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 talk about other people? Listen out for useful language for talking about other people. Then, we'll practise saying the new phrases – after this.
Yuna: How's your new project going?
Noelia: It's going really well.
Yuna: Great. Do you work with the digital team?
Noelia: Yes, I'm helping them with a new website.
Yuna: So, do you know Anya Patel?
Noelia: Yes, I do. I just emailed her.
Yuna: She's lovely, isn't she? I worked with her in my last job.
Noelia: Yeah, I like her a lot.
Yuna: She's very good at her job. She's an excellent businessperson.
Yuna: Yeah, she always gets what she wants.
Noelia: Oh … I still need to discuss the contract with her.
Yuna: I see. OK …
Noelia: That's her!
Yuna: Good luck!
Noelia: Hello, Anya. Noelia speaking!
Ana: Hello again! Good luck, Noelia! So, did you notice the useful phrases used for talking about other people? Listen to me and then repeat.
Do you work with the digital team?
Do you know Anya Patel?
Yes, I do.
She's lovely, isn't she?
She's very good at her job.
She's an excellent businessperson.
Ana: Try and use some of these phrases the next time you talk about other people in English. Bye for now!
it is very useful for me. Now , i know how to talk about other people with my co-worker.
Yes, of course I know some people who are good at in their job. They like so much what they do. They are very much professional and have a lot of knowledge about their job. They are always studying and updating theyselves to get better in their work.
Yes I know several teachers
yeah, I've known hamed my English teacher that he can teach English in 3 months.
Difficult to say, but I've known some people good at their jobs.
Yes, I know Sabrina Hussain is really good at their work in NHS admin in the UK.
Yes, I know. My former teacher was so good at teaching. She always thought about us and helped us in everything. Sometimes I talk to her.
Yes I do, My dad is self employed, He runs a small enterprise, Well! In fact running a business is not an easy task but he manages to make the business grow. Like any other business, He once was caught in a difficult situation.
In spite of it, He never thought of giving up and he just keep trying.
He always shows a brave face, He reminds us all the time that no matter what happens things are bound to get better. His passion and determination are what makes him successful. He's excellent at what he does. He is such an inspiration!!