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
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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A1 English level (elementary)

Soumis par Andrea Valencia le jeu 25/03/2021 - 18:48

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I send a lot of text messages to my friends to make plans.

Soumis par Asni le mer 24/03/2021 - 00:29

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First, I send a few messages just to know if they are OK with an idea or a plan. Afterwards, I usually make a call to talk about the details, calls are quicker and often avoid misunderstandings.

Soumis par amola le dim 21/03/2021 - 16:58

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i prefer to send messages before speak to friends to avoid impressing situations with people i don,t know the well. Idk some times with close friends i just phoned them directly LOL .

Soumis par Giuliana le jeu 18/03/2021 - 21:11

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Idk, it's depends of when and where is plan but always i prefer make plans in person and speak with my friends but it's true that always we make plans through wpp or msg

Soumis par Giuliana le jeu 18/03/2021 - 21:07

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this is my conversation Hey, want to go to a bar with me? hiiiii, idk depends of hour mmmm nine or nine half past? oou yesssss jejeje i would like to go okay, around of 10 pm the band of my friends play a lot of songs of mi amigo invencible, i know you like that band ;) omg niceeeee! well, msg me when you are ready and i pick you up that’s sound good :) i will msg you, thanks :)

Soumis par MikhailZatopliaev le lun 15/03/2021 - 22:28

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IDK, sometime I prefer MSG, but sometime call is well. It is depends on situation.
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Soumis par Marce-English le mer 10/03/2021 - 20:14

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Normally I prefer talk than texts in my language but here in London where I currently live I prefer to send texts.

Soumis par TIa vinaka le mer 03/03/2021 - 02:32

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I use line to make a plan with my friends. chatting via line is easy and I don't have to care about where I am. I sometimes use stamps in line to express my feeling. but If I want to tell a long story to friends, I will just call them.

Soumis par Marte le jeu 18/02/2021 - 08:34

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I prefer to speak but If I am at my work I message.

Soumis par Brenda Patrici… le mar 16/02/2021 - 22:10

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I prefer to send text messages to my best friends to make plans, but when I need to plan activities about my work, speaking is the best way to do it.

Soumis par Nimra le dim 14/02/2021 - 16:08

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I prefer speaking to the friends and I'm very bad at messages.

Soumis par LISI20 le mer 10/02/2021 - 20:08

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I love sending message to my friends and family, message like how was your day or send them memes, but when I´m gonna explain something I send an audio or make a videocall. The emojis and gift are an usefull tool to put feelings in message I use them a lot.

Soumis par Alena23 le mar 02/02/2021 - 23:33

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i am really bad , i don't really like ringing people , i much prefer see them face to face to catch on all the news.

Soumis par Leila77 le sam 23/01/2021 - 09:18

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I prefer to speak to friends to make plans. I rarely send text messages.

Soumis par Joselyn15 le ven 22/01/2021 - 01:49

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I prefer to speak and send voice messages.Because I can transmit my feelings.

Soumis par tonguyen le mar 19/01/2021 - 00:32

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I usually chat with my best friends everyday, because it makes fun. But when i need a demand information or i really need a quick answer, i will make a call.

Soumis par In le mer 13/01/2021 - 00:10

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I prefer to text but depends on the plan if it is a big plan I prefer to talk about it and organize it, but if it something like go for a coffee or dinner I prefer just text to my friend.

Soumis par Honey June le mar 12/01/2021 - 05:06

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It depends on the situation.Sometimes I send lots of text message.But texting message makes a situation a little complexed and takes time to get a clear point.Sometimes calling is faster than texting.btw I use these two ways nearly everyday and like both.

Soumis par Roo le dim 10/01/2021 - 16:49

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I prefer to speak to friends to make plans because messaging takes lots of time and by messaging you can't clear your point. Sometimes messages make things unclear and misunderstandable. so I prefer to speak over messaging.

Soumis par lavande1983 le sam 09/01/2021 - 21:00

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I prefer to speak to friends to make plan or to demande information. I hate sending message because i waste a lot of time. But in working time, i have to send message instead of calling , i dont want to disturb my friends at work

Soumis par Mike Edwards le sam 09/01/2021 - 03:49

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I prefer to speak to friends rather than texting.

Soumis par German le ven 08/01/2021 - 23:10

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I prefer speak with my friends to make plans. I don´t like send a lot of messages.

