There is a range of ways to introduce yourself and people.
Introducing yourself:Here are expressions to introduce yourself:
- My name is ...
- I'm ....
- 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 ...
Introducing others:Here are expressions to introduce others:
- Jack, please meet Nicolas.
- Jack, have you met Nicolas?
- I'd like you to meet Liza.
- I'd like to introduce you to Betty.
- Leila, this is Barbara. Barbara this is Leila.
Useful responses when introducing yourself or other people:
- Nice to meet you.
- Pleased to meet you.
- Happy to meet you.
- How do you do?
Alex is talking to the new manager and his assistant. Notice how they introduce themselves:
Alex: Hi! My name is Alex Litterman, the new manager. William: Hi! I'm William O'Brian. Nice to meet you, Mr Alex Litterman. John: William, please meet Mr Steve Lynch, my assistant Jack: How do you do? Nicolas: How do you do?
Things to remember:
- When introducing yourself or other people in a formal situation use full names. ("I'm Alex Litterman.")
- "How do you do?" isn't really a question, it just means "Hello"