Clare: Hi Sarah, it’s great to see you.
Sarah: Hiya, and you. It’s been ages. You look well.
Clare: Thanks, you too. How are you doing?
Sarah: Very well. I’ve got a new job. I’m teaching at the college.
Clare: Great! You didn’t like your old job, did you?
Sarah: No, I hated it. What’s your news?
Clare: Well, I’m getting married next year.
Receptionist: Good afternoon. How can I help you?
Sam: Good afternoon, my name’s Sam Jones. I have a meeting with Mr Williams at 3 p.m.
Receptionist: Ah, yes. Please take a seat. I’ll let Mr Williams know you’re here.
Mr Williams: Ms Jones? I’m Tom Williams. Lovely to meet you.
Sam: And you, Mr Williams.
Mr Williams: How was your journey? Was the traffic OK?
Sam: Yes, everything was fine, thanks.
Andy: Hey, how are things?
Ben: Good, thanks. You? Have you finished that essay?
Andy: No, not yet. It’s really difficult, isn’t it? Sorry, do you know Karen? She’s in my sister’s class. Karen, Ben. Ben, Karen.
Ben: Hi, nice to meet you.
Karen: You too.
Tony: Good morning, Mark. Good to see you again.
Mark: Morning, Tony. You too.
Tony: Mark, let me introduce you to Tina. She’s doing an internship here for the summer. Tina, this is Mark. He runs our new office in Bristol.
Mark: Pleased to meet you, Tina.
Tina: And you, Tony.
Mark: How are you finding it here? It’s very busy, isn’t it?
Tina: Yes, it is. But I’m really enjoying it, thanks.