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.
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.
Le presento al señor Iturri.
¡Encantado! / ¡Encantada!
Este es Jorge, un amigo.
¡Hola! ¿Qué tal?
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.
Les presento a Gonzalo Blázquez, mi jefe.
Esta es María, mi hermana.
jefe/jefa – boss
amigo/amiga – friend
vecino/vecina – neighbour
compañero/compañera – colleague
ayudante – assistant
pareja – partner
marido – husband
mujer – wife