Top Articles in This Category
A Word Search:
Create awesome-looking custom word searches in seconds!
A Word Scramble:
Instantly create custom word/sentence scrambles for your class!
A Double Puzzle:
Generate double puzzles your students will love - hours of fun!
esl essentials for busy teachers
rate this category
Directions - Giving and Asking Worksheets
Recommended worksheets in Directions - Giving and Asking:
Lets talk about directions! This section has
devoted to directions and since other teachers have used them successfully, you can too.
This directions worksheet
is for students who are learning directions for the first time. First you will have to introduce the names of various places but once your vocabulary introduction and practice has been completed, you can use the worksheet to practice giving directions. Do not forget to test comprehension by giving students directions without telling them the destination and then asking them where they were directed to. Being able to follow directions is just as important as being able to give them. The first time you do this exercise, it is likely that a variety of answers will be sent your way so be prepared for a quick review too. There are lots of other directions worksheets available if you think your students require a different type of practice activity.
Directions can be challenging for ESL students to learn so the most important thing you can do in class is explain words and phrases thoroughly and then allow students to practice, practice, practice. When starting out, have phrases organized clearly on the board so that students can easily compose responses to questions. As students improve, remove this reference from the board and allow them to continuing practicing. Directions is a topic that will take several class periods to cover and one which also requires plenty of review time before exams so make sure your students have a good handle on the material before moving on to another topic.
... More About ... Less About
Recently added worksheets in Directions - Giving and Asking:
A scavenger hunt is a game where you try to find certain objects or answers to clues. In this scavenger hunt you will use a mobile phone to give clues and hints to another team. This is ...
This a matching exercise to review the names of 18 places commonly found in a town. Students read definitions and match them with the places being defined. Its purpose is to be used before student ...
I use this worksheet to practise giving directions and using prepositions of place, to revise the names of places in a town or city. I have designed a map that can be used for pair work, asking ea ...
This is a map of Manchester Piccadilly Station from English Result Student’s book, Elementary level and a worksheet for students to ask directions for different places. Instruction: divide t ...
In this workseet, students will have a chance to create their own convesations about giving directions in town; it can be used to guide them to create a real conversation in their own cities. Here ...
This worksheet contains extra practice when it comes to dealing with things inside the house, prepositions of place, as well as buildings and places outside the house, asking for directions etc. S ...
This is a teaching tool that can be printed and laminated to keep for a useful resource. It includes a town map with streets (colour names), and shops, school etc. It has simple quiz cards to be u ...
Students should look at the map of a town and describe it using the right prepositions of place: on the left/right of ..., near, opposite, in front of, behind, between, in. This worksheet may be u ...
This PPT will help you to demonstrate some well-known places of interest to start a new unit about London and its historical centre the City. It can be used to train some speaking skills about the ...
It is a pair work activity. Student A has to face the picture and explain it. Student B faces back to the picture projected, listens to the explanations and draws. Allow max 3 min to do the task. ...
Worksheet for beginners to understand the use of 'when' & 'where' questions to get around. Simple exercises of time and place to encourage confidence in asking for help/understanding answers a ...
This presentation can be used as a warmer or cooler activity. The SS have to guess the location of the rabbit. It can be used as a reading, speaking or spelling activity. I used it as a warmer bef ...
The Art Of Teaching Grammar: Practical, Detailed And Illuminating Guide
33 of our most important teacher-tested secrets for turning grammar lessons into works of art, with new ideas for teaching even the toughest ESL grammar concepts.
Get it right now for just $9.99
I use this file to teach vocabulary about directions. It contains pictures of how to say the directions. After teaching it, you can use your own ways of teaching directions. You can print it and h ...
Sometimes little children have problems making the distinction between right and left, so this is a simple exercise to make them go from one point to another by saying turn to.... and go to....., ...
This is a worksheet to be used with Beginners. First, you can teach the students basic expressions to locate places (it's next to, it's between..... and....., it's across the street from..., it's ...
This 8-page PPT starts off with a few examples of vocabulary needed for the exercises. Do it as a slideshow and give them time to look at each plan and answer the questions before clicking to see ...
This worksheet starts off with a few useful phrases and some help on pronunciation. Go over these before starting. Then using the maps for orientation do the two exercises. The first is quite s ...
This is a worksheet for elementary students on public places related vocabulary, giving directions and prepositions. The first page is basically just a study sheet with some grammar explanations a ...
This is a different version of the couples game. Children have to look for the couple but one card is a picture and the couple is the name of the shop or place. There are also three options in the ...
This is a worksheet for revising giving directions and places in town related vocabulary. Students are asked to look at the map and give directions. Recommended for elementary students.
This exercise teaches ways to ask and give directions in town. It shows maps and guides the students through it using animated arrows - my students appreciated it very much. It is a good idea to u ...
This is a worksheet on prepositions of place and direction for elementary students. There are 3 different activities in which students are asked to match the questions with the answers, look at t ...
This activity and worksheet are designed for practice or review of urban map-reading and related prepositional phrases (e.g., next to, across the street from). Although they may be completed indi ...
Map with street names, avenues, and blocks with different locations such as the bank, cinema, hotel etc. Really useful for teaching directions. You can ask the student how to get to the bank and t ...
Worksheet to practice different skills: speaking - giving directions, vocabulary - shops and place prepositions, reading - definitions. First, as an individual activity, make students read the def ...
Got a great worksheet on Directions - Giving and Asking? Tell us about it and become a BusyTeacher contributor!
Submit a Worksheet