Notes at work

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.

Task 1

Task 2

Task 3


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Submitted by Khin Khin Htet on Sun, 08/11/2020 - 15:03

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.

Submitted by alexiaimogen on Thu, 22/10/2020 - 06:38

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

Submitted by Moon Wathan on Sat, 10/10/2020 - 06:55

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

Submitted by habibao.medo on Sat, 03/10/2020 - 15:07

sometimes i send them massages .other times i leave notes

Submitted by Asni on Thu, 17/09/2020 - 22:06

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.

Submitted by Pola on Thu, 17/09/2020 - 19:42

I think before smartphone that time, I was used to leave notes in my house and school.
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Submitted by shelly on Mon, 14/09/2020 - 09:12

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.

Submitted by Roblox on Sun, 06/09/2020 - 14:08

It depends. If I have their phone numbers I will send them text messages but if they don't I will leave some notes with their secretary or person who is in charge.

Submitted by sonjoy on Sun, 06/09/2020 - 14:03

Basically, i send message to colleagues and employees using social media namely whatsup, viber and messenger.But, in case of urgency i prefer to send it mobile or make a call.Actually, i don't like to stick a note in the tables or others place because i don't think it is fruitful rather instant call and sms.