Unit 11 Could you please tell me where the restrooms are?
Section A Period 1
Tom is new to this school.Now he is at the gate of our school .
He needs to know where the dining hall is, but he doesn't know the way.
go straight ahead
Could you please tell me where …?
Can you tell me how I can get to …? Can you tell me which is the way to …? Do you know where/if …?
Do 1a. Match each thing with a place in the picture. Many different answers are possible.
buy shampoo c/a get some magazines a/d make a telephone call a/e get a dictionary d get some information about the town d buy some writing paper a/c buy some stamps e save money b a. drugstore b. bank c. department store d. library e. post office
1.buy some writing paper 2.get some information about the town 3.get some magazines 4.get a dictionary 5.buy some stamps 6.save money
1b. Listen and complete the conversations!
Could you tell me where I can buy some stamps ? (1)
Yes. There’s a post office on Center Street. (2) (3)
Excuse me. Do you know where I can save money?(4)
Sure. There’s a bank on Main Street.(5)(6)
Girl : Excuse me. Could you tell me where I can buy some stamps? Boy : Yes. There’s a post office on Center Street. Girl : Oh. Can you tell me where Center Street is? Boy : Sure. Go past the bank. Center Street is on your right. Girl : Thanks a lot. Boy : No problem.
Girl : Excuse me. Do you know where I can save money? Boy : Sure. There’s a bank on Main Street. Girl : Oh. Could you please tell me how to get there? Boy : Yes... Go straight ahead. The bank is on your left. Girl : Thank you. Boy : You’re welcome.
2a. Listen. You will hear some of the directions below. Number the directions in the order that you hear them.
The right answers
___Take the elevator to the second floor.
2 ___Turn left. ___Take the escalator to the second floor. 1 ___Turn right. ___The drugstore is between the furniture 4 store and the bookstore. 3 ___Go past the bank.
2b. Listen again! Then draw the way in the picture.
Boy 1: Excuse me. Can you tell me where I can buy some shampoo? Boy 2: Yes. There’s a drug store on the second floor. Um. Let me think... Take the escalator to the second floor and then... then you turn left. Let’s see... Then go past the bank. And um... The drug store is between the furniture store and the bookstore. You should be able to get shampoo there. Boy 1: OK, great. Thanks a lot. Boy 2: You’re welcome.
A: Excuse me.
Do you know where I can …? Could you tell me B: Sure. There’s a … on the …floor. Take the escalator to the … floor and turn…
Groups work: A : Excuse me. Do you know /Could you tell me where I can …? Do you know /C
ould you tell me where the …is?
B: Yes . There’s a / an …… on …Street ./ It’s between …. and …../ It’s next to the …. / It’s in front of/behind the ……../ Go past the …. , and turn left/ right . / Take the escalator to the second floor……
Homework. 1. make a conversation about asking for information using polite expressions.
2. Preview Section A 3a, 3b, 4, Section B 1a, 1b.