Σημειώσεις για Εκθέσεις (2c) Useful Expressions/Notes about Places


Places (useful expressions /notes)

POINTS TO REMEMBER:

General (factual) information about the   place:

  • Where it is …… It is situated   west bank of the river …. .
  • What time it is (was) ………. It was  almost midnight when ………..
  • How long it takes to get there …….. It usually takes  three quarters of an hour to get there (but) …….
  • How far from Athens/Piraeus etc.     It is an hour’s drive/half day by boat ….
  • How one can get  there …… You can either catch the bus or hire a taxi ……. 

Give the impressions:

Oh, the Places You'll Go!

 

  • Arriving  somewhere …….. As  you  enter, you are almost overtaken by a beautiful smell of the …..
  • Looking at something ……. at first sight  the whole place  was elegant and quite impressive but on closer inspection it…….
  • Generally speaking …….:  The general  effect is of a house that has (not) been lived in for a long time ……….

Give the “human” interest:

  • The little boy was staring at the toy cars in the shop window………..
  • I was  just going to get into the car when I heard a screaming voice calling for help ….

 

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