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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Language level

Pre-intermediate: A2

Soumis par MaryaSun le jeu 23/01/2020 - 15:22

when i have free time i would like to do new and amazing activities..for example walk on the beach, or to go to lunapark, or to visit an art city, or even a relaxing walk. i also love little and simple things. But i often don't do all of these because i don't have the right company. So, i often spend my free time at home :(

Soumis par shahhoseini le sam 18/01/2020 - 11:30

Yes. I usually plan my free time for some subjects. For example, studying, making a trip an so on.

Soumis par Dariusz le sam 11/01/2020 - 14:52

I usually don't make lots of plans for my free time. I try to make use of my free time to do a useful things like learn eglish for example.

Soumis par Fredandy le jeu 02/01/2020 - 16:54

Actually, it's so diificult for me to make a plan. But il my mind, I have project and dreams about a small fest with my friend, about a travel in a rest place. At the beginning of this year, i will make plan so satisfy of these project and all my objectives fot the year

Soumis par Mohamad-Altaha le dim 22/12/2019 - 19:32

Actually, I don't have any free time, I always busy.

Soumis par Ahmed Ramadan le mer 13/11/2019 - 08:21

Actually , I usually make planes , but i do not commit it

Soumis par Maksmatt le lun 07/10/2019 - 12:13

No, I don't. Usually I do activities on my own so I don't need to plan with somebody.

Soumis par salehisalehi65 le ven 04/10/2019 - 20:39

yes, i can say it isnt a lot, but ever i planing for mountain climbing plan or fishing plan or morning walking in the park, i did it and never change those plans

Soumis par ikmalzulkifli le jeu 03/10/2019 - 06:29

this is a good pair of question , it helps me improve my language skills too

Soumis par abigail power le jeu 19/09/2019 - 09:14

i have completed the following lessons of changing plans, a morning briefing and an invitation to a party. the level that i choose was pre intermediate A2

Soumis par abigail power le jeu 19/09/2019 - 09:12

i have completed the following lessons of changing plans. the level that i choose was pre intermediate A2

Soumis par Aufa le mar 17/09/2019 - 08:42

I have completed the following lessons of A morning briefing, An invitation to a party, Changing plans and Changing a meeting time. The level that I chose was Pre-intermediate A2 Listening.

Soumis par OMER O ALHASSAN le ven 13/09/2019 - 19:33

Plan is important for our life, when we want go up. In least days I have plans for everything involving free time.

Soumis par Caterina Siligardi le mar 10/09/2019 - 17:17

Yes,I do. But it's not my guilt. Often, when I'm thinking of doing a lovely activity, my son, or my daughters, ring me , " Please, I have a sudden engagement. Can you look after children?" It's a nagging situation, even though I love my grandchildren.

Soumis par Raqueline Monteiro le mer 04/09/2019 - 23:39

Yes, I do. I make lots of plans in my free time. I love ride a bike and cook new dishes. But, I am very busy and I don't have free time anymore. I am working a lot.

Soumis par jouhousama le ven 30/08/2019 - 22:43

I like going outside on myfreetime with myclose friends. We usually shopping, watch movie, or just lunch. Sometimes i go outside by myself because no one is free. But, that's okay for me.

Soumis par Fudhol le ven 30/08/2019 - 08:22

I am used to spending my free time hanging out with my little family. I often visit a playground or garden to play with my son and make him happy, as in weekdays I am too busy and I don't have enough time to interact with my son that I use my free time in weekend to make amends for.

Soumis par dan le dim 25/08/2019 - 05:13

Hello. My life is a little bit routine. I don't have much plan. Work, family stuff, walking with my dog and learning English ( of course, for my job ).

Soumis par Magedelabd le sam 24/08/2019 - 17:31

I really have no free time . But if I have so I have a short plan for it .

Soumis par Luobowawa520 le jeu 22/08/2019 - 19:27

Finally made comments successfully! Don’t know why I couldn’t login in in past few months! I don’t have much free time since I wake up at 6am to go to the gym 3 times a week, then go for work a 8hours shift. After get off my work go home cook and play with my dog. Then, feel exhausted! So I don’t have much entertainment to plan I guess in the normal days!

Soumis par popo1011 le lun 19/08/2019 - 07:07

I have many plans such as reading, writing, exercise, do shopping, playing with childeren, traveling, going to park, going to movie, dancing,... But of all these I enjoy reading books.

Soumis par Toanrt le mer 14/08/2019 - 08:31

Yes I make plane in my mind then i'll will not waste my time ^^

Soumis par ayusisi le mer 31/07/2019 - 10:05

I don't make a lot of plans for my free time. Usually, In my free time, I'd like to lazy in my bad or hang out with my boyfriend at the mall or watch a movie. We really love watch movie and drink at coffee shop after finish watching.

Soumis par Sanda le mer 24/07/2019 - 16:29

Always I make plans: to go in town, to go to visit some friends, to see a movie. Unfortunatelly, sometimes I can't respect my plans. Because sometimes my schedule is too busy and other times I depend to other people. But, overall I think it's ok to make plans, because, otherwise you pass throught life without any purpose or dream.

Soumis par Myat Noe Htke le lun 15/07/2019 - 08:03

I have plans to do something in my free time that is reading , travelling , going shooping and joining with new friends that is my hoping.

Soumis par César Árraga le dim 30/06/2019 - 03:52

Not many. Every now and then, I make plans for my free times or I sometimes act according to the circumstances of the moment.

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 Virydis 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.

Soumis par hmzahidmir le dim 02/06/2019 - 10:21

But all your materials are very good and helpful for all students...

Soumis par hmzahidmir le dim 02/06/2019 - 10:20

Dear Sir, In this section there is not pdf file for hand writing practice so please if you attatch pdf file for hand writing practice then it will be fruit full for students to learn easily thanks

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

En réponse à par hmzahidmir

Hello hmzahidmir, Thank you for the comment. We're updating a lot of the site at the moment and some of the pdf files have not yet been added. We hope to add them in the near future. ~ Peter The LearnEnglish Team

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.

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.
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