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 Alex.BC on Sat, 23/01/2021 - 13:28

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I don't often meet new people.

Submitted by IrinAristova on Wed, 20/01/2021 - 16:14

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I rarely meet new people, now People meet new people in the Internet
Yes, there are a lot of social network pages in our life, so people can meet new people via Facebook or Instagram

Submitted by German on Thu, 14/01/2021 - 00:28

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I meet new people because my work, but generally are customers.

Submitted by paola Beltran on Wed, 13/01/2021 - 16:32

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I often doesn´t meet people. Though in my holidays have met some people.

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.