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Text messages to a friend

Read a text conversation between two friends to practise and improve your reading skills. 

Do the preparation task first. Then read the text and do the exercises.

Reading text

Hi Aziz! Are you there?


Hello? Hello?!?


Hi! I'm here! I'm here.


Good. smiley


What's up, Neira?


Would you like to meet for a coffee?


Yes! When?


I'm working now, but I finish work at five. Maybe at 5.15?


That's difficult for me. Can we meet 30 minutes later?


OK. Where?


The Blue Café is nice. I love the tea there. heart


It's closed on Mondays. Let's go to Rocket Boy. It's new.


Is it good?


It's very good!


Where is it? I don't know it.


It's next to the school. See you there?


See you there at 5.45!




Language level

Beginner: A1


I usually meet my friends everyday in evening to go skate , but the ones that they don’t skate , we meet on a restaurants in the weekends to catch up the last news.

I usually meet my friends at the weekends. We frequently go away to stunning spots in Ireland to visit beautiful nature.

I meet my friends, every weekday after work. We meet in the main street at 5;30 p.m.
Sometimes we meet one hour later if someone has to do shopping or stay late at job.
We go to our favorite coffee, we usually take black tea and a slice of lemon cake.
We relax and enjoy our time together. This is how we keep our friendship for ages.

wow that is beautiful

My friends and I prefer pubs in the center with good food and craft beer. Time? Usually in the evening after work

I usually meet with my friends in the shopping mall, at seven p.m., after work.

i usually meet my friends at the weekend, normally on Sundays because i am very busy with my job on weekdays. we often gather at home and have a small party, make some favorite foods. we eat, drink and chat together. sometimes, in the evening, we go to the coffee shop for a change.

I usually like to meet my friends in any open places like any park or any other open field and we like to meet each other in the afternoon. If want to say more specifically it will about half-fast four in the afternoon.

I usually meet up with my friends at a cafe which is called "TeTe". We generally get together at the evening. Btw, due to corona, we have not been meeting for a long time.

I normally meet my friends at work or home, and I hardly ever go to cafes or restaurants. This is because I don't have enough time to meet my friends on cafes. I also prefer to get away from restaurants and cafes, because they aren't mostly clean, especially in Afghanistan I don't like to go such a places. When a friend offer me to meet him/her in a cafe or restaurant, then I often reject him/her. Sometimes, if I don't have time or there is no other place to meet each other, I will accept my friends.
I would rather to meet my friends on holidays, especially on Fridays than other days. But it is necessary to meet one friend of mine, I prefer to meet him in the afternoon.
I should truly say that I haven't seen my friends after March, you know this is because we are in quarantine now and I don't want to make health problems for my family members, society and my friends.
So, now social networks like Facebook or Watsup and so on make it easy to get or be in touch with friends. These days, I am usually in touch with my friends and colleagues via these ways.
Of course, I suggest you to stay at home to be healthy. I hope to return back at normal days very soon.

Thank you so much
M. Sharif Tayyebi