martes, 19 de mayo de 2015

Saludos y presentaciones

good morningbuenos días
good afternoonbuenas tardes
good eveningbuenas noches
pleasepor favor
thank yougracias
excuse meperdón
to meetconocer
to greetsaludar

Useful Phrases (Frases útiles)

  • What is your name? (¿Cómo te llamas?)
  • Hello, my name is... (Hola, me llamo...)
  • Pleased to meet you. / Nice to meet you. (Encantado / Mucho gusto)
  • How are you? (¿Cómo estás?/¿Qué tal?)
  • What's happening? / What's up? (¿Qué pasa?)
  • I'm fine, thank you. (Estoy bien, gracias.)
  • And you? (¿Y tú?)
  • How old are you? (¿Cuántos años tienes?)
  • I am ... years old. (Tengo ... años.)
  • Where are you from? (¿De dónde eres?)
  • Where do you live? (¿Dónde vives?)
  • What do you do? / What do you do for a living? (¿Qué haces? / ¿En qué trabajas?)
  • Do you speak Spanish? (¿Hablas español?)
  • Excuse me. (Perdón.)
  • I don't understand. (No entiendo.)
  • Can you repeat, please? (¿Puedes repetir por favor?)
  • Can you speak slower, please? (¿Puedes hablar más despacio por favor?)
  • Thank you very much! (¡Muchas gracias!)
  • You're welcome. (De nada.)
  • See you later! (¡Hasta luego!)
  • Have a nice day! (¡Que pase un buen día!)
  • Same to you. (Igualmente.)

Basic greeting and introductions and responses

This English lesson you will learn how to ask someone for there full name and what to ask  them if you don't understand what they are saying.

Greeting and introducing yourself

Hello, my name is John, what is your name?
 Hi John my name is Jane pleased to meet you.Greeting someone and asking them there name
Hello, I'm Peter what is your name?
 Hello, my names Sarah nice to meet you.
Can you tell me your name please?
My name is John Smith, pleased to meet you.

What if I don't understand them?

Teacher:-  Please tell me your name? 
Student:-  My name is Boris Jones.
Teacher:- Am sorry I don't understand, please repeat it slowly for me
Student:-  B - o - r -  i - s     J - o - n - e - s
**Hint if you still don't understand what they are saying ask them to spell it **
Teacher:- Am sorry I still don't  understand, please spell it for me
Student:-  B - o - r -  i - s     J - o - n - e - s
Teacher:- Thank you.

Greetings and responses

Learning about basic greetings and introductions English lesson

A conversation between two people 

Can you tell me your full name please?  My full name is John Pilkington
I'm sorry , what was your last name again?  My last name is Pilkington.
 Am sorry I don't understand. Could you please repeat it more slowly for me?  P - i - l - k - i - n - g - t - o - n.
How do you write that? Could you spell it please?  P - i - l - k - i - n - g - t - o - n.
And could you tell me your first name please John
Pardon? John - J-o-h-n.
Can you tell me your telephone number please?   8- 2-2-3-2-7-1-9.
Thank you John for your time. You're welcome I hope to hear from you soon.

Remember these words 

Thank you               Please               excuse me
The words in red are considered to be polite, if these words were not included depending on the tone of your voice you might come across as rude,it is best to be polite at all times.

Greeting and introductions video

The second video on greetings and introductions shows you how to do greetings before conversation, greetings in business, a class room and at a party.

Lessons that are related to this one 

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