Here you have some useful expressions when giving directions. Watch the video and read the dialogue.
Mark: Where exactly is it? I’m sorry, I didn’t catch that. OK. How far is it? OK, OK. Merçi. Au revoir.
Jacques: Any luck?
Mark: I think I’ve found an apartment. How do I get to Belleville?
Jacques: The easiest way is to get the metro at Pyramides. Take Line 14 and change at Châtelet.
Jacques: Then take Line 11 towards Mairie des Lilas.
Mark: Where do I get off?
Jacques: At Belleville.
Mark: How many stops is it?
Jacques: Six, I think.
Mark: Oh right, I’ve found it on the map. How long does it take to get there?
Jacques: About half an hour.
Nicole: Have you found a flat?
Mark: Yes, in Belleville this time.
Nicole: When are you going to see it?
Mark: This afternoon.
Nicole: If you can wait till six, I’ll give you a lift. I live near Belleville so I’m driving that way.
Mark: That’s great. Thanks.
Now practise repeating the red phrases. Copy the rhythm.
Adapted from: Oxenden, Clive, and Christina Latham-Koenig. New English File Intermediate. Student’s Book. 3rd ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008.