Learn English: BIG COUNTRIES and ORDINAL NUMBERS
BIG COUNTRIES Male+pauses, without pauses
China has 1 billion 350 million people*
India has 1 billion 250 million people*
The United States has 320 million people*
Indonesia has 250 million people*
Brazil has 200 million people*
Pakistan has 180 million people*
Nigeria has 170 million people*
Bangladesh has 150 million people*
Russia has 140 million people*
Japan has 130 million people*
Mexico has 120 million people*
The Philippines has 90 million people*
Viet Nam has 90 million people*
Ethiopia has 80 million people*
Germany has 80 million people*
Egypt has 80 million people*
ORDINAL NUMBERS Male+pauses, without pauses
China is first, in millions of people*
India is second*
The United States is third*
Indonesia is fourth*
Brazil is fifth*
Pakistan is sixth*
Nigeria is seventh*
Bangladesh is eighth*
Russia is ninth*
Japan is tenth*
Mexico is eleventh*
one hundred first*
one hundred eleventh*
one hundred thirty-first*
one thousand first*
two thousand eleventh*
Workers and Guests Have Different Language Needs in a Hotel:
1. Some Workers Say Little to Guests: housekeepers, gardeners, maintenance, shuttle drivers.
2. Guests who stay in a hotel which does not know the guest's language: for example Brazilians in Russia, India or China
3. Some Workers Have Detailed Conversations with guests: front desk, telephone, concierge.
4. Restaurant Waiters Click for Restaurant Lesson
5. Foreign managers who supervise local workers
Groups 1-4 need to speak in very simple words, because many people they talk to have limited English vocabulary (think of desk clerks in Russia or China talking in English to guests from Indonesia or Arabia).
Click for comparison of 35 courses in hotel English. Most cover a difficult mixture of the topics above. So it is hard for each group to learn what they need. Websites and books often start with making a reservation or booking by phone. Booking by phone is very hard and rarely needed: people can use translation sites on the internet.
Hotels and Travelers: Top 16 Countries
Travelers come from everywhere and go everywhere. They need people who speak their language.
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