A text message invitation

A text message invitation

Learn how to write a text message invitation to a friend.

Do the preparation task first. Then read the text and tips and do the exercises.

Preparation

Reading text
Sandra
online

Hey! Want to meet for a drink after work?

14:16

Cool, what time do you finish?

14:21

Late as always crying

14:22

Me too. Msg me when you leave

14:22

OK. Where do you want to go?

14:23

IDK. I might be hungry tho

14:24

Good point.

14:25

I'll think of somewhere to eat.

14:25

I know what you're like when you're hungry! wink

14:27

LOL, I'm not that bad!

14:31

Don't worry. We can meet at the bus stop and decide then.

14:31

yes See you later

14:32

Tips

  1. You don't need to write complete sentences.
  2. You can use abbreviations like LOL (= laugh out loud) or IDK (= I don't know) to save time.
  3. Use emojis smiley to add feelings.
  4. You don't need to use full stops (.) at the end of messages.

Task 1

Task 2

Task 3

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Submitted by Eve1603 on Thu, 27/04/2023 - 16:54

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I like sending messages to my boyfriend instead of phone calls

Submitted by mrghazy on Thu, 27/04/2023 - 14:19

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Personally, I like sending messages because I don't know whether my friend is available now or not.

Submitted by Russel Uz on Fri, 14/04/2023 - 02:39

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Hi evetyone! Please help me to understand!
Who tell me? why in the fifht question of the task 1 right aswer about drink?
IDK? please help me to understand.

Hello Russel Uz,

The first message is "Hey! Want to meet for a drink after work?" and the reply is positive ("Cool, what time do you finish?"). Thus, we know they are going for a drink and the answer to 'They are going to have a drink" is 'True'.

 

Peter

The LearnEnglish Team

Submitted by byzdmrl on Wed, 12/04/2023 - 20:12

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I prefer text messages because it is simple and we can connect each other all the time. When we want to make a plan, we talk with voice messages or on the phone directly.

Submitted by Niloosh on Fri, 07/04/2023 - 17:17

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I always send texts 'cause I'm telephonophobic!

Submitted by eminecengelr on Wed, 29/03/2023 - 20:25

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ı prefer to send a message because write a message is easy

Submitted by esteban_vera on Mon, 27/03/2023 - 13:43

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I prefer send the message, I don't like speak for mobile phone

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Submitted by hpboy92 on Thu, 02/03/2023 - 00:30

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Do you send lots of text messages or do you prefer to speak to friends to make plans?
I send a lot of text messages everyday because I normally I have to work with my laptop and my Iphone. However, I prefer to speak to my friends as I can express my feeling more.

Submitted by mehak on Thu, 23/02/2023 - 14:16

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I used to send lot of text messagges but not anymore. As calling rates became more cheaper so i prefer calling my friends now. I miss those tho when we used to text alot. it was fun and exciting,and the anticipate of a getting a message was so cool.