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 Slahnibrass1991 on Sat, 02/12/2023 - 21:33

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YES I DO MEETING NEW PEOPLE MAKE ME MORE OPEN AND I CAN GET MANY CULTURE FROM THEM

Submitted by swq on Mon, 27/11/2023 - 13:17

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well, to me it is kind hard to make new friends, because I'm a very introverted and shy person.

Submitted by dkythien4 on Wed, 22/11/2023 - 02:27

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Yeah i like to meet new people

Submitted by white shadows on Thu, 09/11/2023 - 11:04

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absolutely yes .

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Submitted by Husamettin C on Tue, 07/11/2023 - 08:55

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İt's great to meet new people especially those have another culture and tradition.

Submitted by delstrbl on Mon, 30/10/2023 - 08:31

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Yes, i do love meeting new people.

Submitted by betelf on Sun, 17/09/2023 - 15:42

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No, I don't. I have social anxiety, and I'm not good at small talk, so it can be difficult for me.