1."Excuse me,do you knowswheresthe Shuang'An Market is?"
Answer:"Yes,as a matter of fact I do.Do you need directions?"
Alternative sentence:"Excuse me,do you know how to get to the Shuang'An Market?"Use this when asking for directions.
问路的另一说法为:"Excuse me,do you know how to get to the ShuangAn Market?"(打扰一下,双安商场该怎么走?)这句话也可以用来问路。
2."Is it far from here?"Answer:"Yeah,it's pretty far actually if you're going by foot."
Alternative sentences:"How far is it from here?"and"Is it nearby?"Ask this to find out the distance toswheresyou want to go.
它离这儿远吗?还可以说"How far is it from here?"(离这儿有多远?)或"Is it nearby?"(在附近吗?)通过问这句话,你可以知道你的目的地具体有多远。
3."Can I take a bus there?"Answer:"You could take a bus,but a taxi would bemuch more convenient."
Alternative sentence:"Can I go by bus?"When using the"go by"structure,bus can be substituted with other modes of transportation;i.e.,"Can I go by taxi?"or"Can I go by foot?"
我可以乘公车去那儿吗?还可以说"Can I go by bus?"(我可以乘公共汽车吗?)当用"go by..."这一结构时,可以用其他交通方式来替换bus。比如"Can I go by taxi?"(我可以打的吗?)或"Can I go by foot?"(我可以吗?)。
4."Are there any landmarks nearby?"Answer:"Yeah,it's right across the street from a post office."
Asking this can help you to clarify the directions.You can also ask"What's the closest major intersection?"
那儿附近有什么标志性建筑物吗?这个句子使指引的方向更清晰一些。当然也可以问一下"What's the closestmajorintersection?"(最近的重要的十字路口是哪个?)。
5."How long will it take by taxi?"Answer:"It should take about 20 minutes by taxi."
To go someplace"by taxi"means to take a taxi there.You can also say that you want to"cab it";i.e.,"The club is too far to walk to,let's cab it!"
打车去需要多长时间?打车去某地,是"go there by taxi"或"take a taxi there",也可以说"cab it"。例如:"The club is too far to walk to,let's cab it!"(那个俱乐部走着去太远了,咱们打的去吧!)。
straight on往前直走
first left/right第一个转弯处向左/右