Changing plans

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


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


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 TIa vinaka on Tue, 06/04/2021 - 02:50

Not these days. I used to make a lot of plans for my free time such as going to hair salon, eyelash salon, hair removing salon or some hospitals and going out with my friends. but I don't make plans a lot recently since cover-19 has been influenced. I make plans just for myself at home. like a time schedule.

Submitted by MikhailZatopliaev on Mon, 05/04/2021 - 23:18

1. Anna, Have we plans for this weekend? I don't remember. 2. Of course, yes Mikle, we are going to diner with Ira and Solomon. Did you forget? 1. O no. I forgot. Can we postpone this please? I have deals. Also, we haven't present yet. 2. I know, that we haven't but we can buy something, do you have idea? And with deals Mikle? 1. A lot of deals, Anna, firstfull I must learning, secondly I must clean my house, also I want to buy a new glasses. About present, Let me thing, maybe will buy a toy for child and flower for Ira? 2. Good idea. Ok, I will say to Ira for postpone our meeting for next Friday. Ok? Are you free? 1. Ok, I am free. Deal. 2. Promis me! 1. I promis)

Submitted by Minh on Fri, 19/03/2021 - 17:36

Well, I am keen on working because I am a businessman. Therefore, time is really value for me as well as everybody. That is reason that I always make all plans for the next 3 months. Then I have the plan for month and week. This is one of important rules which will be useful for your work. On the other hand, the more you make the detail the more you do a good job, make sure that you are never forget the business and do all the things step by step. This is interesting your life, you are not in hurry and feel comfortable and relax. Your life are decided by your plan which is easily to support the succeed in the future. Remember that nothing is difficult but nothing is easily, it depends on your choice.

Submitted by Carlasuperium on Thu, 18/03/2021 - 19:20

I always stay home with my family .

Submitted by Giuliana on Thu, 04/03/2021 - 17:29

Honestly, sometimes. Yes, sometimes i like stay in my house, doing anything or yoga, writing, sing and compose a song but sometimes or always ajajja i like get out of my house and meet with my friends.

Submitted by Aye Thet Pan on Tue, 02/03/2021 - 17:05

Yes ,I do with my mom!

Submitted by vespinosa10 on Wed, 24/02/2021 - 18:24

yes, with my friends and my boyfriend.

Submitted by Rahmatullo on Tue, 23/02/2021 - 07:29

I like watch movies when I am free but I don't have free time now because I'm learning English since six months.