Skills

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Giving Directions

Here are some sample phrases and expressions to use in giving directions in English.
See also: Free-English-Study: Giving Directions
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(First,) go down this street (for ____ blocks).

(Then,) turn left/right at the traffic light.

(After that,) go straight on _____ Street until you get to the ______.

(When you get to the _____,) turn left/right again.

(Then,) stay on_______Avenue for about _______ yards/meters.

It's on your left, next to the __________. You can't miss it!

1. Excuse me. Is there a grocery store around here?

Yeah. There's one right across the street.

2. Can you tell me how to get to Phoenix?

Sorry. I don't live around here.

3. Where's Tanner's Leather Shop?

It's on the corner of Holly and Vine. Next to the library.

4. How do you get to the bank?

Go straight down this street for two blocks. Turn left when you get to Maple Street. Stay on Maple for half a block. It's on the left hand side.

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Last updated: 15 February, 2010 02:43:16