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 pikanov on Fri, 13/10/2023 - 03:27


Ya, I usually arrange a lot of plans, so if I cancel plan A, I can go with plan B, etc.

Submitted by Toan3002 on Mon, 09/10/2023 - 09:48


Not much, I usually spend time exploring some historical sites in Sai Gon when I have free time and going to church.

Submitted by on Tue, 19/09/2023 - 15:28


When I make plans for my free time, I stick to them. However, if I need to reschedule, I inform the other party.

Submitted by abeerzs on Tue, 29/08/2023 - 10:45


not much , if I have free time I like to watch Turkish series or hang out with my neighbor.

Submitted by safi1998 on Sun, 06/08/2023 - 19:23


es of course, I did it, I make lots of plans usually, I read many of books on the weekend and go with my close friends outside to our Favorite restaurants.
Also, I do a little practice for my skills and Hoppies.

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Submitted by Vfrdc37 on Fri, 07/07/2023 - 22:21


yes I do lots of plans in my free time but sometimes I forgots

Submitted by Anastacha on Thu, 06/07/2023 - 20:48


No, in my free time I like rest, read and make exercises