Learn expressions and language that you can use when you are asking for directions.
Directions: Practice the conversation. (0:00 ~ 2:14) While you read, make sure you know what the underlined expressions mean.
Choose one of these words to complete each sentence.
(Ø, at, at, from, on, onto, to)
Directions: Make sentences using the words provided.
☛ school / swimming pool / behind
There is a swimming pool behind the school.
☛ phone booth / game cafe / bank / between
There is a phone booth (in) between the game cafe and the bank.
☛ movie theater / Burger King / across
The movie theater is across (the street) from Burger King.
☛ bookstore / sushi restaurant / next
The bookstore is next to the sushi restaurant.
☛ mailbox / post office / front
There is a mailbox in front of the post office.
☛ bus stop / park / near
The bus stop is near the park.
☛ bookstore / corner
The bookstore is at the corner of Granville (Street) and Main (Street).
☛ movie theater / on
The movie theater is on Oak (Street).
Directions: With a partner, take turns politely asking for the location of the shops and building in this neighborhood.
A: Excuse me. Could you tell me where the post office is?
B: Sure. The post office is on Main Street. It's next to the Mexican Restaurant.
A: Thanks for you help.
Other ways to ask: