A long Distance call Reservation 远程预定酒店
Scene: Henry Bellow (B) and Margaret Bellow (M), an American couple, are going to spend their Holidays in China. Now Mr. Bellow is making a reservation at Haitian Hotel in Shanghai through a long distance call.
Reservations (R): Shanghai Haitian Hotel. Reservation Desk. Can I help you?
B: I’m calling from New York. I’d like to book a room in your hotel.
R: What kind of room would you like, sir? We have single rooms, double rooms, suites and Deluxe suites in Japanese, British, Roman, French and presidential styles.
B: A British suite, please.
R: Would you like breakfast?
B: No, thanks.
R: Can you give me your name please, sir?
B: Bellow. B-E-L-L-O-W.
R: Thank you, Mr. Bellow. And your arrival and departure dates?
B: From May 26th to May 29th.
R: Very well, Mr. Bellow. British suite without breakfast from May 26th to May 29th. Am I correct, Mr. Bellow?
B: Yes, thank you.
R: What time will you be arriving, Mr. Bellow?
B: Around 5:00 p.m.
R: All right. You’ll be expected to be here then.
B: That’s fine. Thank you, madam. Good-bye.