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.

Transcript

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 Bena - Mustafa on Wed, 18/05/2022 - 13:05

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yes I like to meet a new people splashily if they're from different century to learn me a new word

Submitted by meeryam.a on Mon, 16/05/2022 - 11:26

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I like so much meet new people and talk with them, that let me so happy

Submitted by Than Kutay Soe on Mon, 04/04/2022 - 23:31

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Yes, I like meeting new people, and I often meet them everywhere because I am a new student at Nagoya University. Meeting new people could help you to learn new things.

Submitted by bossym on Mon, 04/04/2022 - 11:45

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I like meeting new people

Submitted by Philemon on Tue, 22/02/2022 - 19:38

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Yes, I always like to meet new people.

Submitted by Amin Kourani on Wed, 16/02/2022 - 08:49

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Do you like meeting new people?
I'd like to meet new people who think like me!

Submitted by jyoti Chaudhary on Mon, 24/01/2022 - 15:16

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Yes, I do. I probably love to meet new people. Whenever I meet with new people I'll use these phrases.

Submitted by dainien521 on Thu, 20/01/2022 - 08:42

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i love meeting new people because i will learn something from them such as new aspect or story that they have been through. new friends can help us a lot in our work as well as our mental health because we have more friends and maybe some of them we trust and share our story with them.

Submitted by Kamelbenslimane on Tue, 04/01/2022 - 17:30

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Yes, I really like to meet new people.

Submitted by Sagoon on Fri, 03/12/2021 - 15:27

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Certainly I love to meet new people and talk to exchange knowledge each other I think it's very fun.

Submitted by Suraj paliwal on Mon, 29/11/2021 - 09:59

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I like very much to meet new people and make friends. Meeting new people is always excited me and I always ready for this.

Submitted by Anwar68 on Fri, 26/11/2021 - 08:59

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why used the have in this phrase ( it's great to have you here )

Hi Anwar68,

In this phrase, 'have' means something like 'receive you' or 'welcome you'. You can say this phrase when you welcome somebody. :)

Jonathan
The LearnEnglish Team

Submitted by istaruoss on Tue, 16/11/2021 - 23:13

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I like to meet new people because I can make new friends and learn new histories and perspectives.

Submitted by Ahlanh on Wed, 27/10/2021 - 05:56

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This video is useful. It helps me to improve my English skills. I'm great to meet new people. We will become more outgoing and have more new knowledge.

Submitted by LamVanPhuong on Mon, 18/10/2021 - 11:02

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yeah of course, i can expand my relationships. It can be relationships support for my job in the future

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Submitted by MonicaJ on Sat, 16/10/2021 - 08:05

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Sometimes, it is good to meet new people. I think it depends on the situation, also meet people, allows you to create new relationships, and why not great contact!

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Submitted by slimanes74 on Thu, 02/09/2021 - 18:04

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when I was young meet new people was great....... but now I prefer to be with close friend and my familly

Submitted by DzanaP on Fri, 27/08/2021 - 23:04

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Yes I do. It's nice to meet new people and maybe get new friends after a while

Submitted by SyedRajbabu on Sat, 07/08/2021 - 07:00

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Thanks great to have in this group

Submitted by SyedRajbabu on Sat, 07/08/2021 - 06:58

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Thanks… it’s a nice

Submitted by KATIELLE RAIAN… on Thu, 08/07/2021 - 12:42

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I like meeting new people, making friends, that's why it's so important to learn English.
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Submitted by mirtha on Tue, 01/06/2021 - 02:15

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Relationship is important for mental health, we can share a lot of knowledge and experiences between us.

Submitted by Veronikka on Sun, 30/05/2021 - 20:08

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Yes, I do. I like meeting new people because I learn a lot when I have talks with another people

Submitted by Suraj paliwal on Sat, 15/05/2021 - 12:17

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Yes, I like to meet new people. I don't live live alone. Present situation learn me lot to live alone. Human loves human.

Submitted by Munirah Saad 20 on Wed, 28/04/2021 - 01:18

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yes, but I do not like to make them my friends I prefer to keep them as co-workers.

Submitted by zezosameh on Sat, 24/04/2021 - 00:58

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yes, I like meeting new people as I'm an extrovert person
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Submitted by PuenteD on Fri, 16/04/2021 - 00:41

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Yes, I Like to meet new people from everywhere... I have friends from America, Europa and Africa...

Submitted by imak on Fri, 02/04/2021 - 12:01

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Yes, I do like to meet new people.

Submitted by AbdelmalekBC on Thu, 01/04/2021 - 21:23

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Yes of course, I like meeting new people, some people are so interesting and we can share a lot of knowledge between us.

Submitted by victor.07 on Tue, 30/03/2021 - 16:32

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Yes, I really like meet new people

Submitted by Nader Ahmed on Sun, 28/03/2021 - 20:37

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Yes, of course, the human can't live alone.

Submitted by amola on Mon, 22/03/2021 - 14:46

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yes I do like meeting new people . having good connect with people is useful thing and it means you have connection skills . wide realationship could make our life much better and having lots of fun.

Submitted by Giuliana on Wed, 17/03/2021 - 01:20

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Yes I really like meet new people because it's very funny. Honestly sometimes it's hard to talk to new people, but i'm working to improve this.

Submitted by MikhailZatopliaev on Mon, 15/03/2021 - 22:46

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It is great to meet new people, they are so interesting.
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Submitted by Marce-English on Wed, 10/03/2021 - 20:49

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Yes, I like meeting new people, so I can practice the English language more.

Submitted by PARIMALA MADIAZHAKAN on Wed, 24/02/2021 - 12:45

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Yes, I like meeting new people. I like to meet new people to make a good bonding with them.

Submitted by Yassine khlifi on Sun, 14/02/2021 - 14:29

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Yes I like meeting new people very much

Submitted by senaguner on Sat, 30/01/2021 - 00:42

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I like to meet new people very much.I may learn a lot of things from them.

Submitted by Brenda Patrici… on Tue, 26/01/2021 - 15:45

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I like meeting new people and much more if they speak English.

Submitted by Leila77 on Fri, 22/01/2021 - 17:01

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I do like meeting new people, but I'm a shy person and this makes me in a confusing situation.

Submitted by DavidVentura1993 on Fri, 22/01/2021 - 03:55

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Yes, I like meeting new people

Submitted by Ana193 on Tue, 19/01/2021 - 13:13

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Yes, I do. In my opinion, these kind of experiences like meeting new people bring me the chance to imagine others, not concentrate on myself too much.