asking for and giving directions
english lesson for kids

Everyday English for ESL kids

Learn English expressions through pictures, sounds and sentence examples!

Learn English expressions

how you can ask

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.

Everyday English lessons
Learn English through pictures

Where is the post office, please?

English resources for teachers
English expressions in pictures

Excuse me. Is there a pet shop near here?

English learning resources
English resources: expressions

Excuse me. How to get to the bank?

ESL teaching resources
Resources for teaching English to kids

Excuse me. How do I get to the station?

Learn English expressions in a fun way

how to give directions

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.

Everyday expressions

on the left

Asking for and giving directions

on the right

Asking for directions in English


Giving directions in English


Fun English lessons for kids

Where is the Wizard Hotel?

English resources for ESL teachers

In the market place on the left.

English expressions about directions

turn left

English for kids: everyday expressions

turn right

English expressions: fun activities for kids

go ahead

English expressions: fun lessons for kids


Lessons for kids learning English

Excuse me. How do I get to the swimming pool?

Basic English expressions through sounds

Go ahead, then take the third street on the right.

Games for learning English

Games for learning English

This game is easy to play. Just do what I say.

Here are some ideas.

Everyday English: lessons for ESL kids

If you are wearing something yellow, turn to the left.

English expressions: resources for teachers

If you are wearing something green, turn to the right.

Basic English for kids: learning resources

If you are wearing something red, take two steps back.

ESL teaching materials

If you are wearing something pink, take two steps forward.

asking for and giving directions in english

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.