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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 sometimes send text massages to my grandmother. I never leave notes.

I always leave messages to peoples but they usually are my friends or my family, now the social networks have done that the communications be easier than until some decades.
I hardly ever leave notes

I normally leave message in social messenger like WhatsApp. I leave messages in the form of text or voice.

I normally leave messages for my partners using text messages. I usually use the notes for me. I had used the notes when I have meetings remind, important notices and remaining work remark.

These days I usually just leave a text message for other people. Mostly I used the notes just for myself for writing important things.

Sometimes, I leave the message call me back or I cook for you etc... But I didn't leave the notes un till now.

sometimes i send them massages .other times i leave notes

I used to leave notes, but when applications such as whatsapp, messenger, etc. have caught on, there was no need to use paper notes to leave messages anymore. I use notes for myself though to remember to do or buy things. I put them on some place so that they are easily visible, otherwise I forget I wrote them; I must admit that memorising is not one of my strenghts.

I think before smartphone that time, I was used to leave notes in my house and school.

Most of the time I choose to send an instant message to my co-worker instead of leaving a note. But if the message is important and detailed, I may choose leaving a note simultaneously send a message to notify my coworker.

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