Asking the way / Giving directions

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Asking the way / Giving directions by Mind Map: Asking the way / Giving directions

1. Asking for the way

1.1. Excuse me.

1.2. Where's the (nearest) ... ?

1.3. How do I get to the ... ?

1.4. Can you tell me the way to the ... ?

1.5. Is there a ... near here?

2. Saying you don't know

2.1. I'm sorry. I'm a stranger here myself.

2.2. I'm sorry, I don't know.

3. Giving directions

3.1. Go | Walk | Drive

3.1.1. straight

3.1.1.1. ahead.

3.1.1.2. on.

3.1.2. along ...

3.1.2.1. Avenue.

3.1.2.2. Road.

3.1.2.3. Street.

3.1.3. as far as the ...

3.1.4. up | down ...

3.1.5. past ...

3.1.6. through the roundabout.

3.1.7. across the

3.1.7.1. bridge.

3.1.7.2. street.

3.2. Cross the ...

3.3. Take the first | second | third (turning) on the left | right.

3.4. Turn left | right at the

3.4.1. ...

3.4.2. crossroads.

3.4.3. roundabout.

3.4.4. traffic lights.

3.5. Turn round.

4. Asking for the distance

4.1. How far is that?

4.2. Is it far from here?

5. Saying where a place is

5.1. It's

5.1.1. at | on the corner of ...

5.1.2. behind ...

5.1.3. between ... and ...

5.1.4. in front of ...

5.1.5. near ...

5.1.6. next to ...

5.1.7. opposite | across from...

5.2. It's just around the corner.

5.3. It's over there.

5.4. It's the first | second ... on the left | right.

5.5. The ... is on the left | right.

5.6. That's the biggest | tallest | smallest building on the left | right.

6. Saying thank you

6.1. Thanks a lot.

6.2. Thank you anyway.

7. Giving information about the distance

7.1. It's ...

7.1.1. ... minutes on foot | by car.

7.1.2. no distance at all.

7.1.3. a ... minutes walk.

7.2. Just a few minutes on foot.

7.3. The ... is not far away.

7.4. You can't miss it.

8. Sentence starters

8.1. First ...

8.2. Then ... | After that ... | Next ...

8.3. Now ...

8.4. Finally ... | At last ...

9. Thinking

9.1. Hang on. | Wait a minute.

9.2. Let me think.

9.3. That's easy.

9.4. Yes, of course.

10. Ending

10.1. It's my pleasure.

10.2. No problem.

10.3. That's okay.

10.4. You're welcome.