General English Level 1 V 3
UNIT 04 Somewhere to live TOPIC 03 How do I get there?
LANGUAGE FOCUS 07 Asking for and giving directions
 
Amy and Mei say
Mei:
Come to my place for lunch on Saturday.
Amy:
I'd love to, but I don't know where you live. How do I get there?

 

Amy asks for directions to Mei's place. She asks "How do I get there?"

To ask someone for directions we:

1. Let them know we want to ask: "Excuse me…."
2. Ask for directions: "Could you tell me where the station is?"
3. Say thank you: "Thanks for your help."

Excuse me, how do I get to the station please? It's straight ahead.
where's
could (can) you tell me where
is please?

I'm sorry, I don't know where the station is.

is near here?

Examples

1 Read the examples.
2 Click on each example to listen.
3. Practise saying each example.

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Now go to 08 LANGUAGE FOCUS The imperative.

 

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