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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?


Task 3

Task 4


Language level

Intermediate: B1


What is the best way to improve my hand writing?

Hi Jood2010,

As with most other aspects of language, there is no substitute for repeated and consistent practice. I'd recommend that you do an internet search for "improve handwriting" or "penmanship" - there are lots of resources out there and I'm sure one or more of them will prove helpful to you.

I hope this helps.

Best wishes,

The LearnEnglish Team

could you plese help me to write effective english. I use to write but it is not so effective therefore I request everyone on this forum to help me and if they find any mistakes in my writing please make comment.

Hello Vivek,
What sort of writing do you want to do? We have a section of LearnEnglish for people wanting to improve their Academic Writing for school or university, but there are also other types of written English which need a different approach.
Best wishes,
The LearnEnglish Team

sir, i have  read  your  message earlier  that  if  you  are member  on this website  ,  you can make  print out  for  some  document  of  grammer .  so where it  is ?   
Thanks  ,  regards  Umesh

Hello Umesh,

I'm not sure where you've read that.  There are downloadable materials on many of our pages but these are transcripts from listening texts, examples of reading texts or paper versions of online exercises.  Our grammar reference guide are available online for your use, but not as downloadable documents.

Best wishes,



The LearnEnglish Team

 Hello  ,   i do not  know   how to    Thank you because  you   teach  us  english with  any charges .  it is really  noble work .  i  have done  Celta  TP course             from  british council in dubai . i love  british people   and  their culture.sir,   could please  inform us  how  to improve  our english on this website. i mean  where  we  suppose  to  start .   in previous comment  i find  u have mentioned  first  we should  start elementry prodcast .      could  you please  inform us  step by step  lesson .  so   i will do accordinlgy.                               

Hello umesh,

We're very pleased that you've found LearnEnglish - welcome to the site!

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Best wishes,

The LearnEnglish Team

congratulation for  algeria
algeria will be in brasil for the wolrd cup
i will go to brasil with my team
and i hope to meet carlos
one ,two , three ,     one two three   viva l'algerie

that's right
time is money ,silver and gold.