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 ANOUAR on Tue, 09/11/2021 - 11:00

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In the past, i used to know and meet alot of people, but when I moved to another city I become more isolated and I disconnected from the outside world, but I will be back soon!

Submitted by John Nguyen on Tue, 09/11/2021 - 03:20

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Not sure, I like old relationships, so I rarely meet new people

Submitted by LamVanPhuong on Sat, 06/11/2021 - 14:53

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sometimes, but not now because covid-19, i can't go out to meet new people. However, i often meet new people on social media.

Submitted by thistangle on Thu, 04/11/2021 - 08:04

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Pretty useful audio bits for conversation starters during dinners. Thanks..

Submitted by KyawMinThu on Tue, 26/10/2021 - 10:20

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I work at a clothing store and I rarely meet new peoples when they come to our shop.

Submitted by vuhoap on Tue, 19/10/2021 - 13:54

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I'm an introvert so I don't like to get to know other people. Moreover, my job rarely has to communicate with new people. That's why I don't have the opportunity to meet them.

Submitted by francyscongo on Fri, 15/10/2021 - 13:38

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No often, but sometimes I like to meet new people. It's so good when you met family and friends.

Submitted by Suraj paliwal on Mon, 04/10/2021 - 11:23

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I like to meet new people, do different things and know different places. I worked for me in this time
Usually I remember everybody when I met.

Submitted by KATIELLE RAIAN… on Sat, 10/07/2021 - 14:08

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I rarely meet new people.