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 nafisehzekri on Wed, 12/04/2023 - 22:29

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Well, thanks to the technology, I've always chatted with my friends on WhatsApp or Telegram. However, everybody knows about eachother lives and latest news on Instagram these days.

Submitted by Miss zahra on Sun, 09/04/2023 - 20:26

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I chat with my best friend online by wahtsapp every day so important news does not waiting behind the door.

Submitted by luzgaraycocheaavila on Thu, 06/04/2023 - 06:12

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From my perspective it depends of the ocassion, because there are a lots of kinds of news. Frecuently, I just design a graphic piece and send it by WhatsApp with specific details in a short paragraph, but if we talk about my wedding, I will prefer to send a printed invitation letter to deliver to each friend's house. Besides, if I need to see the reaction of the person I will make a call o video call rigth. To be more polite I can make in touch also by writting an email. Basically, nowadays we can use our electronic devices.

Submitted by mariam998 on Wed, 15/03/2023 - 12:14

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I always prefer to text my friends/ relative, I don’t feel comfortable with phone calls so I use WhatsApp or instagrams to be in touch with them.
Usually we use email only for formal messages or communication.

Submitted by Lyubov Filimonova on Mon, 06/03/2023 - 10:32

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usually I use WhatsApp, Telegram if I have contact of the person in these massages. Otherwise I use social networks when I can be in touch with most part of my old friends and mates.

Submitted by Mwaamba on Sat, 25/02/2023 - 23:08

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I use WhatsApp or Signal all of the time. After I relocated to Europe Germany from Africa,Zambia, I expanded my forms of communication to not only Whatsapp and signal but to also Facebook, Instagram.....in short social media. As I can use audio calls and video calls with most of these apps.

Submitted by psantana on Sat, 21/01/2023 - 15:30

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Basically, I use WhatsApp, though I have no problem if someone tries to reach me through calls or videocalls. To be honest, I think it's nice to have at lest one friend who you can call to, just to be talking about stuff :)

I also find touching when people use e-mails to get in touch with their tfriends/relatives. Here in Brazil, it's too bad that we only use e-mail for work, most of the time.

Submitted by gasparmartinez on Wed, 11/01/2023 - 21:01

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I use WhatsApp or Instagram, I prefer texting than a call conversation by phone

I do that too, but I think it's nice to have at lest one best friend to call to sometimes and just be talking stuff :)