APP GOOGLE MAPS

Training materials for users

ACCESS TO APP

APP Presentation

BASIC INFORMATION

THERE ARE A LOT OF MAPS IN GOOGLE MAPS.

YOU CAN LOAD THE PROGRAM IN COMPUTER, SMART TELEPHONE OR TABLET.

Image of google maps

IN GOOGLE MAPS, YOU CAN DO SEVERAL THINGS:

    • SEE MAPS.
    • SEE SATELLITE IMAGES.
    • SEE PHOTOS OF PLACES.
    • PLAN A TRIP.
    • FIND A NEARBY RESTAURANT.
    • FIND BUS STATION.
    • FIND HOTEL, MUSEUMS AND OTHER.

Routes with google maps

TO FIND A PLACE, YOU CAN USE:

  • VOICE COMMANDS
  • TYPE A PLACE

APP AWARENESS

GOOGLE MAPS HELPS YOU TO FIND:

  • WHERE YOU ARE.
  • WHERE YOU WISH TO GO.

GOOGLE MAPS HELPS YOU TO MEET FRIENDS. FOR EXAMPLE: MAKE A PLAN WHERE YOU WILL MEET WITH THEM:

  • CHOOSE A PLACE OF MEETING
  • FIND A RESTAURANT, A CINEMA…
  • FIND WHAT YOU CAN USE TO GO THERE; A BUS, A TRAIN, A TAXI…
  • PREPARE A TIMETABLE FOR THIS MEETING
  • DON’T FORGET TO INVITE YOUR FRIENDS

GOOGLE MAPS HELP YOU TO BECOME AN ACTIVE PARTNER IN PLANNING TRAVELING AND HOLIDAYS: MAKE A PLAN FOR TRIP, SIGHTSEEING PLACES, CONTACTS WITH YOUR FRIENDS, FAMILIES…

GOOGLE MAPS OFFERS A LOT OF POSSIBILITIES TO USE. ASK FOR HELP YOUR TEACHERS, PARENTS, FRIENDS…

Image of google maps app

Guidelines

FIRST STEPS: INSTALLATION

YOU CAN USE GOOGLE MAPS IN YOUR COMPUTER, SMARTPHONE OR TABLET.

IN A COMPUTER, YOU CAN ACCESS GOOGLE MAPS USING YOUR FAVOURITE WEB BROWSER.

IN PHONES OR TABLETS, YOU MUST DOWNLOAD AND INSTALL THE PROGRAM.
ASK FOR HELP IF YOU HAVE DOUBTS.

HERE YOU HAVE THE INSTRUCTIONS. PRESS THE IMAGE TO VIEW OR DOWNLOAD THE INSTRUCTIONS.

 

HOW TO INSTALL GOOGLE MAPS IN YOUR TABLET OR SMARTPHONE?
HOW TO INSTALL GOOGLE MAPS IN YOUR COMPUTER?

 

HOW TO USE?

GOOGLE MAPS HAS A LOT OF FEATURES TO SEARCH PLACES AND PLAN ROUTES.

GOOGLE MAPS IS VERY EASY TO USE. WE HAVE PREPARED SOME EASY INSTRUCTIONS, BUT IF YOU GET LOST… ASK FOR HELP!

PRESS THE IMAGE TO VIEW OR DOWNLOAD THE DETAILED INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO USE GOOGLE MAPS

 

DO YOU WANT SOME EXAMPLES? WATCH THESE TWO VIDEOS ABOUT HOW TO USE GOOGLE MAPS.

 

VIDEO 1: PLANNING A WALKING ROUTE

 

VIDEO 2: PLANNING A ROUTE WITH PUBLIC TRANSPORT

 

Practical Activities

GOING OUT WITH GOOGLE MAPS
TONIGHT I WANT TO GO TO A RESTAURANT WITH MY FRIENDS. I LIKE VERY MUCH PIZZA AND PASTA, SO I WOULD CHOOSE AN ITALIAN RESTAURANT. I DON’T KNOW IF THERE ARE ITALIAN RESTAURANTS NEARBY.

Restaurant with friends

HOW CAN I USE GOOGLE MAPS TO HELP ME?

  • THINK ABOUT HOW TO USE GOOGLE MAPS TO SEARCH ITALIAN RESTAURANT NEARBY.
  • DO YOU THINK THAT GOOGLE MAPS CAN ALSO HELP TO GUIDE YOU TO THE CHOSEN RESTAURANT? HOW?

Google maps walking route

SOLUTION:

  • OPEN GOOGLE MAPS
  • IN THE DIALOG BOX TYPE “ITALIAN RESTAURANT” AND PRESS ENTER
  • YOU WILL SEE ALL THE RESULTS ON THE MAP AND ALSO ON A LIST.
  • TO SEE EACH RESTAURANT, CLICK ON THE ICON ON THE MAP. THEN YOU WILL SEE THE INFORMATION: ADDRESS, WEB PAGE, PHONE. OPENING TIMES, PHOTOS, ETC.
  • PRESS “HOW TO REACH” TO SEE THE BEST ROUTE FROM YOUR POSITION TO THE RESTAURANT

WE HAVE PREPARED MORE ACTIVITIES WITH GOOGLE MAPS

  • 1. FIND THE PICTURE OF YOUR HOME
  • 2. HOW TO GO FROM ONE TO ANOTHER PLACE WITH GOOGLE MAPS
  • 3. FIND SPECIAL PLACES
  • 4. FIND A HOSPITAL NEAR YOUR HOLIDAY PLACES

IF YOU WANT TO DO THEM, DOWNLOAD THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENT:

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