Directions 方向 fāngxiàng

  • 走 zǒu = walk
  • 一直 yī zhí = straight/continuous
  • 第一 dì yī = first
  • 那个 nà gè = that one
  • 十字路口 shízìlù kǒu = crossing/intersection
  • 丁字路口 dīngzì lùkǒu = T-Junction
  • 往 wǎng = towards/to
  • 拐 guǎi = turn
  • 右 yòu = right
  • 佐 zuǒ = left
  • 右边 yòubiān = right side
  • 左边 zuǒbiān = left side
  • 右手边 yòushǒu biān = right hand side
  • 左手边 zuǒshǒu biān = left hand side
  • 前边 qiánbian = front
  • 后边 hòubian = behind
  • 对面 duìmiàn = opposite/across
  • 之间 zhī jiān = between
  • 旁边 pángbiān = next to
  • 过了 guòle = pass/cross
  • 路 lù = road

Examples:

A. 从第一小学到地铁
Cóng dì yī xiǎoxué dào dìtiě
From the elementary school to the subway

一直走,第七个十字路口,往左边。过了第一十字路口,地铁站在路右边,公交车站后边。
Yīzhí zǒu, dì qī gè shízìlù kǒu, wǎng zuǒbiān.Guòle dì yī shízìlù kǒu, dìtiě zhàn zài lù yòubiān, gōngjiāo chē zhàn hòubian.
Walk straight, on the seventh crossing, turn left. Cross the first intersection, the subway is on the right side of the road and behind the bus stop.

B. 从家到邮局
Cóng jiā dào yóujú
From home to post office

一直走,第二个十字路口,往右拐。邮局在银行前边。
Yīzhí zǒu, dì èr gè shízìlù kǒu, wǎng yòu guǎi. Yóujú zài yínháng qiánbian.
Walk straight, turn right at the second intersection. The post office is in front of the bank.

C. 从消防局到银行
From fire station to bank
一直走,第二个十字路口,往左拐。一直走,第一十字路口,往右拐。银行在路左边。商店旁边,邮局对面。
Yīzhí zǒu, dì èr gè shízìlù kǒu, wǎng zuǒ guǎi. Yīzhí zǒu, dì yī shízìlù kǒu, wǎng yòu guǎi. Yínháng zài lù zuǒbiān. Shāngdiàn pángbiān, yóujú duìmiàn.
Walk straight,turn left at the second intersection. Walk straight, turn right at the first crossing. The bank is at the left side of the road. Next to the shop and opposite the post office.