Getting Directions

Practice the conversation below wth a partner

Tourist: Excuse me, can you help me? I’m lost!

Person: Certainly, where would you like to go?

Tourist: I’d like to go to the museum, but I can’t find it. Is it far?

Person: No, not really. It’s about a 5 minute walk.

Tourist: Maybe I should call a taxi …

Person: No, no. It’s very easy. Really. (pointing) I can give you directions.

Tourist: Thank you. That’s very kind of you.

Person: Not at all. … Now, go along this street to the traffic lights. Do you see them?

Tourist: Yes, I can see them.

Person: Right, at the traffic lights, turn left into Queen Mary Avenue.

Tourist: Queen Mary Avenue.

Person: Right. Go straight on. Take the second left and enter Museum Drive.

Tourist: OK. Queen Mary Avenue, straight on and then the third left, Museum Drive.

Person: No, it’s the SECOND left.

Tourist: Ah, right. The second street on my left.

Person: Right. Just follow Museum Drive and the museum is at the end of the road.

Tourist: Great. Thanks again for your help.

Person: Not at all.

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