed at a camping last summer because all other kinds of holiday accommodations are too expensive for them. Every day Mrs Smith

sunbathed/went sunbathing went sightseeing



had a sunbath, Mr Smith made a sight-seeing and the children

made journeys/travelled went on an excursion



made a travel around the island. One day they made an excursion to a local castle.

II.


    1. Can a book a double room with a cot, please?

    2. Could I have a call at 6 am; please?

    3. The TV in my room isn’t working. Could you send sb up, please?

    4. Am I too late to get sth to eat?

    5. Can I have breakfast in my room, please?

    6. Is service included?

III.


  1. I’d like to book a double room fro 2 nights for next Tues and Wedn, please? Do you have a double room free fro next Tues & Wedn?

  2. Could I have a bill, pl? Could you order a taxi for me, pl?

  3. Could I have a call tomorrow morning at 6 am, pl?

  4. Could you put it on my bill, pl?

  5. I’m afraid there’s sth wrong with the shower in y room. I’m afraid the shower in my room isn’t working very well.

  6. How do I get to the nearest bank from here? Could you tell me the way to the nearest bank, pl?



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