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An email from a friend

Read an email about plans for the weekend to practise and improve your reading skills.

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Hi Samia,

Just a quick email to say that sounds like a great idea. Saturday is better for me because I'm meeting my parents on Sunday. So if that's still good for you, why don't you come here? Then you can see the new flat and all the work we've done on the kitchen since we moved in. We can eat at home and then go for a walk in the afternoon. It's going to be so good to catch up finally. I want to hear all about your new job!

Our address is 52 Charles Road, but it's a bit difficult to find because the house numbers are really strange here. If you turn left at the post office and keep going past the big white house on Charles Road, there's a small side street behind it with the houses 50–56 in. Don't ask me why the side street doesn't have a different name! But call me if you get lost and I'll come and get you.

Let me know if there's anything you do/don't like to eat. Really looking forward to seeing you!

See you soon!

Gregor

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Pre-intermediate: A2

Comments

Yes, I think that anyone use the email to make plans with friends. I make plans with friends by calls or message text on WhatsApp. If I need to find friend's address we use the GPS, it's really useful.

I usually use WhatsApp for planning meetings with my friends.

I make phone calls if I want to meeting with friends. Usually email is for just for apply job. And email for professional work.

I make plans with friends by cell phone or text, but I don't use email for plans with friends.

No, we really make our plans by telegram.
But as you well know since pandemic everything has been complicated we prefer to do it by video call.

Yessss, oh my god. Terrible times. I can not take it more.

Generally, I made plans with my friends through of Whatsapp, facebook or when we meet. Only, I've made plans to email when it's for work.

I make plans with my friends by WeChat, do you know that? It is easy.

I am send email just for apply job. Iam text or call my friend.

The best way is through whatsapp

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