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 ogarza on Fri, 13/10/2023 - 21:25

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I like to talk about my graet experience en this work and when i´ve been Work

Submitted by pikanov on Thu, 12/10/2023 - 03:05

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I usually make a little chit chat in the first time moment like what do you work, where do you live or what will you do here.

Submitted by Mleko on Mon, 09/10/2023 - 17:47

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I'm flexible and usually after introduce themselves, we talk about different subjects. Sometimes about our pastime, work or something like this.

Submitted by ALNABHAN on Wed, 04/10/2023 - 20:45

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When I meet peaple for the first time I usually talk about university , the job I have and introduce myself briefly.

Submitted by PEKO on Thu, 28/09/2023 - 15:54

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I will tell my name at first, and I will talk about where are me from. And then I will talk about something about work and interests.

Submitted by alisalahali on Sun, 24/09/2023 - 17:56

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Firstly I introduce myself about my name, my area, my carer. I that meeting about work.
In genral I have problem about speak when I meet new person, so I'm here to improve my skils in english.

Submitted by DeniseFlor on Fri, 08/09/2023 - 02:02

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First, I introduce myself and then ask them their names, studies, experiences and works.

Submitted by Toan3002 on Thu, 31/08/2023 - 09:43

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I usually introduce myself, like my name, years old, and where I come from, work, how study.

Submitted by Toan3002 on Thu, 31/08/2023 - 09:42

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I usually introduce myself, like my name, years old, and where I come from, work, how study.

Submitted by Basma101 on Thu, 17/08/2023 - 16:54

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My name is Basma. I've worked for my company for thirteen years, as a training coordinator and supervisor.
I am happy to be there since the warm work atmosphere and my colleagues are helpful. May God give my strength and success in the coming period and always Amen.