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 May Sabai Phyu on Fri, 01/01/2021 - 15:07

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I meet new people yesterday. I went to my friend's birthday party. There are so many people that I don't know.

Submitted by Luisalcaza on Wed, 30/12/2020 - 03:14

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In my job I usually meet new people everyday, because I'm a doctor.

Submitted by Suraj paliwal on Mon, 28/12/2020 - 05:35

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Often, I meet new people in a month. I talk to people about their job, behaviour and other things. This is occurs because I like to meet new people. Still I am a university student so I meet new freshers.

Submitted by Tzar on Fri, 25/12/2020 - 11:00

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I usually met new people once a month.I also met new people three days ago.They visited to my home.We talked about our jobs and problems.I like to meet them and my closed friends,too.l use to gather with my closed friends twice a week.But now we don't have a chance to meet because of Covid 19.

Submitted by Deyse Pinheiro… on Thu, 24/12/2020 - 18:06

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Lately, I've not been meeting new people because of the pandemic.

Submitted by glen on Sun, 20/12/2020 - 20:35

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I meet new people once in a blue moon as I don't usually attend to a social gathering.

Submitted by serena93 on Wed, 16/12/2020 - 20:35

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I usually meet new people when I go out with friend in some pub, there are always new people that you can know and also I meet new people when I travel and always when I work

Submitted by Tatiana barrera on Tue, 15/12/2020 - 17:12

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I usually know new people around my neighborhood, but this year I can't meet new people.