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1. A FREE MORNING


The Tate Modern, London
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If you want to know more about Tate Modern, click here: http//www.tate.org.uk/modern/


South Bank map
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2. VOCABULARY


A is in front of B
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A is opposite B
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3. ASKING THE WAY


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ASKING FOR DIRECTIONS

QUESTIONS
ANSWERS
Where is .... (Armando's restaurant / Oak Steet)?
Go straight on (until you come to the traffic lights.)
Is ......(Armando's restaurant / Oak Steet) near here?
Go along ...
Can you tell me the way to ....(Armando's restaurant / Oak Steet)?
Go past the post office. / the department store.
Do you know where .... (Armando's restaurant / Oak Steet) is?
Pass the post office.

Go over the bridge.

Go through the park.

Turn left. / right (into Oak Street) / (on Oak Street) / (at Oak Street / at the 1st corner / at the 2nd corner).

Cross the river. / the street.

Take the first / second road on the left / right.



It's on the left / right. It's on your right / left.

It's on the corner of Second Avenue and Pine Street.

It's on / in Oak Street. / Second Avenue.

It's opposite the library.

It's in front of ...

It's next to the park.

It's near ...

It's between ...

It's on / at the corner

It's behind ...

It's far from here.

It's over there.



I'm sorry, I don't know. I'm from out of town.

I met him on the street. (=Me lo encontré en la calle, traducción del Diccionario Oxford Español-Inglés, Inglés-Español).
I met him in the street. (=Me lo encontré por la calle, traducción del Diccionario Oxford Español-Inglés, Inglés-Español).

It's on Elm Street. (=Está en la calle Elm, traducción del Diccionario Oxford Español-Inglés, Inglés-Español).
It's in Elm Street. (=Está en la calle Elm, traducción del Diccionario Oxford Español-Inglés, Inglés-Español).



Here you have other expressions to give directions:

Where's the post office, please? The post office is on the left.

at the end of
al final de
The chemist's is at the end of High Street.
at the start of
al principio de
The chemist's is at the start of High Street.
the pavement
la acera

to be located
estar situado
The hospital is located on the outskirts of the city.
to get lost
perderse
We've got lost!
to go straight ahead
seguir recto
Go straight ahead.





























1.
Excuse me. Can you tell me where South Street is, please?
Excuse me, please. Could you tell me the way to the station?
Excuse me, but I’m trying to find the Town Hall.
Excuse me, please. Could you tell me how to get to the town centre?
2.
Take the second on the the left and then ask again.
Turn round and turn left at the traffic-lights.
Take the third on the right and go straight on.
First right, second left. You can’t miss it.
3.
Is it far.
Will it take me long to get there?
Should I take a bus?
Is it too far to walk?
4.
No, it’s only about five minuts’ walk.
No, it’s no distance at all.
No, you can walk it in under five minutes.
No, it’s only a couple of hundred yards.
5.
Many thanks.
Thank you.
Thank you very much indeed
Thanks very much.
6.
Not at all.
That’s OK.
That’s quite all right.
It’s a pleasure.



Speaking Activity:
Look where you are in the map. Try to ask for directions in order to go to one of these buildings:

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Do the quiz:





Do the quiz:





Directions - Activities on-line:
· Asking and giving directions
· Listen and tick T / F
· Asking directions - Multiple choice
· Real English - Videos and exercises
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GAMES!!!
· Giving Directions Games OUP (Click on "game".)



LISTENING

Listening Practice
Click on the link, listen and do the activities: · The London Uderground




Oxford University Press Practical English: Audio Phrase Bank File 6

Oxford University Press Vocabulary: common objects




4. JENNY AND ROB GO SIGHTSEEING


Vocabulary:
gift shop = a place where you can buy a present
the top floor = the highest floor in a building; underneath the roof.
a power station = an electrical generating station



The Millennium Bridge is a new bridge over the Thames, shich was build to celebrate the year 2000.

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The Globe Theatre
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