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Asking For And Giving Directions
Students look at a city plan/ map and do the following activities - complete sentences with the right prepositions of place; complete dialogues by choosing the appropriate expressions related to giving directions; read the directions and follow them in the city plan to find out where they are; correct wrong information in a given direction; complet...
Level: elementary
Age: 12-14
Downloads: 2699

giving directions
This worksheet will promote communicative skill on the topic of giving directions to places.
Level: elementary
Age: 10-10
Downloads: 2388

OTHER RESOURCES AVAILABLE IN MY WEBSITE: WWW.ESLCHALLENGE.NET This is a pair work activity that can be used with the cards or without them. If you use the cards, one of the students will read the sentences giving the directions and the other student will try to guess the name of the public place from the main card. A different possibility is to...
Level: elementary
Age: 9-11
Downloads: 2025

This is a worksheet I made for my students about asking for and giving directions. It consists of some general vocabulary and expressions used for asking and giving directions, a map I built up from scratch and an exercise in which students have to buid four dialogues applying what they´ve learnt about the subject. I hope you find it useful! Have...
Level: elementary
Age: 12-17
Downloads: 1747

Giving Directions (key on page 2)
Look at the map, follow the directions and write the answers, plus fill in the conversations with the words given. Use the map for more oral practice (I always have groups following my directions first and then each group takes turns to give directions). For a ppt interactive game go here: http://www.eslprinta bles.com/powerpoint. asp?id=19998#thetop
Level: intermediate
Age: 11-14
Downloads: 1486

Level: elementary
Age: 9-11
Downloads: 1256

ASKING FOR AND GIVING DIRECTIONS - Tips on how to ask for and give directions and a city map for the students to look at and do several activities such as: completing dialogues by choosing the appropriate expressions related to giving directions; completing a dialogue with the words/ phrases provided, etc. I hope it’s useful. I would like to thank...
Level: intermediate
Age: 11-17
Downloads: 1202

Treasure Hunt
This is a fun and easy exercise for elementary students to teach them the names of different places in a city and giving directions. All the exercises are made by me :)
Level: elementary
Age: 10-17
Downloads: 989



      1.- Write the correct preposition.-  (far from - near from  - beside - behind - between -                                                                 across from)
        Where is the police station?
      The police station is the bank and the store.
      Where is the movie theater?
      The movie theater is  the restaurant.
      Where is the store?
      The store is  the police station.
      Where is the train station?
      The train station is  the bank.
      Where is the hospital?
      The hospital is   the church.
      Where is the school?
      The school is  the drugstore.
      2.- Solve the wordsearch.- There are 15 places.


   3.- Choose the correct option from the box.-
               Today is your birthday, you invited Sarah, and you are giving her directions to get to your home.-
               You.- Hi! Sarah, What are you doing tonight?
                Sarah.- Nothing, Why?
                You.- Because, today is my birthday, and I'm having a party. Do you want to come?
                Sarah.- Great! Where do you live?
                You.- Ok, from your house, Walk straight ahead on Broadway Street, then turn
                           right on First Avenue, walk two blocks, my house is on the corner of First
                           Avenue and Central Street.
                WHICH ONE IS MY HOUSE?  
            4.- Choose the correct option from the box.-
            The restaurant is between the bank and the hotel.    
             The school is in front of the police station.                
             The supermarket is across from the train station.    
             YOU ARE AT THE X POINT.- Follow the directions and write the name of the
             place inside the box, use the names of the places above.
              Walk straight one block, turn left on Apple Street, it's on the corner of Apple
                Street and First Avenue.
               Walk straight ahead on Second Avenue, turn left on Main Street, walk one block,
               get to the train station and cross the street. 
                Walk straight, turn left on Apple Street walk for one block, then
                 turn right and walk one block on First Ave., then turn right on Main street. It's 
                 next to the the bank .
                5.-  Help the driver get where he wants.- Write true, if the direction is correct
                       or false if the direction is incorrect.
                      Excuse me. How do I get to the cinema?
                      It's easy. First, go straight,  turn right,  turn left,
                      then, drive for  one block,  two blocks. 
                      After that,  turn right,  turn left and  drive for two
                      blocks,  three blocks.
                      Finally,  turn left,  turn right and the cinema is  across from,
                           behind the castle.



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