Soumis par Sawyu Nwe le sam 02/01/2021 - 08:00

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I prefer to send texts. It makes more fun and memories between friendship. Besides, I don’t need to answer back immediately when I have serious matter.

Soumis par vanessa Rodri le jeu 24/12/2020 - 23:18

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I send lots of text messages to my friends because, unfortunately, they all live in other cities.

Soumis par Suraj paliwal le mar 22/12/2020 - 03:48

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I prefer text messages when information or questions are short yes/no type. I usually make phone calls when I want to know others openion.

Soumis par Vanessakuzola le sam 19/12/2020 - 00:44

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Depends of the subject the conversation, if it’s about a big plan I prefer to talk by a call, but if it’s just a meet or something basic , I will rather text for sure

Soumis par Myathtwe le dim 06/12/2020 - 16:01

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No, I don't use to send text messages to friends.I don't prefer to speak to friends to make my plan. But I prefer to speak my lovely person when I have important plan.
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Soumis par El Al le mar 01/12/2020 - 20:38

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I prefer send messages when the information is short and phone when I want to know the other person's opinion.

Soumis par mrelvinaliyev le sam 28/11/2020 - 07:37

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When I make plan with my friends we send lots of messages to each other. But I prefer to speak when make plan. Because sending a lot of message is waste time for me.

Soumis par Alex.BC le lun 23/11/2020 - 18:26

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I prefer to send of text messages to my friends because they might be busy at this time.

Soumis par lesley le dim 22/11/2020 - 22:01

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I prefer to talk with my friends face to face.

Soumis par Yigitcan le mer 18/11/2020 - 15:12

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I prefer to send a massage if my friend is far away to me. Also in massages I don't use any abbreviations because I think ridiculous. İf you make short a word Why don't you make short others? At that time we make a sentence just abbreviations.Like''GAS 2U! DQMOT, BSF IDK WCA 2TXT W/LOA.

Soumis par Leonardo de Souza le sam 14/11/2020 - 14:25

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Definity I send lots message to my friends especially now at quarantine, when we are working at home.

Soumis par frknakgn le mer 11/11/2020 - 15:27

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I usually talk with my friends about what we will do.We usually go to a cafe and have cup of coffee.

Soumis par Khin Khin Htet le lun 09/11/2020 - 09:13

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I mostly use phone call . I think that it is faster than text messages !

Soumis par mrelvinaliyev le sam 07/11/2020 - 13:37

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I prefer to speak with my friends when we make plans.I dont like to send a lot of messages when we make plan.

Soumis par miemiev le jeu 05/11/2020 - 16:56

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I prefer to speak in person or phone calls, it's making "the progress" faster and this is the best way to communicate by showing emotions, voice tones,... a good way to "express" the story or conversation. Even though I still prefer texting messages sometimes for the polite reasons.

Soumis par Ibi le ven 23/10/2020 - 16:55

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I like to keep the contact with my friends throught text messenges. Lately, I use to send audios via whatsapp to speak with them and tell anecdotes or some things. I dont use to make telephone calls, just to speak with my mum, dad or brothers or when I need to know something inmediatly I have to get the response quickly.
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Soumis par Rafaela1 le ven 23/10/2020 - 15:31

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I like to speak in person. I have few friends to send text massages like the sample! ;)

Soumis par alexiaimogen le ven 23/10/2020 - 06:28

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I prefer to speak if it's urgent if it's not then I'll just msg them.

Soumis par raginirags le jeu 22/10/2020 - 13:16

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i mostly use text msgs to text my friend about any plan but sometimes i prefer a dial

Soumis par Victor Hugo Fl… le lun 19/10/2020 - 20:17

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I definitely send a lot more text messages, to communicate with my friends and make plans.

Soumis par Babydoll le dim 18/10/2020 - 00:47

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All depends on my mood and time. Sometimes I prefer texting people. Other times I enjoy talking on the phone.

Soumis par Nway le ven 16/10/2020 - 11:54

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I don't prefer texting to someone and like to call. If i send messages , i use emojis and abbreviation . I think emojis are so cute .
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Soumis par Rafaela1 le dim 11/10/2020 - 12:57

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I like the word "IDK" somehow. It sounds like "DIY"! ; )

Soumis par aungyekyaw le dim 11/10/2020 - 05:39

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I texting message to my partner for share jobs information . We usually use this method.

Soumis par Moon Wathan le mar 06/10/2020 - 11:18

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Yes, I am not only text message but also call to my friends to hangout. I always do like that.