Meeting people at a dinner

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


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


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 arunvp21 on Sun, 08/01/2023 - 16:31


I'm a physiotherapist Working in a State Government Hospital in Tamilnadu located in India. I meet new people as patient everyday in my workplace.

Submitted by Sara-adel285 on Tue, 13/12/2022 - 13:57


since i have graduated i didn't meat new people except once and it wasn't the best .

Submitted by Sofía02 on Thu, 20/10/2022 - 03:09


I really rarely meet new people. I’m introverted. I don’t go out much now; so I guess when I went to high school I met more people often.

Submitted by TheBigPow on Mon, 17/10/2022 - 16:54


Since I have moved to Vandhoo, a island in Maldives, I meet new people very often, as I did not know anyone here before.

Submitted by GhadeerKurdi_98 on Fri, 14/10/2022 - 10:15


Because of my work, I meet new people about every day.

Submitted by cesarasg on Fri, 23/09/2022 - 17:37


How often do you meet new people?
I seldom meet new people, at this moment, I rarely go to meetings.

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Submitted by katiavel on Fri, 19/08/2022 - 02:14


I often meet new people at my son's Snack Bar. Its a nice place and every night we hava many people there looking for friends and fun.

Submitted by Nandar Su Hlaing on Sat, 06/08/2022 - 11:07


I haven't met new people for years I think. Now I hope to meet new people because I'm applying new job and I hope getting a job what I want and exciting to meet new colleagues.

I often meet people everyday specially in the Mosque and some other places. I like to meet new people and get may experience from him.
Thanks all....

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