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So what are you doing this weekend?

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'Sunny Malta!'

Hey Guys,

Another Friday and the end of another working week; I hope you had a good one and you're looking forward to the weekend. I was just wondering what your plans are? I'd love to hear how you'll be spending the weekend in your part of the world.

The weather's very good here in Malta so I'll be spending some time outside. For a start, I'll take my daughter, Ariana, to the park. She's only three and doesn't appreciate the importance of the weekend and waking up late – there will be no lie in for me! :(

Playing with the Ariana will be followed by the obligatory mountain of laundry that needs to be done along with the other household chores. When they're out of the way I'll go and see my grandmother; she lives on her own and always enjoys some company.

Who wants to cook on the weekend? Not me! Actually, I don't mind cooking so much, it's the washing up that I hate. So anyway, I'll probably eat out somewhere or get some take away food (I try to eat healthily during the week, that goes out of the window on the weekend).

On Sunday I'm going to a christening. My cousin adopted a baby girl from Ethiopia recently and they're having her christened this weekend. Before that, I'll be settling down in front of the TV to watch my favourite football team, Everton, play Manchester United in the FA Cup semi final. I'm sure it'll be a nail-biting occasion for me, but fingers-crossed they'll win.

So that's pretty much how I’ll be spending my weekend…how about you?

C'mon Everton!

By Chris

Key words

lie in - (noun) stay in bed later than usual in the morning.

laundry - (noun) the dirty clothes that need to be washed.

chores - (noun) jobs in or around the house.

eat out - (phrasal verb) to eat in a restaurant.

go out of the window - (idiom) stops, disappears, no longer exists.

christening - (noun) a religious ceremony at which a baby is made a member of the Christian Church.

adopted - (verb) past tense of adopt: to take another person's child into your own family and legally raise him or her as your own child.

nail-biting - (adjective) describes a situation that is very exciting or worrying because you do not know how it will end.

fingers-crossed - (adverb) hopefully.

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