Giving directions conversation between 2 people and useful tips asking and giving directions
Whats the conversation on giving and asking directions about?
This conversation is between 2 people called William and Kate. William stops Kate in the street to ask for directions on how to get to the train station. After the conversation is some useful tips on asking and giving directions.
Conversation on asking for directions
William: Excuse me, am sorry to trouble you, but could you tell me how I can get to the train station?
Kate: Yes no problem, it's that way. Keeping walking straight ahead then after you pass the library you have to turn left. then take your first right and it's across from the bus station. You cannot miss it!
William: Thank you so much! I have only been in Manchester for 2 days, so I don't know how to get anywhere yet.
Kate: Oh, I know that feeling. Me and my husband moved here a 6 months ago, and I still don't know how to find certain places! Manchester is so big.
William: So just to double check Keep walking straight ahead till I pass the library, then I have to turn left and take the first right. Then it's across the bus station. Is that correct?
Kate: Yes, that is correct.
William: Well thanks for helping me. I must go and catch my train, hopefully I haven't miss it!
Kate: OK, bye.
Useful hints on asking and giving directions
Questions you can ask about directions
Can you please tell me how do I can get to Oxford Street?
Where is the nearest supermarket?
How can I get to the local market?
I'm trying get to Downing Street.
How do I get to the office?
What's the best way to get to your house next?
Where is Mc Donalds can you tell me please?
How to give directions to somebody else
Go straight on till you see the hospital then turn left.
Turn back, you have gone past the turning.
Turn left when you see a roundabout.
Turn right at the end of the road and my house is number 67.
Cross the junction and keep going for about 1 mile.
Take the third road on the right and you will see the office on the right.
Take the third road on the right and you will see the shop on the left.
Take the second road on the left and you will see the house on the left.
Take the second road on the left and you will see the hospital straight ahead.
The hospital is opposite the railway station.
The shop is near the hospital.
The house is next to the local cricket ground.
The shop is in between the chemist and KFC.
At the end of the road you will see a roundabout.
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