Notes at work

Read some short messages to practise and improve your reading skills.

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

Reading text

Mario called. He wants you to call back before 7 p.m.

Sales meeting this afternoon at 12 noon. Meeting Room 2.

Pens ready for collection between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.

Jackie is leaving the office at 4 p.m. today. Please remember to lock the doors. The keys are in your drawer.

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I usually leave messages by imail or by whathssap, I don't like to leave written notes.
I normally text messages to my colleagues ,but lately I am leaving notes to them at the office board to keep it formal as some of them deny receiving the messages I send.but if I need them urgent I have to call them
i normally leave massege my colleagues and friends but sometimes i call them if i need them urgendly....actaully when i participate meeting with my boss or clients in this situation take some notes bxz very important...
I used to send texts notes when I was a teen, to a girl I used to like a lot. Now, she´s married (not with me) and I don´t use to send text notes but whattsap text messages, email messages and phone messages.
When I was manager of a elementary school in the years 1990 to 2005, text messages didn't exist yet. So the majority of communications for the parents or for tne teachers were made oraly or by writing notes.
When I leave my house, I usually write a note to my wife and tell her where did I go.
Actually if I am in work I send emails and send voice messages through the what is up if I am busy . and if the issue is not related to work , i use the what is up , Facebook and so on .
I have just been graduated from University. So, before I used to send a text message for people instead of leave notes. But now, I work in the office and I start leave notes for people in my office. I think we should send a text message for people who we are not sure them return to the office that day. If I were sure that them return to the office that day, I would leave a note for them. Anyway, leaving a note or sending a text message, the ultimate goal is the recipient knows the information when they're not there. So, you can choose either.
Hi. I'm Yen. I often leave my message by notes or e-mail. When I was in school, I always leave the message for me to remember what things I must do in the day. Besides, I also send a text message to my colleagues to remind them to work and attend the meeting.
Normally I leave messages for me to remember me a plan next day but when I need to inform someone of something I sent voice message or text message in WhatsApp , I can know if he saw it or no .
For my colleagues at work I leave notes on the desk. For family and friends I prefer to send text messages because it is the easiest way to communicate.
I sometimes leave messages for people. It happens mostly if I'm on leave. I leave a note if many people to see it. For my family and friends, I usually send text messages.
I usually send text massage for my manager because maybe he will be in meeting. but for my colleagues in the office I leave note for them on his deck;
Owing to the prospect of electronic products, I always leave messages by texting or sending emails. Nowadays, everyone gets their phones, accompanying by internet, with them all the time rather than brings notes with them. It is very convenient and environment-friendly to do this.
I can leave a message two forms: with a text message or with notes, all depends to who I'm going to leave message and situations. For example, when I want to notify my niece about she must prepare salad for lunch, because I'm going to go out the house, I usually leave her a note in kitchen. But, when I want to advert my sister about a job call, I usually send her a text message.