ESOL Sc/E1.3c Ask for directions and location

Sc/E1.3: Ask questions to obtain specific information
ESOL Sc/E1.3c: Ask for directions and location

  • ask questions, using where. Example: Excuse me, where's the post office?
  • be able to pronounce place names clearly, when asking for directions to them.  Example: Excuse me, where is Queens Park Road?
  • understand the importance of checking back.  Example: Turn left here, then turn right. - Left, then right? - Yes.

(See also Lr/E1.3b)

A trip to the cinema is an interactive narrative that follows family as they select a film to see (skimming and scanning), catch the bus (buying a ticket), ask for directions to the cinema, buy cinema tickets and snacks!
Provides prompts, dialogue scripts, maps and other ideas for speaking and listening work. Ideal for revision or recapping after student have covered buying things, giving directions, asking for information, etc.
Please read the notes area on slide 1 of this PPT for teaching ideas, curriculum links, etc.

Entry Level 1
ESOL Lr/E1.3b Follow directions
ESOL Rt/E1.1b Obtain information from texts
ESOL Rw/E1.1a Recognise a limited number of words, signs and symbols
ESOL Sc/E1.2a Make requests: ask for things or action
ESOL Sc/E1.3b Ask for information
ESOL Sc/E1.3c Ask for directions and location
ESOL Sc/E1.4c Give directions and instructions
Art Film Media Music Radio TV
Leisure, Hobbies, Travel & Tourism