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  • Welcome to Speak English with Tiffani.

  • I am Teacher Tiffani and today we are going to learn the 18th secret to Speaking English.

  • How to introduce yourself in English.This secret will improve your ability to speak

  • like a native English speaker.

  • Are you ready?

  • Well then, let's jump right in.

  • As an English learner, one of the first things that you must do is learn how to introduce

  • yourself in English.

  • But, the question is, how can you properly introduce yourself in English?

  • What information should you give and what is the right order?

  • Well, if you have ever asked yourself these questions, this lesson is definitely for you.

  • Today I will teach the best method for introducing yourself in English.

  • Let's look at this method together.

  • Introducing yourself in English can be viewed  as a circle made up of 3 parts.

  • Part 1 isLifeThis is where you talk about who you are and where you are from.

  • Part 2 isHobbyThis is where you talk about your hobby and the reason why you chose

  • it.

  • And Part 3 isDream”  This is where you describe your dreams about the future.

  • Now, we understand what each part basically is, but let's go into more detail so that

  • we can understand exactly how to properly introduce ourselves.

  • To do this, we must break down each individual part.

  • Let's start with Part 1.

  • Part 1 isLife”.

  • For this part, we will select 3 of the 5Ws.

  • Who, Where, and What.

  • Now we will write down a short piece of information for each of these Ws.

  • For Who we can say : (Name) For Where we can say : (Hometown / Native

  • country) And for What we can say :  (Character & Personality)

  • So, let's look at an example for part 1 :

  • Who : Peter Where : Spain

  • What : Diligent & Outgoing person [This is how part 1 would sound…]

  • Hello, my name is Peter and I am from Spain.

  • I am a very diligent and outgoing person.

  • [This is a very clear and concise way of introducing yourself for part 1.]

  • Next, let's move on to Part 2.

  • Part 2 isHobby”.

  • For this part, we will also select 3 of the 5Ws.

  • What, Why and When.

  • Now we will write down a short piece of information for each of these Ws.

  • For What we can say : (Hobby) For Why we can say : (The main reason for

  • choosing that hobby) And for When we can say :  (When you usually

  • do that hobby) So, let's look at an example for part 2

  • : What : Playing the piano

  • Why : I love classical music When : Every evening after work

  • [This is how part 2 would sound…]

  • My hobby is playing the piano.

  • I love classical music, so I usually play the piano every evening after work.

  • [This is also a very clear and concise way of introducing yourself for part 2.]

  • Finally, let's look at Part 3.

  • Part 3 isDream”.

  • For this part, we will once again select 3 of the 5Ws.

  • What, When and Why.

  • Now we will write down a short piece of information for each of these Ws.

  • For What we can say : (What our dream is) For When we can say : (When we want to reach

  • that dream And for Why we can say :  (Why we chose that

  • dream) So, now let's look at an example for part

  • 3 : What : Travel all around the world

  • When : Over the next 10 years Why : I have always loved meeting new people

  • and learning about new cultures [This is how part 3 would sound…]

  • My dream is to travel all around the world.

  • I plan to do this over the next 10 years.

  • I have always loved meeting new people and learning about new cultures

  • [This is also a very clear and concise way of introducing yourself for part 3.]

  • Ok, now that we have looked at each part in detail, let's see what the entire English

  • introduction sounds like with Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3 all together.

  • Hello, my name is Peter and I am from Spain.

  • I am a very diligent and outgoing person.

  • My hobby is playing the piano.

  • I love classical music, so I usually play the piano every evening after work.

  • My dream is to travel all around the world.

  • I plan to do this over the next 10 years.

  • I have always loved meeting new people and learning about new cultures.

  • Excellent!

  • Now this is a good English Introduction.

  • Alright amazing!

  • Today you learned the 18th secret to speaking English - “How to introduce yourself in

  • English”.

  • We looked at the 3 parts of an English introduction Part 1 isLife

  • Part 2 isHobbyAnd Part 3 isDream

  • Using this secret, you will be able to introduce yourself like a native English speaker.

  • NOW try to introduce yourself in English at least one time today.

  • You can

  • do it!

  • You can speak English!

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