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 PuenteD on Fri, 16/04/2021 - 00:41

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

Yes, I do like to meet new people.

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

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

Yes, I really like meet new people

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

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

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

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

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

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

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