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.

Instructions

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

Transcript

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 Giuliana on Wed, 17/03/2021 - 16:44

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Yes, I know a lot of people who's really good at their jobs. I see youtube and one of my inspirations for self-improve is a Irene Nortes, she's youtuber and work marketing also painting, write and more things. But always she talk about her job and i think she's very good at this. She's very inspirational person.

Submitted by MikhailZatopliaev on Wed, 17/03/2021 - 00:00

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Yes, I know. Sergey is very good at his job. He is master at Excel and Analysis.

Submitted by PARIMALA MADIAZHAKAN on Thu, 25/02/2021 - 13:29

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Yes I know, that is my father. He worked as marketing officer in Coca Cola Sdn Bhd. He do his worked with full of passionate and he really love his job. I get inspired my father because he do his work very well until sometimes gets award like best male markering officer. I felt proud of my father.

Submitted by zahradabaghi on Wed, 17/02/2021 - 10:46

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yes i know. my uncle is Textile. he loves his job and very good in this. I proud of his every time.

Submitted by Nasywa Shiyami… on Thu, 11/02/2021 - 02:30

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Yes, i do. Actually, i have many friends that really good at their job according to the problem or things we do. i had experiances to have a work team with a new people, and personally i love their job at group, thay gave a great problem solving, a great idea and etc. *ps : please correct my english, because your correction help me a lot to proofread and improve my english. Thank you !!!

Submitted by senaguner on Sat, 30/01/2021 - 01:10

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I know someone who my best friend is very good at her job.

Submitted by Leila77 on Tue, 26/01/2021 - 08:43

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Yes, know someone who's really good at his job, he's my friend. He likes his job very much and he works hardy to do the best.

Submitted by Ana193 on Sat, 23/01/2021 - 01:44

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Yes, I do. I know many people who really good at their job. They can make not only their task efficiently but also motivate others by their attitude.

Submitted by German on Mon, 11/01/2021 - 00:13

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Yes, I do, I know may people that is very well in thier jobs. They are very passionate, diligent and excellent persons.