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Asking and
giving
directions
Asking for directions
expressions
• How can I get to…?
• Where is the…?
• How far is the … from the…?
• Is there a … aroun...
Giving directions
expressions
• Go to the corner of… and…
• Turn left
• Turn right
• Pass the…
• Go straight ahead on… Str...
Transitions
• Use these words to connect ideas
• After that
• Then
• Next
• When you get to… go to…
• Finally
Example
• Excuse me. How can I get to the
hospital?
Go straight ahead on King’s Avenue and
turn left when you get to River...
Asking and giving directions
Asking and giving directions
Asking and giving directions
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Asking and giving directions

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Asking and giving directions

  1. 1. Asking and giving directions
  2. 2. Asking for directions expressions • How can I get to…? • Where is the…? • How far is the … from the…? • Is there a … around here? • Use polite expressions like «excuse me» or «Can you tell me…?» to ask for directions.
  3. 3. Giving directions expressions • Go to the corner of… and… • Turn left • Turn right • Pass the… • Go straight ahead on… Street/ avenue until you get to • It’s between the … and the… • It’s across from / in front of…
  4. 4. Transitions • Use these words to connect ideas • After that • Then • Next • When you get to… go to… • Finally
  5. 5. Example • Excuse me. How can I get to the hospital? Go straight ahead on King’s Avenue and turn left when you get to River Street. Pass the gym and the Post Office. The Hospital is between the School and the Church, across from the Hotel.

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