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.

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


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 Toan3002 on Fri, 20/10/2023 - 02:55


Normally, I use social networks like Messenger, Zalo, and Instagram to make plans with friends. Email is used to send formal information or receive notifications.

Submitted by phạm thị quỳnh anh on Wed, 18/10/2023 - 09:46


I'm only use email for work or something formal. To plans or contact with my friends, i prefer call or use social media like Instagram, messenger,...

Submitted by Osama15 on Fri, 29/09/2023 - 17:17


I never use email to make a plan, usually use social media platforms like WhatsApp

Submitted by Alexander on Fri, 29/09/2023 - 14:42


I don't use email to make a plan. I prefer messenger or phone

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.