Business Travel - Making Accommodations

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The first unit of PVG Course 201 - Business Travel.

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Business Travel - Making Accommodations

  1. 1. Business Travel In this chapter you will see phrasal verbs and expressions related to organizing and taking business trips. Click on a unit below to start studying.Making Accommodations Registering at Conferences Small Talk with Colleagues Copyright 2012 Phrasal Verb Guru LLC. All rights reserved phrasalverbguru.com
  2. 2. Dialogue The Verbs Glossary Quiz Home Making Accommodations Click on the button to listen to the dialogue audio recording. Try to identify any phrasal verbs you hear. Click here for Audio with Text
  3. 3. Dialogue The Verbs Glossary Quiz Home Making AccommodationsAssistant: Good Morning, sir. How are you doing today?Mr. Jacobs: Just fine, thanks. How about you?Assistant: Im doing great, thanks. I just wanted to let you know that I set up all of your travel arrangements for the upcoming conference inOrlando.Mr. Jacobs: Oh thats wonderful, thank you. What time does my flight get in on Tuesday?Assistant: Your flight arrives at 5pm, so you should have plenty of time to check into your hotel, eat dinner, and get a good nights sleep, before youhave to get up early on Wednesday for the start of the conference.Mr. Jacobs: Thats good. And you were able to get a room at the Luxury Inn?Assistant: Actually sir, Im afraid that the Luxury Inn was completely booked, so I arranged for a hotel a bit further away from the convention center.Mr. Jacobs: Thats pretty disappointing.Assistant: I know. Im sorry, sir. Unfortunately, there was just no space. Even the hotel told me that they filled up much faster than they had beenexpecting. But, Ive scheduled a car service to pick you up at the airport and take you to your hotel, so you wont have to bother with a taxi.Mr. Jacobs: Great, thanks. And when do I get back?Assistant: I was able to book a direct return flight that arrives Saturday evening at around 6pm.Mr. Jacobs: Very well. Thanks for taking care of that for me.Assistant: My pleasure. Back
  4. 4. Dialogue The Verbs Glossary Quiz HomeLet know - To inform someone of somethingtransitive always separated formal or informal usePresent Past Participlelet know let know let knowEx: “Please let me know when you are available for a meeting next week.” “Sure. I‟ll send you an email informing you of the times I will be available.” Next verb
  5. 5. Dialogue The Verbs Glossary Quiz HomeSet up - To organize, to arrangetransitive separable formal or informal usePresent Past Participleset up set up set upEx: Nowadays, many people use the Internet to set up their travel plans. Usually, you can book a hotel and a flight, and rent a car, all from the same site. Click here for a special Guru Tip Last verb Next verb
  6. 6. Dialogue The Verbs Glossary Quiz HomeSet up - To organize, to arrange Guru Tiptransitive separable formal or informal use Setup is the adjective used to describe somethingPresent that was arrangedPast someone. by Participleset up set up set up Ex: “I‟ve booked the hotel, the lights, and the convention center. Everything is setup for theEx: Nowadays, many people use the Internet to set up their travel plans. Usually, you can annual sales conference.” book a hotel and a flight, and rent a car, all from the same site. Close Last verb Next verb
  7. 7. Dialogue The Verbs Glossary Quiz HomeGet in - To arrive at a place after having traveledintransitive inseparable formal or informal usePresent Past Participleget in got in got/gotten inEx: The speakers got in late because of flight delays. Therefore, all of the presentations were postponed until they arrived. Last verb Next verb
  8. 8. Dialogue The Verbs Glossary Quiz HomeCheck in - To enter and identify yourself at a hotel, building reception desk, or airline counterintransitive separable always usedPresent Past Participlecheck in checked in checked inEx: Normally, guests and visitors to hotels and office buildings must check in at the front deskor reception area before entering. Click here for a special Guru Tip Last verb Next verb
  9. 9. Dialogue The Verbs Glossary Quiz HomeCheck in - To enter and identify yourself at a hotel, building Guru Tip reception desk, or airline counterintransitive Check in does not necessarily require an object, used separable always but when using „hotel‟ as the object, it is common to usePresent „into‟ as the particle, instead of „in.‟ Past Participlecheck in checked in checked in Ex: When you check into a hotel, you need toEx: provide a credit card. Normally, guests and visitors to hotels and office buildings must check in at the front deskor reception area before entering. Next tip Last verb Next verb
