Messaging to make plans

Messaging to make plans

Learn how to write messages to make plans with friends.

Do the preparation task first. Then read the text and tips and do the exercises.


Reading text

Hey, are you free on Saturday? Do you want to do something?

I'm busy on Saturday, but how about Sunday?

Sure! Sunday works for me

What are you thinking?

How about a drive out to the beach? I've got the car this weekend because Mike is away.

Sounds good! What time?

I can pick you up from your place about 9 if you like

I'm going to the gym first thing in the morning

Shall we meet a bit later, say 10?

Perfect! Do you fancy a picnic? I can go shopping while you're at the gym

Great! Even better! See you tomorrow!


  1. Use these phrases to make suggestions.
  • How about + noun/gerund …? 
  • Do you fancy + noun/gerund …?
  • Shall we + infinitive without to …?
  • Do you want + infinitive …?
  1. If you say no to something, make another suggestion instead.
  2. You don't need to put full stops (.) at the end of every sentence.

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Submitted by mouna99 on Mon, 25/05/2020 - 16:20

Stay home because of pandemic

Submitted by Lauracastanos on Mon, 20/04/2020 - 16:15

I will be locked in the house by the covid19

Submitted by ademyonet on Sun, 19/04/2020 - 19:33

I am not doing a plan at this weekend. Because I am at home, at guarantine. we can't go out with the coronavirus pandemic reason. If we go out, policemen are writing punishment.

Submitted by Milena Lucero … on Wed, 15/04/2020 - 10:48

I'll go to the beach with my flatmates, we will share food and we will eat chocolates, strawberries and wine. Probably, we will see the sunset.
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Submitted by OlaIELTS on Mon, 13/04/2020 - 14:24

My plans for this weekend is to retreat myself.
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Submitted by Magedelabd on Tue, 03/03/2020 - 17:16

I sm planing to meet with my daughters

Submitted by Dariusz on Tue, 11/02/2020 - 23:42

I'm going to wake up first thing :) but serious, I don't have any plans yet. Certainly I will learn English by this website, maybe I will go out somewhere with my friends on Friday and go shopping alone on Saturday. On Sunday I'm planning to get some of rest and staying home, maybe I will go out for a walk or cycling excursion.

Submitted by MaryaSun on Sun, 02/02/2020 - 16:07

in this weekend i am not doing nothing of expecial. In this weekend i didn't meet my friends, i think i'll meet them on monday or tuesday. I spent all my weekend at home, studying english and listening some english song and watching tv. today the weather is a little cloudy and windy, so i prefer to stay at home. Maybe, this evening, if the weather isn't windy, i will go for a walk alone, listening my music on my cellular phone.

Submitted by salehisalehi65 on Tue, 24/12/2019 - 16:53

now i come back home after 14 day's hard working in drilling rig and i planning after visiting my family, make a fantastic trip to a persion gulf beach...

Submitted by Maksmatt on Mon, 18/11/2019 - 12:38

I'll meet my family this weekend. We'll celebrate my parents golden wedding.