An email from a friend

An email from a friend

Read an email from a friend you haven't heard from for a long time to practise and improve your reading skills.

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Submitted by oisoueuatina on Thu, 15/02/2024 - 15:34


I personally wouldn't use e-mail with my friends, I only use it for work or university purposes. I'd rather just call or text them through whatsapp, since is a really common app in Brasil. I'd prefer meeting them in person, of course, but if we were so distant from each other as the friends in the story, whatsapp would be the solution for me. I also love letters, but it would feel a little bit old lmao plus is really expensive to send letters in Brasil :(

Submitted by Germán Nariño on Thu, 18/01/2024 - 02:33


I loved writing letters, because there is always full emotion. In modern times I prefer WhatsApp, but for something formal I prefer email.

Submitted by LUCIE LE on Tue, 09/01/2024 - 04:07


Of course, I will use Messenger platform to make a phone call for my close friend and tell them everything. I think this is the fast way and convenience.

Submitted by Khristofer on Thu, 28/12/2023 - 02:24


I think I would use social apps like WhatsApp or Instagram. For Instagram, I think I could use the DM or interacting at a post via comments.

Submitted by TataRyt on Sun, 19/11/2023 - 21:40


I often use social apps like Telegram and Instagram to share important news with my closest friends, but in some cases, I prefer to call them and tell them sth immediately.

Submitted by betelf on Tue, 24/10/2023 - 11:44


I would call my closest friends. I believe it's a more sincere way to share important news.

Submitted by lkhagvasuren on Mon, 23/10/2023 - 17:08


Communicating through email is not common in the society I came from. So I would most likely use social media platforms or messaging apps like WhatsApp to tell important news.

Submitted by amjad19728666 on Fri, 20/10/2023 - 18:17


i would make a phone call to tell them important news.

Submitted by Minnie Louisa … on Mon, 16/10/2023 - 11:36


I would send email and then do a video call

Submitted by Mariluz on Thu, 28/09/2023 - 16:56


Definitely I choose whatsapp to be in contact with my friends and family. Today we have many options for create digital invitations, and not only simple texts. Moreover, the works activities and family routines make tough to have time for keep in constantly communications with all. Therefor, its more practice short and regular messages.