Changing a meeting time

Listen to two colleagues arranging a meeting to practise and improve your listening skills.

Instructions

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

Transcript

Lucy: Hi, Anna. Do you have a minute to talk about the meeting next Tuesday?

Anna: Sure. We said 11, didn't we?

Lucy: Yeah, we did. But I have a bit of a problem with the time. Would it be possible to move it?

Anna: Oh, I see. We could postpone it to the afternoon, to 1 p.m., for example. Or bring it forward to earlier in the morning. What would suit you?

Lucy: Could we make it 9 o'clock? That would really help me. I have another important meeting in the central office at 12.

Anna: No problem. It's important you're there.

Lucy: Thanks a lot, Anna.

Anna: Do you need help with any preparation? Did you get the agenda I sent out?

Lucy: Yes, I did. And no, that's all fine, thanks. My report is ready and I'm looking forward to presenting it.

Anna: Great.

Lucy: I can tell Sven about the time change. I'll see him later.

Anna: Don't worry about telling Sven. I'll send an email to everyone to confirm the time has changed and with an updated meeting invite.

Lucy: Great. Thanks, Anna.

Anna: OK. I'm happy that works for you. We really need you there and it's good we don't have to cancel it.

Lucy: See you then. Have a good weekend in the meantime.

Anna: You too.

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Submitted by shahhoseini on Wed, 15/01/2020 - 06:26

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I had a meeting with my students last week, but I move it to this week on Thursday at 8:30 p.m.

Submitted by Diemquynh9101 on Tue, 14/01/2020 - 09:29

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I think i need go to meetings like buddy meeting, group discussions or business planning meetings. I can arrange them appropriately for my schedule..

Submitted by Dariusz on Fri, 10/01/2020 - 01:29

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There are lots of reason to planning meet, but usually my typical meet is go out with my friends or girlfriend. I arrange our meet using my smartphone by sending a messages or ringing.

Submitted by doctornada on Wed, 13/11/2019 - 12:54

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meetings with my patients she was confused about the operation so she aked me if she should do it or not .I decided to meet her in the sea.

Submitted by doctornada on Wed, 13/11/2019 - 12:44

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i wish to bea doctor)

Submitted by f.agadr on Mon, 04/11/2019 - 13:16

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f.agadr Hi everybody On my work place we always have meetings;I have nothing to do about arrangement,I have only to accept or refuse the invitations.