Meeting a new team member

Meeting a new team member

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

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

Preparation

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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When I meet a someone I introduce myself and after I ask some question a new person like name, place where live, how old is, what is the profesional, and other questions to know more about of the person.

Submitted by ELVIS MOKOM on Fri, 19/05/2023 - 20:08

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Firstly I introduce myself, after greeting him/ her then i request for the his /her names before going directly to what brought us together.

Submitted by Jhanayna on Sat, 13/05/2023 - 16:28

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I usually talk about myself, name, years old, where I from, work, everything a little.

Submitted by solmania on Tue, 09/05/2023 - 00:29

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i said hello, where you from, how do you feel

Submitted by Sandy1325 on Mon, 08/05/2023 - 02:01

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When I meet people for the first time, I usually introduce myself, then I ask them about their name, hobby, country or town.

Submitted by alsarah on Fri, 28/04/2023 - 14:27

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When I meet someone for the first time I introduce myself and also listen to the other person and talk about interests and things we have in common.

Submitted by sarr.mans9 on Sat, 15/04/2023 - 12:38

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If i meet a person at the first time, i try to introduce myself, talk about my studies, about my job and hobbies. After that, i try to know more about him

Submitted by esteban_vera on Thu, 30/03/2023 - 21:12

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I ask Where are you from, What do you do, What are your hobbies

Submitted by Sun_Rock on Tue, 21/03/2023 - 14:04

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I usually introduce myself, and talk about the topic that brought us there. I rarely start the conversation, but I sometime try to make the conversation.

Submitted by cicerocoghi on Sat, 18/03/2023 - 16:48

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I introduce myself and make greetings. I think it is important to be polite. If possible I start a conversation.