Changing a meeting time

Changing a meeting time

Listen to two colleagues arranging a meeting to practise and improve your listening skills.

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



Lucy: Hi, Anna. Do you have a minute to talk about the meeting next Tuesday?

Anna: Sure. We said 11, didn't we?

Lucy: Yeah, we did. But I have a bit of a problem with the time. Would it be possible to move it?

Anna: Oh, I see. We could postpone it to the afternoon, to 1 p.m., for example. Or bring it forward to earlier in the morning. What would suit you?

Lucy: Could we make it 9 o'clock? That would really help me. I have another important meeting in the central office at 12.

Anna: No problem. It's important you're there.

Lucy: Thanks a lot, Anna.

Anna: Do you need help with any preparation? Did you get the agenda I sent out?

Lucy: Yes, I did. And no, that's all fine, thanks. My report is ready and I'm looking forward to presenting it.

Anna: Great.

Lucy: I can tell Sven about the time change. I'll see him later.

Anna: Don't worry about telling Sven. I'll send an email to everyone to confirm the time has changed and with an updated meeting invite.

Lucy: Great. Thanks, Anna.

Anna: OK. I'm happy that works for you. We really need you there and it's good we don't have to cancel it.

Lucy: See you then. Have a good weekend in the meantime.

Anna: You too.

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Submitted by Ibrahimyousef on Tue, 11/10/2022 - 16:17


I don't work right now.

Submitted by ashehri on Sun, 09/10/2022 - 05:45


I have a meeting with my manager in new work. I hope it will be a fruitful meeting

Submitted by mira salim on Tue, 27/09/2022 - 07:38


lhave a meeting in evening is about a new job l ,ll work by it

Submitted by semaaslan on Thu, 01/09/2022 - 12:05


I have meeting with my theraphist this evening. Normally my meeting arrangment is so hard because of my work. But I got this one easily with luck.

Submitted by Nandar Su Hlaing on Thu, 18/08/2022 - 11:05


Actually, I don't have any meeting to attend currently. I f I have a meeting, I make some preparations about agenda, place, time, persons who attend, and to prepare discussion.

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Submitted by psntomsk on Thu, 11/08/2022 - 19:34


I had to do an online-meeting with my partners. I created a zoom link and sent the agenda. But I'll cancel the meeting because I have to go to business trip.

Submitted by Noval on Tue, 09/08/2022 - 15:21


I have to my compony's meeting

Submitted by najib.oulhouch on Sun, 24/07/2022 - 22:10


In my work, i have to do an online meeting with my supervisors and my customers, i send to them an agenda including zoom/meet link that they have to accept it if they want to enter to meeting.

Submitted by Bmorales on Wed, 25/05/2022 - 12:56


Usually, I have to go to meetings and organize meetings, first establishing the purpose and then the agenda to finally notify by email or calls the place and time of the meeting