An email to a new friend

Look at the email and do the exercises to improve your writing skills.

Instructions

Do the preparation exercise first. Then do the other exercises.

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Discussion

Do you have a penfriend who you write emails or letters to? 

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Submitted by shinta on Fri, 10/21/2022 - 15:02

I had many friends in Japan. But recently I live in other country. So, I do not have a lot of friends. And I do not use e-mail or letter, But I use chat.

Submitted by Escorpion on Wed, 03/09/2022 - 18:58

I have a penfriend. Her name is Amie and I met her five months ago. I met her because in my school we send letters to students from another countries. My experience with her has been very good and innovative as I hadn’t done this type of activities before.

Submitted by Rhylan on Sun, 04/10/2022 - 18:32

Do you have a penfriend who you write emails or letters to? I never haven't a penfriend. But I would like so much to write emails ot letters with him or her. But nowadays have a social media and we just write a chat.

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Submitted by Rory on Sun, 07/04/2021 - 13:43

i don't have a penfriend, but i have some online friends; we use Discord and other social media to communicate. unfortunately we live far away, but in the future I'd like to meet them!

Submitted by Liuda on Mon, 04/19/2021 - 15:44

I don't have a penfriend, but lately I have a friend in online. His name is Firrat. He is Turkish. We corresponded one year. We met at ChatRoulette whereupon we communicated on Instagram and lately on WhatsUp. Really we had many different themes for talk.We sent voice messegers next to each other. I think everyone want to have online friend or penfriend. We can to learn about other countries, culture and people from our friend. It's very interesting. I belive that every person will can to have friend from another coutry. And it's can be useful for you if you want to practice your foreing language.
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Submitted by Andrii on Thu, 03/11/2021 - 17:53

I don't have a penfriend, but when I go abroad, I always send postcards to my friends and relatives.

Submitted by small_town on Tue, 02/02/2021 - 11:06

Hi, I´m a girl, turn 16 next month and would love to have a penpal. I´m from Germany but not from Bavaria. So sorry if I´m destroying your hopes but I´m not catholic, never wore a dirndl before and I don´t have this funny German accent. I´m from the north of Germany and very happy about it haha. Have a great day!

Submitted by ImLapisLazuli on Mon, 10/26/2020 - 20:47

Hello! Ok!I like to talk to people from other parts of the world, and make friends and get to know their customs and interests, if you are interested in talking to me, it will make me happy. my name starts with "G" :)

Submitted by outoftheworld on Sun, 12/27/2020 - 10:13

Hi G.

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Submitted by Msharymnn on Sun, 10/18/2020 - 17:50

dear marco hi how are you i hope you are well i introduce you to our magnificent home it’s not very big it has a swimming pool for free time and a gym also for free time and a play ground it’s not big but it has a lot of places i like it actually iwe used to live in a very small house it just had two rooms and no play ground no swimming pool i hate it there i don’t like closed spaces anyways good for now and see you later don’t hesitate responding back if you have any problems feel free to call back yours mshary

Submitted by Gui on Thu, 08/27/2020 - 13:42

I do'nt have any penpal, but it would be nice.

Submitted by Abdulfatah on Mon, 08/24/2020 - 11:54

Dear Macro Hi, how are you? Hope everything is going well. I am writing this letter to introduce you to our magnificiant school. As you can see it is so big, has two buildings with a hall way attaching them and a swimming pool for activity time, Dare you challenge me at swimming. Anyways activity time session is different it is not PE, it is were you choose what you want to be: sportster, writer or even Engineering. It is only one lesson in a day. As far as I am concerned there is a desk next to me at the front which you can sit in. As usual we got bullies, friendly, and shy people in class. The principal will give you a notebook which the class teach should sign or write your behavior throughout the day. At the beginning of the day we are gonna listen to the national anthem, and start with Islamic lesson so we feel that god is on our side at any time. The non Muslims are gonna have to sit in another room. After the Islamic lesson we are gonna start with our first subject of the day which is gonna be written in the schedule table. At the end of the day you are gonna give your book to any co-principal which is gonna check your behavior book, he will have to sign the book with a colour: green = good+ free sweet, yellow=should have done better, red= you were not well in class and your mom should see this book. Anyways, good for now and see you later. Don’t hesitate responding back if you have any problems feel free to call back Yours Abdulfatah

Submitted by Mamou1 on Wed, 08/19/2020 - 10:33

I have a penfriend but I dont write a emails or a letter to him.

