Meeting a new team member

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.

Preparation

Transcript

Peter: Hi, my name's Peter. What's your name?

Carla: Hi, Peter. I'm Carla. I'm new here.

Peter: Welcome to the company, Carla.

Carla: Thanks, Peter. I'm happy to be here and it's nice to meet you.

Peter: It's nice to meet you too.

Carla: Where do you work?

Peter: I work in the design team. We sit over there.  

Carla: I'm in the marketing team. I started last week.

Peter: You work in marketing? That's very interesting.

Carla: Yes, it is. I'm enjoying it. But there are a lot of new things to learn.

Peter: I'm sure there are. I'm happy to help you if I can.

Carla: Thank you, Peter. What do you do in the design department?

Peter: I design new products.  

Carla: That sounds interesting. I plan marketing events for new products. So I think we'll work together sometimes.

Peter: That would be great. So, where are you from, Carla?

Carla: Brazil. And you?

Peter: I'm from the UK.

Carla: How long have you been here?

Peter: I've worked here for three years but I actually moved here from the UK five years ago, to study.

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Submitted by Olena Stefkivska on Sat, 30/03/2019 - 10:53

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Hi) This is very interesting and useful video:) It would be great if you made it possible to download the transcript and tasks)
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Submitted by Peter M. on Sun, 31/03/2019 - 07:47

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Hello Olena, Thank you for the suggestion. We're doing a lot of work on the site at the moment and one of the things we are doing is creating PDFs of the transcript and exercises for this and other Listening pages. Sometime fairly soon they should be ready. Peter The LearnEnglish Team
Dear Peter Please, Could you tell me wich it other Listening pages there are? Also, I'd like to practice it in a future. Best regards. Cesar.
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Submitted by Peter M. on Tue, 16/04/2019 - 06:45

In reply to by César Árraga

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Hello Cesar Arraga, You can find our listening pages here: https://learnenglish.britishcouncil.org/listening ~ To find material on a particular language point or on particular topics, or to practise particular skills, you can use our search page: https://learnenglish.britishcouncil.org/content Scroll down past the test and you'll see the search tool. ~ Peter The LearnEnglish Team