地道美语听力播客:Hotel Tour Desk酒店前台旅游咨询
日期:2010-08-02 10:30

(单词翻译:单击)

Sam: Hi, is this where I can get information on tours?

Nan: Yes, I can help you with that. What type of tour are you thinking about? There are some great city tours that are half-day or full-day.

Sam: You know, we've explored the city a lot since we've been here. I was actually thinking of a side trip .

Nan: Oh, sure. We have excursions to nearby attractions . There are one-day trips or two-day overnight trips, depending on which one you pick.

Sam: I think I'm interested in a hiking trip to the mountains. I'm big on nature. Are the overnight trips expensive?

Nan: Not at all. They are very moderately priced, starting at $120 and up. Here's a brochure on the three hiking tours that are available. All three are guided tours, and meals and transportation are included.

Sam: Do I need to book ahead?

Nan: Yes, this company requires that you make a reservation 24 hours ahead.

Sam: Great. I'll take a look at the brochure. Can I book that here at the hotel tour desk, or do I call the company directly?

Nan: I can book that for you. Just stop by when you've made a decision and I'll take care of it for you.

Sam: That's great. Thanks a lot for your help.

Nan: It's my pleasure. Let me know if you have any questions.

Sam: I will. Thanks.

背景链接:地道美语听力播客English as a Second Language Podcast (ESLPod),是一家位于美国加州洛杉矶的英语教育研究机构推出的英文听力会话,于2005年7月23日首播, 主播Dr. Jeff McQuillan为南加州大学的语言学博士, 现专注于外国语学生的英语学习研究。该播客在iTunes store播客的教育子分类中,与Grammar Girl Just Vocabulary常居前三甲.

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重点单词
  • reservationn. 预定,保留意见
  • availableadj. 可用的,可得到的,有用的,有效的
  • overnightn. 前晚 adj. 通宵的,晚上的,前夜的 adv.
  • transportationn. 运输,运输系统,运输工具
  • decisionn. 决定,决策
  • brochuren. 小册子