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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!

Tips

  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.

Discussion

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Language level

Pre-intermediate: A2

Comments

I'm going to ride bicycle with my pet, Michael as much as I do.Then, we will take photos.

My plans for this weekend are to study English and then cook lunch.

I don't have a special plan for this weekend. but maybe I will go to the desert with my family.

I am going to walk in my sister's farm, in the interior of my state.

No
I don't have any plans for weekend. In these days, everyday is weekend for me because of my country situation. Sleeping, eating, surfing the internet, studying English from British Council web and watching movies are my daily life cycle.

I didn`t make plans for this weekend yet.

I haven't any plan to do this weekend so far, but probably shall I meet my friends in the usual cafe.

This weekend, i'm going to work my homework with my friends. I have a lot of homeworks to do. I'm very busy this week. Besides, tomorrow, i have a exam, i need passing.

this weekend . i am planning to build new habits such wake up early and make my bed and at o'clock of each Monday i will going to run for 10 km and that sounds great

I am fancy going to Spain again!!!! I just can't wait to go. because i miss all my friends !!!!

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