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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Submitted by Phan Bao Dung on Tue, 28/07/2020 - 18:51

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My current job makes me not a lot of opportunities to meet new people. I can meet a few new people in my English class or my office, even at the book stores.

Submitted by I am on Wed, 22/07/2020 - 19:33

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Time to time. Usually I’ve meet new people when I’m traveling in another places. But in my work place I’m meeting a new persons too.

Submitted by joice on Wed, 22/07/2020 - 12:58

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I often meet new people in the college and church.

Submitted by Ahmad_Khalil on Tue, 21/07/2020 - 11:02

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I often meet new people, sometimes at work, sometimes at celebrations.

Submitted by Miri85 on Mon, 20/07/2020 - 10:26

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I don´t meet people often. Only sometimes in the gym or some new neighbor in the building.

Submitted by syah on Sun, 19/07/2020 - 13:33

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Before this pandemic, I often participate many competitions in many places. There I met many new people. But, at this time I meet little new people bacause most of my time is at home.

Submitted by Nader Ashish on Wed, 15/07/2020 - 13:09

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How can I download the audio guys

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Submitted by muhammadseif on Mon, 13/07/2020 - 22:53

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I meet little new people . I'm at home most of the time. That's so pity.

Submitted by sara1412 on Sun, 12/07/2020 - 19:38

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when i change my work place and i participate in volunteer work or going to my friend party .