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 mrelvinaliyev on Sat, 28/11/2020 - 07:37

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When I make plan with my friends we send lots of messages to each other. But I prefer to speak when make plan. Because sending a lot of message is waste time for me.

Submitted by Alex.BC on Mon, 23/11/2020 - 18:26

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I prefer to send of text messages to my friends because they might be busy at this time.

Submitted by lesley on Sun, 22/11/2020 - 22:01

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I prefer to talk with my friends face to face.

Submitted by Yigitcan on Wed, 18/11/2020 - 15:12

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I prefer to send a massage if my friend is far away to me. Also in massages I don't use any abbreviations because I think ridiculous. İf you make short a word Why don't you make short others? At that time we make a sentence just abbreviations.Like''GAS 2U! DQMOT, BSF IDK WCA 2TXT W/LOA.

Submitted by Leonardo de Souza on Sat, 14/11/2020 - 14:25

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Definity I send lots message to my friends especially now at quarantine, when we are working at home.

Submitted by frknakgn on Wed, 11/11/2020 - 15:27

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I usually talk with my friends about what we will do.We usually go to a cafe and have cup of coffee.

Submitted by Khin Khin Htet on Mon, 09/11/2020 - 09:13

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I mostly use phone call . I think that it is faster than text messages !

Submitted by mrelvinaliyev on Sat, 07/11/2020 - 13:37

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I prefer to speak with my friends when we make plans.I dont like to send a lot of messages when we make plan.

Submitted by miemiev on Thu, 05/11/2020 - 16:56

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I prefer to speak in person or phone calls, it's making "the progress" faster and this is the best way to communicate by showing emotions, voice tones,... a good way to "express" the story or conversation. Even though I still prefer texting messages sometimes for the polite reasons.

Submitted by Ibi on Fri, 23/10/2020 - 16:55

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I like to keep the contact with my friends throught text messenges. Lately, I use to send audios via whatsapp to speak with them and tell anecdotes or some things. I dont use to make telephone calls, just to speak with my mum, dad or brothers or when I need to know something inmediatly I have to get the response quickly.