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Meeting a new team member

Listen to a conversation between two new colleagues to practise your listening skills.

Do the preparation task first. Then listen to the audio and do the exercises.



Language level

Beginner: A1


usually I introduce myself and ask their name

Just simple questions, to break the ice and make them feel more comfortable as a new member of the company. Questions about their job experiences, qualifications, and the job that they are doing now. Also, I make sure to invite them for coffee during the break time ;)
I always take care to don't ask and share personal stuff.

Iam not shay person so i introduse my self to them. Then i keep quiet till i know them. well the people they are dont know me they think i am proud

I am an introvert, so I often finish it as a small talk and it is really hard to ask their contact information.

I usually have a small talk. :)

when I meet people for the first time, I always start to introduce myself, then I wait for them to tell me their name, usually, we talk about the weather, the food, our job, houses, our children, habit, If they are foreigners, what they came to work, studies or tourist. finally I aks them to tell me '' what do you think people of my country''.

It depends on the situation. If we meet at work we probably talk about what we do and in which department we work. It's good It's a good chance to build a new connection. It could help you to do your job or even get a promotion.
If he (or she) is my friend's friend our conversation would be more casual.

we introduce each other, talking about same interests, maybe will be take phone numbers to keep communication.

I do a presentation

when i meet people for the first time, i always started to introduce myself