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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

Mikel

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Pre-intermediate: A2

Comments

most of the time I use whatsap or phone calls to contact my friends

I think I have a number of plans with my friends who live in different corners of the world. We will meet together in Lunar New Year our festival. Therefore, we often connect each other by email, sometime by cell phone because of time zone. On the other hand, we have a family with children, so we need to arrange a lot of things before we decide to travel.

it's really interesting how we improve our level step by step. never say never. have a great 2021 from Dominican Republic

I usually use messenger and viber with communication. I think now a days sms and mms etc. alredy not popular.

i us phone calls to make importante plans with frends, and for the rest i us social media like watsapp

I contacted my Friends by WhatsApp and we planned the dinners

First we send emails and then we make calls to coordinate much better. Finally, we decided on the place and invited our friends.

I often make plans with my friends by phone calls or app social media like whatsapp.

I usually use whatsapp for talk with my friends, and I make meetings by Google Meet. In my work I use e-mail because it's the single way that I can communicate them.

We make plans via WhatsApp. If meeting is too important and there is no internet, then we phone each other.

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