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 PARIMALA MADIAZHAKAN on Wed, 24/02/2021 - 12:45

Yes, I like meeting new people. I like to meet new people to make a good bonding with them.

Submitted by Yassine khlifi on Sun, 14/02/2021 - 14:29

Yes I like meeting new people very much

Submitted by senaguner on Sat, 30/01/2021 - 00:42

I like to meet new people very much.I may learn a lot of things from them.

Submitted by Brenda Patrici… on Tue, 26/01/2021 - 15:45

I like meeting new people and much more if they speak English.

Submitted by Leila77 on Fri, 22/01/2021 - 17:01

I do like meeting new people, but I'm a shy person and this makes me in a confusing situation.

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.