An email from a friend

An email from a friend

Read an email about plans for the weekend to practise and improve your reading skills.


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Reading text

Hi Samia,

Just a quick email to say that sounds like a great idea. Saturday is better for me because I'm meeting my parents on Sunday. So if that's still good for you, why don't you come here? Then you can see the new flat and all the work we've done on the kitchen since we moved in. We can eat at home and then go for a walk in the afternoon. It's going to be so good to catch up finally. I want to hear all about your new job!

Our address is 52 Charles Road, but it's a bit difficult to find because the house numbers are really strange here. If you turn left at the post office and keep going past the big white house on Charles Road, there's a small side street behind it with the houses 50–56 in. Don't ask me why the side street doesn't have a different name! But call me if you get lost and I'll come and get you.

Let me know if there's anything you do/don't like to eat. Really looking forward to seeing you!

See you soon!



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Submitted by on Mon, 04/09/2023 - 09:14


I do not make plans with friends by using emails. I call them on the phone or send them an SMS or Viber message.

Submitted by Raghad.Alblaihes on Sun, 20/08/2023 - 10:25


I usually planning with my friends by WhatsApp application, i have never plans by email .

Submitted by Safe_Mode on Wed, 21/06/2023 - 14:38


I have plans with friends by messengers or sometimes phone calls

Submitted by Wsl on Sun, 23/04/2023 - 14:34


I use email for professional work, but If I want to make plans with friends I use social media platforms like Instagram or whatsapp. I guess that sounds like really better than email.

Submitted by Ahlam Mohamed on Tue, 11/04/2023 - 12:17


Planning with a friend by e-mail, it’s too hard because here in Yemen not all having an e-mail

Submitted by deen on Tue, 11/04/2023 - 04:28


by online platform like whatsapp, instagram, twitter etc.

Submitted by Cris Nguyen on Tue, 04/04/2023 - 15:46


I usually use social networks like Zalo or Messenger to make plans with friends. Email is not often used to stay in touch with friends in my country.

Submitted by Miss zahra on Sun, 02/04/2023 - 11:43


Unfortunately email is not popular in my country so I always text my friends or call them.

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Submitted by lonelyyyy on Mon, 20/02/2023 - 05:53


To be honest , email not popular in my country. we use more social networks like an instagram telegram

Submitted by Abrarhussain on Sun, 19/02/2023 - 22:07


I make plans with friends by phone calls, not by e mail.