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English USA

Lesson 10 - Part1

Worksheet - Part1 - Part2

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In the next English USA lesson you will learn how to request help with a map.

Today you will learn how to ask for directions with the aid of a map. Martin has lost his way in his car and stops to ask several people for help.

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This is English USA on the Voice of America. Now, Lesson 10, Part 1.

 

 

 

Martin:

Excuse me. Where is Martin Luther King School?

 

Man:

What?

 

Martin:

Where is Martin--

 

Man:

Wait a minute. Let me turn OFF my engine.

 

Man:

Now.

 

Martin:

Where is Martin Luther King School?

 

Man:

Hmmm. Go three roads. Is it three? No. Go four roads. Then turn right. Then go two roads.

 

Martin:

Wait. I have a map.

 

Man:

Good.

 

Martin:

Show me Martin Luther King School.

 

Man:

Look here. We are here. There's the school.

 

Martin:

I see. I go straight ahead three roads.

 

Man:

Then turn and go there.

 

Martin:

Turn right and go two roads.

 

Man:

Martin Luther King School is there.

 

Martin:

Wonderful. Thank you.

 

 

 

 

Woman:

Goodbye Mr. Learner.

 

Martin:

Thank you very much for your time. Goodbye. Where is the airport?

 

Woman:

Oh, the airport? It's on Nixon Road.

 

Martin:

Where is Nixon Road?

 

Woman:

Turn left. Go straight ahead. Look for the sign.

 

Martin:

I have a map. Please show me.

 

Woman:

Oh, good.

 

Woman:

Look here. We are here. That's the school.

 

Martin:

I see.

 

Woman:

Now look there. That's the airport. Turn left. Go straight ahead. Then turn on Nixon Road.

 

Martin:

Thank you very much. Goodbye.

 

 

 

 

Martin:

Hello.

 

Man:

You again.

 

Martin:

Yes. Sorry. I'm looking for the airport.

 

Man:

O.K. Show me your map.

 

Man:

Where is the airport? Hmm. We are here.

 

Martin:

I know that.

 

Man:

The airport is there. Do you see the airport?

 

Martin:

Yes.

 

Man:

Look at this road. Go straight ahead. Then turn right. That is Nixon Road.

 

Martin:

O.K. Thanks. Goodbye.

 

2.

Let's listen to part of this conversation again. Listen closely to Martin Learner.

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Man:

Turn right. Then go two roads.

 

Martin:

I have a map. Show me the school.

 

 

 

 

Woman:

Go to Nixon Road.

 

Martin:

I have a map. Show me the airport.

 

3. 

Now you request someone to show you a place on a map.

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Man:

Turn right. Then go two roads.

 

You:

[I have a map. Show me the school.]

 

 

 

 

Woman:

Go to Nixon Road.

 

You:

[I have a map. Show me the airport.]

 

4.
 

Now, try to give directions to a place in your area. Listen to Martin Learner first.

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Martin:

Where is the school?

 

Man:

Go four roads. Then turn right.

 

 

 

 

Martin:

Where is the airport?

 

Woman:

Turn left. Go straight ahead. The airport is on Nixon Road.

 

 

 

 

Martin:

Where is the school?

 

You:

[Go four roads. Then turn right.]

 

 

 

 

Martin:

Where is the airport?

 

You:

[Turn left. Go straight ahead. The airport is on Nixon Road.]

 

 

 

 

Man:

Where are you going?

 

Martin:

I'm going to Seattle. I'm a reporter. I'm going to write a story.

 

Man:

Are you from Seattle?

 

Martin:

No. I'm from Chicago. I live in Baltimore now.

 

Man:

Good luck.

 

Martin:

Thanks.

  

English USA

Lesson 10 - Part1

Worksheet - Part1 - Part2