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 Alexander on Thu, 28/09/2023 - 12:41


Usually I prefer to use the phone or messenger. But if I want to make plans with friends, I use the phone, because communicating happens at the moment and you might discuss all things and questions

Submitted by ahmettosun on Thu, 28/09/2023 - 08:58


I use Whatsapp to discuss plans and send texts to friends. I also use phone calls sometimes.

Submitted by youmnamamdouh15 on Tue, 26/09/2023 - 10:47


Nice lesson

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Submitted by psntomsk on Thu, 21/09/2023 - 03:49


Usually I prefer to communicate with my friends using email. This way allows them not to be distracted and answer me at their convenience.

Submitted by Sanchez Lopez … on Sun, 17/09/2023 - 19:05


Normally I make plans with my family through Whats App media. If I see it necessary to talk, we meet, discuss and have a lot of fun.

Submitted by yogesh borade on Sun, 10/09/2023 - 01:05


i usually make plan with my bestie by whats app, if need to talk then we meet and discuss.

Submitted by kenan.zero on Fri, 01/09/2023 - 05:41


I use the phone to contact friends. I prefer to make a call and if there is no answer, I send a message.

Submitted by ainul.a on Fri, 01/09/2023 - 05:04


I use Whatsapp to discuss plans and send texts to friends. I also use phone calls sometimes.

Submitted by roris_hs on Tue, 29/08/2023 - 13:40


i make a plan with my friends by whatsapp and if we need to talk, just do video call