1 Divide the class in groups of six, give hotel
information cards to three
2 A, B and C ask the relevant questions, e.g. Il y a une piscine? C'est loin de la plage?, make a note of what the hôteliers tell them and finally decide which hotel is the most suitable.
3 When this has been decided, A, B and C conduct a role play with the appropriate hôtelier to make the booking as detailed on the card.
4 Roles are then reversed with A, B and C taking the roles of hôteliers.
The notes made together with the cue card can be used as portfolio evidence.
This activity can be adapted for larger groups by writing more information cards.
1 The aim is for everyone to enter under the correct month on their calendar the names of all the others, together with the precise dates on which they want to book rooms. They will need to ask people's names and how to spell them.
2 Give everyone a calendar and a name card and ask them to circulate telling each other
the date/s they would like to book a room for
3 At the end of the activity, you can consolidate by putting a blank calendar on the OHP and asking questions to fill it in, e.g.
Il y a une réservation en janvier? A quel nom? Vous pouvez épeler?
The completed calendars can be used for portfolio evidence.
1 In groups of four or five, one person starts by saying 'je voudrais (réserver) une/deux chambre/s' and each of the others in the group in turn has to repeat this and add information to it.
2 The last person then starts another round. There is a surprising number of combinations which can be made from the language taught in the unit.
3 To consolidate, you could ask everyone to write out a complete sentence with details of a real or fantasy booking.