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 fariba on Sun, 27/12/2020 - 08:18

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i take part some meeting and i usually arrange well.
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Submitted by Khin Yee Mon Khaing on Thu, 24/12/2020 - 15:42

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I don't have to go to the meeting.

Submitted by Esther_arvar on Wed, 09/12/2020 - 19:53

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I am need to go meetings for my school, and I organizate with a agenda
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Submitted by DJ Singh on Tue, 24/11/2020 - 12:15

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We have our meetings in our offices' meetings rooms on regards to our ongoing project. The meeting organizer arranges our meetings on the official calendar. Which reminds us when the meeting is about to happen.

Submitted by Pola on Wed, 04/11/2020 - 17:37

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My job isn't to make any official meetings but it just talking, there's no papers or presenting.
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Submitted by Ana Luisa Sanc… on Wed, 04/11/2020 - 03:20

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At this moment, I have some interviews for get jobs, Usually I am available any time

Submitted by kzmyr on Sun, 01/11/2020 - 20:21

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Thank you for sharing
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Submitted by Barbora V on Mon, 26/10/2020 - 11:39

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I ´ll have an on line meeting with my classmates of English course tomorow. It will be something new due the new sanitary situation in my country.

Submitted by Suraj paliwal on Fri, 23/10/2020 - 12:47

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I'm still a university student.