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 bank of china near by here?

No. I never seen it before.

2. Can you tell me how to go to India?

Sorry. I don't have any ideas

3. Where's china town?

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

4. How do you get to the school?

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.

See also :

Speaking : Asking for Directions, Asking about Location

Textbook : New Interchange 1, Chapter 8, English Knowhow, Book 1, Chapter 5