Meeting a new team member

Meeting a new team member

Listen to a conversation between two new colleagues to practise your listening skills.

Do the preparation task first. Then listen to the audio and do the exercises.

Preparation

Transcript

Peter: Hi, my name's Peter. What's your name?

Carla: Hi, Peter. I'm Carla. I'm new here.

Peter: Welcome to the company, Carla.

Carla: Thanks, Peter. I'm happy to be here and it's nice to meet you.

Peter: It's nice to meet you too.

Carla: Where do you work?

Peter: I work in the design team. We sit over there.  

Carla: I'm in the marketing team. I started last week.

Peter: You work in marketing? That's very interesting.

Carla: Yes, it is. I'm enjoying it. But there are a lot of new things to learn.

Peter: I'm sure there are. I'm happy to help you if I can.

Carla: Thank you, Peter. What do you do in the design department?

Peter: I design new products.  

Carla: That sounds interesting. I plan marketing events for new products. So I think we'll work together sometimes.

Peter: That would be great. So, where are you from, Carla?

Carla: Brazil. And you?

Peter: I'm from the UK.

Carla: How long have you been here?

Peter: I've worked here for three years but I actually moved here from the UK five years ago, to study.

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Submitted by desidww_05 on Sat, 09/04/2022 - 05:42

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when i meet people for the frist time just say hi and introduce myself

Submitted by vivioktavian18 on Sat, 09/04/2022 - 05:42

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when i meet news poeple..hello

Submitted by sh_ekaaa on Sat, 09/04/2022 - 05:42

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when I meet new people I will smile and nod

Submitted by soimah_woyo2 on Sat, 09/04/2022 - 05:41

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when i meet the first time with a new people i will say hello and i will introduce him

Submitted by evanaya99 on Sat, 09/04/2022 - 05:40

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I usually introduce my self and talking about something about he/she self

Submitted by nadyanightingale on Thu, 31/03/2022 - 19:38

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I usually talk about their nationality, work, spare time and the district they' re living in the city.

Submitted by trongbumchiu on Wed, 30/03/2022 - 23:08

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I normally start introducing myself, and talk them about my real name and my internationally name that they can call me easily. Next, I completely share about my favorites, I definitely make a friend if they have the same favorites with me.

Submitted by MaryC on Mon, 28/03/2022 - 10:03

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this situation was very familiar to me because I started a new job last month. i met a lot of new people. When i was introduced to these people , We talked about our countries, our traditions and mainly We talked about the reasons why we are here. I have not made any new friends at work yet but I think , I have a nice and multicultural colleagues.

Submitted by Abrarhussain on Sun, 20/03/2022 - 13:38

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When I meet people for the first time, I usually ask their name, the country they are from and about their current job.

Submitted by VanMinh on Tue, 08/03/2022 - 08:13

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I usually talk about his/her job, family and favorites. Sometimes I ask about his/her phone number and address if we have some same favorites.
If I have mistakes, please fix those mistakes help me.
Thanks for lesson.