便利な英語のフレーズ【自己紹介】

はじめて出会った人と英語で会話をするのは、
緊張してなかなかうまく思っていたことが話せなかったりします。

そんなときに役立つ英語の自己紹介のフレーズをピーター校長がピックアップしました。
イギリス人が実際に自己紹介で使うフレーズばかりです。
必要な箇所を自分に置き換えて覚えてみましょう。

最初の切り出しがスムーズにいくと緊張もなくなり、
その後の会話もスムーズにいきますよ。

These phrases are used by real English people and may not always be found in text books!

Bold = only in formal situations

Introduction

Let me introduce myself (a little formal)
Good morning everyone (group situation)

Name

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.

Where?

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.

Family

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

My job

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.