Powerful Ways of Introducing Yourself and Others in English

Common Phrases for Introducing Yourself! There is a range of ways to introduce yourself and people in English that you should learn to use in your daily conversation. 

Ways of Introducing Yourself and Others

How to Introduce Yourself

Here are common phrases to introduce yourself: 

  • Hello. My names is …
  • My name is …
  • Hi. I’m …
  • Nice to meet you; I’m …
  • It’s a pleasure to see you. I’m…
  • Pleased to meet you; I’m …
  • Let me introduce myself; I’m …
  • I’d like to introduce myself; I’m …
  • May I introduce myself? I’m…
  • How do you do? My name is…

How to Introduce Others

Here are expressions to introduce other people:

  • Jack, please meet Nicolas.
  • Jack, have you met Nicolas?
  • Jack, I’d like you to meet Liza.
  • I’d like to introduce you to Betty.
  • Leila, this is Barbara. Barbara this is Leila.
  • Jack, I’d like to introduce you to Nicolas.
  • Jack, please meet Nicolas.
  • Jack, let me introduce you to Nicolas.

Useful Responses

  • Nice to meet you.
  • Pleased to meet you.
  • Happy to meet you.
  • How do you do?
  • It’s a pleasure to meet you.
  • Glad to meet you.
  • I’m pleased to meet you.

Dialogue Examples

John is talking to the new manager and his assistant. Notice how they introduce themselves:

John: Hi! My name is John Smith, the new manager.
William: Hi! I’m William Thomas. Nice to meet you, Mr. John Smith.
John: William, please meet Mr. Steve Job, my assistant.
John: How do you do?

Things to remember:

When introducing yourself or other people in a formal situation use full names. (“I’m John Smith.”)
“How do you do?” isn’t really a question, it just means “Hello”.

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