Giving Directions

 

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Excuse me? I'm trying to find the "Aroma" restaurant. Do you know where it is?en
Yes, I do. It's just around the corner. Turn left and then go straight and left again.en
Could you repeat that and speak a little bit slower? My English isn't so good.en
Of course. Turn left here and then go straight for about 500 meters. Then turn left again and the restaurant will be on your right-hand side.en
How long do you think it will take me to get there?en
Should be no more than a 10 minute walk.en
Ok, thank you so much. I'm here on vacation and I'm having a hard time finding my way around.en
No worries, you are welcome!en
 

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Excuse me? I'm trying to find the "Aroma" restaurant. Do you know it is?
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  •   Yes, I do. It's just 
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    the corner. Turn left and then go straight and left again.
     
 
 
Yes, I do. It's just the corner. Turn left and then go straight and left again.
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  •   Could you repeat that and speak a little bit 
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Could you repeat that and speak a little bit ? My English isn't so good.
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  •   Of course. Turn left here and then go straight for about 500 meters. Then turn left again and the restaurant will be on your right-hand 
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Of course. Turn left here and then go straight for about 500 meters. Then turn left again and the restaurant will be on your right-hand .
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  •   How long do you think it will take me to get 
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How long do you think it will take me to get ?
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Should be no more than a 10 minute .
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  •   Ok, thank you so much. I'm here on vacation and I'm having a hard time finding my 
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Ok, thank you so much. I'm here on vacation and I'm having a hard time finding my around.
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No worries, you are !
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Learn important phrases

Could you tell me how to get to the train station?en
I'm sorry, I don't know where that is.en
Where is the nearest supermarket?en
Cross the intersection and keep walking for two blocks.en
Is it far from here?en
No its close. The house is next to the store.en
Am I on the right way to the hospital?en
You’re going in the wrong direction.en
Could you tell me how to get to the train station?
 
I'm sorry, I don't know where that is.
 
Where is the nearest supermarket?
 
Cross the intersection and keep walking for two blocks.
 
Is it far from here?
 
No its close. The house is next to the store.
 
Am I on the right way to the hospital?
 
You’re going in the wrong direction.
 
 
 

Practice the phrases

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Practice Listening

Listen to the dialog and choose the matching statement.
 
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    • The nearest store is opposite the restaurant.en
       
    • The nearest store is opposite the hospital.en
       
    • The nearest store is opposite the church.en
       
 
 
 
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    • Turn left and then keep walking for two blocks.en
       
    • Turn left and then keep walking for one block.en
       
    • Turn right and then keep walking for two blocks.en
       
 
 
 
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    • Cross the intersection and the restaurant is on your left-hand side.en
       
    • Cross the intersection and the restaurant is on the left.en
       
    • Cross the intersection and the restaurant is on your right-hand side.en
       
 
 
 
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Speak your answers to the dialog (when it's your turn). Record your answers to the dialog (when it's your turn). Then replay your recording and compare each recorded part to the original.
David
Excuse me? I'm trying to find the "Aroma" restaurant. Do you know where it is?en
You
Yes, I do. It's just around the corner. Turn left and then go straight and left again. en
Could you repeat that and speak a little bit slower? My English isn't so good.en
Of course. Turn left here and then go straight for about 500 meters. Then turn left again and the restaurant will be on your right-hand side. en
How long do you think it will take me to get there?en
Should be no more than a 10 minute walk. en
Ok, thank you so much. I'm here on vacation and I'm having a hard time finding my way around.en
No worries, you are welcome! en
Speak your answers to the dialog (when it's your turn). Record your answers to the dialog (when it's your turn). Then replay your recording and compare each recorded part to the original.
You
Excuse me? I'm trying to find the "Aroma" restaurant. Do you know where it is? en
Stranger
Yes, I do. It's just around the corner. Turn left and then go straight and left again.en
Could you repeat that and speak a little bit slower? My English isn't so good. en
Of course. Turn left here and then go straight for about 500 meters. Then turn left again and the restaurant will be on your right-hand side.en
How long do you think it will take me to get there? en
Should be no more than a 10 minute walk.en
Ok, thank you so much. I'm here on vacation and I'm having a hard time finding my way around. en
No worries, you are welcome!en
 
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