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Asking and Giving Directions, Wajib Paham saat Travelling

Saat berada di tempat asing, seringkali kita bingung bagaimana cara mencapai tempat yang ingin kita tuju. Jangan khawatir, kamu dapat menggunakan berbagai frasa asking and giving directions berikut.

Asking and Giving Directions

Asking directions adalah bertanya arah. Ada berbagai ungkapan yang dapat kamu gunakan untuk menanyakan arah di jalan kepada orang asing.

Giving directions adalah sebaliknya, yakni memberitahu arah. Ketika ada orang asing bertanya arah jalan, kamu dapat menggunakan kosakata berikut ini. Saat memberitahu arah kepada orang lain, pastikan kamu benar-benar mengetahui places in the city yang dimaksud.

Asking Directions

Saat bertanya kepada orang asing, pastikan kamu menjaga sikap sopan. Kamu dapat mengawali dengan menggunakan kata-kata berikut.

Before Asking

  • Excuse me.
  • Excuse me, sir / madam.
  • I am new here.
  • I’m lost.
  • I am sorry to interrupt you, but ___.
  • Excuse me, could you help me, please?
  • I am sorry.
  • Sorry, I am not from around here.
  • Excuse me, I seemed to be lost.

Asking Directions

Kosakata apa saja yang dapat digunakan untuk menanyakan arah?

  • Can you give me directions to ___?
  • Are we on the right road for ___?
  • How do you get to ___?
  • Where is ___?
  • Where can I find the nearest ___?
  • How do I get to ___?
  • Is there ___ near here?
  • Where is the nearest ___?
  • Do you know where the ___ is?
  • Is there a ___ around here?
  • Can you tell me how to get to ___ from here?
  • What’s the best way to get to ___?
  • What’s the quickest way to get to ___?
  • What’s the easiest way to get to ___?
  • Where are we exactly?
  • I am looking for this address, am I in the right place / how can I get there?
  • Can you show me on the map?
  • I’m looking for the ___.
  • Do you know the ___?
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Giving Directions

Sebaliknya, kalau ada orang asing yang bertanya arah kepadamu, kamu dapat menjawab dengan kosakata berikut.

Not knowing the answer

  • I am sorry.
  • I don’t know.
  • I am a stranger here myself.

Knowing the answer

Saat memberitahu arah, ada beberapa jenis petunjuk dengan kosakata yang berbeda.

Go straight

  • Go straight.
  • Go along the road.
  • Go down there.
  • Go down / walk down the street.
  • Go up / walk up the street.
  • Go straight along this road.
  • Go past the ___.
  • Go toward the ___.
  • Go ahead.
  • Go straight on until you come to the ___.
  • Continue straight ahead for about ___.
  • Keep going for ___.
  • Take this road.
  • Follow this street for ___ meters.

Turn

  • Turn right.
  • Turn left.
  • Turn left past the ___.
  • Turn back.
  • Turn right after ___.
  • Turn left at the second turning.
  • Turn right from the first alley.
  • Take the first right.
  • Take a right / left at the junction.
  • After ___, take a right.

Cross

  • Cross the ___.
  • Pass the ___.
  • You will cross ___.
  • Cross the ___ and you are there.
  • Go over the ___.

Giving locations

  • on the left.
  • on left.
  • on the right.
  • on right side.
  • on the straight ahead.
  • on the left after ___.
  • straight ahead on the right.
  • straight ahead of you.
  • opposite the ___.
  • across the road.
  • near ___.
  • next to ___.
  • behind the ___.
  • in front of ___.
  • between ___ and ___.
  • at the end of the street.
  • on the corner of the road.
  • just around the corner.
  • further down the road on the left.
  • the biggest / smallest building on the left.
  • in the center of the town.
  • the first turning on the right.

Others

  • It is this way / that way.
  • You are going the wrong way.
  • You are going in the wrong direction.
  • You will pass ___ on your left.
  • It will be on your left / right.
  • This straight road will lead you there.
  • You will see the entrance on the left.
  • You will pass ___ on your left.
  • Follow the sign.
  • You will see ___ in front of you.
  • You won’t miss it.
  • The signpost said ___.
  • You will see it.

Finishing Conversation

Setelah mendapat jawaban yang dibutuhkan, jangan lupa mengucapkan terima kasih.

  • Thanks for the help. Bye.
  • Thank you for the help. Good bye.
  • Thanks a lot. Have a good day.
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Contoh Percakapan

A:Excuse me, I’m looking for UniBank. Can you help me show the directions, please?
B:Yes. Go down this road. Turn right on the junction. You will see it next to the post office.
A:Thanks a lot. Have a good day!
BPleasure!

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