Who's who in the office

Who's who in the office

Listen to two people talking about the people in their office to practise and improve your listening skills.

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



Jani: Welcome to the department, Yuki. Let me show you around and tell you about your new colleagues. I'll introduce you to them all later.

Yuki: Great. Thanks. So, who are those people over there?

Jani: That's the order management team. Luciana deals with the new orders. She's the one with short, dark hair.

Yuki: In the purple dress?

Jani: Yeah, that's right. You'll probably work closely with her while you are learning about our ordering process.

Yuki: Got it, thanks. And who's that over there? The guy who's on the phone?

Jani: Oh, you mean the one by the window? In the green shirt? Ah, that's Ian. He's the marketing director. And that's Maria beside him. She's responsible for the internal IT systems.

Yuki: OK, I'll try to remember all of this. I should probably be taking notes!

Jani: Don't worry about it. For now it's just good to put some faces to names.

Yuki: OK, great – and who do I talk to about setting up my mobile phone with email access? Is that also Maria?

Jani: No, you need to talk to Sebastian who works in communications. He can help you. That's him over there, next to the printer.  

Yuki: Thanks. I'll introduce myself to him later.  


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Submitted by Abrarhussain on Tue, 07/02/2023 - 22:11


Yes, I can describe my colleagues. They look a like in the same uniform of the company. They do the carpet fitting work.

Submitted by lylarv on Tue, 07/02/2023 - 01:36


I share the office with 4 graduation professors and 4 research fellows. i was the only woman workinh in the office, but now i have the company professor marina and fellow student, Nena.

Submitted by abdallh gaiash on Sat, 14/01/2023 - 23:09


I've two colleagues in the department that i works , they're cooks and they're makes lots of delicious dishes of meats,chickens and fish. their names're Ahmed and Mohamed , Ahmed has a curly ginger hair , white skin and blue eyes , Mohamed has a smooth dark hair , wheaten skin and black eyes.

Submitted by Abu23 on Wed, 28/12/2022 - 13:44


yes, i have a lot of colleague in biscuits factory. Some are british and some are nigerian etc

Submitted by Eman Samir on Tue, 22/11/2022 - 12:20


Yes. I have two colleagues. One is tall with short brown hair. She is a marketing specialist. The other is fairly short with medium-length black hair. She is a social media specialist.

Submitted by Fabiano on Thu, 08/09/2022 - 16:34


I work in a quality department. I have 03 main collegues and I will introduce them.
My boss who is the manager of the quality department. He is small and always wearing social clothes.
He is very intelligent, has a good and long experience with quality end production. He management all quality such as customer problems, warranty of our products, standard the products, audt the products and support the new developments.
The other collegue is the quality supervisor and he supervise the depatment such as quality control, standard control, part dimensions, identifies the problems with process and products.
The last guy is a specialist in weld and he is coordinator of weld in our process as well as being responsible to deal with suppliers.

Submitted by rodrigodynalogic on Tue, 06/09/2022 - 00:10



I work at IT Company as a Network Engineer. I work with some colleagues in different areas. One of them is BON and he is a IT Architect of the team and responsbile to develop new projects, the second friend is a Mari that working now as a Project Manager and she is important to the team, because the connect with several areas and update us like the project is evolving.
My responsible in the team is helping the architect devolop new documents and structure to the new projects.


Submitted by Nandar Su Hlaing on Sat, 03/09/2022 - 03:34


Can you describe your colleagues? What do they look like and what do they do?
Yes, I can describe my colleagues. All are very friendly and if you need help, they never hesitate to help you. I love my work place and my colleagues very much. May I introduce some of them. The first one is Chan. She is happy type and frankly. We are the same position and ages. So we always working together and having meal. The next one is our Manager, Zar, she is kind hearted person, she always treat us liker her younger sisters and instruct us how to work well to be efficient and effective.

Submitted by mamalirezaenglish on Mon, 08/08/2022 - 14:42


I work as a digital marketing specialist that sells marketing courses online. I have to 3 main colleagues who I work with them. First one is Negar, who is in charge of making social media strategy.
Second person is Saba. She is responsible for our graphic design. and the last one is Mohammad. He is the person that I work with him a lot. He is project coordinator in our team.