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 崇文英语 - 7年级 2006-3期 Lesson Zone TalkShow

教你“问路”与“指路”


(湖北南漳 杨善玲)

Hi,boys and girls! 很高兴和大家一起练口语,当你有幸走在国外的大街上或小巷中,却不慎迷失了方向,你敢问“路在何方”吗?在国内,你偶遇一外宾友好客气地向你问路,你能否当好向导,轻松指路呢?让我们一起来看“Asking and Showing the Way”吧!Let's go!

I. Useful Sentences 经典例句

A) 问路 Asking the way

“请问到……怎样走?”有如下几种不同的表达方法:
Excuse me. Where's ..., please?
Excuse me. Is there ... near here?
Excuse me. Which is the way to ..., please?
Excuse me. How can I get to ..., please?
Excuse me. Could / Can you tell me the way to ..., please?
Excuse me. Could / Can you tell me how to get to ..., please?

B) 指路 showing the way

It's on Central Street. 在中心街上。
It's across from / next to / in front of / behind / between ... and ....
在……对面/旁边/前面/后面/……和……之间。
Go / Walk down /along the road and turn right. You'll see the post office.
沿着这条路走,再向右转,你就会看到邮局。
It's over there on the right. 在那儿,靠右边。
It's about five minutes' walk.
步行约五分钟。
Take bus No. 3 and get off at the next stop. 坐3路车,到下一站下车。
Turn right at the second turning. / Take the Second turning on the right. 在第二个拐弯处右转。
Go down this street until you reach the end and you can't miss it.
沿着这条街一直走到尽头,你不会错过的。
I'm sorry. I'm new around here, too. 对不起,我也不熟悉这儿。
I'm sorry I don't know. Please ask the police-man over there.
对不起,我不知道,请问那边的那个警察。

II. Model conversations 实用范例

Conversation 1 基础篇

A: Excuse me. Is there a post office near here?
B: Yes, there is. Walk along this road, and take the fourth turning on the left. It's about a hundred meters along on the right / left.
A: Thank you very much.
B: Not at all / You're welcome.

Conversation 2 巩固篇

A: Excuse me. Which is the way to the hospital, please?
B: Sorry, I don't know. Ask the old man over there. I think he knows.
A: Excuse me. Where's the hospital, please?
C: Go along this street, turn right and walk on until you reach the first turning, then turn right again and you'll see it in front of you.
A: Thanks a lot.
C: You're welcome.

Conversation 3 提高篇

(M-man W-woman P-policeman)

M: Excuse me. Could you tell me the way to the post office, please?
W: I'm sorry I can't help you. I am new here myself. Please ask the policeman over there.
M: Well, thank you all the same. I'll ask him.
P: What's wrong, sir? Can I help you?
M: Yes. I'm looking for the post office.
P: It's that way. Go straight along the road until you come to the end. Then turn left.
M: To the end, then turn left.
P: Yes. Walk about 30 meters, and then turn left. The post office is next to the Children's Palace. You can't miss it.
M: I see. Is it too far to walk? Should I take a bus?
P: No need. It's not far at all.
M: Thanks very much.
P: Any time.

III. Notes 对话注释

Thank you all the same. 还是感谢你。(当你请求别人帮助,但对方因故无法帮助你并向你表示歉意时,你仍对对方表示感谢的常用语。)
What's wrong? 先生,怎么啦?
I see. 我明白了。
Is it too far to walk? 走起来非常远吗?
No need. It's not far at all.没有必要(乘车),一点也不远。
Any time. = My pleasure. 别客气,不用谢。


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