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.

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.
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TIa vinaka 提交于 周三, 03/03/2021 - 02:32

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I use line to make a plan with my friends. chatting via line is easy and I don't have to care about where I am. I sometimes use stamps in line to express my feeling. but If I want to tell a long story to friends, I will just call them.

Marte 提交于 周四, 18/02/2021 - 08:34

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I prefer to speak but If I am at my work I message.

Brenda Patrici… 提交于 周二, 16/02/2021 - 22:10

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I prefer to send text messages to my best friends to make plans, but when I need to plan activities about my work, speaking is the best way to do it.

Nimra 提交于 周日, 14/02/2021 - 16:08

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I prefer speaking to the friends and I'm very bad at messages.

LISI20 提交于 周三, 10/02/2021 - 20:08

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I love sending message to my friends and family, message like how was your day or send them memes, but when I´m gonna explain something I send an audio or make a videocall. The emojis and gift are an usefull tool to put feelings in message I use them a lot.

Alena23 提交于 周二, 02/02/2021 - 23:33

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i am really bad , i don't really like ringing people , i much prefer see them face to face to catch on all the news.

Leila77 提交于 周六, 23/01/2021 - 09:18

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I prefer to speak to friends to make plans. I rarely send text messages.

Joselyn15 提交于 周五, 22/01/2021 - 01:49

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I prefer to speak and send voice messages.Because I can transmit my feelings.

tonguyen 提交于 周二, 19/01/2021 - 00:32

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I usually chat with my best friends everyday, because it makes fun. But when i need a demand information or i really need a quick answer, i will make a call.
I prefer to text but depends on the plan if it is a big plan I prefer to talk about it and organize it, but if it something like go for a coffee or dinner I prefer just text to my friend.

Honey June 提交于 周二, 12/01/2021 - 05:06

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It depends on the situation.Sometimes I send lots of text message.But texting message makes a situation a little complexed and takes time to get a clear point.Sometimes calling is faster than texting.btw I use these two ways nearly everyday and like both.
I prefer to speak to friends to make plans because messaging takes lots of time and by messaging you can't clear your point. Sometimes messages make things unclear and misunderstandable. so I prefer to speak over messaging.

lavande1983 提交于 周六, 09/01/2021 - 21:00

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I prefer to speak to friends to make plan or to demande information. I hate sending message because i waste a lot of time. But in working time, i have to send message instead of calling , i dont want to disturb my friends at work

Mike Edwards 提交于 周六, 09/01/2021 - 03:49

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I prefer to speak to friends rather than texting.

German 提交于 周五, 08/01/2021 - 23:10

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I prefer speak with my friends to make plans. I don´t like send a lot of messages.

Sawyu Nwe 提交于 周六, 02/01/2021 - 08:00

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I prefer to send texts. It makes more fun and memories between friendship. Besides, I don’t need to answer back immediately when I have serious matter.

vanessa Rodri 提交于 周四, 24/12/2020 - 23:18

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I send lots of text messages to my friends because, unfortunately, they all live in other cities.

Suraj paliwal 提交于 周二, 22/12/2020 - 03:48

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I prefer text messages when information or questions are short yes/no type. I usually make phone calls when I want to know others openion.

Vanessakuzola 提交于 周六, 19/12/2020 - 00:44

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Depends of the subject the conversation, if it’s about a big plan I prefer to talk by a call, but if it’s just a meet or something basic , I will rather text for sure

Myathtwe 提交于 周日, 06/12/2020 - 16:01

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No, I don't use to send text messages to friends.I don't prefer to speak to friends to make my plan. But I prefer to speak my lovely person when I have important plan.
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El Al 提交于 周二, 01/12/2020 - 20:38

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I prefer send messages when the information is short and phone when I want to know the other person's opinion.
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Rafaela1 提交于 周六, 28/11/2020 - 13:54

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MeToo. Msg IDK New vocabularies... ;)

mrelvinaliyev 提交于 周六, 28/11/2020 - 07:37

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When I make plan with my friends we send lots of messages to each other. But I prefer to speak when make plan. Because sending a lot of message is waste time for me.

Alex.BC 提交于 周一, 23/11/2020 - 18:26

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I prefer to send of text messages to my friends because they might be busy at this time.

lesley 提交于 周日, 22/11/2020 - 22:01

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I prefer to talk with my friends face to face.

