Meeting people at a dinner

Meeting people at a dinner

Listen to introductions at a dinner party to practise and improve your listening skills.

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


Charles: Hello, Julian.

Julian: Hello, Charles. How are you?

Charles: I'm fine. Fine. Julian, do you remember Alyssa?

Julian: No, I don't.

Charles: She's Ben's sister. Do you remember? We were all at Ben's wedding together.

Julian: Ah, yes, I do – in that old castle. Was it in January?

Charles: Yes, it was! Alyssa was there.

Alyssa: Hello. Nice to meet you ... again.

Julian: Hello, nice to meet you too, Alison.

Alyssa: I'm not Alison.

Julian: What?

Alyssa: My name isn't Alison. It's Alyssa.

Julian: I'm sorry. Nice to meet you, Alyssa.

Charles: Good. Would you like a drink?

Julian: Good idea.

Alyssa: Yes, please.

Charles: Here you are.

Alyssa and Julian: Thanks!

Task 1

Task 2


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Submitted by Erin Lin on Thu, 02/02/2023 - 06:17


I usually meet new people at work place, maybe it’s customers, colleagues and so on.
I hope I can meet more new people in other occasions by expanding my life circle, habits and specialties, therefore I will learn more different knowledge and discuss with more new people.

Submitted by hadeelhamadani95 on Mon, 30/01/2023 - 18:03


The moment I left my job, I had an opportunity to meet my neighbors and new friends, and recently I hosted a party and invited many people who are living in the neighborhood and we were happy to see each other.

Submitted by zahra.rostami on Fri, 20/01/2023 - 12:24


i don't meet new people every days.

Submitted by lylarv on Wed, 18/01/2023 - 23:40


Lately i haven't met new people because i spend most of my day studying at home, but during Carnaval i plan to go to a beach festival, maybe i'll meet someone.

Submitted by arunvp21 on Sun, 08/01/2023 - 16:31


I'm a physiotherapist Working in a State Government Hospital in Tamilnadu located in India. I meet new people as patient everyday in my workplace.

Submitted by Sara-adel285 on Tue, 13/12/2022 - 13:57


since i have graduated i didn't meat new people except once and it wasn't the best .

Submitted by Sofía02 on Thu, 20/10/2022 - 03:09


I really rarely meet new people. I’m introverted. I don’t go out much now; so I guess when I went to high school I met more people often.

Submitted by TheBigPow on Mon, 17/10/2022 - 16:54


Since I have moved to Vandhoo, a island in Maldives, I meet new people very often, as I did not know anyone here before.