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Episode 11: Time is money

Business-minded Johnny is busy as always, while Harry has an important question in mind. What is it?

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.

Task 1

Task 2

We use tag questions to confirm our understanding of something. Look at these sentences.

So everyone knows now, do they?
He isn’t going to ask her now, is he?
She will say yes, won’t she?

Exercise

Task 3

Task 4

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Language level

Intermediate: B1

Comments

Thanks for the Episode, I think I'm improving my English level every day using this site, you're doing a very good job with it. :)

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We are very happy to hear that! Thanks very much for letting us know.

All the best

Kirk

The LearnEnglish Team

I really enjoy this series and I want to ask when will series 4 come out?

Thank you

Hello Luis1,
I'm glad to hear you like the series! I can't give you a concrete date for Series 4 yet but we are planning a new series in the future.

Peter
The LearnEnglish Team

Fado says(you’re in there, mate!
) what does he mean and if it is possible give me another example for this phrase

Hello fidaasiddig,

This is a very informal phrase. We say You're in there! when someone has made a good impression on another person – especially someone they have romantic feelings about.

 

Peter

The LearnEnglish Team

good

There is Fadi said, "You can never have too much."
what is that mean? Please tell me, thanks a lot !

Hello jhen,

We use the phrase 'you can never have too much' when we want to emphasise that something is so good that you can never have enough. For example, someone who loves chocolate might say this:

A: That's a lot of chocolate!

B: You can never have too much!

 

In the text, Fadi is making a joke:

Olivia: Just popped in to see Harry and Bindyu.

Fadi: Not me?

Olivia: I see quite enough of you!

Fadi: You can never have too much.

Fadi is suggesting that he (Fadi) is such a great guy that it is impossible to spend enough time with him.

 

Peter

The LearnEnglish Team

Hello again,

In Grammar Task 1, the first example says:
So everyone knows now, do they?

The tag question shouldn´t be: Don´t they?
Because the first part of the sentence is affirmative.
Even more we could use DON´T WE? because I am part of everyone.
Or maybe tag questions: isn´t it or doesn´t it?

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