Lindsay McMahon
"The English Adventurer"

Do you know how to confirm your plans if you have a meeting or an appointment set up in English?

Today you’ll find out exactly how to do it.

It’s great to confirm plans when it’s about a business meeting or a professional appointment when the details are up in the air.

When it comes to your social life it may be less important.

Find out how to do it today.


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How to confirm your plans:

  • To touch base: “I wanted to touch base with you and check and see if we’re still on for Friday at 8pm at the Red Sox game?”
  • To check in: “I wanted to check in. Can you still meet tomorrow morning for coffee?”
  • To check and make sure: “I called to check and make sure you can make it to our meeting on Tuesday”
  • To confirm: “I just wanted to confirm our business lunch for 1 pm at the Four Seasons.”
  • To be sure we’re still on: “I’d like to be sure we’re still on for this weekend.”


What happens if you want to change the plans at the last minute when someone tries to confirm with you?

Listen to this episode on how to change plans.


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