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Finding the way

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Numéro un:

- Excusez-moi, savez-vous où se trouve la mairie?

- Oui, c'est dans le centre-ville. Prenez ici à droite.


Numéro deux:

- Comment puis-je me rendre au centre-ville, s'il vous plaît?

- C'est tout près d'ici - vous pouvez y aller à pied.


A man looking startled as he looks at a large map.

Numéro trois:

- Pardon Monsieur. Où est l'arrêt d'autobus?

- C'est là-bas, à côté de l'église.


Numéro quatre:

- Est-ce qu'il y a une banque près d'ici?

- Oui. Allez tout droit et prenez la troisième rue à droite.


Numéro cinq:

Ici, à gauche, c'est le vieux château. Il date du seizième siècle.


Numéro six:

- Combien coûte un carnet de tickets de métro, s'il vous plaît?

- Ça coûte quinze euros.

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Number 1:

- Excuse me, do you know where the town hall is?

- Yes, it's in the town centre. Turn right here.


Number 2:

- How do I get to the town centre please?

- It's really close by - you can go on foot.


Number 3:

- Excuse me Sir, where is the bus stop?

- Over there, next to the church.

A man scratching his head looking bemused as he holds a large map.


Number 4:

- Is there a bank near here?

- Yes, go straight ahead and take the third street on the right.


Number 5:

- On the left here lies the old castle. It dates from the sixteenth century.


Number 6:

- What does a book of tickets for the tube cost, please?

- It costs 15 euros.


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