If you are in a new town and you want to know where a place or building is, you can ask for help. Here are some examples.
Where is the post office, please?
Excuse me. Is there a pet shop near here?
Excuse me. How to get to the bank?
Excuse me. How do I get to the station?
To understand street instructions and give directions in English, you have to learn a set of useful words and expressions.
Here are some examples. Click on the pictures below to hear the sounds.
on the left
on the right
Where is the Wizard Hotel?
In the market place on the left.
Excuse me. How do I get to the swimming pool?
Go ahead, then take the third street on the right.
This game is easy to play. Just do what I say.
Here are some ideas.
If you are wearing something yellow, turn to the left.
If you are wearing something green, turn to the right.
If you are wearing something red, take two steps back.
If you are wearing something pink, take two steps forward.
Check out other resources on the topic! This unit includes both online and printable materials that can help kids learn and practise basic English expressions in a fun way.