Meeting a new team member

Meeting a new team member

Listen to a conversation between two new colleagues to practise your listening skills.

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

Preparation

Transcript

Peter: Hi, my name's Peter. What's your name?

Carla: Hi, Peter. I'm Carla. I'm new here.

Peter: Welcome to the company, Carla.

Carla: Thanks, Peter. I'm happy to be here and it's nice to meet you.

Peter: It's nice to meet you too.

Carla: Where do you work?

Peter: I work in the design team. We sit over there.  

Carla: I'm in the marketing team. I started last week.

Peter: You work in marketing? That's very interesting.

Carla: Yes, it is. I'm enjoying it. But there are a lot of new things to learn.

Peter: I'm sure there are. I'm happy to help you if I can.

Carla: Thank you, Peter. What do you do in the design department?

Peter: I design new products.  

Carla: That sounds interesting. I plan marketing events for new products. So I think we'll work together sometimes.

Peter: That would be great. So, where are you from, Carla?

Carla: Brazil. And you?

Peter: I'm from the UK.

Carla: How long have you been here?

Peter: I've worked here for three years but I actually moved here from the UK five years ago, to study.

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Submitted by Thanatphati on Mon, 14/08/2023 - 09:35

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It’s small talk

Submitted by Drguled on Sun, 13/08/2023 - 09:37

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I usually talk about their selfies.

Submitted by FeliipeAndresA on Mon, 31/07/2023 - 05:41

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Well, I try to get the basic information about people: full name, age, city or country of origin, etc.

Submitted by Jim34 on Fri, 28/07/2023 - 20:32

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First, I introduce myself. I talk about school or work things and I asked them for their opinions about the place or environment where we are working.

Submitted by belefqihx on Tue, 25/07/2023 - 19:02

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Firstly I introduce myself, then we talked about our studies and the situation in the country of Morocco.

Submitted by Menna-Nasser on Tue, 25/07/2023 - 02:02

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I introduce my self as name, my collage, where am i from and some time talk about my family.

I usually introduce myself, my name, and then I ask for the other person name, I like to know new people and offer my help if it´s required.

Submitted by nzhdd1997 on Tue, 11/07/2023 - 00:43

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What do you usually talk about when you meet people for the first time?

I think I introduce myself, like my name, years old, and where I come from, work, study,

Submitted by FeliipeAndresA on Sun, 09/07/2023 - 05:50

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Well, I introduce myself of course, and then I ask some questions to other people about themselves.