Greeting – Example Conversations

Let’s look at several example conversations. Then we can move on to the practice section.

Person A: “Hi, my name is Steve. It’s nice to meet you.”
Person B: “I’m Jack. It’s a pleasure to meet you, Steve.”
Person A: “What do you do for a living Jack?”
Person B: “I work at the bank.”

Person A: “What is your name?”
Person B: “Jackson.”
Person A: “What was that again?”

Person A: “Hey John, how have you been?”
Person B: “What a surprise. I haven’t seen you in a long time. How have you been?”
Person A: “I’m doing very well. How about you?”
Person B: “I finally have some free time. I just finished taking a big examination, and I’m so relieved that I’m done with it.”

Person A: “Hi Nancy, what have you been up to?”
Person B: “The same ole same ole.” Or, “The same as usual. How about you?”
Person A: “I’m pretty busy at work these days, but otherwise, everything is great.”

Person A: “Andy, it’s been a long time, how are you man?”
Person B: “What a surprise. I haven’t seen you in a long time. How have you been?”
Person A: “Do you come to this restaurant often?”
Person B: “I’ve been here a couple of times, but I don’t come on a regular basis.”