DirectionsThe following page has learning games and example sentences using the following 14 words from the "directions" category:
Pairs: getting ready...
- Your mission is to pair pictures with their correct titles in as few a clicks as possible.
- Click on a card to turn it. Next, try to find its partner by clicking on a second card. (If you fail to find a match with your second click, both cards will turn again.)
- This is a memory game as well as a vocabulary-learning game.
- Click on your first card to start. Good luck!
the direction that is 90 degrees clockwise from north, typically associated with the sunrise
- The sun rises in the east.
- To find the beach, head east from here.
- East is the direction of the sunrise.
- She headed east to catch the early morning sun.
- He traveled eastward to reach the coastal city.
- They admired the beautiful landscapes while driving east.
to move from a higher position to a lower one
- Go down the stairs carefully.
- To reach the basement, go down this hallway.
- Please go down the hill slowly.
- She decided to go down the stairs instead of taking the elevator.
- He carefully went down the steep hill on his bike.
- They needed to go down to the basement to retrieve their luggage.
to move or travel beyond a particular point or location
- Go past the red house to get to the park.
- Don't forget to wave when you go past my house.
- I saw a beautiful garden when I went past that field.
- She didn't notice the street sign as she went past it.
- He often went past the bakery on his way to work.
- They realized they had gone past their intended exit on the highway.
go straight on
to continue moving in a straight line without turning
- Keep going straight on this road until you see the school.
- If you go straight on the path, you'll reach the lake.
- Going straight on is the quickest way to the store.
- She instructed him to go straight on until he reached the intersection.
- He advised his friend to go straight on for another mile.
- They followed the road signs that indicated 'Go straight on.'
to move from one side or end of something to the other, typically passing through an area or obstacle
- To get to the other side of the forest, you have to go through it.
- When you go through the tunnel, it might be a little dark.
- Going through a maze can be challenging but fun.
- She needed to go through the crowded market to get to the other side.
- He had to go through a security check before entering the airport.
- They decided to go through the forest rather than around it.
to move from a lower position to a higher one
- You need to go up the stairs to get to the second floor.
- If you go up the hill, you'll have a great view from the top.
- Going up is the opposite of going down.
- She had to go up several flights of stairs to reach her apartment.
- He watched the hot air balloon slowly go up into the sky.
- They used an elevator to go up to the observation deck of the tower.
the direction to one's left when facing forward; the opposite of right
- Turn left at the traffic light to reach the park.
- When you see the big oak tree, turn left and follow the path.
- To find the library, take a left after the bridge.
- She turned left at the intersection to reach the park.
- He checked his left side mirror before changing lanes.
- They walked to the left side of the building to find the entrance.
the direction that points toward the North Pole; typically considered the top of a map
- The North Star helps people find their way when traveling north.
- If you head north, you'll reach colder regions.
- In some countries, the northern part is closer to the Arctic.
- She traveled north to explore the Arctic region.
- He enjoyed hiking in the forests of the northern states.
- They admired the northern lights during their trip to Alaska.
the direction to one's right when facing forward; the opposite of left
- Turn right at the intersection to reach the supermarket.
- When you come to a fork in the road, take the right path.
- To get to the museum, turn right after the traffic circle.
- She made a right turn onto the busy street.
- He found his keys in the right pocket of his jacket.
- They saw a sign that read 'Turn right for the scenic route.'
the direction that points toward the South Pole; typically considered the bottom of a map
- In the southern hemisphere, summer falls during December and January.
- If you travel south, you might reach warmer climates.
- Some people dream of going south for a winter vacation.
- She vacationed in the southern hemisphere for some winter sun.
- He took a road trip down south to visit family.
- They marveled at the wildlife in the southern jungles.
to change direction by moving to the left
- Remember to use your signal when you turn left while driving.
- To find the restaurant, turn left at the corner and walk a few blocks.
- Turning left is like making an L shape with your path.
- She signaled to turn left at the next intersection.
- He carefully turned left at the narrow alleyway.
- They needed to turn left to reach the museum.
to change direction by moving to the right
- When you reach the end of the hallway, turn right to find the restroom.
- To reach the park, turn right after leaving the hotel.
- Turning right is like making a backwards L shape with your path.
- She always remembered to turn right at the big oak tree.
- He signaled his intention to turn right at the traffic light.
- They hesitated before deciding to turn right onto the highway.
the direction that is 90 degrees clockwise from south, typically associated with the sunset
- The sun sets in the west in the evening.
- If you keep heading west, you might see the mountains.
- The compass needle points towards the west.
- She watched the sun set in the west over the ocean.
- He traveled westward to explore the desert landscapes.
- They drove west to reach the picturesque mountain range.
to move from one side of a road, river, or obstacle to the other
- Be sure to look both ways before you cross the street.
- To get to the school, you'll need to cross the bridge.
- Crossing the river can be an adventure.
- She waited for the traffic light to change before crossing the street.
- He helped his child safely cross the busy intersection.
- They used a bridge to cross the wide river.
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