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English USA

Lesson 6 - Part2

Worksheet - Part1 - Part2

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In the next English USA Lesson, you will learn how to ask for directions and give simple directions to others.

Martin Learner is inside a museum. He meets the director.

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This is English USA on the Voice of America. Now, Lesson 6, Part 2.

 

 

 

Martin:

Hello. I'm Martin Learner.

 

Director:

Good morning.

 

Martin:

I'm a reporter for the Voice of America.

 

Director:

I'm Elizabeth Gonzalez.

 

Martin:

I'm writing a story about museums in the United States.

 

Director:

How may I help you?

 

Martin:

First, I want to see the museum. Then I want to ask some questions. What do you do?

 

Director:

I'm the director of the museum.

 

Martin:

Good.

 

Director:

I direct all of the work in the museum. What do you want to see first?

 

Martin:

I like to write about people.

 

Director:

Then you must see the American rooms. Come, I'll show you the way.

 

Martin:

Thank you. Where are the American rooms?

 

Director:

First, go upstairs. Go straight ahead. Turn left in the second ROOM.

 

Martin:

Upstairs, straight ahead, turn left.

 

Director:

Yes. The American rooms are upstairs.

 

Martin:

Excuse me. Are these the American rooms?

 

Male 1:

No. They are on the left. Look there. Do you see that door?

 

Martin:

Yes.

 

Male 1:

Go there. Turn left. Then go straight ahead.

 

Female 1:

Excuse me, please. Where are the Native American rooms?

 

Martin:

I'm sorry. I don't know. Ask that man over there.

 

Male 2:

Hello. Where is the office?

 

Martin:

Go downstairs. Then turn right.

 

Male 2:

Thanks.

 

2.

Let's listen to part of this conversation again.

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Martin:

Where are the American rooms?

 

Director:

Go upstairs. Then turn left.

 

 

 

 

Male 2:

Where is the office?

 

Martin:

Go downstairs. Then turn right.

 

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The most useful phrases for giving directions in English are Straight ahead. which means go straight ahead. Turn right. Turn left. which mean turn right or turn left. Another useful word is "go" which means go in the direction of or to a specific place. 

 

Go straight ahead:

 

Turn right:

 

Turn left:

 

Go

 

 

4. Now Martin is going out side and searching for a coffee shop.

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Martin:

Excuse me. Where is a coffee shop?

 

Female 2:

Sorry. I don't know.

 

Martin:

Please, excuse me. Where is a coffee shop?

 

Male 1:

Coffee shop? Go to the Post Office. Then turn right. It's on Adams Street.

 

Martin:

Excuse me. Where is Adams Street?

 

Female 1:

Straight ahead.

 

Martin:

Excuse me. Where is a coffee shop?

 

Male 2:

Go one block. Do you see that hotel? Turn right.

 

Martin:

Thanks.

 

Martin:

Excuse me, please. Where is the coffee shop?

 

Female 2:

Uhh. Coffee shop. Go over there.

 

Martin:

Oh, I see. Thanks.

 

Waitress:

Hello.

 

Martin:

Hello. Coffee, please.

 

Martin:

Ahhh. Wonderful.

 

English USA

Lesson 6 - Part2

Worksheet - Part1 - Part2