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 Toan3002 on Sun, 03/09/2023 - 07:33

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On some special occasions, we will celebrate the party together!!

Submitted by rafikmeza on Fri, 01/09/2023 - 12:50

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I usually meet people at work place. we often exchange the speech about defferent official topics. but I like meet my friends at clubs where we can talk about amused subjects and stories.

Submitted by Kais Bouaine on Sat, 19/08/2023 - 20:51

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I always meet new people and I like this because I'm so sociable.
When I go to a place I meet people and talk to them

Submitted by Drguled on Sun, 13/08/2023 - 10:05

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I meet mostly at streets

Submitted by Heriberto_speaker on Fri, 11/08/2023 - 18:49

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I don´t meet people as frequently as I woud like, because of my job, routine, daily life, etc. But when I meet new people I enjoy it a lot, to have other kind of conversations, It´s exciting!!!

Submitted by Jim34 on Sun, 06/08/2023 - 19:53

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I meet new people each month because I am in an online school, so meeting people is part of my day.

Submitted by amr_268 on Sat, 01/07/2023 - 12:32

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I enjoy being learning English

Submitted by taymor on Sat, 01/07/2023 - 10:53

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I am always knowing new peoples.

Submitted by Anastacha on Tue, 27/06/2023 - 15:30

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I meet new people very often, because I travel much in my job.

Submitted by Safe_Mode on Wed, 07/06/2023 - 11:49

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I meet new people not so often as I wish