What's the difference between a 'crossing' and a 'crossroads'? Do these exercises to help learn words for the things around your town and find out!


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Intermediate: B1


In my town there are a lot of traffic lights and they work coordinatly to control traffic

I have driven in France towns last year, there were many many roundabouts.

i can see pavements , also there are a roundabout and crossroads.

I can see roads near my home and a bus stop where people are waiting for buses, there is no traffic lights despite there is a crossroads, drivers usually adjust to void traffic. Near the bus stop there is a roundabout yet no crossing so walking people are crossing anywhere on the road and that make the road unsafe because there is a high risk of accident to occur.

I can see street lignts, roads and busstop.

Which is commonly used, crossing or zebra? Can anyone teach me?

Hi Rafaela1,

I've heard mostly 'crossing', and that is also the word that I use, but 'zebra crossing' is also used in some varieties of British English -- so much so, in fact, that you can even find it in the