Giving Directions ESL Lesson

  • Topic: Giving & Asking for Directions ESL Lesson
  • Communication Objectives: Children will learn how to ask for and give directions. They will also review vocabulary related
  • Language Objectives:  Learn how to ask for directions using 'where is' and 'how do I get' question format. Also learn to use imperatives to give directions - go straight, turn right, walk down Maple street.


  • Dialogue Story:  Freddie and Lisa leave for the city with the expressed purpose of watching a game at the stadium. While in the city, they have difficulties finding the stadium. They stop and ask two strangers for directions and finally find their way to the stadium.
  • Sentence Structures:
    • Excuse me, where is the soccer stadium?
    • It's on Maple Street.
    • How do we get to Maple Street?
    • Go straight and turn right at the intersection.
    • It's opposite the next bus stop.

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