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 danisep on Wed, 28/10/2020 - 17:52

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that depends if it is something really important I make a call, but I don’t like to make calls, I prefer message apps and I think that is a best option if they are busy they can answer later or call me back if it is necessary to them. or I can message them to set an appointment.

Submitted by Sulagna Das on Sun, 18/10/2020 - 17:26

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Personally I call and communicate important messages to old friends . If they are not available, I send a text. Normally emails are used for official communication.

Submitted by ukazak on Wed, 14/10/2020 - 05:43

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Honestly, I prefer met with my fruends face to face. But nowadays, we don't have free time. Unfortunately, we often very busy because we have work, family. Sometimes, we chat with mobile apps.
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Submitted by Hennadii on Tue, 06/10/2020 - 16:27

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How I tell important news to my old friends depends on the urgency of this news. Of course, if it's urgent, I prefer calling. It's the fastest way to communicate with others. Not the best way sometimes, though but, definitely, the most straight like an arrow. Well, when the phones were with wires, and we knew nothing about the internet, we hadn't more variants to tell the news (calls or letters, actually). But now, we have to consider where your friends can be right now. Maybe at an important meeting, driving or something. So, sometimes, texting is the better choice. You can announce to your friends you have something important and just wait a bit for their reaction. If they ready to talk - call them. That's how I act nowadays. I think it works pretty well.

Submitted by Nehir on Mon, 21/09/2020 - 07:27

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I generally use text message and sometimes I call them. I don't like writing e-mail. I thin calling or messaging easier than e-mail.

Submitted by Roblox on Thu, 10/09/2020 - 17:57

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I am using an email to catch up with my friends. I love using an email. It saves time and easy to track it down. Especially when you away it will give you more time to reply to it.

Submitted by Rorro01 on Wed, 02/09/2020 - 18:19

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Personally I believe that to travel to different places must be a dreamed work for anybody. On the other hand the lack of time to comunicate with relatives and friends is a difficulty to overcome in order to mantein contact with them. In spite of the constant travelling Kath seems to enjoy her job on the way she expresses herself about it. To me it seems like a whirlwind to be in so many different countries in such a short period of time to oversee other people's performance at work. To me to figure out the time to comunicate with family and friends is easier than it would be for Kath altough my job is as demanding as hers.

Submitted by Giahaitruong on Wed, 02/09/2020 - 15:13

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Personally, I believe in a verbally way to inform importance news to my old friends for instance I can call them directly or make a video calling to them in social network sites. Beside, I am able to write mail or chat with my friends as well.

Submitted by melisong56 on Thu, 20/08/2020 - 14:46

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I think it would be more polite to inform an important news to our old friends through the phone call. As maybe they wouldn’t receive or even read the important chat/email that we wrote.