• Bulgarian language course for beginners
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  • 1 The Bulgarian alphabet - Cyrillic letters [0/2]
  • 2 The Bulgarian keyboard - how to type Cyrillic letters [0/2]
  • 3 Learn the Bulgarian pronunciation
  • 4 Greetings and how to say Hello in Bulgarian [0/2]
  • 5 Say "Nice to meet you" in Bulgarian [0/2]
  • 6 Learn the Bulgarian numbers [0/2]
  • 7 Telling the time in Bulgarian / reading the clock [0/2]
  • 8 Days of the week, seasons and months in Bulgarian [0/2]
  • 9 Ask for directions in Bulgarian [0/2]
  • 10 Weather and seasons in Bulgarian [0/2]
  • 11 Learn to say I love you in Bulgarian [0/2]
  • 12 Learn the colors in Bulgarian [0/2]
  • 13 Expressing needs and opinions in Bulgarian [0/2]
  • 14 Bulgarian food and drinks [0/2]
  • 15 Travel and transportation in Bulgarian [0/3]
  • 16 At the post office in Bulgarian [0/2]
  • 17 At the doctors vocabulary in Bulgarian [0/2]
  • 18 Personal description and emotions in Bulgarian [0/2]
  • 19 Parts of the body in Bulgarian [0/2]
  • 20 Household items in Bulgarian [0/2]
  • 21 The family in Bulgarian [0/2]
  • 22 The animals and the nature in Bulgarian [0/2]
  • 23 Classroom vocabulary in Bulgarian [0/2]
  • 24 Work related vocabulary in Bulgarian [0/2]
  • 25 Countries and nationalities in Bulgarian [0/1]
  • Ask for directions in Bulgarian

    Are you in Bulgaria right now? Is there a place that you want to go to? Do you know how to ask for the directions in Bulgarian? This lesson will help you to do it!

     

    Useful phrases and expressions

    First thing you have to know is how to start a conversation. Ane short and simple "Excuse me, can you help me?" is gonna be really useful. In Bulgarian it will sound like this:

    Извинете, можете ли да ми помогнете? - Izvinete, mozhete li da mi pomognete?

           Bulgarian                 Transcription          English        
     Можете ли да ми кажете къде се намира университетът, моля?  Mozhete li da mi kazhete kude se namira universitetut, molya?  Can you please tell me where is the university?
     Как мога да стигна до автобусната гара?  Kak moga da stigna do avtobusnata gara?  How can I go to the bus station?
     Как мога да стигна до летището?  Kak moga da stigna do letishteto?  How can I go to the airport?
     Как мога да стигна до театъра?  Kak moga da stigna do teatura?  How can I go to the theatre?
     Ресторантът близо ли е?  Restorantut blizo li e?  Is the restaurant nearby?
     Мога ли да стигна до центъра оттук?  Moga li da stigna do centura ottuk?  Can I go to the city center from here?

     

    The directions in Bulgarian

    directions in Bulgarian

     

    Bulgarian     Transcription    English   
     Запад  Zapad  West
     Изток  Iztok  East
     Север   Sever  North
     Юг  Yug  South

     

    How to ask for the way?

    These are some of the most common words related to asking for directions.

       Bulgarian         Transcription           English      
     ляво  lyavo  left
     дясно  dyasno  right
     наляво  nalyavo  to the left
     надясно  nadyasno  to the right
     направо  napravo  straight
     отпред  otpred  in front of
     отзад  otzad  behind 
     близо до  blizo do  next to
     в началото на   v nachaloto  at the beginning of     
     в края на  v kraya na  at the end of  
     на север  na sever  to the north

     на юг

     na yug  to the south
     на запад  na zapad    to the west
     на изток  na iztok  to the east
     улицата  ulitzata  the street
     втората улица  vtorata ulitza  the second street
     следващата улица в ляво   sledvashtata ulitza v lyavo     the next street to the left   
     следващата улица в дясно   sledvashata ulitza v dyasno  the next street to the right

     

    The places in Bulgarian

       Bulgarian           Transcription         English        
     гарата на влака   garata na vlaka  train station
     автобусна спирка    avtobusna spirka  bus stop
     летище  letishte  airport
     музей  muzei  museum
     ресторант  restorant  restaurant
     бар  bar  bar
     центъра на града  cenura na grada  city center
     парк  park  park
     болница  bolnica  hospital
     полиция  politzia  police station
     мост  most  bridge
     паметник  pametnik  monument

     

    Example dialogue:

    Bulgarian:

    Иван: Извинявай, Мария, знаеш ли как да стигна до музея. В момента съм пред Университета

    Мария: Разбира се! Тръгваш от унверситета на ляво и вървиш 5 минути, на светофара завиваш на дясно и продължаваш напред. После свиваш на втората улица в ляво. Музеят се намира точно пред един китайски ресторант.

    Иван: Много ти благодаря!  А има ли един парк близо до музея?

    Мария: Да, има. В ляво от музея.

     

    English:

    Ivan: Excuse me, Maria, do you know how to go to the museum? I am in front of the university now.

    Maria: Of course! From the university you go to the left and you have to walk for 5 minutes. On the traffic light you turn to the right and continue straight. Then on the second street you turn to the left. The museum is right in front of one Chinese restaurant.

    Ivan: Thank you a lot! Is there a park near the museum

    Maria: Yes, on the left side of the museum.example dialogue in bulgarian

    Exercises

    Fill in the correct word in Bulgarian - exercise

    Connect the words - exercise