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Hallowe'en Scene 1 Language Focus

This time, Rob and Stephen are thinking about 'think'. Oh - and, by the way...


Language level

Intermediate: B1
Upper intermediate: B2


Hello British council
In the task number 3 there is question '' Shall we go for a swim?''
can you learn me what is the difference between '' shall'' and ''will'' ?

Hello walid seraj,

Both of these modal verbs refer to the future. 'Shall' is rather old-fashioned and is rarely used in modern English. The only exception to this is in suggestions, such as this example.


Best wishes,


The LearnEnglish Team

Thank you very much.

I was wrong in the task 3. I'm not sure wich the difference between "on the way" and "in the way". Could you please explain me this? Thank in advance for your support. Regards,

Hello Nusly Martinez,

'On the way' means 'during a journey'. For example, you might stop to have a coffee on the way to the cinema.

'In the way' means 'physically blocking'. For example, you might say 'excuse me' to someone if they are in the way and you need them to move so that you can get past.


Best wishes,


The LearnEnglish Team

Very clear! Thank you a lot for your support. Regards,

Hello Peter and Kirk, really I thank you by what do you do, its help and support is essential for us . What kind of order you recoment me to follow in the platform? LearnEnglish Page is very big an I am a little confused about that. For example i have been working on "Word on the street", but, what other thing i must review?

Hello ForeroAlejandro,

Thank for you your lovely comment! We have a page entitled 'Getting started' which is designed for people with this question. You can find it here.


Best wishes,


The LearnEnglish Team

I can ask a question. Kird, who are you?

Hello Skimmy,

I'm one of the LearnEnglish Team and teach English for the British Council in Spain. We're happy to help you here, though you might also want to look into classes at the British Council in Vietnam.

All the best,
The LearnEnglish Team