Yigitcan 提交于 周三, 18/11/2020 - 15:12

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I prefer to send a massage if my friend is far away to me. Also in massages I don't use any abbreviations because I think ridiculous. İf you make short a word Why don't you make short others? At that time we make a sentence just abbreviations.Like''GAS 2U! DQMOT, BSF IDK WCA 2TXT W/LOA.

Leonardo de Souza 提交于 周六, 14/11/2020 - 14:25

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Definity I send lots message to my friends especially now at quarantine, when we are working at home.

frknakgn 提交于 周三, 11/11/2020 - 15:27

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I usually talk with my friends about what we will do.We usually go to a cafe and have cup of coffee.

Khin Khin Htet 提交于 周一, 09/11/2020 - 09:13

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I mostly use phone call . I think that it is faster than text messages !

mrelvinaliyev 提交于 周六, 07/11/2020 - 13:37

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I prefer to speak with my friends when we make plans.I dont like to send a lot of messages when we make plan.

miemiev 提交于 周四, 05/11/2020 - 16:56

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I prefer to speak in person or phone calls, it's making "the progress" faster and this is the best way to communicate by showing emotions, voice tones,... a good way to "express" the story or conversation. Even though I still prefer texting messages sometimes for the polite reasons.
I like to keep the contact with my friends throught text messenges. Lately, I use to send audios via whatsapp to speak with them and tell anecdotes or some things. I dont use to make telephone calls, just to speak with my mum, dad or brothers or when I need to know something inmediatly I have to get the response quickly.
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Rafaela1 提交于 周五, 23/10/2020 - 15:31

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I like to speak in person. I have few friends to send text massages like the sample! ;)

alexiaimogen 提交于 周五, 23/10/2020 - 06:28

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I prefer to speak if it's urgent if it's not then I'll just msg them.

raginirags 提交于 周四, 22/10/2020 - 13:16

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i mostly use text msgs to text my friend about any plan but sometimes i prefer a dial

Victor Hugo Fl… 提交于 周一, 19/10/2020 - 20:17

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I definitely send a lot more text messages, to communicate with my friends and make plans.

Babydoll 提交于 周日, 18/10/2020 - 00:47

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All depends on my mood and time. Sometimes I prefer texting people. Other times I enjoy talking on the phone.

Nway 提交于 周五, 16/10/2020 - 11:54

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I don't prefer texting to someone and like to call. If i send messages , i use emojis and abbreviation . I think emojis are so cute .
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Rafaela1 提交于 周日, 11/10/2020 - 12:57

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I like the word "IDK" somehow. It sounds like "DIY"! ; )

aungyekyaw 提交于 周日, 11/10/2020 - 05:39

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I texting message to my partner for share jobs information . We usually use this method.

Moon Wathan 提交于 周二, 06/10/2020 - 11:18

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Yes, I am not only text message but also call to my friends to hangout. I always do like that.

habibao.medo 提交于 周二, 06/10/2020 - 09:50

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i prefer texting messages to friends instead of calling

joselo 提交于 周三, 30/09/2020 - 03:29

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Usually, I prefer texting messages. Nowadays I can talk with many of my friends at the same time through social networks which is convenient to better plan with them where we would meet each other.

Hyuka 提交于 周五, 25/09/2020 - 15:21

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Actually, I like to speak in person with my friends cuz it's gonna be fun cuz we see each other but when it comes to texting messanges I feel bored and don't wanna write some long sentences.So, I sometime talk to my friends by voice messages.

Khin Myat Thwin 提交于 周二, 15/09/2020 - 06:56

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Normally, I prefer to discuss in person as I make a plan with my friends because we can make better decisions and we can agree or disagree decisively in person , if we do that via text messages on and off it's more likely to lead to misunderstanding between friends.

Yonas Tesfamichael 提交于 周日, 13/09/2020 - 14:09

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I don't have the patience to wait for long by texting, but if not imp plane it's better to use texting.

Lena 提交于 周五, 11/09/2020 - 10:15

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I do it both ways. But it's true that texting can be very useful to make plans. It saves time and money. Besides you don't have to be afraid of forgetting where and when you are to meet your friends (the texts are still there in your phone).
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anguiluciana 提交于 周三, 09/09/2020 - 23:38

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I prefer to send lots of text messages to make plans with my mates. And I usually use lots of emojis in my text messages. :)

Hayatsalem 提交于 周一, 31/08/2020 - 07:52

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I prefer sending text messages just in case the time is inconvenient for them to talk on the phone.