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  • hello and welcome to English at university that Siri's that teaches some English phrases to help you through your first year of study abroad.

  • Mary's just landed in London and is heading off for the University of Studies.

  • But there's a problem.

  • She's already lost.

  • Mary, what's happened?

  • I think I got off at the wrong station.

  • And now I don't know which way to go.

  • It's time to ask for help.

  • Don't be scared.

  • You'll find Londoners helpful and friendly.

  • People just be polite and also in the way and see what they say.

  • Okay, here goes.

  • Uh, help me, will you?

  • I don't know where to go.

  • Well, sorry.

  • I'm in a rush.

  • You need to be polite.

  • Smile and start with excuse may.

  • Okay, then.

  • Excuse me.

  • Could you tell me the way to the university?

  • Off studies, please.

  • No, No, Never heard of it.

  • Oh, dear.

  • How am I going to find my way there?

  • Oh, I'll ask him.

  • I wonder if you could help me, Please.

  • Are you lost?

  • Yes, I am.

  • Please.

  • Could you give me directions to the University of Studies?

  • Yeah, course I'm going there myself.

  • It's my first day.

  • May do I don't suppose you could show me the way, could you?

  • Don't know why I'm studying there, though I should have gone to Oxford or Cambridge.

  • I did so well in my A levels.

  • But I suppose I can share my wisdom with the other undergrads.

  • Anyway.

  • Um, there's a sign.

  • My name is Daniel, by the way, are you just visiting?

  • No, I said, I'm studying here, too.

  • My name's Mary.

  • And look, there's a sign for the university.

  • Nice to meet you, Mabel.

  • I think it's a left turn, then straight on a d.

  • A Mary.

  • Let's hope he's not doing the same courses.

  • You he sounds like a complete loser.

  • An idiot.

  • Anyway, while Daniel's showing her where to go, let's look at the phrases she used to ask for directions.

  • Excuse me, could you tell me the way to I wonder if you could help me?

  • Please, Please, Could you give me directions to I don't suppose you could show me the way, could you?

  • You can practice these phrases, pick up a few more plus learned some top tips for traveling in the UK on our website at BBC Learning english dot com.

  • Now back to Mary.

  • I've got a feeling she's asked the wrong person for directions.

  • This Daniel seems like a bit of a numpty.

  • An idiot.

  • Strange.

  • I thought it was down here.

  • Maybe it was right at the junction.

  • Yep.

  • He's our Muppet.

  • A total idiot.

  • Oh, dear.

  • Maybe we should ask that policemen over there China will be fine.

  • Texi Tex a.

hello and welcome to English at university that Siri's that teaches some English phrases to help you through your first year of study abroad.

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/07/01
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