Submitted by helenblack on Sun, 07/26/2020 - 11:08

I have never had any penfriend until now but I would like a penfriend so much. My mom had 2 pen friends while she was in high school. One of them was from England, the other one of them was from Hong Kong. My mum also gifted them. Once the penfriend from Hong Kong sent her a notebook and my mum hid it for so many years.
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Submitted by MissOrchestra700 on Thu, 07/02/2020 - 11:27

Hi, everyone. I'm Rafia and I'm 13 from Bangladesh. I love to make friends from all over the world. I've many penfriends from around the world.

Submitted by Makam on Sat, 02/08/2020 - 12:28

No, I have not.

Submitted by Elife on Thu, 02/06/2020 - 23:53

No, I don't have a penfriend, but I'd like to have one.

Submitted by lancer on Tue, 11/26/2019 - 07:36

Hello Alex Thanks for your letter about you and your family. It will be great to tell you about me and my family. I am fifteen years old. I have got brown hair and gray eyes. I am tall and fat. :) I live with my father, mother and my younger sister in a big house. The house have got a garden, pool and small car park. My school is near my house. It is a liitle far from less than 1 kim. So I walk to school. Maths and Chemistry are my favoirte subjects. One thing I like them is that I love number. After school I often play hockey with my friends. My closet friends are James and Mihai. They are very funny and kind. Looking forward to your response. Best regards Lancer

Submitted by Rohan26 on Sat, 09/21/2019 - 12:38

i met a girl on talk to stranger type website her name is xyz and from other country we talked for hours through the message there and now she is my snapchat friend and we talk sometime talk through messages.can i call her my penfriend. please tell me who can we call a penfriend.

Submitted by hsroh on Sat, 08/24/2019 - 08:08

Hi Jimmy, My name is Nathan and I am 13. I live in an big house in Brussels with my parents and younger sister. There is 2 bedrooms and 2 studying room and 1 big livingroom with piano. I live far from school so I go to the school by schoolbus. My favorite subjects are P.E. and ILT. My teacher is kind and handsome. But he sometime gives us too much home works. I like baseball, swimming, tennis, football and hockey as a sports. I like tennis for the best. So I really want to be the professional tennis player when I live school. My favorite instruments are clarinet and piano. My best friends are Sami and Daniel who’s from Turkey and S. Korea. We play football in school. At the weekend, we usually go travel. I rarely go to the park by bike. Write soon and tell me about yourself. Best whishes Nathan

Submitted by hsroh on Sat, 08/24/2019 - 07:43

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Submitted by Thu on Fri, 07/05/2019 - 09:55

No, I don't have any penfriend. And I want to have one, too. It will be a girl, of course. : >

Submitted by KK on Sat, 05/25/2019 - 13:20

Hello. I don't have a penfriend. I am from Latvia.
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Submitted by Youjiro on Sat, 01/19/2019 - 07:23

I don't have a penfriend . but I had penfriend when I was 10 years old . I had use E-mail in the night to communicate penfriend .It was a curious time because we have never meet and I don't know what he and she doing . I think penfriend is curious .
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Submitted by IamYegane on Tue, 07/24/2018 - 13:43

I have a lot of friends from another country! It's really funny to know about different cultures and languages. One of my friends is from Mexico. she teaches me Spanish!!!
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Submitted by Ahjeen on Wed, 02/21/2018 - 17:40

I do!
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Submitted by Alluha on Sun, 01/28/2018 - 00:08

Actually, I have! That's very cool learn something new about other countries and cities: a big experience.
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