Talking about other people

In this video, Noelia and Yuna talk about someone they know. Listen to the language they use for talking about other people and practise saying the useful phrases.

Do the preparation exercise first. Then watch the video and do the exercises to check your understanding and practise the language.


Ana: Hi! I'm Ana. Welcome to What to Say

Do you know what to say when you talk about other people? Listen out for useful language for talking about other people. Then, we'll practise saying the new phrases – after this.


Yuna: How's your new project going?

Noelia: It's going really well.

Yuna: Great. Do you work with the digital team? 

Noelia: Yes, I'm helping them with a new website.

Yuna: So, do you know Anya Patel?

Noelia: Yes, I do. I just emailed her.

Yuna: She's lovely, isn't she? I worked with her in my last job.

Noelia: Yeah, I like her a lot. 

Yuna: She's very good at her job. She's an excellent businessperson.

Noelia: Really?

Yuna: Yeah, she always gets what she wants.

Noelia: Oh … I still need to discuss the contract with her.

Yuna: I see. OK … 

Noelia: That's her!

Yuna: Good luck!

Noelia: Thanks.

Noelia: Hello, Anya. Noelia speaking!


Ana: Hello again! Good luck, Noelia! So, did you notice the useful phrases used for talking about other people? Listen to me and then repeat. 


Do you work with the digital team?

Do you know Anya Patel?

Yes, I do.

She's lovely, isn't she?

She's very good at her job.

She's an excellent businessperson.

Ana: Try and use some of these phrases the next time you talk about other people in English. Bye for now!


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Submitted by heri sinaga on Mon, 14/12/2020 - 13:27

yes I do, my father actualy

Submitted by abeatrice on Sun, 13/12/2020 - 17:49

My fellow teachers are good at their job.

Submitted by Yagistar on Tue, 08/12/2020 - 09:07

Am so so happy to be here, you guys are doing an excellent job. Thanks

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Submitted by SHIRLEY CASTRO… on Thu, 03/12/2020 - 06:14

My parents are the best workers I have ever known, and I am following their example.

Submitted by mrelvinaliyev on Tue, 01/12/2020 - 07:49

Yes. My groupmate is really good at this. He is capable boy. He do what he wants.

Submitted by mrelvinaliyev on Tue, 10/11/2020 - 10:46

I don't work yet. But in our class there was one girl who was good at lesson. Also she was very nice and beautiful. I liked her

Submitted by Vasco Laranjas on Mon, 02/11/2020 - 17:00

How do you spell is!!! Broh Im confused

Submitted by Momocompanyman on Wed, 28/10/2020 - 17:31

Yes, I do my projet manager is an excellent leader

Submitted by SarahNadia on Tue, 27/10/2020 - 15:55

My friend is very good at her job. She is an excellent teacher