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How to greet someone you haven't seen for ages

Learn some phrases for talking with someone you haven't seen in a long time.

Do the preparation task first. Then watch the video and do the task. You can read the transcript at any time.



Language level

Intermediate: B1


Hi,Adam!!!!That's my about fifth visit to this site,but i like it very much yet))Tell me ,please,what must i do to improve my knowledge?? I like this language and I'd like to be good in it!!!!Best wishes!!!Milenn!!

Hi Milenn,
I'm glad you like the site. It's hard for me to give you advice on what would improve your English, because I can't hear you speak it and I don't know what you think your strong and weak points are. If you can give some more details then maybe I or someone else will be able to make some suggestions.
The LearnEnglish Team

Exactly, the man possesses the quality to be an excellent actor, he should go to Hollywood to find his luck instead of working in that low-paid coffee shop.
The woman has changed quite tremendously, from a fast food outlet general worker to a wealthy modern woman and owning a big house with garden. Fantastic indeed!

Mmm...I have a very good friend that I haven`t seen her in ages.
I miss her very much,and now I know how to greet her when we meet again.
Thank you.

nice transcript for a learner of listening English. Thanks to the Learn English Team

ohhhhhhhhhh,it is great to see you again
really i am too much happy to see you again

Thanks for useful post . I reallly exciting because i have leant some common phrase such as : " musn't grumble '. is this popular in english speaking ?
I will use this phrase in my english class .I think my english teacher will understand me .
Thanks all.

Hi TrungManh,
'Musn't grumble' is popular with some people, but not everyone. It's a phrase that most British people recognise, but not everyone uses it. It's often used as an example of the British characteristic of not complaining about personal problems.
Hope that helps,
The LearnEnglish Team

Hi AdamJK
Thanks a lot for your answer , It also asked my english teacher about the meaning of this phrase .So ,everything you said is quite right .
Are you a member of The Learning Team ? Can you tell more about this organization ? and can i join in ? 
best regards,

The LearnEnglish team is the people who are employed by the British Council to run LearnEnglish. So, unless you get a job with us, I'm afraid you can't join!
The LearnEnglish Team