Meeting people at a dinner

Listen to introductions at a dinner party to practise and improve your listening skills.

Instructions

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

Transcript

Charles: Hello, Julian.

Julian: Hello, Charles. How are you?

Charles: I'm fine. Fine. Julian, do you remember Alyssa?

Julian: No, I don't.

Charles: She's Ben's sister. Do you remember? We were all at Ben's wedding together.

Julian: Ah, yes, I do – in that old castle. Was it in January?

Charles: Yes, it was! Alyssa was there.

Alyssa: Hello. Nice to meet you ... again.

Julian: Hello, nice to meet you too, Alison.

Alyssa: I'm not Alison.

Julian: What?

Alyssa: My name isn't Alison. It's Alyssa.

Julian: I'm sorry. Nice to meet you, Alyssa.

Charles: Good. Would you like a drink?

Julian: Good idea.

Alyssa: Yes, please.

Charles: Here you are.

Alyssa and Julian: Thanks!

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Average: 4.1 (7 votes)

Submitted by maljber on Wed, 27/07/2022 - 16:40

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I think every day meet new pepole in my work

Submitted by Fadiazzam on Tue, 26/07/2022 - 16:48

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I always meet new people through my work , I'm happy when I meet new people , I think will be good especially when they are from other countries will be exchange the culture and get new information about other countries .

Submitted by amal3535 on Sun, 24/07/2022 - 17:17

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Usually during working hours

Submitted by huahua on Sat, 23/07/2022 - 02:50

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I often meet new people when I have to move new places because of my jobs.
It's very interesting and wonderful.

Submitted by Mm1111 on Tue, 14/06/2022 - 18:36

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I usually meet a new people every weekend because I often travel for different cities

Submitted by Kasseopia on Sun, 29/05/2022 - 16:14

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My best subjects are French and English. It’s really interesting to me to study smth new about language, to learn new constructions, to learn by heart poems and prose, to answer different questions in different languages, to learn speak fluently, to discuss different problems. My dream is speak English like a native speaker.

Submitted by diego_s on Mon, 23/05/2022 - 11:43

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Not so often. I do not like meeting new people, I am kind of an introvert.

Submitted by khaled67 on Wed, 11/05/2022 - 22:09

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I meet new people in different time in different places

Submitted by Hoahoa on Sun, 01/05/2022 - 09:21

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Yes I am, we have a lot of social network pages, so people can meet new people easily