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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Average: 4.2 (96 votes)

Submitted by zo_fia on Wed, 13/07/2022 - 03:48


Sometimes it is great. But I think it's always not good.

Submitted by SaniyaJ on Mon, 13/06/2022 - 20:05


Yes, now i like meeting new people and i try to talk to them. Before, I used to avoid them and preferred staying in my comfort circle but now I know its a great opportunity to hone my communication skills and help in building a social circle.

Submitted by ivelez18 on Wed, 08/06/2022 - 14:21


Hello, I like to meet new people, mainly because always you learn something about them and their cultures.

Submitted by Ansam Yousef on Thu, 02/06/2022 - 15:33


Yes , I like to meet a new people

Submitted by jyoti Chaudhary on Sat, 28/05/2022 - 12:53


Do you like meeting new people?

absolutely I like to meet new people I regularly meet new people because of my job. I feel happy to meet different types of people who live in a different places.

Submitted by Bena - Mustafa on Wed, 18/05/2022 - 13:05


yes I like to meet a new people splashily if they're from different century to learn me a new word

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