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How to greet someone you haven't seen for ages

Learn some phrases for talking with someone you haven't seen in a long time.

Do the preparation task first. Then watch the video and do the task. You can read the transcript at any time.



Language level

Intermediate: B1


I bet the man has a thick English accent, witch means that I couldn't quite catch what he is saying. As for the woman, I think that she's speaking clearly.
However, with patience and persistence, I 'll make it ! 
Thanks a bunch to this site.

i think am doing good,  and so soon  i speak effluence English, and thank's for the all did this for community.

Learner like me, you can't understand any think in that video. they are both so fast, speaking quickly. Without the transcript, that's a disaster.

Hello Manasset!
If you're having trouble with these videos, remember that you can download the transcript under the 'Instructions and Downloads' link or see it by clicking on the transcript tab by the tasks. If the video is still too fast, then come back to it later. We have lots of other listening material for you to practice with Why not try our Word on the Street videos or our Elementary Podcasts? You might find these easier!
Jeremy Bee
The LearnEnglish Team

​thanks for this fantastic dialog.i like it.the woman expression is entirely different withthe is so excited and arrogant and the other is so upset and  moody. i notice that the woman walk away with a sad face?that makes me puzzle?!

Thank you very much, It's been 2 weeks that I know the application on smartphone and now that I discover the site, I can't get enough of listening and learn more every day. I want to learn english and speak it very well for study in England more later. I hope ! 

The cute guy speaks so fast...are English guys all talk so fast?

uyyy... in the video I see the boy to speak very quickly!!

1. W asks about M in general
2. W asks about M's job
3. W asks where M is living
4. M asks about W's job
5. M asks where W is living
6. W suggests meeting for a drink

Hi everyone i'm new here . Hope that i can improve my english here . Which is so bad as you can see