Directions English lesson learning how to give directions
If you are visiting the UK or a country that speaks English you may have to ask someone for directions.
What will I learn from the lesson learning how to give directions and asking someone for help?
This lesson you will learn the basic in asking for directions on how to go somewhere. The first part of the lesson you will learn the 3 basic commands that are commonly used. After learning the commands the rest of the lesson shows examples of how to use the commands in sentences.
Hint! learn the three commands below
Go left at the end of the road
Go right at the end of the road
Go straight ahead
Example of how to use the 3 commands when asking for directions.
The hospital is on the left
Please tell where the hospital is? It is on the left
The hospital is on left after the Hotel
The Ice cream shop is on the right
Please tell me the ice cream shop is? It is on the right
The ice cream shop is on right next to the Hospital
Please tell me how to get to the ice cream shop? keep walking ahead it's on the right
The pet shop is straight ahead
Please tell where the pet shop is? It is on the straight ahead
The pet shop is straight ahead on the right
The pet shop is straight ahead on the left next to the ice cream shop
Where is the ice cream shop?
The ice cream shop is further down the road on the left
Where is the hospital?
keep going straight ahead you will see it on the right
Where is the pet shop?
it is on the right in between ice cream shop and the hosiptal
Asking for directions with another person over the telephone
Mr Bean : - How do I get to your house?
Mrs Jones : - Are you walking or coming by car?
Mr Bean : - I will be coming by car.
Mr Bean : - Please could you tell me the easiest way of getting to your house?
Mrs Jones : - Take the M6 to Manchester and come of at junction 6
Mrs Jones : - Then go straight on at the roundabout and take the next left my house is on the left number 2
Mr Bean : - Is that the fastest way of getting to your house?
Mrs Jones : - Yes, it is the quickest way by car.
** HINT **
Remember when asking for directions from someone and you don't understand ask them to speak more slowly, if you still struggling and it is possible get them to draw a map.
Practise using directions
If you are at school give directions to various parts of your school.
Example school canteen:
Turn left at the end of the corridor got yo the end of the next corridor and turn right you will see the entrance on the left.
Don't forget if need help use the forum to post a question
Try giving directions for the following:
Were you leave to the nearest shop.
Place of work to the nearest petrol station.
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