How to Introduce Yourself or Other People. Maybe you just stand there and don’t really know how to begin when you want to introduce yourself or someone else to an English native speaker. Your intention, however, was to leave a lasting first impression at the beginning of a conversation.
|expressions to introduce yourself||expressions to introduce others|
|I just wanted to introduce myself,|
I don’t think we’ve actually met formally yet,
My name is …
Nice to meet you; I’m …
Pleased to meet you; I’m …
Let me introduce myself; I’m …
I’d like to introduce myself; I’m …
|I’d like to introduce you to…|
There’s someone I’d like you to meet,
Have you met…?
…, please meet ….
…, have you met …?
I’d like you to meet ….
I’d like to introduce you to ….
Leila, this is Bonita. Bonita this is Leila.
|Useful responses when introducing yourself or other people|
|Pleased to meet you.|
Nice to meet you.
Very nice to meet you.
It’s a pleasure to meet you.
Happy to meet you.
How do you do?
- When introducing yourself or other people in a formal situation use full names. (“I’m Alex Bertnard.”)
- “How do you do?” isn’t really a question, it just means “Hello“
Basri: I just wanted to introduce myself. My name is Basri Handoko, the new manager.
William: I’m William O’Brian. Nice to meet you, Mr. Basri Handoko.
Basri: Nice to meet you too, Mr. William, please meet Ms. Anisa Chotim, my assistant
William: How do you do?
Anisa: How do you do?