Real Talk #002 – Directions

Have you ever dreamed of visiting an English-speaking country? Get ready for your travels with this Real Talk episode, where Andrew and Morag discuss some of the most useful phrases for asking for directions.

Fun facts

At 9.985 million km2, Canada is the second largest country in the world, right behind Russia. The name Canada first began to appear on maps around the 16th century, and can be traced back to the writings of Jacques Cartier.
Cartier noticed that the Aboriginal peoples of Canada used kanata when referring to their settlements, and took this to be the name of the entire country./p>

Expressions you’ll learn in this episode

  • Where is the closest something?
  • How would I get to somewhere?
  • Can you show me on a map/phone?
  • How far is it to somewhere?
  • I’m sorry, but I didn’t get that
  • To get the short end of the stick

Copyright:Audio/Learning Materials: Culips English Learning Podcast

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