Everyday English for ESL kids

Asking for and Giving Directions

lessons for kids learning everyday English expressions

Learn English through pictures, sounds and sentence examples! In this lesson you will learn how to ask for and give directions in English.

How to ask for help

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.

English lessons in a fun way
Everyday English lessons
Learn English through pictures

Where is the post office?

English resources for teachers
English expressions in pictures

Is there a pet shop near here?

English learning resources
English resources: expressions

How to get to the bank?

ESL teaching resources
Resources for teaching English to kids

How do I get to the station?

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.

Learn English in a fun way
Everyday expressions

on the left

Asking for and giving directions

on the right

Asking for directions in English


Giving directions in English


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


Fun English lessons for kids

Where is the Wizard Hotel?

English resources for ESL teachers

In the market place on the left.

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

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

Here are some ideas.

Games for learning English
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.