Asking for and Giving Directions in English

In this lesson, you will learn a list of useful sentences to use when asking for or giving directions in English.

Asking for Directions

Some ways to ask for directions in English.

  • Are we on the right road for London?
  • Can you show me on the map, please?
  • I’m looking for this address.
  • How do I find…?
  • Excuse me, How can I go to …?
  • Do you have a map?
  • Are you from around here?
  • Where is …?
  • Which the best way to …?
  • How do I get to the library?
  • Where is the nearest post office?
  • Can you tell me the way to the Big Hotel?
  • Pardon me, I’m lost, how do I get to …?
  • I’m looking for …
  • Could you direct me to …?
  • May I ask for some help? I need to get to …?
  • How can we get to High Park?
  • Is it far?
  • Excuse me, could you tell me how to get to the bus station?

Giving Directions

How to give directions in English.

  • Turn left into … Street
  • Go down …
  • It’s in the middle of the block
  • You will pass a supermarket on your left
  • Take this road
  • Turn right at the crossroads
  • Go up…
  • It’s on the corner
  • Go straight ahead
  • Cross…
  • Go along…
  • Turn left
  • Turn right
  • It’s on your left
  • It’s on your right
  • It’s about 100 meters from here
  • Take the first road on the right
  • Take the second road on the left
  • It’s next to…

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