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.

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 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 meeryam.a on Mon, 16/05/2022 - 11:26


I like so much meet new people and talk with them, that let me so happy

Submitted by Than Kutay Soe on Mon, 04/04/2022 - 23:31


Yes, I like meeting new people, and I often meet them everywhere because I am a new student at Nagoya University. Meeting new people could help you to learn new things.

Submitted by bossym on Mon, 04/04/2022 - 11:45


I like meeting new people

Submitted by Philemon on Tue, 22/02/2022 - 19:38


Yes, I always like to meet new people.

Submitted by Amin Kourani on Wed, 16/02/2022 - 08:49


Do you like meeting new people?
I'd like to meet new people who think like me!

Submitted by jyoti Chaudhary on Mon, 24/01/2022 - 15:16


Yes, I do. I probably love to meet new people. Whenever I meet with new people I'll use these phrases.

Submitted by dainien521 on Thu, 20/01/2022 - 08:42


i love meeting new people because i will learn something from them such as new aspect or story that they have been through. new friends can help us a lot in our work as well as our mental health because we have more friends and maybe some of them we trust and share our story with them.