Transportation and Getting Around Exercises and Worksheets

Transportation, giving directions and getting around communication skills include an understanding of various collocations, phrasal verbs and expressions. It also includes the ability to identify different kinds of transportation and the ability to understand and explain directions.

1 Giving directions – walking

This is an elementary listening/speaking exercise for giving directions to someone who is walking to a destination. This exercise will help students navigate new environments and communicate effectively with native speakers.

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2 Kinds of transportation (with answers)

Vocabulary for kinds of transportation

A vocabulary and picture matching exercises that explores the various modes of transportation.

Kinds of transportation (PDF)

3 Elements of traveling (with answers)

This English language speaking worksheet can be used to help students learn language for traveling around and transportation. 

Elements of traveling common phrases and expressions

Elements of traveling (PDF)

Elements of traveling

 4 Phrasal verbs for  transport & getting around (with audio and answers)

This English language speaking worksheet can be used to help students learn basic  language for transportation and traveling around.

Transport and getting around vocabulary phrasal verbs exercise

Transport & getting around phrasal verbs (PDF)

Transport & getting around

 5 Using transportation (with answers)

Vocabulary for getting on and off transportation

Using transportation vocabulary & speaking exercise for English language learners and others who need to get around the city and communicate in English.

Using transportation (PDF)

Using transportation

6 Getting around (with answers)

This is and elementary worksheet to help students learn language for giving directions and getting around a city. 

Elementary giving directions and getting around vocabulary exercise.

Getting around (PDF)

Getting around

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7 Giving directions  (with answers)

Common expressions used for giving directions exercise with imperatives.

Giving directions vocabulary worksheet with picture matching exercise for students to help them expand their vocabulary and increase their fluency when getting around in the city.

Giving directions (PDF)

8 Giving directions to a city location (with answers)

This is a writing exercise for students to demonstrate that they have the language skills to describe how to get to a location in the city.

Giving directions to city location exercise.

Giving directions to a city location (PDF)

9 Giving directions (expanded)

Giving directions vocabulary and exercises dictation for language learners

More “giving directions” vocabulary & expressions exercises including dictation and sentence re-ordering.

Giving directions exercises (PDF)

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10 How many questions ….(with answers)

Transport and travel frequently asked information questions exercise.

This is an English language exercise helping students to practice frequently asked travel and transport questions. Students try to write suitable questions for  the various parts of a train and a plane ticket.

How many questions… (PDF)

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