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: 4.5 (16 votes)

Submitted by patipatka34 on Wed, 14/09/2022 - 12:00


Yes I like meeting new people. In fact, I am studying at University and I meet new people all the time, you know, I will not hide from them so yes, that's the student life.

Submitted by farshid2993 on Tue, 06/09/2022 - 09:29


yes because we can to learn many thing and get many information

Submitted by jeffaoamorim on Mon, 05/09/2022 - 19:46


I really like meeting more people. Even more so now that I am learning the English language, it would be amazing to meet native people.

Submitted by SABRINA PEREIR… on Fri, 26/08/2022 - 16:26


I love meeting new people, I always learn something good or bad hahahhah

Submitted by Sofía02 on Tue, 16/08/2022 - 04:21


Not really, because I find it hard to talk to people. I’m shy and I’m not good at taking the first step in a conversation.

Submitted by sg_milad on Sun, 07/08/2022 - 19:01


no i hate the people

Submitted by Youssef Karfouh on Thu, 21/07/2022 - 12:37


Yeah, absolutely I really like to meet new people, because you learn more about their culture, religion, country, mother tongue... so I can exchange information with each other

Submitted by huahua 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.

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