Sometimes you want to ask someone for information. In English it is not very polite to start a conversation with a direct question.
LearnEnglish Conversation1Student A: Excuse me, please. could you tell me the way to the station?
Student B: Turn round and turn right at the traffic-lights.
Student A: Is it far?
Student B: No, you can walk it in under five minutes.
Student A: Thank you.
Student B: That's OK.
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