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 tvkien on Tue, 30/03/2021 - 03:40

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In basically, my country controlled the pandemic for now. So I can go out to work, therefore I can meet new people every day.

Submitted by 7s_mila on Sun, 28/03/2021 - 18:44

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The pandemic has changed lives. I meet new people hardly ever. Because I study online and rarely go anywhere.

Submitted by Veronikka on Fri, 26/03/2021 - 01:26

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I often meet new people at my job. When I need to evaluate a platform, I work with the provider (local and external) for 2 or 3 months. We organize proofs of concept for all platforms. I really know a lot of people on these projects. These projects are usually every 6 months.

Submitted by SaraMessa on Thu, 25/03/2021 - 14:48

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Now I don't meet new people because in Italy for Covid's situation we can't go anywhere.

Submitted by Tomas Nabil on Tue, 23/03/2021 - 17:50

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Every week because my work in company

Submitted by MikhailZatopliaev on Sun, 21/03/2021 - 02:43

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I meet new people not often, but it is so interesting for me, though, we visit sauna every month and my friend Vladimir invite new people.

Submitted by TIa vinaka on Thu, 18/03/2021 - 04:33

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I hardly meet new people these days due to the pandemic. before that, I met new people several times in a month. I really miss that days. meeting new people is fun and sometimes it change the life more interesting.

Submitted by Anonimusezio on Thu, 11/03/2021 - 19:07

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This assignament, is a good task for the Pre-A1 level students.
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Submitted by mirtha on Wed, 10/03/2021 - 20:12

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Usually, when I go out with my daughter I meet new people, others parents for sure.

Submitted by Giuliana on Wed, 10/03/2021 - 15:36

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I think sometimes a meet new people with more frequency but in this days or few months ago because of the covid I couldn't meet new people personally but actually i found new friends through instagram or other app. In this days or months ( when the covid is more level) i met and i meeting with a new people (thanks to my friends) because when i meeting with them, they carried his friends or we go to bars and there we meet new people and now friends