3. Saying hello and goodbye; arranging to meet (2).

3. Saying hello and goodbye; arranging to meet (2).

Tim arranges to meet his girlfriend, Jane.


Main Focus:
Everyday expressions
Revision:       Saying ‘hello' and ‘goodbye'  -  pick up 


Vocabulary
All the vocabulary is informal.

Do you fancy…?  -  Do you want to..? Followed by noun, adjective + noun, or ing;
                                      often used about food / drink or activities, i.e.
  • Do you fancy a coffee?
  • I fancy some Italian food tonight.
  • She fancies going to London this weekend.
  • I fancy seeing a movie this evening.

I'm afraid  - I'm sorry, but…., i.e.
  • I'm afraid I can't take you to the station, my car's broken down.

Can you make…..?  -  Can you come? or to successfully get somewhere, i.e.
  • I only just made the train this morning.I only just caught the train. 
  • Did you make it to school on time?   = Did you get to school at the correct time? 

Are you doing anything on....?  -  Are you free..., i.e.
  • Are you doing anything on Saturday? 
    
pick up  - (Phrasal verb) to collect someone in a car, i.e.
  • I'll pick you up at seven this evening. 





Conversation

Tim arranges to meet his girlfriend, Jane, to see movie.

Fill the gaps with the vocabulary:



Tim:   Hi, *(on) Friday night?

Jane:  Sorry, I've got to babysit my little sister.
            How about Saturday?

Tim:   Yes, fine. seeing the new Star Wars movie?

Jane:  Sure. What time is it?

Tim:   Seven thirty.

Jane:  All right, shall we meet early and have a pizza?

Tim:   Good idea. Donatello's restaurant at six?

Jane:  That'll be fine. See you then.

Tim:   See you. Take care.

Jane:  Bye, Tim.

* In informal speech speakers will often not say 'on'.


Exercise

Exercise

Complete the sentences in Susan's email to Patrick.

do you fancy  -  make it  -  I'm afraid  -  are you doing anything

Hi, Patrick,
Sorry I didn't for coffee on Saturday. I had to pick up my sister at the airport. I couldn't phone you because my phone's broken. And I can't come to the football match tomorrow because I have to study for an exam next day. But next Sunday? If you're free, having *lunch out, there's a new Japanese restaurant in North Road that's supposed to be really good?

Let me know.
Take care, Susan.

*To have lunch or dinner ‘out' -  at a restaurant or cafe, not eating at home.