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 Cho on Mon, 01/07/2019 - 14:02

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When I meet first time, introduce each other and listen what they want to talk.

Submitted by Diana0419 on Sun, 30/06/2019 - 07:16

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If my class has a new student in our class, I will give some directions and approaches to let them know in order for them to get used to the new environment. In terms of the relationship, I will introduce my friends to my classmate because it is happy to get along with the new student.

Submitted by Mennaosama on Tue, 25/06/2019 - 05:09

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i talk about his\ her information to know him\her

Submitted by Roger Rogers on Mon, 24/06/2019 - 13:08

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First, I introduce myself and talk about my basic information. The new person will also do the same. Basic routine at the workplace is another topic.

Submitted by Praveen kumar on Sat, 15/06/2019 - 12:07

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I ask there name,where they are from and finaly nice to meet you see you aruond.

Submitted by Agata2021 on Mon, 03/06/2019 - 13:55

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When I meet a new person I usually ask about names and where they from. Sometimes I ask about work and education and how they spend free time.

Submitted by mhazizi on Thu, 30/05/2019 - 14:41

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I talk about her/his name, country/city, job. Also, I want to know what do he/she here and some subjects will come after talking.
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Submitted by teddysl on Sun, 26/05/2019 - 03:56

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if i meet a interesting person for the first time i will get his/her facebook detail or mobile number after that i can make a chat