Changing plans

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 Abrarhussain on Sun, 22/01/2023 - 18:48


No, I don't make lots of plans for my free time.

Submitted by anfalhim on Tue, 03/01/2023 - 07:41


No, I' am not put a plan for my free time, I just make a fun with my family, read some books, watch YouTube videos, and write stories for my readers in wattpad app.

Submitted by hiepdangjp92 on Wed, 21/12/2022 - 02:25


i almost spend time for my favourite hobby
Everyday i get up at 6 am , brush teeth and take a shower. I cook my breakfast for myself. My job start at 9am and finish at 6pm . I go to the gym about 2 hours , and go home to call with my lover . Because my lover is living far away me, I usually make a plan with my friend on the saturday . sunday is my free time , i often dont want to go out , i want relax by myself at home or chatting with my lover .

Submitted by Abu23 on Mon, 12/12/2022 - 15:22


Yes I do, Every weekend I go with my family to dinner. Sometime go for shopping not movies or theater.

Submitted by Marina7777 on Sat, 03/12/2022 - 21:02


Yes, I do. On Sunday I like going out for lunch or dinner with my friends.
Also to test new restaurants and new foods.
Withou forgetting the wines! In Italy we have many and very good ones...

Submitted by Eman Samir on Fri, 11/11/2022 - 16:01


Yes. I make a lot of plans for my free time. I sometimes go bowling, other times I buy a ticket for a movie. I also go out for lunch or coffee with a friend.

Submitted by 張騰瑜 on Thu, 20/10/2022 - 04:57


I play the video games in my free time

Submitted by Vanessa Paola … on Wed, 14/09/2022 - 15:03


In my free time usually I watch series on netflix or Animes on crunchyroll. But sometimes I meet with my friends to hang out.

Submitted by tnvchannel on Wed, 14/09/2022 - 14:58


I have a lot of plans in the free time. I play games, watch legend TV shows on YouTube, edit videos, do homeworks,...