Meeting a new team member

Listen to a conversation between two new colleagues to practise your listening skills.

Instructions

Do the preparation task first. Then listen to the audio and do the exercises.

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 yassmin hassan on Wed, 07/12/2022 - 09:19

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I asked him about here name,country,stedying,age

Submitted by Parviz.hakimi on Tue, 06/12/2022 - 21:22

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When I meet someone for the first time, I asked mostly these question :
What's your beautiful name ?
What do you do ? Or Are you studying or working ?

Where do you live?
Where are you from ?

Submitted by alnori.79 on Tue, 06/12/2022 - 19:32

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i talk about what a study in college and the age and talk about things not importint like how many person in your family and talk more about them and what's your faivort movei and what kind of the movei you like <<

Submitted by foggy on Mon, 21/11/2022 - 22:07

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I actually when I meet people, I try to ask them about what they do in their life . And also, what they want to achieve in this life as a human bieng.

Submitted by grayWolf on Sat, 12/11/2022 - 21:46

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When I meet people for the first time, I often asked them
What is your name?
Where do you live?
Where do you work?
What do you do?

when i meat people for the first time i usually asked them few questions like, their names and jobs, also i asked them their ideas about their experiences.

Submitted by Souhaïb MGHARBI on Sat, 22/10/2022 - 18:34

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When I meet people for the first time, I often asked them for their names and where they live and the current job they have.

Submitted by GhadeerKurdi_98 on Fri, 14/10/2022 - 08:48

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When I meet new people which happens at the university and on public transportation, first I throw some on-time jokes according to the situation and introduce myself. Then I ask about their major and try to find share ground to begin with.

Submitted by Murodjon545 on Thu, 13/10/2022 - 18:51

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When I met someone for the first time, I, as an extrovert person, start the conversion from asking his/her name and continue with asking their adress where they live. Then it comes to place of work or place of studying.

Submitted by Jihan Salma on Thu, 29/09/2022 - 13:38

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What do you usually talk about when you meet people for the first time?

I usually talk about her/his name?, her/his address?, where she/he studying?, where is she/he origin?