Getting started with Spanish 1
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7 Introducing people you know

You now know how to greet and introduce people in different situations. Read through Table 4 which lists some more key phrases to use when introducing people you know.

Table 4 Key phrases when introducing people

Le presento al señor Iturri. This is Mr Iturri.
Mucho gusto. Pleased to meet you.
¡Encantado! / ¡Encantada! Pleased to meet you.
Este es Jorge, un amigo. This is Jorge, a friend.
¡Hola! ¿Qué tal? Hello! How are you?

Based on what you have learned so far in this course, now have a go at Activity 9.

Activity 9

Read the key phrases in Table 4 as you listen to them in the audio below. Click on pause so you can repeat them out loud one at a time.

Download this audio clip.Audio player: lxs001_wk2_act_aud016.mp3
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Transcript

Le presento al señor Iturri.

Mucho gusto.

¡Encantado! / ¡Encantada!

Este es Jorge, un amigo.

¡Hola! ¿Qué tal?

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Now record yourself introducing people you know. Firstly write down the names of 6 to 8 people you know, such as colleagues, friends or relatives. Then write a sentence to introduce each person, like in the example.

Examples

Les presento a Gonzalo Blázquez, mi jefe.

Esta es María, mi hermana.

jefe/jefaboss

amigo/amigafriend

vecino/vecinaneighbour

compañero/compañeracolleague

ayudanteassistant

parejapartner

maridohusband

mujerwife

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