Text messages to a friend

Read a text conversation between two friends to practise and improve your reading skills. 

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

Reading text
Neira
online

Hi Aziz! Are you there?

15:57

Hello? Hello?!?

16:03

Hi! I'm here! I'm here.

16:04

Good. smiley

16:04

What's up, Neira?

16:05

Would you like to meet for a coffee?

16:05

Yes! When?

16:05

I'm working now, but I finish work at five. Maybe at 5.15?

16:05

That's difficult for me. Can we meet 30 minutes later?

16:06

OK. Where?

16:06

The Blue Café is nice. I love the tea there. heart

16:07

It's closed on Mondays. Let's go to Rocket Boy. It's new.

16:08

Is it good?

16:08

It's very good!

16:08

Where is it? I don't know it.

16:09

It's next to the school. See you there?

16:09

See you there at 5.45!

16:09

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Beginner: A1
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reading section is very interesting i would like to read more and do the tasks...it is very trecky we must pay attention to do better exercises...i appreciate the english team always help and response us....bist regards zabi
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The fact that I haven't got many friends. But, I have any best friends. Sometimes, I meet her at her home or my home. Then, we go shopping, coffee, eating, etc ... I usually meet my friend on my free day or sometimes after work. On that days, we often chat, talk about work, life ... And I feel relax when I meet my friend.
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