Meeting a new team member

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

Instructions

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

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 MUHAMMAD RIZMA… on Thu, 26/09/2019 - 01:43

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I'm finish

Submitted by Nurshaera73 on Thu, 19/09/2019 - 09:53

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I have completed my lesson, topic Meeting a new team member. Now, I learnt something new that I can use in future life.

Submitted by Khairunnisa Bi… on Thu, 19/09/2019 - 09:28

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I have completed the following lessons of Ordering in a cafe , shopping for cloth and meeting a new team member. The level that I chose was Beginner A1 Listening.

Submitted by Dayang Norsyaf… on Thu, 19/09/2019 - 09:16

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I have completed the following lessons and its fun!

Submitted by raza.umar on Mon, 16/09/2019 - 17:56

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well, I mostly make a discussion about the personal information and the work or study type questions. It provides me the enough information to know that person.

Submitted by bawk san aung on Thu, 29/08/2019 - 03:05

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I shake a hand first. And exchange our family names and clan names. After that we would be family in our culture. Where he is from is as important as what his name is.We can scrutinize if he is our nationality.
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Submitted by Magedelabd on Mon, 19/08/2019 - 18:52

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When i meet with somebody for the first time we exchange the names , nationality , workplace and so on .
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Submitted by Caterina Siligardi on Sat, 17/08/2019 - 18:03

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It depends. I ask for the place where the person lives, his work, and the usual stuffs. But, at first time I don't ask for too things, because I don't like looking like a nosy woman.

Submitted by Longan1991 on Sat, 17/08/2019 - 10:12

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When I meet people for first time, I usually talk about age, place that they live, current job,...ayer that we tell our job, hometown or we will discuss problems of life around. As I know, there are some countries in the world whee many people don't like anyone asks in detail their private lives or age, they consider as impolite behaviours and don't respect other people. In my country, when we meet acquaintances, we can am many things, including private things. With the others, we talk about general problems, breaking news,...asking private information should limit