The party

Have you ever had a party without telling your parents? Watch what happens when Kate invites a few friends to her house.


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Is it possible to have a party without your parents finding out? And is it a good idea?

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Submitted by sunmoon1356 on Mon, 10/24/2022 - 18:39

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Submitted by fernasilv18 on Sun, 11/14/2021 - 04:38

The activities help to better understand the topic 5-A T-LOG

Submitted by Leticiadv1405 on Sun, 11/14/2021 - 02:38

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Submitted by jesica_tomas on Sat, 11/13/2021 - 07:20

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Submitted by GUADALUPESIXTOS on Wed, 11/10/2021 - 02:41

The issue was clearer to me with the exercises to be solved, it was very dynamic and understandable.

Submitted by mvmag_ on Sun, 09/26/2021 - 05:05

I like parties, especially with my friends and family, because I can spend time with people I love. And I think the list of the guest depends on what type of party is. I think that it’s a good idea to have a party without your teacher because, why do you invite them? The relationship with your teacher iis only for school, nothing else. But you can have a party with your parents, it could be a familiar reunion. Except when you want to hang out with your friends, in this case your parents have to know about it, cause an accident can happen.

Submitted by mariaaria on Mon, 05/10/2021 - 14:09

I think it is possible to have a party without parents finding out only if it`s a little party with a 2 or 3 friends, without turning up music. For my opinion it isn`t a really good idea because parents can come back any minute and your friends will have to go away from your house, and then, probably, your parents will have a serious conversation with you.
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Submitted by zehirli_cicek on Sun, 03/28/2021 - 15:13

I think it is really a good idea to have a party without telling your parents, but I can't do that because my mum is at home all the time she doesn't have a job right now so I can't without she knows . On the other hand my friends aren't allowed to go out without taking permission from their parents also they need somebody to drive them to us cause in my country we almost only transport by cars .

Submitted by Stasiia_Ukr on Mon, 10/26/2020 - 13:23

Parties aren't common in my country. So, I have never had something such a party
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Submitted by Giovannichoi on Sun, 04/19/2020 - 10:54

I don't think having a party without the permission of my parents is a good idea. If my parents finds out, they'll kick my butt and gut. I've never had any parties except the two pajama parties with a single friend. I wish I can join a beutiful masquerade and a ball. I will be famous musical star, and I'll have a party only three times in my life. First, I'll have one when I became a university student. It'll be quite small party, which I'll do with only my parents. Second, I'd like to have a party when I finish my first musical. I'm planning to invite most of my friends and families. And last, I want to have a last party when I become eighty years old. So, my opinion is having a party without my parent's permission is very dangerous and not good, because it is same to lie. I'll never meet my friends and have a party with my friends without my parent's permission.

Submitted by bobes_cze on Wed, 04/08/2020 - 09:15

doing party without knowing of parents is almost impossible because they will know everything you did because someone will tell to someone else him will tell for example younger sibling and they tell that to their parents them for 99% know someone who knows party maker parents and then they will know and gets furious because they know that from someone else and don´t know from their kid
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Submitted by Chocomint on Thu, 08/15/2019 - 06:48

From my point of view I will ask my parent or older people in my family if I want to make a party at home. It is more comfortable for both ( my friend and my family ). Moreover, my family will respect the suggestion and let us enjoy. There are nothing to hide so there are nothing to find.
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Submitted by empty on Sun, 06/23/2019 - 16:13

Is it possible to have a party without your parents finding out? And is it a good idea? No way !! My parents wouldn't be happy when they found out , Because It's not possible to keep that secret for the rest of my life .

Submitted by Jassu on Sun, 03/18/2018 - 18:11

Hello sir. Please tell me that forms(like used to/be or get used to),gerund,to-infinitives,phrases and conditional sentences are considered as part of english grammar or not?
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Submitted by Jo - Coordinator on Mon, 03/19/2018 - 07:40

Hello Jassu! Yes. All of those patterns and structures are considered to be part of English grammar. Best wishes, Joanna (LearnEnglish Teens team)

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Submitted by pinpilinpausa on Sat, 01/20/2018 - 12:04

I have never done a party secretly
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