Meeting new people

In this video, Vanya meets Emir and Yuna. Listen to the language they use for meeting new people and practise saying the useful phrases.

Do the preparation exercise first. Then watch the video and do the exercises to check your understanding and practise the language.


Ana: Hi! I'm Ana. Welcome to What to Say!

Do you know what to say when you meet new people? Listen out for useful language for meeting new people. Then, we'll practise saying the new phrases – after this. 


Vanya: Hi.

Emir: Hello.

Vanya: Are you Paul?

Emir: No, I'm not. But he asked me to meet you. I'm Emir. You must be Vanya.

Vanya: Yes, I am. Nice to meet you.

Emir: You too. Can I show you the office?

Vanya: Perfect. Thanks. 

Emir: So how was your journey?

Vanya: It was fine and it's great to be here!

Emir: Well, it's great to have you here. Can I get you a coffee?

Vanya: Oh, yes, please.

Emir: Ah, Yuna, this is Vanya.

Yuna: Oh, hi, I'm Yuna. Nice to meet you. Welcome to the team!


Ana: Hello again! That went well. OK, did you notice the useful phrases used for meeting new people? Listen to me and then repeat. 


Hi, I'm Yuna. 

You must be Vanya.

Nice to meet you.

You too. 

This is Vanya.

So how was your journey?

It's great to be here!

Welcome to the team! 


Ana: Try and use some of these phrases the next time you meet new people in English. Bye for now!


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Submitted by _Supraja. k on Fri, 23/02/2024 - 17:26


yes,  I like meeting new people.

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Submitted by vasanthalakshm… on Wed, 21/02/2024 - 13:53


yes I like to meet new people

Submitted by NawalKhan on Tue, 20/02/2024 - 12:23


Yes, I like meeting new people.

Submitted by Lingutla Rajitha on Tue, 20/02/2024 - 01:12


Yes, I like to meet new people.

Submitted by Mahmoud Elzohery on Sun, 18/02/2024 - 06:59


yes, i like meeting new people.

Submitted by Imane Al herchi on Thu, 11/01/2024 - 12:47


Hello, even if it's hard for me to meet new people, but I always push myself to do so because it helps me improve my social skills.

Submitted by cgfcabral on Wed, 03/01/2024 - 20:16


Yes, I really like meeting people.

Submitted by Geo Mahmoud on Sun, 31/12/2023 - 18:11


Do you like to meet new people?
yes, I like meeting new people just for saying, Hi I‘m Mahmoud. nice to meet you.

Submitted by MABCAN on Fri, 22/12/2023 - 20:49


Yes, Of course, I'm the kind of person who is interested in meeting new people and talking about general subjects, like background education, jobs, etc. I enjoy a lot doing more chats and conversations with new people on social media daily.