Messaging to make plans

Messaging to make plans

Learn how to write messages to make plans with friends.

Do the preparation task first. Then read the text and tips and do the exercises.

Preparation

Reading text

Hey, are you free on Saturday? Do you want to do something?

I'm busy on Saturday, but how about Sunday?

Sure! Sunday works for me

What are you thinking?

How about a drive out to the beach? I've got the car this weekend because Mike is away.

Sounds good! What time?

I can pick you up from your place about 9 if you like

I'm going to the gym first thing in the morning

Shall we meet a bit later, say 10?

Perfect! Do you fancy a picnic? I can go shopping while you're at the gym

Great! Even better! See you tomorrow!

Tips

  1. Use these phrases to make suggestions.
  • How about + noun/gerund …? 
  • Do you fancy + noun/gerund …?
  • Shall we + infinitive without to …?
  • Do you want + infinitive …?
  1. If you say no to something, make another suggestion instead.
  2. You don't need to put full stops (.) at the end of every sentence.

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Average: 5 (4 votes)

Submitted by Camila Abreu on Mon, 19/04/2021 - 13:38

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I am going to walk in my sister's farm, in the interior of my state.

Submitted by Mai Khin Nway Shein on Fri, 16/04/2021 - 15:53

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No I don't have any plans for weekend. In these days, everyday is weekend for me because of my country situation. Sleeping, eating, surfing the internet, studying English from British Council web and watching movies are my daily life cycle.

Submitted by In on Mon, 08/03/2021 - 03:40

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I didn`t make plans for this weekend yet.

Submitted by Pola on Wed, 17/02/2021 - 14:32

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I haven't any plan to do this weekend so far, but probably shall I meet my friends in the usual cafe.

Submitted by Anhvu on Thu, 10/12/2020 - 14:48

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This weekend, i'm going to work my homework with my friends. I have a lot of homeworks to do. I'm very busy this week. Besides, tomorrow, i have a exam, i need passing.

Submitted by khalidait on Tue, 17/11/2020 - 13:29

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this weekend . i am planning to build new habits such wake up early and make my bed and at o'clock of each Monday i will going to run for 10 km and that sounds great

Submitted by Ebru on Tue, 10/11/2020 - 08:20

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I am fancy going to Spain again!!!! I just can't wait to go. because i miss all my friends !!!!

Submitted by Khant Khant on Thu, 05/11/2020 - 13:28

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I'm meeting an old friend who didn't see each other for three year on Sunday. I'm so so excited and can't wait to see her.

Submitted by Moon Wathan on Fri, 23/10/2020 - 18:16

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I don't have any plan in this weekend because I can't go anywhere cause of covid-19. After finishing the covid pandemic, I have many plans to travel with my friends.

Submitted by Matt18 on Sun, 04/10/2020 - 13:12

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Hi everybody. Do you fancy going to Roseberry Topping for a hike on Sunday or what about going to the beach instead? If you interested in the one shall we meet to make a decision on Zoom at 8pm in this evening?