Rob talks about good ways to learn vocabulary and the uses of 'into'.


Language level

Intermediate: B1
Upper intermediate: B2


Yes it is. I mean one of the best ways to remember a word is to keep in mind some related vocabularies. For instance, actor, play, theatre, back stage crew all of them are used when you are explain the shakespheare.
Let me try. when you meet unexpected things, you can use amazing, beautiful, fantastic, perfect, and so on.
thank you BC. your job is fantastic.

Hello and thank you,B C.
I really confuse "not really "with " really not " in the task 3.
I can't tell them apart clearly. Please ,tell me what is difference between them.

Excuse me
I got it ...I think...
I think that "not really" is negation of low degree.
For example ,I 'm not really hungry now,so let's have dinner later.
While, "really not "is negation of high degree.
For example,I'm really not good at swimming,so  I don't want to take swimming lesson any more in the class.
Are these OK?
Thank you British Council   

Hello Uguisu!
That's exactly right - well done!
Best wishes,
Jeremy Bee
The LearnEnglish Team

Hello Uguisi!
Glad you like the site!
As for your question, it's about how strong they are. 'I'm not really into...' means you feel a little negative. In the exercise this is -, not as strong as 'I'm not into...' Really not is very strong, so 'I'm really not into...' means you definitely don't like something.
Hope that helps!
Jeremy Bee
The LearnEnglish Team

Hi!Yeah its true that one of the ways to remember different words ist to note them, because in this way we will remember them where they need us.Thank BBC this is exelent job!

Hello Sevi,
You're right, it's a good idea. By the way, Word on the Street is made by the BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation) and the BC (British Council). It's quite confusing because our names are almost the same, but we are different organisations.
Best wishes,
The LearnEnglish Team

I am quite confused about the word "quite" and  "really" , how to compare them? I thought "quite" is more positive than "really" before.  

I was wondering if I could get the information about the school where Mr.Rob teach?

Rob used to teach in British Council schools around the world. These days, he mostly works on our websites, although he still teaches occasionally.
Best wishes,
The LearnEnglish Team