A text message invitation

A text message invitation

Learn how to write a text message invitation to a friend.

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

Preparation

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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Average: 4.2 (14 votes)

Submitted by jmajo on Thu, 14/03/2024 - 13:35

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Well, I usually prefer to speak directly in person or by phone to make plans with friends, 
but sometimes I make plans using text messages when I chat with a group of several friends
at the same time though. 

Thanks for the lesson.

Great site!

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Submitted by davevud on Tue, 20/02/2024 - 09:31

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Do you send lots of text messages or do you prefer to speak to friends to make plans?

I love to send messages rather than speak to friends as I can use a lot of emojis and funny things as well. Moreover, it is also cost saving too. However, sometimes, if we make a plan to go for a trip, then speaking to friends on phones will be much easier.

Submitted by nooraldeen mustafa on Sun, 18/02/2024 - 20:21

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the main point when writing the message to my friends, is that I prefer to make it more understandable and conspicuous

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Submitted by Lourdes_BL on Fri, 16/02/2024 - 01:30

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I prefer to send messages, as I can send emojis and photos. Furthermore, it's more practical.

Submitted by Sindi on Fri, 09/02/2024 - 05:39

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I prefer to send messages and plan a place to meet and chat. It's easy to know if they can meet or not.

Submitted by anhteeny96 on Tue, 06/02/2024 - 04:08

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I prefer to speak to friends to make plans. Because we can easily gather ideas and make the decision instead of texting each other, it will take a lot of time, and not anyone will have free time to answer directly.

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Submitted by Ahmeddeda77 on Sun, 28/01/2024 - 11:24

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I prefer to send a message, because I can send emojis and pictures. Also, I can be shorter and more useful.

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Submitted by Rapanuito on Fri, 26/01/2024 - 15:05

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I prefer to speak 📱 because we can agree more easily about what to do or the time that we could meet ⌚ and listen to the voice of my friends with their real emotions; I think it is more interesting and funny sometimes. 😁

Submitted by positive princess on Sun, 21/01/2024 - 20:38

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from my experience, I prefer to text a message to my friends to make a plan for a hangout. because it will save me time. so, usually, my friends and I will make a meeting point then we will start our hangout. but, sometimes my friends and me confused about choosing some place for lunch. if we make long discuss because of that. finally, we will have lunch at the usual restaurant we are meeting at. lol. I think because girls don't know what they want sometimes.

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Submitted by nnurainii on Thu, 18/01/2024 - 02:27

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I always prefer to speak if there are plans we wanna make. but yeah, sometimes they can have no time, so sending a message is an alternative.