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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.
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


**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


Teacher:- Thank you.

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


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.
Personal Information questions
What's your name?
Where are you from?
I'm from Manchester
where do you come from?
I come from London
What is your surname?
What is your family name?
What's your first name?
What's your address?
13 Oxford Street
Where do you live?
I live in England.
What's your telephone number?
01254 123321
How old are you?
Thirty-eight. I'm Thirty-eight years old.
When and where were you born?
I was born in 1974 in Liverpool.
Are you married?

No am single
What's your marital status?
I'm married.
What do you do? or What's your job?
I'm a English teacher.
Where did you go?
I went to shopping with a friend.
What did you do?
We bought so new clothes.
Where were you?
I was in London for the weekend.
Have you got a car / job / house / etc.?
Yes, I've got a nice car / Yes, I like my job / No, I live in a flat.
Have you got any children / friends / books / etc.?
Yes, I've got three children - two boys and a daughter.
Can you play tennis / golf / football / etc.?
Yes, I can play football.
Can you speak English / Spanish / Chinese / etc.?
No, I can't speak Chinese.
Could you speak English / French / Japanese / etc.?
when you were five / two / fifteen / etc. years old?
Yes, I could speak English when I was five years old.
Introducing Yourself and Saying Hello
How do you do?
How do you do. Pleased to meet you.
How are you?
Fine, thanks. And you?