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 Sandy1325 on Sat, 13/05/2023 - 06:32

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I sometimes meet new people at my company.

Submitted by solmania on Tue, 09/05/2023 - 14:46

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I don't meet people frequently. I am shameful

Submitted by dave124 on Fri, 05/05/2023 - 11:36

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I meet new people often at work, social networks and when i going to play a football

Submitted by esteban_vera on Sun, 02/04/2023 - 22:26

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I don't meet with new people

Submitted by Grkatherina on Tue, 28/03/2023 - 19:55

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I study at a college and i meet a lot of familiar people, but i don't often meet new people. However, i'm going to work in a cafe on this summer and i hope that i meet some new people or maybe a friend. Who knows?))))

Submitted by Sun_Rock on Tue, 21/03/2023 - 13:37

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I rarely meet new people, I usually meet new people in college for grup project or social event.

Submitted by 3251306278 on Tue, 14/03/2023 - 09:51

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I am midwife and i work in a hospital .i have to meet new people every day

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...