# How do I teach directions to ESL students?

## How do I teach directions to ESL students?

To play, first teach students the key words and actions. For example, teach students the word ‘walk’ and mime walking on the spot. Then teach them ‘turn right’ and mime turning right. Do the same with other key phrases such as turn left, go straight, stop, keep walking, etc.

### How do you give directions examples?

Giving directions

1. Go past the cinema. (Pass the cinema.)
4. Go through the tunnel.
5. At the roundabout, take the first exit.
6. Turn left at the crossroads.
7. Take the second right.

#### How do you use directions on a map?

Usually you would use the location where you are, or where they are starting out from as the original reference point. Then use Landmark, Direction, Distance. Point to or describe the direction, tell them how far, then describe a landmark (way point) to reinforce that they are on the correct path.

What are the five basic elements of a map?

Map Elements. Most maps contain the same common elements: main body, legend, title, scale and orientation indicators, inset map, and source notes.

How do you explain directions to a child?

Tell your child what you want him to DO instead of what NOT to do.

1. Be sure the direction fits the child’s age and abilities.
2. Tell your child exactly what you behavior you want to see.
3. Give one direction at a time.
4. Give the direction in a neutral tone.
5. Be polite and respectful.
6. Use gestures as needed.

## What are different types of maps?

Types of Maps

• General Reference (sometimes called planimetric maps)
• Topographic Maps.
• Thematic.

### What are basic map skills?

Map title – Tells you what the map shows. compass rose – Shows cardinal directions. key or legend – Tells you what symbols, colors, or shapes mean. Scale – Shows the distance from one place to another on a map.

#### How do you give samples directions?

What are the 4 main parts of a map?

Parts of a Map

• Title.
• Scale.
• Legend.
• Compass.
• Latitude and Longitude.