Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Giving Directions in English for French speakers

Giving directions in English can be difficult for speakers of other languages,  here is a list of common directions that you might find when driving a car.  The chart is for French Speakers.

côté de la banque next to the bank
continuez toujourscontinue on
continuez tout droit keep going straight
de l'autre côtéon the other side
en face de la banqueacross from the bank
faites demi-tourmake a U-turn
le croisement intersection
le feu set of lightsset of lights
suivez la routefollow the road
tournez à droite make a right
tournez à gaucheturn left


Exercise: 

Write 10 sentences in English giving directions to a driver. 

Example: 

Please tell me where to find City Hall?   First you go straight, and at the 1st traffic light make a left. 

Now it is your turn:  Make your sentence any length you want.  

1._________________________________________________

2_________________________________________________

3.________________________________________________

4.________________________________________________

5._______________________________________________




Lesson Plan by Rachael Alice Orbach - Professional English teacher 

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