An email from a friend

An email from a friend

Read an email from a friend you haven't heard from for a long time to practise and improve your reading skills.

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

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Submitted by marwan297 on Thu, 18/08/2022 - 18:17

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As we are talking about old friends, people who i can't really meet them, I can use WhatsApp, Instagram or Facebook. It's undeniable that having catch-up with them in person is substantially better, but digital ways have made communication possible. thus, writing emails makes communication effective. To illustrate, I have my brother who lives in Spain and we always talk with each other using messenger video call, so we keep in touch.

Submitted by arashjahanbakht on Sat, 30/07/2022 - 22:03

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I used to communicate directly with my best friends. But now, it's very difficult to plan a meeting, because of being busy. So, unfortunately, I've got to chat with them online, and we rarely have a friendly meeting together.

Submitted by Tetiana Lekha on Sun, 22/05/2022 - 16:33

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I prefer online communication, because you are not limited by borders.

Submitted by Windy on Sun, 19/12/2021 - 09:36

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Well, as for me, I would most likely use phone or video call to tell my friends about important news. Or meeting in person if possible.

Submitted by thuy pham on Tue, 30/11/2021 - 05:56

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i would like to talk to them directly if it is possible. If not, i think i will make a video call for them.

Submitted by Abrarhussain on Sun, 07/11/2021 - 22:27

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I would like to use text messages through wats app to communicate to tell old friends important news.

Submitted by Tinelli on Fri, 29/10/2021 - 19:04

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As we’re talking about old friends - people who I can't really meet in person - I'd definitely use Instagram, Facebook, or emails to tell them essential news. It’s undeniable that having a catch-up with them in person is substantially better, but digital ways have made communication possible all around the world. Thus, writing emails, for instance, make communication effective. To illustrate, I have got an old friend who lives abroad; however, we often talk to each other through WhatsApp, so we always keep in touch, and eventually we meet each other in person!

Submitted by mangnb on Fri, 22/10/2021 - 14:19

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I usually use Mesenger or FaceTime to communicate with old friend even my family members

Submitted by Stela Stoycheva on Mon, 16/08/2021 - 13:46

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I could use each form of communication with friends, maybe I will choose faster one /Viber, Messenger, e-mail... even calling on the cell phone/ but even on the post is easy in Uk. I came in Uk and even send it often post messages not only to my friends. Before I didn`t use that service in my country :)