Meeting new people

In this video, Vanya meets Emir and Yuna. Listen to the language they use for meeting new 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 meet new people? Listen out for useful language for meeting new people. Then, we'll practise saying the new phrases – after this. 


Vanya: Hi.

Emir: Hello.

Vanya: Are you Paul?

Emir: No, I'm not. But he asked me to meet you. I'm Emir. You must be Vanya.

Vanya: Yes, I am. Nice to meet you.

Emir: You too. Can I show you the office?

Vanya: Perfect. Thanks. 

Emir: So how was your journey?

Vanya: It was fine and it's great to be here!

Emir: Well, it's great to have you here. Can I get you a coffee?

Vanya: Oh, yes, please.

Emir: Ah, Yuna, this is Vanya.

Yuna: Oh, hi, I'm Yuna. Nice to meet you. Welcome to the team!


Ana: Hello again! That went well. OK, did you notice the useful phrases used for meeting new people? Listen to me and then repeat. 


Hi, I'm Yuna. 

You must be Vanya.

Nice to meet you.

You too. 

This is Vanya.

So how was your journey?

It's great to be here!

Welcome to the team! 


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


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Submitted by DavidVentura1993 on Fri, 22/01/2021 - 03:55

Yes, I like meeting new people

Submitted by Ana193 on Tue, 19/01/2021 - 13:13

Yes, I do. In my opinion, these kind of experiences like meeting new people bring me the chance to imagine others, not concentrate on myself too much.

Submitted by Van tran on Sun, 10/01/2021 - 14:59

yes, i like meeting new people but i have a bit shy, i want to talk with many people to research other cultural in the world.

Submitted by German on Fri, 08/01/2021 - 23:44

I like so much meeting new people. I like to speak with another person and leanr new thinks about other people.

Submitted by Larissa330 on Mon, 21/12/2020 - 22:05

Yes, I do. Every single day

Submitted by Pann Nilar Htun on Mon, 21/12/2020 - 13:18

Yes, I like meeting with new people and I often meet with them. Because I need to work with many person from different fields. At the meeting, in the training and big events, I normally meet new people.

Submitted by Maria19 on Sun, 20/12/2020 - 12:19

Well I really like meeting new people and making more connections.

Submitted by Aliz on Sat, 19/12/2020 - 08:07

Yes, I really like meeting new people because I can know general knowledge about their countries and towns. I can get new friends.

Submitted by Ella on Fri, 18/12/2020 - 09:06

Yes, of course I like meeting new people around the world because I can know about their native towns and countries and I can increase many experiences.

Submitted by Hla Htwan Tin on Thu, 17/12/2020 - 05:03

Yes,I do.I prefer meeting new people who give me advice.