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 Ahlanh on Wed, 27/10/2021 - 05:56

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This video is useful. It helps me to improve my English skills. I'm great to meet new people. We will become more outgoing and have more new knowledge.

Submitted by LamVanPhuong on Mon, 18/10/2021 - 11:02

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yeah of course, i can expand my relationships. It can be relationships support for my job in the future

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Submitted by MonicaJ on Sat, 16/10/2021 - 08:05

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Sometimes, it is good to meet new people. I think it depends on the situation, also meet people, allows you to create new relationships, and why not great contact!

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Submitted by slimanes74 on Thu, 02/09/2021 - 18:04

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when I was young meet new people was great....... but now I prefer to be with close friend and my familly

Submitted by DzanaP on Fri, 27/08/2021 - 23:04

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Yes I do. It's nice to meet new people and maybe get new friends after a while

Submitted by SyedRajbabu on Sat, 07/08/2021 - 07:00

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Thanks great to have in this group

Submitted by SyedRajbabu on Sat, 07/08/2021 - 06:58

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Thanks… it’s a nice

Submitted by KATIELLE RAIAN… on Thu, 08/07/2021 - 12:42

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I like meeting new people, making friends, that's why it's so important to learn English.