How to express directions
Where is the restroom?To answer the above question, we need to learn the necessary vocabulary about position.
- 前边(qiánbian) in front, front
- 后边(hòubian) after, behind
- 左边(zuǒbian) left
- 右边(yòubian) right
- 旁边(pángbiān) beside, next to
- 对面(duìmiàn) opposite; across from
The restroom is next to the library.
Building 4 is far away from the Building 1.
The cafeteria is close to Building 1.
If you have any other questions about direction and position, please leave us comments freely.
- 往左拐(wǎng zuǒ guǎi) turn left
- 往右拐(wǎng yòu guǎi) turn right
- 拐(guǎi) turn.
Learn Chinese: Introduction to Chinese Conversation
Our purpose is to transform access to education.
We offer a diverse selection of courses from leading universities and cultural institutions from around the world. These are delivered one step at a time, and are accessible on mobile, tablet and desktop, so you can fit learning around your life.
We believe learning should be an enjoyable, social experience, so our courses offer the opportunity to discuss what you’re learning with others as you go, helping you make fresh discoveries and form new ideas.
You can unlock new opportunities with unlimited access to hundreds of online short courses for a year by subscribing to our Unlimited package. Build your knowledge with top universities and organisations.