Travel and sightseeing are always fun, but if you find yourself lost in a new city on vacation, you will probably have to ask for directions. Understanding directions is a big part of this. Look at the expressions below and be sure to understand the meaning of the places on the map before you begin the listening activity:
|– across from
– in front of
– next to
Study the map. Then, listen to each sentence and choose TRUE or FALSE. Review the script to this listening activity at the bottom of the page.
Draw a neighborhood map of the area where you live (or a place you know well like a school or your work). Write the names of buildings and stores in the area. Then, talk about the map. Another idea is to find a map of a famous area or place in your city and tell a partner how to get there from other locations (for example, your home).