TESOL/Introducing yourself

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Key sentences

Asking someone about themselves Introducing oneself
What's your name? I'm (name).
My name is (name).
Asking someone about themselves Introducing oneself
What do you do? I'm (job).
Asking someone about themselves Introducing oneself
Where do you work? I work in (workplace).
Asking someone about themselves Introducing oneself
What are your interests? I like (interest).

Drills

Say these sentences without looking.

I'm (name).
name sentence
John I'm John.
Mary I'm Mary.
Joe I'm Joe.
Cathy I'm Cathy.
I'm (job).
job sentence
a nurse I'm a nurse.
a teacher I'm a teacher.
an office worker I'm an office worker.
a sales clerk I'm a sales clerk.
I work in (workplace).
workplace sentence
a hospital I work in a hospital.
an office I work in an office.
a store I work in a store.
a school I work in a school.
I like (interest).
interest sentence
reading I like reading.
watching movies I like watching movies.
video games I like video games.
travelling I like travelling.

Example

Practice this conversation.

Asking someone about themselves Introducing oneself
What's your name? I'm (John).
Asking someone about themselves Introducing oneself
What do you do? I'm (a nurse).
Asking someone about themselves Introducing oneself
Where do you work? I work in (a hospital).
Asking someone about themselves Introducing oneself
What are your interests? I like (reading).

Change partners. Use your imagination and change the sentences.

Exercise

Use your imagination. Make your own conversation.

Asking someone about themselves Introducing oneself

What's your name?

I'm ... .

Asking someone about themselves Introducing oneself
What do you do? I'm ....
Asking someone about themselves Introducing oneself
Where do you work? I work in ....
Asking someone about themselves Introducing oneself
What are your interests? I like ....

Change partners. Use your imagination and make another conversation.

Practice

Asking someone about themselves Introducing oneself
Ask your partner about themselves. Introduce yourself.

Further study


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