实用交际英语(八)

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Conversation 1

A : Excuse me , sir. Is there a barber near here?

B : Yes, the nearest one is at the third cross of this road.

A : I'm a stranger here . How can I get there, please?

B : Just walk down the road for a few minutes, and you'll find it on your right.

A : Thank you very much.

 

Conversation 2

A : Excuse me, please. Could you tell me how to get to the No.10 Middle School?

B : Walk down this road, take the fourth turn to the right. Then you'll see it.

A : Is it far from here to there?

B : No. It's only about five minutes' walk.

A : Many thanks!

B : Not at all.

 

Conversation 3

A : Excuse me , sir, could you please tell me the way to Xidan Bookstore?

B : Yes, of course. Would you like to walk there or take a bus ?

A : Er...Is it far from here?

B : It's just about ten minutes' walk. Go along this street, on the third cross you'll find it on your left.

A : Then I'll walk. Many thanks.

B : Not at all.

 

Conversation 4

A : Excuse me, sir, Is this the road to the peace Store?

B : You could get there this way, but it'd be faster to go along the Wort Street.

A : Where's Wort Street, please?

B : Turn right at the third intersection, you'll see the street and then walk along the street to the south.

A : How far is it from the Wort Street?

B : Just walk for a few minutes, you'll find it.

A : Thank you very much.

 

Conversation 5

A : Where on earth are we?

B : Judging by all the traffic, I'd say we're near the outskirts of the city.

A : What did I do wrong? Did I take a wrong turn?

B : I'm not sure, but I think you turned right when you should have turned left on the flyover bridge.

A : Well, now we should turn back a few kilometres.

B : It seems that the traffic sign is much more important than the map.

 

Conversation 6

A : Excuse me. I wonder if you can help me.

B : I'll try my best.

A : I'm completely lost. I'm trying to find the way to my daughter's home.

B : Please tell me where your daughter's home is.

A : Her home is between the China hotel and Li Sheng Theater.

B : Turn right at the second traffic light and you will see it on your left.

A : I'm grateful to you.

B : It's a pleasure.

 

Conversation 7

A : Excuse me , could you tell me the way to the Summer Palace ?

B : Sure . You can take No .9 bus.

A : Where should I get off?

B : At the fifth stop.

A : Just on the other side of the street.

 

Conversation 8

A : Excuse me . Can you tell me where South Street is , please?

B : Take the second turn on the left and then ask again .

A : Is it far?

B : No , it's only about five minutes' walk.

A : Many thanks.

B : Not at all.

 

Conversation 9

A : Excuse me, Sir. Could you tell me how to get to the Empire State Building?

B : Yes. You must be a stranger. Where do you come from?I can't recognize Your accent.

A : I'm from Sydney, Australia. This is my first visit to the States and I want to see as many sights as I can.

B : Well , turn to the right at the traffic lights.

A : Will it take me long to get there?

B : No, it's not far at all . In fact I'm going in the same direction . Come and I'll show you the way when we get to the crossroads .

A : That's very kind of you.

B : Not at all.

 

Conversation 10

A : Excuse me. Could you tell me how to get to the Science Museum?

B : Let me see ...Go down two blocks , and turn left. Then go down that street , cross the bridge. It's on the left.

A : OK! So ...I go down two blocks, turn left, cross the bridge, and then take the first left.

B : Have you got the whole direction?

A : Yes , thank you very much.

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