Apologizing

 

Practice the sentences

Listen to the sentence and spell the missing word.
I would like to apologize for being loud last night.en
en
I your apology.
 
en
 
 
en
I won't be able to make it in ⁠.
There is no need to worry. We will be fine without you.en
 
en
 
 
I wish I could, but I'm not able to finish the report in time.en
en
Don't about it.
 
en
 
 
 
en
 

Practice the sentences

Listen to the sentence and spell the missing word.
I would like to apologize for being loud last night.en
en
 
en
  • I
    • c
    • a
    • e
    • p
    • t
    • c
    your apology.
     
 
 
en
 
en
  • I won't be able to make it in
    • m
    • t
    • e
    • i
    ⁠.
     
There is no need to worry. We will be fine without you.en
 
 
I wish I could, but I'm not able to finish the report in time.en
en
 
en
  • Don't
    • r
    • y
    • o
    • w
    • r
    about it.
     
 
 
 
en
 

Practice the phrases

Build the sentence by clicking on the words.
en
 
en
 
 
en
 
en
 
 
en
 
en
 
 
en
 
en
 
 
 
en
 

Learn the dialog

Listen to the dialogue while reading the text.
I'm sorry I'm late today, my car broke down this morning.en
Don't worry, it's alright. Maybe next time you could call though and let me know you are running late. So we don't have to wait for you.en
Of course! I was stressed about my car and simply forgot.en
I understand. Just remember next time.en
I will. I hope I didn't miss anything important?en
We started about 30 minutes ago, but I can go over what you have missed again.en
Thank you, I really appreciate it. And sorry again for being late.en
I've been late before too because I missed the bus. It happens.en
 

Practice the dialog

Complete the dialogue.
 
en
 
en
  • I'm sorry I'm late today, my car
    • k
    • e
    • b
    • r
    • o
    down this morning.
     
 
 
I'm sorry I'm late today, my car down this morning.
 
en
 
 
en
 
en
  • Don't worry, it's alright. Maybe next time you could
    • l
    • a
    • l
    • c
    though and let me know you are running late. So we don't have to wait for you.
     
 
 
Don't worry, it's alright. Maybe next time you could though and let me know you are running late. So we don't have to wait for you.
 
en
 
 
en
 
en
  • Of course! I was stressed about my car and simply
    • t
    • o
    • r
    • g
    • o
    • f
    ⁠.
     
 
 
Of course! I was stressed about my car and simply ⁠.
 
en
 
 
en
 
en
  • I
    • e
    • d
    • s
    • d
    • u
    • a
    • t
    • r
    • n
    • n
    ⁠. Just remember next time.
     
 
 
I ⁠. Just remember next time.
 
en
 
 
en
 
en
  • I will. I
    • p
    • e
    • h
    • o
    I didn't miss anything important?
     
 
 
I will. I I didn't miss anything important?
 
en
 
 
en
 
en
  • We started about 30 minutes
    • o
    • g
    • a
    ⁠, but I can go over what you have missed again.
     
 
 
We started about 30 minutes ⁠, but I can go over what you have missed again.
 
en
 
 
en
 
en
  • Thank you, I really appreciate it. And
    • r
    • s
    • o
    • y
    • r
    again for being late.
     
 
 
Thank you, I really appreciate it. And again for being late.
 
en
 
 
en
 
en
  • I've been
    • e
    • l
    • t
    • a
    before too because I missed the bus. It happens.
     
 
 
I've been before too because I missed the bus. It happens.
 
en
 
 
en
 

Practice Listening

Listen to the dialogue and choose the matching statement.
 
en
  •  
    • She will be more careful.en
       
    • She should go home now.en
       
    • She isn't ready yet.en
       
 
 
 
en
  •  
    • She accepts his apology.en
       
    • He doesn't go to school.en
       
    • The apology is very long.en
       
 
 
 
en
  •  
    • He is not sorry.en
       
    • She is disappointed.en
       
    • He needs to be more careful next time.en
       
 
 
 
en
 

Speak the dialogue

Speak your answers to the dialogue (when it's your turn). Record your answers to the dialogue (when it's your turn). Then replay your recording and compare each recorded part to the original.
Employee
I'm sorry I'm late today, my car broke down this morning.en
You
Don't worry, it's alright. Maybe next time you could call though and let me know you are running late. So we don't have to wait for you.en
Of course! I was stressed about my car and simply forgot.en
I understand. Just remember next time.en
I will. I hope I didn't miss anything important?en
We started about 30 minutes ago, but I can go over what you have missed again.en
Thank you, I really appreciate it. And sorry again for being late.en
I've been late before too because I missed the bus. It happens.en
Speak your answers to the dialogue (when it's your turn). Record your answers to the dialogue (when it's your turn). Then replay your recording and compare each recorded part to the original.
You
I'm sorry I'm late today, my car broke down this morning.en
Ashlee
Don't worry, it's alright. Maybe next time you could call though and let me know you are running late. So we don't have to wait for you.en
Of course! I was stressed about my car and simply forgot.en
I understand. Just remember next time.en
I will. I hope I didn't miss anything important?en
We started about 30 minutes ago, but I can go over what you have missed again.en
Thank you, I really appreciate it. And sorry again for being late.en
I've been late before too because I missed the bus. It happens.en
 
Email Learning Course
Get prepared for communication in English. Four weeks, every workday a new learning unit; that's how we'll help you improve your English regularly. Completely free and you can unsubscribe at any time. More Details
Support
As a free learning portal we rely on your support and are so grateful for any donation that helps us to continue to develop our project. Every donation – no matter how small – helps!


Buy us a coffeeBuy us a coffee

Become a Patreon

Your Rating
How did you like this unit? Give us quick feedback in the form of a rating or simply message us via the contact form!

(10 ratings)
Share your results
Let your friends know what you’ve learned and post your results on Facebook!

Share your results