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.


Reading text

Hey! Want to meet for a drink after work?


Cool, what time do you finish?


Late as always crying


Me too. Msg me when you leave


OK. Where do you want to go?


IDK. I might be hungry tho


Good point.


I'll think of somewhere to eat.


I know what you're like when you're hungry! wink


LOL, I'm not that bad!


Don't worry. We can meet at the bus stop and decide then.


yes See you later



  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.

Task 1

Task 2

Task 3


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Average: 4.2 (17 votes)

Submitted by Anna1303 on Fri, 03/05/2024 - 10:04


both actually. sometime i'll send a text message to my friend  if it's just a hang out. but if we're going to plan for a trip, we will make a meeting and speak to each other about it.

Submitted by Dania.w.r on Thu, 18/04/2024 - 17:34


Well, It depends on my mood hahaha. However, most of the time when we're in the first stage which is the planning I prefer to speak, and finally when we agree we star to message each other.

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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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. 😁