ASKING FOR DIRECTIONS (1) – BASIC FRENCH VOCABULARY PHRASES

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TOPIC: ASKING FOR DIRECTIONS (1)

The following French phrases will teach you how to ask for directions (part 1). 

I don’t know about you, when it comes to following verbal directions or finding my way out of a place, I am most certainly the worst candidate out there. Luckily for me, we now have various mobile GPS apps that are very helpful. Part 1 of this lesson present common phrases you can use to ask for directions. Enjoy!

1. PREVIEW: WORDS & PHRASES

1. une carte

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Map

2. Puis-je avoir une carte?

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May I have a map?

3. Excusez-moi, puis-je vous poser une question?

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Excuse me, can I ask you a question?

4. J’aimerais aller à _____.

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I’d like to go to _______.

5. Où est ______?

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Where is ____?

6. Où est le bureau de poste?

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Where is the post office?

7. Voudriez-vous me montrer le chemin?.

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Would you show me the way?

8. Pourriez-vous me dire comment y aller?

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Could you show me how to get there?

9. Pourriez-vous m’indiquer le chemin pour aller à ______?

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Could you give me directions to _____?

10. Est-ce qu’il y a ____ dans les environs?

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Is there ____ around here?

11. Y a-t-il un café dans les parages?

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Is there a cafe near here?

12. Je suis perdu.

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I’m lost.

13. Où suis-je?

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Where am I?

14. Où est-ce sur cette carte?

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Where is it on this map?

15. J’aimerais aller à cet endroit.

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I’d like to go to this place.

16. A quelle distance est-ce que c’est?

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How far is it?

17. C’est près d’ici.

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It’s near here.

18. Ce n’est pas très loin d’ici.

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It’s not very far from here.

2. PRACTICE: CARD SETS + QUIZZES

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3. CONNECT: QUESTIONS & COMMENTS

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