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 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.

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.