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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Soumis par Angélique le lun 10/06/2019 - 12:19

Yes, everyday I have news plans. During my free time I like go to the beach, to make hiking,singing and dancing. I have always someting to make.

Soumis par shankis le mer 05/06/2019 - 01:36

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.

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Soumis par Peter M. le lun 03/06/2019 - 06:50

En réponse à par hmzahidmir

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Soumis par Gustavo Mendez… le mar 28/05/2019 - 11:55

Yes I usually make plans for my free time, I am pretty organize with plans. Whit family we use travel to a near city from home and go to the shopping mall with our toddler.

Soumis par Tossa le mer 22/05/2019 - 23:53

I don't make lots plans for free time, but I enjoy doing photography. Addionally, other plans are espontaneous, for example when I travel to my town, my friends call me and we go out.

Soumis par cittàutopica le mer 22/05/2019 - 19:37

It's depends on the circumstances: I don't usually make some plans if the free time is a short time that only engages me, but I prefer to organize when it's a matter of a long time.

Soumis par Sarah-njzh le mer 15/05/2019 - 07:17

usually I make some plans for my free time, just like fitting, watching movies and hanging out with my friends.

Soumis par Wahiba le jeu 09/05/2019 - 01:25

I will be stressed if l don’t plan my day. So I plan for work, for doing groceries and shopping for entertainments and trips.
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Soumis par mtalebi le lun 06/05/2019 - 06:22

I have a kid. So we usually plan for a amusement park, a cinema, and so on.

Soumis par GLeal le dim 05/05/2019 - 13:39

Yes, I prefer making plans for free time. I feel fine when I have an agenda or plan for doing things. I hate to improvise, I do not feel good about it.

Soumis par blueroses le ven 03/05/2019 - 04:59

Yeah. Sometimes I make lots of plans for my free time. And when I can not join and finish all of them, I feel disappointed.

Soumis par krigss91350 le mar 30/04/2019 - 06:48

Usually i make some plans for my free time but i don't make a lot of plans. I like to make decisions spontaneously. it's important to enjoing by the rest.

Soumis par Sara elyas le dim 14/04/2019 - 19:36

I don't make plans for free time, because I don't have free time, I have small children when they are sleep I relax only I don't have time for planning or go to events.

Soumis par student_w le mer 03/04/2019 - 21:10

i don't' make plans for free time, to avoid i can't respect them. i just make short-term plans.