Changing a meeting time

Listen to two colleagues arranging a meeting to practise and improve your listening skills.

Instructions

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

Transcript

Lucy: Hi, Anna. Do you have a minute to talk about the meeting next Tuesday?

Anna: Sure. We said 11, didn't we?

Lucy: Yeah, we did. But I have a bit of a problem with the time. Would it be possible to move it?

Anna: Oh, I see. We could postpone it to the afternoon, to 1 p.m., for example. Or bring it forward to earlier in the morning. What would suit you?

Lucy: Could we make it 9 o'clock? That would really help me. I have another important meeting in the central office at 12.

Anna: No problem. It's important you're there.

Lucy: Thanks a lot, Anna.

Anna: Do you need help with any preparation? Did you get the agenda I sent out?

Lucy: Yes, I did. And no, that's all fine, thanks. My report is ready and I'm looking forward to presenting it.

Anna: Great.

Lucy: I can tell Sven about the time change. I'll see him later.

Anna: Don't worry about telling Sven. I'll send an email to everyone to confirm the time has changed and with an updated meeting invite.

Lucy: Great. Thanks, Anna.

Anna: OK. I'm happy that works for you. We really need you there and it's good we don't have to cancel it.

Lucy: See you then. Have a good weekend in the meantime.

Anna: You too.

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Submitted by mm_xx1415 on Sun, 17/05/2020 - 23:06

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Hello there, I have to go to the department's meeting arranging them by my car. Best Regards, Mohammed

Submitted by mouna99 on Sun, 17/05/2020 - 16:35

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I go to my university meetings, they are planned my the dierctor, it's not me who arrange them

Submitted by Anna Goraj on Sun, 17/05/2020 - 14:33

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My closet up comming meeting is to do clothing store on Saturday , after then I plan to make an appointement with a hairdresser, change my something interesting . I will go there with my car.

Submitted by Anna Goraj on Sun, 17/05/2020 - 14:27

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Hi , my name is Ania . Im 35 years old . I live in a small village of Sieniczno with my family . I' m interested in music and interior decoration .

Submitted by quyenquyen87 on Sat, 16/05/2020 - 10:58

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I have a meeting with some friends for 2 weeks ago.At the meeting , we discuss about idea to protect the environment . We plan to organize a specific time and date, how many people will take part in that meeting, is there any problem with the transportation .
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Submitted by Sergei Baskakov on Thu, 14/05/2020 - 13:58

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I have to be in online meetings at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. every day

Submitted by Milena Nikolova on Wed, 13/05/2020 - 05:55

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I have a meeting every Day and usualy i use the Outlook.

Submitted by Lauracastanos on Tue, 12/05/2020 - 00:34

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Hello For my meetings I have my calendar in Outlook

Submitted by Fatemeh.Najafzadeh on Sun, 10/05/2020 - 01:39

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I used to work at a materials science company and l had a meeting with my colleagues and my boss every Monday at noon, regarding employees function. The meeting time was arranged by our director in advance.