Talking about other people

In this video, Noelia and Yuna talk about someone they know. Listen to the language they use for talking about other 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 talk about other people? Listen out for useful language for talking about other people. Then, we'll practise saying the new phrases – after this.

 

Yuna: How's your new project going?

Noelia: It's going really well.

Yuna: Great. Do you work with the digital team? 

Noelia: Yes, I'm helping them with a new website.

Yuna: So, do you know Anya Patel?

Noelia: Yes, I do. I just emailed her.

Yuna: She's lovely, isn't she? I worked with her in my last job.

Noelia: Yeah, I like her a lot. 

Yuna: She's very good at her job. She's an excellent businessperson.

Noelia: Really?

Yuna: Yeah, she always gets what she wants.

Noelia: Oh … I still need to discuss the contract with her.

Yuna: I see. OK … 

Noelia: That's her!

Yuna: Good luck!

Noelia: Thanks.

Noelia: Hello, Anya. Noelia speaking!


 

Ana: Hello again! Good luck, Noelia! So, did you notice the useful phrases used for talking about other people? Listen to me and then repeat. 

 

Do you work with the digital team?

Do you know Anya Patel?

Yes, I do.

She's lovely, isn't she?

She's very good at her job.

She's an excellent businessperson.


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

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Submitted by Emily Mellor on Sat, 17/07/2021 - 14:41

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Yes, I do. One of my friends is good at her jobs. She always tries to get what she wants.
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Submitted by mirtha on Wed, 09/06/2021 - 19:43

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Yes I do. I know a coworker excellent at programming languages, he knows about twenty, and he is a good people.

Submitted by Veronikka on Sat, 05/06/2021 - 23:38

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yes, I do. I have a coworker in the IT Team and He is very smart with the hard things. When I have problems, I ask for him..
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Submitted by Marce-English on Sun, 23/05/2021 - 14:26

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Yes, I know a lot of people who are good at their job but there's a special one who's totally professional in his work, try to look solutions and is always with energy and deliver everything in your work.

Submitted by Suraj paliwal on Sat, 15/05/2021 - 11:50

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Yes,I know a person who is doing work hard in life. he's my father. He's a businessman and work hard to grow his business. I'm fan to his manage all the things. He always loves me. And very honest person.
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Submitted by PuenteD on Sun, 02/05/2021 - 17:15

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Certainly, I know two guys are good at his job. Anibal is a digital designer of play game and virtual laboratories. And the other guy is Edder, he is a good cooker at the pizza restaurant.

Submitted by victor.07 on Wed, 31/03/2021 - 20:22

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Yes, I do. I really like work with he

Submitted by Nader Ahmed on Mon, 29/03/2021 - 14:31

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Yes, I know. My reliever has very good experience and he has very good knowledge about our job.

Submitted by amola on Sun, 28/03/2021 - 16:06

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yes I do know many of them like my last doctor lovely person and he is really trying to get new ideas to help us understand very well