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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Language level

Certainly I love to meet new people and talk to exchange knowledge each other I think it's very fun.

I like very much to meet new people and make friends. Meeting new people is always excited me and I always ready for this.

I like to meet new people because I can make new friends and learn new histories and perspectives.

This video is useful. It helps me to improve my English skills. I'm great to meet new people. We will become more outgoing and have more new knowledge.

yeah of course, i can expand my relationships. It can be relationships support for my job in the future

Sometimes, it is good to meet new people. I think it depends on the situation, also meet people, allows you to create new relationships, and why not great contact!

when I was young meet new people was great....... but now I prefer to be with close friend and my familly
I like meeting new people, making friends, that's why it's so important to learn English.
Relationship is important for mental health, we can share a lot of knowledge and experiences between us.
Yes, I do. I like meeting new people because I learn a lot when I have talks with another people
Yes, I like to meet new people. I don't live live alone. Present situation learn me lot to live alone. Human loves human.
yes, but I do not like to make them my friends I prefer to keep them as co-workers.
Yes, I Like to meet new people from everywhere... I have friends from America, Europa and Africa...
Yes of course, I like meeting new people, some people are so interesting and we can share a lot of knowledge between us.
yes I do like meeting new people . having good connect with people is useful thing and it means you have connection skills . wide realationship could make our life much better and having lots of fun.
Yes I really like meet new people because it's very funny. Honestly sometimes it's hard to talk to new people, but i'm working to improve this.
Yes, I like meeting new people. I like to meet new people to make a good bonding with them.
I do like meeting new people, but I'm a shy person and this makes me in a confusing situation.
Yes, I do. In my opinion, these kind of experiences like meeting new people bring me the chance to imagine others, not concentrate on myself too much.
yes, i like meeting new people but i have a bit shy, i want to talk with many people to research other cultural in the world.
I like so much meeting new people. I like to speak with another person and leanr new thinks about other people.
Yes, I like meeting with new people and I often meet with them. Because I need to work with many person from different fields. At the meeting, in the training and big events, I normally meet new people.
Yes, I really like meeting new people because I can know general knowledge about their countries and towns. I can get new friends.
Yes, of course I like meeting new people around the world because I can know about their native towns and countries and I can increase many experiences.
Yes, I do. I think it is a great thing to meet new people. Because we are social animals so we have to meet with who we love and care about.
I really like meeting new people around the world and i exchange my life, my culture with them. I'll be very delight when i meet new people and i get new friends.
Yes I like meeting new people because it is good way to increase experiences. Also I can learn something new things from them.