Learning simple phrases not only helps you to get around, but also to understand Romanian sentence structure.
|Where is ..?||Unde este ..?|
|Where are ..?||Unde sunt ..?|
|how do I get to ..?||Cum ajung la ..?|
|Can I walk there?||Pot să merg pe jos până acolo?|
|Is there a bus?||Este vreun autobuz|
|Is there a train?||Este vreun tren?|
|Is it far?||E departe?|
|Can you show me on the map?||Îmi puteţi arăta pe hartă?|
|To the left||La stânga|
|To the right||La dreapta|
|On the right hand side||În partea dreaptă|
|On the left hand side"||În partea stângă|
|At the end of the street||La capătul străzii|
|The first on the right||Prima la dreapta|
|The first on the left||Prima la stânga|
|Straight on||Direct înainte|
You can, of course, just learn the phrases that you find most useful, and that is a perfectly sensible approach for a quick visit.
But you can also spend more time and look at their structure, at the verbs used, word order and so on.
The irregular verb a fi to be is well represented in these sentences. You can learn it here.
Este he/she/it is may also be written as e as in the sentence E departe?.