When traveling abroad, if you are traveling with a group, you usually just have to follow the tour bus and tour guide without worrying about getting lost. However, if you are traveling freely, or if the tour guide arranges everyone to travel freely one day, then you will sometimes get lost and find no place, so we should boldly ask foreign friends for directions. > avoid the Preparation for asking for directions Many small partners will do Travel tips by the way before traveling abroad, and go to play step by step according to the itinerary; Or, based on the principle of not bothering people, it is a good choice to make effective use of the online map of mobile phones and inquire about the route of places. However, the ideal is beautiful and the reality is skinny. Some friends have a "good" sense of direction, so it is best to learn to understand the directions of maps and road signs. 1. the four common directions of southeast and northwest: East East; South South; West West; North north. Many maps or road signs often use E/S/W/N initials to indicate the direction. 2. Four directions between two directions: Southeast to the southeast, Southwest to the southwest, Northwest to the northwest and Northeast to the northeast. In Chinese, it is customary to put east and west first, while in English, south and north first. > Ask for directions (ask for directions) Do you not need to ask for directions after you have made a strategy and checked the route? You think beautifully! The theory is beautiful, but the reality hits the face. Even if you check the route before you leave and know the general direction of your destination, you are really on the road very often. Because you are a stranger, it is easy to go wrong or get lost. There are many expression sentence patterns for asking for directions. We only need to master the simplest and most practical sentences and keep them in mind: 1. Excuse me, where is the nearest bank? Excuse me, where is the nearest bank? * Nearest, which means the latest, asked about the universal usage of a certain place, which was mentioned before when talking about changing money at the airport. You can use this sentence when the place you want to go is not a specific place, for example, any bank will do, and any supermarket or hospital will be OK. If you want to go to a certain place, such as a famous restaurant or a popular scenic spot, how can you ask the way?