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How to greet someone you haven't seen for ages

Learn some phrases for talking with someone you haven't seen in a long time.

Do the preparation task first. Then watch the video and do the task. You can read the transcript at any time.



Language level

Intermediate: B1


... sorry for the "speaked"

"good to hear from you again" is this sentence correct answering at the phone to a person who we haven't seen or speaked to for a long time?

Hello mancini2,

Yes, that is correct and appropriate in that kind of situation.

Nice to hear from you.

All the best,


The LearnEnglish Team

When in a similar situation, I would say exactly some words like that.

What's new! Long time no see! How's the going? How's life? Am so Glad to see you! Let's meet up for lunch! Tell you what....How about hanging out together? I would love that! Awesome! Sounds great! How's your new job/home?
See you in 30 minutes!

interesting Video

interesting vedio

We haven't seen each others for a long time, it is it?Grumble is not a new word for me but the use of it make me alarm to use it again.

I can say 'Hello, It's been a long time ago when I saw you last time. 'What are you doing now?' 'Where have you been such a long time you disappeared.'
'I really miss you, I'm really glad to see you again'

That's great website and that's great lesson!
This is real accent, I can improve my real English!
Thanks British Council