A text message invitation

Learn how to write a text message invitation to a friend.

Instructions

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

Reading text
Sandra
online

Hey! Want to meet for a drink after work?

14:16

Cool, what time do you finish?

14:21

Late as always crying

14:22

Me too. Msg me when you leave

14:22

OK. Where do you want to go?

14:23

IDK. I might be hungry tho

14:24

Good point.

14:25

I'll think of somewhere to eat.

14:25

I know what you're like when you're hungry! wink

14:27

LOL, I'm not that bad!

14:31

Don't worry. We can meet at the bus stop and decide then.

14:31

yes See you later

14:32

Tips

  1. You don't need to write complete sentences.
  2. You can use abbreviations like LOL (= laugh out loud) or IDK (= I don't know) to save time.
  3. Use emojis smiley to add feelings.
  4. You don't need to use full stops (.) at the end of messages.

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Submitted by HeinHtetKyaw on Tue, 18/08/2020 - 14:47

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I prefer to talk outside than a text Smg if important situation.

Submitted by soylemezali42 on Sat, 15/08/2020 - 15:39

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I send lots of text messages to my friends to meet them somewhere. Sometimes, I prefer to speak to friends to make plans.

Submitted by Maria19 on Thu, 06/08/2020 - 15:57

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Yes, I use a cell phone many hours a day, and prefer to send messages rather than call. For me it is more efficient in terms of time. With it, several tasks can be performed simultaneously.

Submitted by OlaFlower on Thu, 06/08/2020 - 06:41

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I definitely prefer to send messages in most aspects of my life. Everybody agrees that it is more convenient and cheaper or even for free. But on the other hand making plans requires many arrangements and setting the details. For that reason a phone call may be an easier way to find out what your friend's preferences are and faster way to find a compromise.

Submitted by shironeiko on Wed, 05/08/2020 - 16:09

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To a group of friends I like messaging in the group chat. It save lots of time and everyone can give their ideas. If I want to meet a friend, I will phone him/her to decide promptly
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Submitted by Rafaela1 on Wed, 05/08/2020 - 13:51

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I usually use emails more often than text messages....... As you see, I'm a bit a work-oriented person. ;)

Submitted by MammadovAnar on Tue, 04/08/2020 - 18:01

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I usually prefer text messages when making a plan with my friends. It is easier and comfortable for me. You know, nowadays many people would rather prefer text messages than speaking like me. People usually use the app WhatsApp for it.

Submitted by Venus on Mon, 03/08/2020 - 06:53

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As a Generation Z, it is needless to say that I used to send tons of messages and share a lot of memes on an everyday basis.

Submitted by Phan Bao Dung on Sun, 02/08/2020 - 18:55

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I like to speak to friends than send messages to make plans. Because making plans need concentration, discussion, and final agreement. Direct speaking or making a phone call will save more time.

Submitted by AMANI148 on Sun, 02/08/2020 - 16:53

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I usually send massage. I found this faster and easier to me and the other.