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

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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

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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.

Submitted by Kamelbenslimane on Tue, 04/01/2022 - 17:30

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Yes, I really like to meet new people.

Submitted by Sagoon on Fri, 03/12/2021 - 15:27

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Certainly I love to meet new people and talk to exchange knowledge each other I think it's very fun.

Submitted by Suraj paliwal on Mon, 29/11/2021 - 09:59

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I like very much to meet new people and make friends. Meeting new people is always excited me and I always ready for this.

Submitted by Anwar68 on Fri, 26/11/2021 - 08:59

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why used the have in this phrase ( it's great to have you here )