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Asking for advice

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Summer's officially here in Europe and rest of the northern hemisphere. In Malta the weather's amazing and there are already plenty of tourists around soaking up the sun and relaxing on the beaches.

When you arrive in a new place it's always a good idea to ask the locals for advice on the best things to see and do. Maltese people are exceptionally friendly and more than happy to give visitors advice. If you ever come here, don't be shy to ask for a recommendation!

So if you are planning to take a trip soon, perhaps you should brush up on asking for advice.

Here are 10 phrases to consider when...

Asking for advice

What do you suggest / recommend we do this evening?

What should I do when I'm in Brighton?

What ought I do on Sunday?

Could you recommend a good restaurant near here?

Could you suggest somewhere to go for a drink?

Do you know the quickest way to the train station?

Do you have any advice on visiting the British Museum?

Could you advise me on the best way to get to Boston Harbour?

What's your advice on hitchhiking in America?

What would you do if you were me?

Do you have English speaking visitors in your area that you want to help? Here are some ways you can give advice.

What are the correct words to use in the following sentences?

  • 1 - When you are in Rome you really ___ to visit the Vatican.

  • 2 - I recommend ___ the train, it's much quicker than the bus.

  • 3 - Be sure ___ take good walking shoes with you.

  • 4 - ___ exercising now if you want to trek in Nepal!

  • 5 - Can you ___ a nice place for lunch?

  • 6 - ___ don't you take a day-trip to Gozo?

  • 7 - I read a good ___ in the guide book.

  • 8 - Try ___ Lion's Head. The views from the top are amazing.

  • 9 - Thanks for the ___.

  • 10 - I suggest you ___ early to beat the crowds.