Comparing & Contrasting Hotel Rooms

Pretend there are two tourists staying in different hotels in the same city. They meet up and are talking about their hotel rooms. What would they say about room 1 and room 2? How are they similar? How is each room different?                        

                                  Room 1

         Room 2

 

Sentence Starters:

Room 1 is __________________ than room 2.

Room 2 is __________________ than room 1.

Room 1 is ______________________.

Room 2 is ______________________.

Room 1 and Room 2 are ________________________.

Room 1 and Room 2 have _______________________.

 

Examples:

Room 1 has two windows and room 1 only has one.

Both rooms have one bed.

Room 1 looks cleaner than room 2.

Room 2 looks like it is in a cheaper hotel than room 1.

Room 1 is very modern.

Talking about Christmas and Holidays

 

What should you say if someone asks you what you did for Christmas? Or what Christmas or holiday traditions are in your country?

These are some sentence starters to help you talk about holidays.

On Christmas Eve, I ______________________.

On Christmas Day, I ______________________.

I went to ___________________ on Christmas Eve.

I went to ___________________ on Christmas Day.

My _________ cooked ________ on Christmas.

In my country, we _________________________ on Christmas.

I got _____________ for Christmas.

I gave my mother  ______________________ for Christmas.

Every Christmas, we ________________________.

Every year at Christmas time, I __________________________________.

We open gifts on __________________________.

 

Questions you can ask others about their Christmas:

What did you do on Christmas Day?

What did you do on Christmas Eve?

What did you get for Christmas?

Did Santa come to your house?

 

Example Sentences:

I went to my uncle’s house on Christmas Eve.

My friends came to my house on Christmas Day.

Every year, we decorate a Christmas tree.

We always go to a movie on Christmas Day.

My friend cooked ham and potatoes for Christmas.

I baked cookies for my Grandmother on Christmas.

I got a puppy from my boyfriend for Christmas.

I gave my father a book for Christmas.

We go to Church every Christmas at 10pm.

In my country, we have fireworks on Christmas Eve.

In my country, we do not exchange gifts on Christmas.

In my county, we party until 5am on Christmas and New Years.

 

If you do not celebrate Christmas, you could take out the word Christmas and substitute for a Holiday that you do celebrate.

We went to my Grandmother’s to celebrate Hanukkah.

In my country, we eat goat to celebrate the New Year.

What are you going to do this weekend?

Practice talking about what you are going to do on the weekend. Listen to examples and then practice speaking.

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