Using the imperative form to give and follow directions – INTERACTIVE GAME
Giving and following directions in English can be difficult to master because students DO NOT practice enough. Today we are going to recommend a very fun and interesting way to practice how to give and follow directions in English.
When we travel to other cities and places it is important to know how to follow directions. It is essential because we need to know where important stores and places are located (e.g drugstores, malls, hospitals, restaurants, train stations, airports etc). Most students learn how to give directions in the elementary level. In general, we use the imperative form and the prepositions and preposition of movement to express ourselves when giving or following directions. However most students do not practice this essential tool and have many problems.
Destination Impossible is a game created by the developers at the BBC to practice how to understand and follow directions. This game is very simple. First you have to choose a character like in the image below
Finally, once you choose the task, you will start the interactive game. You will start at one specific point in the map and you will have to choose among the letters “A,B or C” according to the directions and instructions.
LINK: “Game to learn how to follow directions in ENGLISH”