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.

Transcript

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!

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Submitted by Sliang on Fri, 10/03/2023 - 05:20

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Honestly, I don't get to meet new people very often. Maybe once every few months or so. However, I do occasionally attend social events and gatherings with friends, especially during holidays and special occasions, where I may get the chance to meet new people that my friends bring along.

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Submitted by _Moon_ on Tue, 28/02/2023 - 10:09

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I don't meet new people frequently. Since I work in my laptop almost 10-12 hours a day. Without this time I used to do my other regular activities like having foods, doing meditation, playing guitar & spend sometimes with my family. All these are included in my daily activities. Every weekend I go outside along with my wife for shopping and doing hangout with her. So, there is no way to meet with new people in my life. I always end up with meeting same people again & again. Possibly, I meet new people once in a year or so...

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

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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

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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

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i don't meet new people every days.

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

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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

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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

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