Asking for Personal Services
In This Chapter
• Requesting service
• Types of personal services you might need
• Explaining your need to shopkeepers
We often take personal services for granted—until we really need them. If you’re walking along and a heel on your favorite pair of shoes suddenly snaps off, you’ll be very happy to find a shoemaker and be able to ask to have it fixed.
Or suppose you’re on business in Germany with a major presentation approaching, and you realize you haven’t had your hair trimmed in months. You’ll sure be glad to head to the nearest salon and ask for a haircut.
In this chapter, you learn the phrases to request such services.
Asking for Services You Need
Like anyone else, travelers have a variety of personal ...