A message to a new friend

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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Submitted by DigitalDragon on Mon, 12/02/2024 - 06:40


Usually, my friends and I use the Telegram messenger. It has many features for communication, including text and voice messaging, video and audio calls, stickers, gifs.

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Submitted by Ahmeddeda77 on Sat, 27/01/2024 - 11:50


We usually meet together in any place and plan to do anything; we want to do.

Submitted by IbrahimR on Fri, 26/01/2024 - 17:24


Well, we usually send text messages to each other through WhatsApp.

Submitted by kiethoang20140303 on Sat, 20/01/2024 - 10:56


With me? On Zalo - a chat app in Vietnam with my friends.

Submitted by gerson10 on Wed, 17/01/2024 - 00:02


I think that is great passage because is a situation of the real life

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Submitted by CarlosV1996 on Mon, 15/01/2024 - 21:07


normally we text between us and get a date to meet out

Submitted by khanhdoduy on Tue, 09/01/2024 - 04:44


Usually, I use Messenger and iMess to make plane with my friends and my loved one. To make plane we have some group chat so all the people can talk, It's so convenient.

Submitted by Frau on Wed, 27/12/2023 - 18:43


I make plan with my friend with Messenger and Watsappe

Submitted by DzhusAngela on Fri, 15/12/2023 - 12:03


Usually,someone have a good idea and other people support this idea

Submitted by Mariana_Cruz on Sat, 02/12/2023 - 15:44


I usually send a mensage on WhatsApp or Instagran