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!


Worksheet118.61 KB

Language level

Average: 4.2 (93 votes)
Do you need to improve your English speaking skills?
Join thousands of learners from around the world who are improving their English speaking skills with our live online classes and personal tutoring courses.
Profile picture for user A Yar Kyaw

Submitted by A Yar Kyaw on Wed, 01/07/2020 - 02:48

yes i like to meet new people.bcz they have new knowledge,new culture,new habits,nwe language that is let me know.almost people use common language that is english for we should learn english to meet new people in world.thanks for lessons.

Submitted by Jasmeen Mughal on Sun, 28/06/2020 - 10:41

Meeting new people is always wonderful. I feel amazing talking about them. I find different cultures languages habits and views in new people.
Profile picture for user lsrafael

Submitted by lsrafael on Thu, 25/06/2020 - 02:10

Yes, I like to meet new people and new cultures. It’s amazing! PS: I really liked the last videos :(
Profile picture for user Ivanox76

Submitted by Ivanox76 on Wed, 24/06/2020 - 08:41

Well, Finally I could saw the video. Interesting way to introduce yourself to new people. I love meeting new people, new cultures, to do new friends.

Submitted by abudo93 on Wed, 24/06/2020 - 08:31

Yes, i like to meet new people and known to them , it's a great thing when you make new connections.