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ūüĒäPreguntar y dar direcciones en ingl√©s

por | Feb 8, 2021

Estos di√°logos se centran en pedir y dar direcciones. Practica estos di√°logos en ingl√©s que dan direcciones a diferentes lugares de una ciudad. Una vez que se sienta c√≥modo con el vocabulario, pida direcciones en su ciudad con un compa√Īero o un compa√Īero de clase. Imagina que est√°s viajando por tu ciudad.

ūüĎČPuntos gramaticales clave para recordar


Forma imperativa: debe utilizar la forma imperativa al proporcionar instrucciones. La forma imperativa se compone √ļnicamente del verbo sin sujeto, y le dice a alguien directamente qu√© hacer. A continuaci√≥n se muestran algunos ejemplos del imperativo del di√°logo.

  • Take the blue line.
  • Continue going straight.
  • Change to the grayline.

Si bien no usaría la forma imperativa en un discurso cortés normal, ya que se considera demasiado abrupto, es apropiado cuando se brinda la orientación solicitada.

Hacer preguntas usando cómo: Cómo se combina con muchos adjetivos para pedir información sobre detalles. Aquí hay algunas preguntas comunes sobre cómo:

  • How long?¬†
  • How much or many?
  • How often?¬†

ūüĎČPalabras y frases de vocabulario clave relacionadas con las instrucciones


Hay algunos puntos importantes de gram√°tica y vocabulario para recordar al pedir y dar instrucciones.

  • Take a right/left
  • Got it
  • I understand
  • Do you understand?
  • Go straight
  • Opposite
  • Take the first / second / third /¬†right
  • Go right / left / straight at the light / corner / stop sign¬†
  • Continue straight on
  • Turn right / left at the light / corner / stop sign¬†
  • Get on the bus / subway at 12th Ave. / Whitman Street / Yellow Lane¬†
  • Follow the signs for the museum / exhibition center / exit¬†

Preguntas frecuentes al pedir indicaciones

  • Is it far? / Is it close?¬†
  • How far is it? / How close is it?
  • Could you please give me directions?
  • Where is the nearest bank / supermarket / gas station?
  • Where can I find a bookstore / restaurant / bus stop / restroom?
  • Is the museum / bank / department store¬†near here?

ūüĎČDi√°logo de pr√°ctica: coger el metro

John: Linda, do you know how to get to Samson’s and Co.? I’ve never been there before.
Linda: Are you driving or taking the subway?

John: The subway.
Linda: Take the blue line from 14th Ave. and change to the gray line at Andrew Square. Get off at 83rd street.

John: Just a moment, let me write this down.
Linda: Take the blue line from 14th Ave. and change to the gray line at Andrew Square. Get off at 83rd street. Got it?

John: Yes, thanks. Now, once I get to Andrew Square, how do I proceed?
Linda: Once you are on 83rd street, go straight, past the bank. Take the second left and continue going straight. It’s across the street from Jack’s Bar.

John: Can you repeat that?
Linda: Once you are on 83rd street, go straight, past the bank. Take the second left and continue going straight. It’s across the street from Jack’s Bar.

John: Thanks, Linda. How long does it take to get there?
Linda: It takes about a half-hour. When is your meeting?

John: It’s at 10 a.m. I’ll leave at 9:30.
Linda: That’s a busy time. You should leave at 9.

John: OK. Thanks, Linda.
Linda: Not at all.

ūüĎČDi√°logo de pr√°ctica: recibir instrucciones por tel√©fono

Doug: Hello, this is Doug.
Susan: Hi Doug. This is Susan.

Doug: Hi Susan. How are you?
Susan: I’m fine. I have a question. Do you have a moment?

Doug: Certainly, how can I help you?
Susan: I’m driving to the conference center later today. Could you give me directions?

Doug: Sure. Are you leaving home?
Susan: Yes.

Doug: OK, take a left onto Bethany street and drive to the freeway entrance. Take the freeway toward Portland.
Susan: How far is it to the conference center from my home?

Doug: It’s about 20 miles. Continue on the freeway to exit 23. Take the exit and turn right onto Broadway at the stoplight.
Susan: Let me repeat that. Take the freeway to exit 23 and turn right onto Broadway.

Doug: That’s right. Continue on Broadway for about two miles and then turn left onto 16th Ave.
Susan: OK.

Doug: On 16th Ave., take the second right into the conference center.
Susan: Oh that’s easy.

Doug: Yes, it’s very easy to get to.
Susan: How long does it take to get there?

Doug: If there’s no traffic, about 25 minutes. In heavy traffic, it takes about 45 minutes.
Susan: I’m leaving at 10 in the morning, so the traffic shouldn’t be so bad.

Doug: Yes, that’s right. Can I help you with anything else?
Susan: No that’s it. Thanks for your help.

Doug: OK. Enjoy the conference.
Susan: Thanks, Doug. Bye. 

*Basado en el artículo en inglés original

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