In this first episode our friends meet up in a café.

BCSW - Meeting friends


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Put the events in the correct order.  


Task 2

Decide if these statements are true or false.


Task 3

Complete the sentences by typing 'someone' or 'anyone' into the gaps.


Task 4

Choose the correct verb form to complete the sentences.



Hello, LearnEnglish team,
Why does Olivia say (waiters in here)? Why she doesn't say (waiters here)? Are they the same meaning?

Hello seham fadL,

Yes, she could have just said 'here' instead of 'in here' and it would mean the same thing in this context. I, like you it seems, would probably just have said 'here'. In general, 'in here' is a bit more specific than 'here', as it indicates being inside a space, but in the context of a café, there's no difference.

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The LearnEnglish Team

hello, could you tell me how to know the answer for task? many tks :)

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Could you please clarify why in task 4 in question 5 - "He's waiting both of them" - we do not use any article (for instance, "the both of them")?
Thanks in advance!

Hello Anna-N,

Although there are some exceptions, we generally do not use articles with 'both'.


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