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.

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 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 mirtha on Tue, 01/06/2021 - 02:15

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Relationship is important for mental health, we can share a lot of knowledge and experiences between us.

Submitted by Veronikka on Sun, 30/05/2021 - 20:08

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Yes, I do. I like meeting new people because I learn a lot when I have talks with another people

Submitted by Suraj paliwal on Sat, 15/05/2021 - 12:17

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Yes, I like to meet new people. I don't live live alone. Present situation learn me lot to live alone. Human loves human.

Submitted by Munirah Saad 20 on Wed, 28/04/2021 - 01:18

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yes, but I do not like to make them my friends I prefer to keep them as co-workers.

Submitted by zezosameh on Sat, 24/04/2021 - 00:58

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yes, I like meeting new people as I'm an extrovert person
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Submitted by PuenteD on Fri, 16/04/2021 - 00:41

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Yes, I Like to meet new people from everywhere... I have friends from America, Europa and Africa...

Submitted by imak on Fri, 02/04/2021 - 12:01

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Yes, I do like to meet new people.

Submitted by AbdelmalekBC on Thu, 01/04/2021 - 21:23

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Yes of course, I like meeting new people, some people are so interesting and we can share a lot of knowledge between us.

Submitted by victor.07 on Tue, 30/03/2021 - 16:32

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Yes, I really like meet new people

Submitted by Nader Ahmed on Sun, 28/03/2021 - 20:37

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Yes, of course, the human can't live alone.