These phrases are used by real English people and may not always be found in text books!
Bold = only in formal situations
Let me introduce myself (a little formal)
Good morning everyone (group situation)
My name is Peter Bernstein (formal)
I’m Peter (informal)
Please call me Takashi.
Everyone calls me Mami.
My first name is Yuko, which means “thoughtful child”
Hi there. I’m Yuka.
Hello! I’m Kiyoshi and I’m an engineering graduate.
Hi! I’m Taro.
I’m from Tokyo.
I was born in Tokyo, and I grew up in Nagoya.
I am from Hakata, but I have lived and worked in Tokyo for more than 10 years
Originally, I come from a really small village in southern Japan.
Hobbies and interests
I love listening to music.
I am really into yoga.
I like traveling abroad.
My hobbies are cooking, jogging, taking photos, traveling, and much much more
I like books, foods, dancing and learning foreign languages.
I am good at karaoke,I like going to Karaoke with my sister.
I enjoy spending time with my family.
I wouldn’t say that I’ve got any specific hobbies, but I like going out with my friends
About Japan, about past time in Japan
I went to school in Hokkaido.
I went to Waseda University.
My girlfriend is back in Japan.
We speak on SKYPE every week.
There are four of us in my family – my wife, my two sons, and myself.
My grandparents live with us.
I have two sisters and a brother and they are still at school
I am an accountant/lawyer
I work in the City
My mother is a manager at a food company.
I’m a mother to 3 children.