  10. 10. Dialogue The Verbs Glossary Quiz HomeCheck in - To enter and identify yourself at a hotel, building Guru Tip reception desk, or airline counterintransitive Check-in is the separable noun used to describe the action used always of checking in.Present Past Participlecheck in Ex: Early check-ins areingenerally checked not allowed at in checked most hotels. Usually, you can only check in afterEx: 3pm. Normally, guests and visitors to hotels and office buildings must check in at the front deskor reception area before entering. Close Last verb Next verb
  11. 11. Dialogue The Verbs Glossary Quiz HomeGet up - To awaken and leave your bedintransitive separable formal or informal usePresent Past Participleget up got up got/gotten upEx: “Your flight leaves at 8am, so I recommend you get up at 5am to have enough time to get ready and drive to the airport.” Click here for a special Guru Tip Last verb Next verb
  12. 12. Dialogue The Verbs Glossary Quiz Home Guru TipGet up - To awaken and leave your bedintransitive English speakers use the expression get up on the separable formal or informal use wrong side of the bed as a reason for someone being in a bad mood or having a negative attitude.Present Past Participleget up got up got/gotten up Ex: “What‟s wrong with Tom today? He has such a negative attitude.”Ex: “Your flight leaves at 8am, so I recommend you get up at 5am up on enough time to “I don‟t know. He must have gotten to have the get ready and drive to the airport.” wrong side of the bed.” Next tip Last verb Next verb
  13. 13. Dialogue The Verbs Glossary Quiz HomeGet up - To awaken and leave your bed Guru Tipintransitive separable formal or informal use Get up can also mean to stand from a sitting or lyingPresent position. Past Participleget up got up got/gotten up Ex: After the manager finished his presentation, theEx: employees got up and left the conference room. “Your flight leaves at 8am, so I recommend you get up at 5am to have enough time to get ready and drive to the airport.” Close Last verb Next verb
  14. 14. Dialogue The Verbs Glossary Quiz HomeArrange for - To plan, to organize, to reservetransitive inseparable more formal usePresent Past Participlearrange for arranged for arranged forEx: When traveling at a busy time of year, it is important to arrange for a rental car early, so that you are certain you will get a reservation. Last verb Next verb
  15. 15. Dialogue The Verbs Glossary Quiz HomeFill up - To reach capacity, to become fullintransitive separable formal or informal usePresent Past Participlefill up filled up filled upEx: At the annual business conference, the technology seminars are always the most popular.Make sure you register for those first, before they fill up. Last verb Next verb
  16. 16. Dialogue The Verbs Glossary Quiz HomePick up - To go to someone‟s location and take that person to another locationtransitive separable always usedPresent Past Participlepick up picked up picked upEx: Some hotels offer shuttle services that pick guests up at the hotel and take them to certain tourist locations and to the airport. This is a very good option for guests who do not want to spend a lot of money on taxis for transportation. Click here for a special Last verb Next verb Guru Tip
  17. 17. Dialogue The Verbs Glossary Quiz Home Guru TipPick up - To go to someone‟s location and take that person to another location Pickup is the noun referring to the act of picking someone up.transitive separable always used Ex: Many fine hotels offer free airport pickup for preferred guests.Present Past Participlepick up picked up picked up Pickup is also the adjective referring to the act of picking someone up.Ex: Some hotelsMany fine hotels offer that pick guests up at service for preferred Ex: offer shuttle services a free airport pickup the hotel and take them to certain tourist locations and to the airport. This is a very good option for guests who guests. do not want to spend a lot of money on taxis for transportation. Close Last verb Next verb
  18. 18. Dialogue The Verbs Glossary Quiz HomeTake care of - To have responsibility for and complete a duty or task, to resolvetransitive inseparable formal or informal usePresent Past Participletake care of took care of taken care ofEx: In large companies, assistants often take care of the scheduling and travel arrangements for executives and upper management. Last verb
  19. 19. Dialogue The Verbs Glossary QuizClick the link below to see the unit glossary Making Accommodations Glossary
  20. 20. Dialogue The Verbs Glossary QuizNow that you‟ve completed the unit, you can test what you‟ve learned. Click the link below to take the quizzes. Making Accommodations Quizzes
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