A message to a new friend

Read a direct message on social media to practise and improve your reading skills. 


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

Reading text

Hi Lucia

How are you? It was so nice to meet you last week in Sydney at the sales meeting. How was the rest of your trip? Did you see any kangaroos? I hope you got home to Mexico City OK.

Anyway, I have the documents about the new Berlin offices. We're going to be open in three months. I moved here from London just last week. They are very nice offices, and the location is perfect. There are lots of restaurants, cafés and banks in the area. There's also public transport; we are next to an U-Bahn (that is the name for the metro here). Maybe you can come and see them one day? I would love to show you Berlin, especially in the winter. You said you have never seen snow – you will see lots here!

Here's a photo of you and me at the restaurant in Sydney. That was a very fun night! Remember the singing Englishman? Crazy! Please send me any other photos you have of that night. Good memories.

Please give me your email address and I will send you the documents.

Bye for now



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Average: 4.2 (41 votes)

Submitted by sabek lahek on Sat, 25/03/2023 - 20:12


I usually make plan with my friends by whats app or by calling them

Submitted by Abu23 on Thu, 23/03/2023 - 14:49


when we make a plane to outside in group join messages like whatsapp, twitter etc.

Submitted by kapthic on Mon, 13/03/2023 - 09:11


We usually make the plane by texting each other on telegram or WhatsApp. sometimes we face timing but for us, texting is one of the most comfortable things.

Submitted by luismaldonadoDG on Thu, 09/03/2023 - 12:50


I usually make plans with friends and family by whatsapp messages, I don´t like use phone calls normaly

Submitted by SilvaFilipeeee on Fri, 24/02/2023 - 21:07


Normaly I make plans with my friends by messenger o social midia

Submitted by Abrarhussain on Sun, 19/02/2023 - 21:58


I make plans with friends by phone calls.

Submitted by TTTTWWW on Sat, 18/02/2023 - 20:29


Generally, I send a message to my friends to ask them if they are free.

Submitted by Trang Luu on Tue, 07/02/2023 - 04:27


I usually use messenger for my friends and family to make plans in my city. I also use whatsApp for friends who are not living here.

Submitted by Kyaw Hla Win on Thu, 02/02/2023 - 05:28


I usually use e mail to make plans with my close friends

Submitted by vlisher on Tue, 24/01/2023 - 16:19


I often talk with my friends on telegram. Cause, telegram is more convenient and a piece of cake to use than e-email. And most of my country people use telegram.

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