greeting & introducing

Rob explains question forms and expressions people use when they go shopping.

Welcome to LearnEnglish podcasts! In this episode the presenters, Tess and Ravi, introduce themselves, and their guests talk about Angelina Jolie, New York City and celebrities who work for charity. You can also meet Carolina, a Venezuelan student who’s coming to live in the UK.

Tess and Ravi talk about birthdays, and their guests talk about knitting and favourite food. Carolina, the student from Venezuela studying in Newcastle, goes shoe shopping. What type of shoes will she choose?

In this first episode, some friends meet up for tea in a café.

Emily thinks Carolina should go and see Jamie's band play, but Carolina doesn't want to lie to her boss. Jo and Adam talk about the difference between 'good evening' and 'good night'.

This is the final episode of the first series, and to celebrate we’ve put together the best bits from Series 1. How much do you remember from the previous episodes?

Your comments about British food – and Carolina has a suggestion about a boy for Emily!

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

In this video, Noelia and Vanya meet each other for the first time. Listen to the language they use for meeting face-to-face and practise saying the useful phrases.

Listen to a group of new students meeting for the first time to practise and improve your listening skills.

Listen to introductions at a dinner party to practise and improve your listening skills.