Jamie might have the chance to follow his dream. Adam and Jo look at how Jamie and Carolina use 'will', 'won't' and 'might' to talk about his future.

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  • Do you think Jamie should 'follow his dream'? Or stay with Carolina in Newcastle?
  • And what about Carolina – what should she do?
  • What would you do in this situation?
  • Should you always 'follow your dreams'?

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To everybody,
I think everyone have the right to follow his/her dream. And no one can stop him/her doing according to his/her dream. If a friend or your love stops you to do so, the best policy is to have a talk and make some concession, maybe... however I AM selfish to persue my dream without listening to others anyway!

Hello The LearnEnglish Team
Since I've never been in Jamie's shoes, I mean in similar situation, that's not easy for me to decide how Jamie should do. I think he'll never understand about should he go to Borneo or not while he get there. Should he stay with Carolina in Newcastle? Maybe he should have convinced Carolina to go to Borneo with him.
If I were Carolina I would surely go to Borneo with Jamie and only then I would understand about should I stay there or come back to Newcastle.
Should you always 'follow your dreams'? Yeah, I think so. In any case this is the thing we live for.
Thanks a lot for your podcast.

i think to follow our dreams, it depends on us. everyone has to motivate with her or his dreams. me too one dream follower, i am trying also to finish magister degree here in Germany. it is very important that i have to deep my english level because i will write my thesis in english. But here some professors prefer german language for thesis work, but i want to write my thesis completly in engslish, so about may and might i will be say , yeah the meaning of modal verb is known, when we can use it. i will give one exampler:
i may get tommorrow my contract for my job, instead may . i express also, maybe i'll get my contract tommorrow for my job. Good luck all!!!

I think it is very important to follow your dream in these times. Dreams are something what motivates you and gives you strenght to the next days, It is necessary to have small goals for each day that will help you move towards. However, there are more important things in our live like love, family, friends and last but not least health. When you graduated, find a job, get married, born baby, etc. everything can chanhe, including your dreams. My advice for Jamie is try to some conservation things - projects. They (he and Carolina) decide on the basis of whetever he will be taken or not. Only he can know that Caroliny is the right person with whom he wants to spend the rest of his life.

I think Jaime should follow his dreams and do what is right for his future. The relation with Carolina might produce something else in the future or might not. It's a difficult situation but I think Emily is right, they have to follow the flow and live now.

Hi everyone
A good example about this topic :You can say 'will not' – people will understand you – but it isn't very common is this song All small things blink 182
regards.

I should always follow my dream because they're more important than other people's dream. I would go to Borneo without letting Carolina's dream (the one for Jamie to stay) crash into it.

I think that people should pursue their dreams although I know it's hard to make decisions between following their dreams or staying with their beloved people. I personally think Jammie should do what he wants but he can also meet Carolina.

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