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    Question Real life english

    currently, i am having a course in real life english. there are 3 idioms are used in when giving direction , i don't understand:
    1.go at roundabout the subermarket.
    2.go at the junction of ...
    3.go right at the lights
    please any one can explain it exactly with examples. and i'll be thakfull

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    Talking Re: Real life english

    somthing else

    I practise by imagining conversations and write it. So these is my first one in the same topic 'Asking for and giving direction'. um if there are any correction i'll be glad to know it.

    thankyou

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    Cool Re: Real life english

    Sorry! that is it. i realy forget

    Mr A: Hi B. Iím waiting for your visit?
    MR B: ĎYaaí, I was thinking visiting you today at 6 pm. Will you be at home?
    Mr A: Nice, but make it 6:30 please.
    MR B: Ďumí ok, how can I get to your home?
    Mr A: Where will you coming from?
    MR B: From my office.
    Mr A: Whereís your office exactly? And will you be coming by car?
    MR B: Yaa, itís not far the Centre of Khartoum, and Iíll take the bus.
    Mr A: I live in ďAl-GreafĒ. Do you Know Al-Greaf bus station?
    MR B: Where! No I donít.
    Mr A: You can find the station at the junction of Algasr and Almusashfa streets. Take Algalaa bus. Itís about 30 minutes to arrive from the station.
    MR B: yes thatís clear.
    Mr A: Get down at Alreyad police office, itís signposted.
    MR B: ok, It is along travel. Ha ha ha.
    Mr A: hh! Cross the road.
    Take the street on the right corner of the police.
    Go past the police.
    On your right thereís nothing but a big square and Cemetery.
    This street will be closed at the end of the cemetery.
    Take the previous turning before the end of the cemetery.
    My home is the fourth on you right.
    It has big black door, and arches wall which is made by red bricks.
    MR B: Ok. It is almost clear.
    Mr A: Iíll be waiting for you. Donít late.
    MR B: Yaa, at 6:30 sharp.
    Mr A: ok bye. See ya.
    MR B: bye.


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    Quote Originally Posted by MusSta View Post
    Sorry! that is it. i realy forget

    Mr A: Hi B. I’m waiting for your visit.
    MR B: ‘Yaa’, I was thinking of visiting you today at 6 pm. Will you be at home?
    Mr A: Nice, but make it 6:30 please.
    MR B: ‘um’ ok, how can I get to your home?
    Mr A: Where will you be coming from?
    MR B: From my office.
    Mr A: Where’s your office exactly? And will you be coming by car?
    MR B: Yaa, it’s not far the centre of Khartoum, and I’ll take the bus.
    Mr A: I live in “Al-Greaf”. Do you Know Al-Greaf bus station? Do you mean station [terminus] or do you mean bus-stop?
    MR B: Where? No, I don’t.
    Mr A: You can find the station at the junction of Algasr and Almusashfa streets. Take the Algalaa bus. It will take about 30 minutes to arrive from the station.
    MR B: Yes, that’s clear.
    Mr A: Get off at Alreyad police station. It’s signposted.
    MR B: Ok. It is a long journey. Ha ha ha.
    Mr A: hh! Cross the road.
    Take the street on the right of the police station
    Go past the police station.
    On your right there’s nothing but a big square and a cemetery.
    This street will be closed at the end by the cemetery.
    Take the turning before the end of the cemetery.
    My home is the fourth house on your right.
    It has big black door, and arches in a red brick wall.
    MR B: Ok. It is almost clear.
    Mr A: I’ll be waiting for you. Don’t be late.
    MR B: Yaa, at 6:30 sharp.
    Mr A: Ok, 'bye. See ya. [this is not something that would be said to a person you do not know well]
    MR B: bye.


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    Not bad at all.

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    Smile Re: Real life english

    Thank you ver much Anglika

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