I would like very much to hear about your studies and about your interests. He has also given me your address and told me that I could write to you and suggest we correspond. As I understand we are both studying foreign languages: you at a college and I at the university. Please let me know soon if you are interested in my suggestion. We consider it a privilege for us to receive you as guests in our house and to be allowed to entertain you. Ivanov's company at dinner on Saturday, the fifteenth of October, at 7 p. I shall write more as soon as I find out more particulars about our trip. Most probably it will be in the middle of the holiday season and though the possibility of seeing you again makes me look forward to my visit all the more, I should hate to put you to any inconvenience.
If yes, please, write me about yourself, your family, your interests and hobbies. I am seventeen years old and studying at a high school. My father is a teacher of mathematics, and my mother is a doctor. We are very grateful indeed to you for consenting to come and stay with us. In case, however, it has gone astray, I am enclosing a carbon copy. Could you possibly write and tell me what your plans for this summer are ?
Apart from my schoolwork, my chief interests are volleyball and photography. We are looking forward to offering you hospitality in return for the hospitality you have kindly given us on many occasions. I hope you will find the dates suggested convenient. I shall do my best to call on you at a time you could receive me without upsetting your own time-table. But both of you must promise that you will let me melt into the household as much as I may without presumption.
When you write, don't forget to tell me what your hobbies are. I am taking eight subjects in all, but my favorite ones are chemistry and Russian. We want you to understand that we will see to all your needs while you are with us and to any expenses that may arise. Needless to say, we are looking forward very much to seeing you in January. Brown has informed me of your intention to come to our city in the summer, and this is indeed good news to me. Please let me know on what plane you will arrive and when I may expect you. If I may come on those terms, I shall consider it an honor and pleasure.
I shall make inquiries about tickets, but it is very probable that we will arrive by train from Berlin if we cannot get a flight.
We are intending to arrive at your place as soon as possible.
This would be practice for us, and if I make any mistakes, I hope you will correct them for me. You will be pleased to hear that in your letter you did not make any mistakes at all. There are many trees, lawns and gardens around our house. I spent the first two weeks at home at my native place. We should be happy to have you with us for the weekend following the Seminar. We are looking forward to seeing you and do hope that you can come. My husband wishes me to give you his regards and to thank you for extending your invitation to him as well. He is very sorry he does not feel up to any trip yet. Many thanks and best regards to you all from all of us here.
I am certainly looking forward to seeing you again and to visiting your office. I'm very sorry, but I cannot accept it as I am leaving for London tomorrow morning. Unfortunately, my husband is in bed with a severe chill, and the doctor forbids him to get up for a week. It has been several weeks since we have communicated, and I just wanted to drop you a brief note.
Petersburg University, I am majoring in the English language and literature and I also listen to lectures on history, philosophy, linguistics, etc. In some ways September would suit me best, as I have to be away most of the month and would like to have a "watchdog" in the house. Do you think they could let us know if they intend to come by train or by plane? Allow us to hope that we shall have the privilege and the pleasure of receiving you in Moscow one day.
After my lectures I like to play volleyball and tennis, lama member of our University volleyball team, in the evenings I read books or go out fore walk, or go to a movie for relaxation. Minister Kevin Nicholson, Associate Professor John Robinson, Chief Engineer Leonard Cole-man, General Manager Tom Jones). It would be no trouble whatsoever to drive them home. We are expecting you at the beginning of August and are hoping that you may stay until the end of August or longer if you can manage. We should be only too happy to offer you the same hospitality in return.
(Shakespeare's Macbeth, the Journal of the American Medical Association). We should be delighted to welcome your friends here this summer and to arrange an exchange with them for the next summer. As to the details of the arrangements I will write to your friends directly. Maybe I will be able to send you a ticket to London when you get all the visa problems sorted out to make everything simpler. These materials contain all the necessary documents to get a visa for you at the Embassy of the USA. Anyhow, I want you to understand that we shall be delighted to have you here with us any time you choose to come.
The weather here is usually marvelous at this time of the year. I think your idea of an exchange visit is excellent. I hope you are well and able to live more of less comfortably. I suppose this would be a very good idea as the dates of our visits are still vague.