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Episode 10: A date

Sarah finally agrees to go out with Carlos but they have no idea where to go. And is Fadi really jealous of Harry for spending a lot of time with Olivia?

Do the Preparation task first. Then listen to the audio. Next go to each Task and do the activity. If you need help, you can read the Transcript at any time.


Language level

Intermediate: B1
Pre-intermediate: A2


Thanks for the episode, it was really helpful!


Dear Team, is there any false or is something idiomatic with the ''too''in the Fadi's sentence: ''All the restaurants Johnny goes too are really expensive!''
Thanks a lot all of you.

Hello nikoslado,

Thank you for pointing this out to us. The transcript contains an error and the word should be 'to' rather than 'too'. I have corrected this on the page.

Thanks again! We try to ensure that our materials are error-free, but sometimes typos slip through and it is good to know our users are such careful readers.



The LearnEnglish Team


Sorry! I don’t understand when Harry says “I want to spent my money well”. Could you explain it for me? Thanks!

Hello Steven Bui,

Harry means that he does not like to waste his money. He is explaining why he goes to expensive restaurants and is saying that it's better to spent more in a good place with good quality food than try to save money and end up with poor food.


Best wishes,


The LearnEnglish Team

Very good diallogue. And surprised action. I learnt a lot from it.
I like especially task about the part of speech. I noticed that the best method of studying words is learning it with the part of speech. In particular that it has general rules in using. But how often it is existing, there are exceptions. But is is not the place for writing about it.
And for the concerned people, I would like to suggest the lecture additional text, just for fun - A First Date Poem, wrote by Charles Hancock.
Have a lovely day and hear you later!

You say "would you mind to come with me" and "would you mind telling me" as well.
So can we say "would you mind coming with me"

Hi sir!
In this sentence (I’ve only got a minute) which tense has been used?