Meeting people at a dinner

Meeting people at a dinner

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

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

Transcript

Charles: Hello, Julian.

Julian: Hello, Charles. How are you?

Charles: I'm fine. Fine. Julian, do you remember Alyssa?

Julian: No, I don't.

Charles: She's Ben's sister. Do you remember? We were all at Ben's wedding together.

Julian: Ah, yes, I do – in that old castle. Was it in January?

Charles: Yes, it was! Alyssa was there.

Alyssa: Hello. Nice to meet you ... again.

Julian: Hello, nice to meet you too, Alison.

Alyssa: I'm not Alison.

Julian: What?

Alyssa: My name isn't Alison. It's Alyssa.

Julian: I'm sorry. Nice to meet you, Alyssa.

Charles: Good. Would you like a drink?

Julian: Good idea.

Alyssa: Yes, please.

Charles: Here you are.

Alyssa and Julian: Thanks!

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Submitted by Nsengir on Thu, 21/05/2020 - 12:41

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This is change. When I was working I was meeting so many people. But Now I am in Corona days. So I can not meet people.

Submitted by Cristhopher on Sat, 16/05/2020 - 20:33

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Sometimes I meet new people online, especially through Facebook and Instagram. They are people who have some friends in common with me or people that work in the same place as me. It is good to meet new people in order to expand your friend circle and maybe start doing something new or different.

Submitted by mouna99 on Sat, 16/05/2020 - 14:28

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I rarely meet new people I am dissociable person

Submitted by Hrachia on Thu, 14/05/2020 - 10:26

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Unofortunately no. Now I'm sitting all day home because of corona breakdown. Before this disaster It still could happen.

Submitted by c.lopes23 on Wed, 13/05/2020 - 19:51

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I always meet a new person

Submitted by Hello from Russia on Wed, 06/05/2020 - 19:55

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This happens regularly, but now during the corona it is a little bit so hard.

Submitted by cittàutopica on Wed, 06/05/2020 - 17:55

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It's difficult for me to answer the similar question accurately. Indeed I can meet many new people over a week, but it can happen that I know nobody during a month.

Submitted by konatenasty on Wed, 06/05/2020 - 11:30

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I often meet people.When i am on the trip i meet different people. We often became good friends.

Submitted by Fatemeh.Najafzadeh on Tue, 05/05/2020 - 02:08

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when I take my son to park, gathering, event and ets, I frequently meet new people.

Submitted by PILAR on Tue, 05/05/2020 - 01:05

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In my case it is difficult to meet new people because I spend a lot of time in my work and there I don´t have the opportunity to join with others only with my mates. Even though I'll like to join with different groups.