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Unit 1: Learning Circles
Watch these videos and learn some English words and phrases to help you with everyday life

Session 5

Has anyone in your Learning Circle ever had to find an address? This time, Muna invites Samina to her house, but she gets lost and can’t find her way. We look at some useful phrases for asking for and understanding directions.

Wayiitiwwan marii boqonnaa kana keessaa

Wayitii marii qabxii 5

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Address – Part 1

Samina is lost

Samina is going to see her friend Muna, but she has some trouble. Watch the video and see what is wrong.

Vidiyoo daawwadhuuti shaakala kana xumuri

Barreeffama agarsiisi Barreeffama dhoksi

Muna
So, do you have my address?

Samina
Yes, I have it here. 15 Leonard Street.

Muna
That's right. See you at three o'clock.

Samina
See you later.

Discuss these questions with your group:

  • Have you got lost before? (When? Where? What happened?)
  • What should Samina do?
  • What should she say in English?

To do

Try this quiz to check you have understood what happened.

Address: What's wrong?

3 Questions

Can your group answer these questions about the film?

Baga gammadde! Qormaata xumurteetta
Excellent! Great job! Carraa badaa! Qabxii argatte:
x / y

What happens next?

Can Samina find the way to Muna's house? Watch the next part of the story to find out.