Meeting people at a dinner

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

Instructions

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 syah on Sun, 19/07/2020 - 13:33

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Before this pandemic, I often participate many competitions in many places. There I met many new people. But, at this time I meet little new people bacause most of my time is at home.

Submitted by Nader Ashish on Wed, 15/07/2020 - 13:09

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How can I download the audio guys

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Submitted by muhammadseif on Mon, 13/07/2020 - 22:53

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I meet little new people . I'm at home most of the time. That's so pity.

Submitted by sara1412 on Sun, 12/07/2020 - 19:38

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when i change my work place and i participate in volunteer work or going to my friend party .

Submitted by fatfat on Wed, 08/07/2020 - 10:52

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If I change my workplace, I meet new people about to be every four years.

Submitted by Dastenova Firuza on Tue, 07/07/2020 - 15:41

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Mostly I meet new people at work and when I move from one place to anther. I also meet people at the conferences and telegramm groups.

Submitted by Jasmeen Mughal on Tue, 07/07/2020 - 07:56

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Yes. I love to meet people. It gives me pleasure. I feel myself relaxed in good people's company.
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Submitted by EWS on Mon, 06/07/2020 - 12:28

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last times I don't have the occasion to meet a lot of people because we have got pandemic, so many of them stay home for safety

Submitted by jonon on Sun, 05/07/2020 - 23:33

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I like to meet a new people evert day because I AM frendly