— Words to Know —
bellboy: n. A hotel worker who carries travelers´ luggage
croquet: n. A game in which players use mallets to hit balls through metal wickets
vacancy: n. An opening
dreadful: adj. Frightening; very unpleasant
threadbare: adj. Worn down; shabby
— Newspaper Activities —
Write a Review
Write a review of the Mountain View Inn like those published in the travel section of a newspaper. Begin with a description of the hotel. Then, explain why readers should or should not stay at the hotel.
Create an Advertisement
Create advertisements for the Mountain View Inn. Look at advertisements in a newspaper and make a list of the qualities they share, such as illustrations, photographs, descriptions and testimonials from satisfied customers. Then, gather information about the hotel from Chapter 1. Ads should include a brief description of the hotel’s best qualities and imaginary quotations from happy customers. Illustrate their ads with an appealing illustration or photograph of the hotel.