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 someone face-to-face for the first time? Listen out for useful language for meeting face-to-face. Then, we'll practise saying the new phrases – after this.
Noelia: Hi, Eva.
Eva: How are you?
Noelia: I'm very well. I love your hair. It's fabulous!
Eva: Thanks, Noelia!
Vanya: Are you Noelia?
Noelia: Hello! It's so good to finally meet you in person!
Vanya: You too! It's great to put a face to a name. I thought you were in Spain this week.
Noelia: I was, but I came back early. So, how are you finding it here?
Vanya: Fine! Really good! All the team have been so welcoming.
Noelia: Good! We have a lovely team here. Now, has Emir set you up with an email address?
Vanya: He has. I'm all ready to go!
Noelia: Perfect! Is there anything else you need?
Vanya: Not right now, thanks.
Noelia: Well, let me know if I can help at all.
Vanya: I will, thank you.
Noelia: Actually, I've got an idea. What are you doing later?
Vanya: I haven't got any plans.
Noelia: Great. Meet me here at six. Don't be late!
Vanya: So what's the plan?
Noelia: We're going to see the local area by bike. I'll show you all the best coffee shops.
Noelia: Let's go!
Ana: Hello again! I think Noelia and Vanya are going to get on really well! So, did you notice the useful phrases used for meeting face-to-face? Listen to me and then repeat.
It's so good to finally meet you in person.
It's great to put a face to a name.
How are you finding it?
Has Emir set you up with an email address?
Is there anything else you need?
Let me know if I can help at all.
What are you doing later?
I haven't got any plans.
Ana: Try and use some of these phrases the next time you meet someone face-to-face in English. Bye for now!