106 - Planning


Are you the kind of person that likes to plan every moment of your life? Or do you prefer to just take each day as it comes?  Join your 2 English teacher hosts, Dan from England and Jennifer from America as they chat all about planning. Find out which one is a bit of a control freak, how they plan their lives as well as how you can plan more effectively when it comes to learning English.

After the chat the language focus this week is all about using the present simple tense to talk about the future. Enjoy!

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