Changing plans

Listen to two people talking about changing their plans to practise and improve your listening skills.

Instructions

Do the preparation task first. Then listen to the audio and do the exercises.

Transcript

Francesco: Sachi? Sachi? Sachiko! 

Sachi: Francesco! Is everything OK?

Francesco: Yes. Yes. Sorry, I saw you and I was across the street … I ran.

Sachi: I see. What's up?

Francesco: Do you have the tickets … for the play?

Sachi: No, I don't. I'm going to buy them this afternoon.

Francesco: Oh good, good. Listen, don't buy tickets for this Friday.

Sachi: Oh? Why not?

Francesco: I can't go to the theatre on Friday. Something's come up. I have a concert this Friday.

Sachi: Another concert? But you said …

Francesco: I know, I know. I'm sorry. I forgot.

Sachi: Francesco! 

Francesco: How about next week? Are you free then? I can definitely go next Friday.

Sachi: Francesco. You did this two weeks ago, remember? I had cinema tickets for the new Marvel movie and you changed the plans then too. For band practice.

Francesco: I know, and I …

Sachi: We also missed my favourite dance group. Because your band was playing at some child's birthday party.

Francesco: It was my nephew's birthday …

Sachi: Ha! 

Francesco: OK, why don't we go out for dinner before my concert? Then, next Friday we can go to the play.

Sachi: Oh …

Francesco: Come on, Sachi. Just this one more time.

Sachi: OK, but promise me next Friday. OK?

Francesco: I promise. I promise!

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Submitted by Luobowawa520 on Thu, 22/08/2019 - 19:27

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Finally made comments successfully! Don’t know why I couldn’t login in in past few months! I don’t have much free time since I wake up at 6am to go to the gym 3 times a week, then go for work a 8hours shift. After get off my work go home cook and play with my dog. Then, feel exhausted! So I don’t have much entertainment to plan I guess in the normal days!

Submitted by Toanrt on Wed, 14/08/2019 - 08:31

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Yes I make plane in my mind then i'll will not waste my time ^^

Submitted by ayusisi on Wed, 31/07/2019 - 10:05

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I don't make a lot of plans for my free time. Usually, In my free time, I'd like to lazy in my bad or hang out with my boyfriend at the mall or watch a movie. We really love watch movie and drink at coffee shop after finish watching.

Submitted by Sanda on Wed, 24/07/2019 - 16:29

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Always I make plans: to go in town, to go to visit some friends, to see a movie. Unfortunatelly, sometimes I can't respect my plans. Because sometimes my schedule is too busy and other times I depend to other people. But, overall I think it's ok to make plans, because, otherwise you pass throught life without any purpose or dream.

Submitted by Myat Noe Htke on Mon, 15/07/2019 - 08:03

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I have plans to do something in my free time that is reading , travelling , going shooping and joining with new friends that is my hoping.

Submitted by Haya1_ on Wed, 03/07/2019 - 16:37

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I always change my plans

Submitted by shankis on Wed, 05/06/2019 - 01:36

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Yes of course, i found that evry person have to plan his life , because planning facilate a lot of thing and give you the possibilite to manage your time . personnaly i plan my free fine in ordre to enjoy it.