Daily English 247 - Asking for Recommendations
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Hotel Clerk: Can I help you with something?
Victor: Yes, I was hoping you could recommend a restaurant nearby.
Clerk: What kind of food would you like?
Victor: I’m not picky. I’m looking for something moderately priced that’s within walking distance.
Clerk: There’s a good seafood restaurant called “Galeno’s” about two blocks away. Would you like me to make a reservation for you?
Victor: Thanks, but that won’t be necessary. I need to check with my guest before deciding. By the way, I’ll be in town for four days, and I’d like to see the sights.
Clerk: Is this your first time here?
Victor: Yes, it is.
Clerk: Then, I’d suggest seeing our museums and the botanical gardens, and don’t miss the shopping district near downtown.
Victor: Can I get there on foot?
Clerk: I’m afraid not. You can take a taxi or a bus. We have a very good bus system. The other option is to take a tour. There are several tour companies that have day tours leaving from this hotel. Help yourself to their brochures. They’re over there.
Victor: Do you have a map showing where those sights are?
Clerk: Sure. Here you are. Is there anything else I can help you with?
Victor: No, that’s all. You’ve been a big help. Thanks.
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