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"on schedule" = at the expected time

"We plan to finish the house on schedule, so we're going to move in at the beginning of the month."

"clean (up) one's plate" = to eat everything off one's plate

"You have to clean your plate before you can leave the table.

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What a Busy Day!
1. Pre-Listening Exercises
2. Listening Exercises
3. Post-Listening Exercises

Level:Topic:Type:Speakers: Length:
easydaily schedules, timeconversationman - woman01:32

1. Pre-Listening Exercises [Top]
Talk about your daily schedule starting from when you wake up until you go to sleep. What activities do you enjoy? What is the busiest time of day?

2. Listening Exercises [Top]
Listen to the conversation and check your answers.

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1. What does Susan have to do on Saturday morning?
A. walk the dog
B. clean the house
C. go to the doctor

2. Where does Susan have to go at 12:30?
A. to school
B. to the dentist
C. to the science museum

3. What time is Susan meeting with Julie?
A. at 12:00 p.m.
B. at 1:00 p.m.
C. at 2:00 p.m.

4. What will Susan do after she cooks dinner?
A. clean the dishes
B. play soccer with her brother
C. call a friend

5. Why can't they watch a video at Susan's house?
A. They can't decide on a video.
B. Susan's mother is going to use it.
C. The TV isn't working.

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3. Post-Listening Exercises [Top]
Imagine you are the man who is talking in the conversation. Explain to another person what Susan has planned for the weekend.

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