Meeting new people

In this video, Vanya meets Emir and Yuna. Listen to the language they use for meeting new people and practise saying the useful phrases.

Do the preparation exercise first. Then watch the video and do the exercises to check your understanding and practise the language.


Ana: Hi! I'm Ana. Welcome to What to Say!

Do you know what to say when you meet new people? Listen out for useful language for meeting new people. Then, we'll practise saying the new phrases – after this. 


Vanya: Hi.

Emir: Hello.

Vanya: Are you Paul?

Emir: No, I'm not. But he asked me to meet you. I'm Emir. You must be Vanya.

Vanya: Yes, I am. Nice to meet you.

Emir: You too. Can I show you the office?

Vanya: Perfect. Thanks. 

Emir: So how was your journey?

Vanya: It was fine and it's great to be here!

Emir: Well, it's great to have you here. Can I get you a coffee?

Vanya: Oh, yes, please.

Emir: Ah, Yuna, this is Vanya.

Yuna: Oh, hi, I'm Yuna. Nice to meet you. Welcome to the team!


Ana: Hello again! That went well. OK, did you notice the useful phrases used for meeting new people? Listen to me and then repeat. 


Hi, I'm Yuna. 

You must be Vanya.

Nice to meet you.

You too. 

This is Vanya.

So how was your journey?

It's great to be here!

Welcome to the team! 


Ana: Try and use some of these phrases the next time you meet new people in English. Bye for now!


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Submitted by ngabichbongg on Wed, 17/04/2024 - 05:06


No, I don't like it much. I am an introvert. So it's hard for me to start a conversation with strangers. I feel so ashamed and speak inarticulately. I think this is one the my flaws. But I am on the way to change it and improve myself better.

Submitted by Chalama Roopa on Mon, 15/04/2024 - 17:21


Yes. I like to meet the new people.

Submitted by Licho. on Sat, 23/03/2024 - 19:04


yes . aojajoaj i like to meet new people

Submitted by Ahmed Fawzi on Thu, 21/03/2024 - 20:32


Yes, of course I like to meet a new poeple.

Submitted by Chalama Roopa on Wed, 28/02/2024 - 12:31


Yes, I like to meet new people

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Submitted by SRAYOSHISAHA on Mon, 26/02/2024 - 14:31


Hello, even if it's hard for me to meet new people, but I always push myself to do so because it helps me improve my social skills.

Submitted by boug on Sun, 25/02/2024 - 21:41


to be honest, really i don't like to meet new people, because i find it difficult to start diallogue with them.

Submitted by nooraldeen mustafa on Sun, 25/02/2024 - 19:21


I like to meet people, especially strangers from our country 

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Submitted by _Supraja. k on Fri, 23/02/2024 - 17:26


yes,  I like meeting new people.