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A message to a new friend

Read a direct message on social media to practise and improve your reading skills. 

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

Reading text

Hi Lucia

How are you? It was so nice to meet you last week in Sydney at the sales meeting. How was the rest of your trip? Did you see any kangaroos? I hope you got home to Mexico City OK.

Anyway, I have the documents about the new Berlin offices. We're going to be open in three months. I moved here from London just last week. They are very nice offices, and the location is perfect. There are lots of restaurants, cafés and banks in the area. There's also public transport; we are next to an U-Bahn (that is the name for the metro here). Maybe you can come and see them one day? I would love to show you Berlin, especially in the winter. You said you have never seen snow – you will see lots here!

Here's a photo of you and me at the restaurant in Sydney. That was a very fun night! Remember the singing Englishman? Crazy! Please send me any other photos you have of that night. Good memories.

Please give me your email address and I will send you the documents.

Bye for now




Language level

Pre-intermediate: A2


I always use LINE to make plans with my friends.
Most people use this app, and we can call for free.
If you don't get a message from friend, call and make a plan.
But now I can't play with my friends because infectious disease are prevalent.
I'm worried that I haven't met my new friends yet, even though school has begun.
I can only keep in touch with friends on LINE.
I want to have fun playing with my friends once this infection has subsided.

I would like practice my English, anyone ??

I make plan with my friend by SNS , such as LINE and Instagram. Developing the Internet, we can contact with person easier.
But we should be careful when we make plan with friend. If we use wrong word, we hurt friend or cause misunderstanding. If we can be careful, making plan with friend is easy and early.
Also, I make perfect plan for my friend. By doing so, friend feel fun.
I think that making plan with friend differs according to the person. But the most important thing is to Keep promise.

I always use LINE to make plans or to contact my friends. It is very useful application to talk friends. It is because it is free of charge and can use chat and phone. I sometimes use phone, but mostly I use chat. Chat is very convenient, because we can see the message anytime. Adding to the above many people use LINE. So, I can communicate everyone. I often use the message application, but it has a bad point. It is less to talk with
friend. Decidedly, it is very helpful for us, but it is important to talk directly. So, I want to phone or meet to make plan more.

I use messenger. The reason is that that information can be transmitted most quickly among them.

I usually make plans with friends by phone call because it is efficient.
In Japan, most people uses LINE. The app can send pictures while we call with my friends. So it is good for make plans.

I usually make plans with friends by messenger because it is easy to get in touch with them.

I make plans with my friends by calling or texting them

Hello every one.
I would call or meet in person when planning to play with my friends.
Recently, lines and Instagram and Twitter are popular in the world.
I think it's good to use sns such as email,
But. I think it may not be transmitted unless you speak directly. And when it comes to e-mail, the communication may take longer.
But email has the advantage of being late for whatever time you are busy.
But I prefer to speak directly.So when I make a plan to play with my friends, I call them so they can communicate directly with them.

I always use the messenger app when making plans with my friends.
Because it's easy to interact and in addition to sending messages,there are
various useful functions such as a calendar function that can tell my friends
a free day. However important appointments are decided by phone.