Online Class Notes (Li)[R]
savour:Ā to enjoy food or an experience slowly, in order to enjoy it as much as possible
eg. It was the first chocolate he’d tasted for over a year, so he savoured every mouthful.
pint:Ā a pint of beer
eg. You can grab a cheap pint at the bar next door.
contagious: A contagious disease can be caught by touching someone who has the diseaseĀ or a piece of infectedĀ clothing.
eg. The infection is highly contagious, so don’t let anyone else use your towel.
take the plunge:Ā commit yourself to doing something you feel nervous or uncomfortable about
eg. Iād been putting it off for years, but I finally took the plunge and enrolled in a college course.
If I travel with a group of men, I prefer to accommodate in a youth hostel – If I travel with a group of men, I prefer to stay in a youth hostel
They feel a superior than others – They feel a sense of superiority over others Ā
That was not season with many young travellers – It was the off-peak season so there were not many young travellers
attend a local meeting with a topic of environmental protection – attend a local meeting/conference about environmental protectionĀ
When I was younger, I had no chance to stay at a youth hostel. Now, there are single room and double room at youth hostel. So I choose to live in this kind of room. My friends can’t accept living in bunker rooms. The guests at a two-star hotel care much about the price. I know some friends they enjoy staying at a five-star hotel because they feel good.
We hate that kind of travelling where people go to 9 countries in 10 days. We only book hotel 1-day in advance. We want to be flexible so we miss out on cheaper prices and better locations.
When I was younger, I had no chance to stay at a youth hostel. Now, there are single rooms and double rooms at youth hostels. So I prefer to live in this kind of room. My friends can’t accept living in bunker rooms. The guests at
a two-star hotels care a lotĀ about the price. I know some friends whoĀ enjoy staying at a five-star hotel because they feel good.
We hate theĀ kindĀ of travelling where people travelĀ to 9 countries in 10 days. We only booked theĀ hotel 1-day in advance. We want to be flexible so we usuallyĀ miss out on cheaper prices and better locations.
advisor – ad-vai-sor
The hotelās disclaimer states: ‘Those wishing to stay at the Hans Brinker Budget Hotel, Amsterdam, do so at their own risk and will not hold the hotel liable for food poisoning, mental breakdowns, terminal illness, lost limbs, radiation poisoning, certain diseases associated with the 18th century, plague, etc.ā
The hotel operates a strict eco-friendly policy, which includes no hot water in its showers and eco-friendly elevators (the stairs). It also encourages customers to dry off using the curtains to save the planet.
The hotel manager Tijmen Receveur says the hotelās approach is a hit with travellers and students. ā’ They love our humour and sarcasm – and they have diminished their expectations to less than nothing,ā he explains.