How to Introduce Yourself in French in 10+ Lines + Audio

Want to speak French? Yes? Good – keep reading.

This is for those that truly want to learn the language. Here’s how you introduce yourself in French in 10 easy lines… and this might take you 2 to 3 minutes or less. You can also listen to audio by pressing the play button.

There’s also a PDF for these phrases at the end!

But if you’re JUST looking for the ONE French phrase, it’s this:

  • My name is ______.
  • Je m’appelle ______.
  • Listen:
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1) Bonjour, enchanté(e) de faire votre connaissance.

“Hello” and “Nice to meet you” are must-know phrases. Any introduction will probably will start with these words.

  • Hello, it’s nice to meet you.
  • Bonjour, enchanté(e) de faire votre connaissance.
  • Listen:

You should also listen and hear real French – Press play below. Try this Free Lesson from (click here to visit) for the complete explanation about introducing yourself!

Press play to listen below.

Now, let’s say someone asks for your name in French.

They would say….

2) Comment t’appelles-tu?

  • What’s your name?
  • Comment t’appelles-tu?
  • Listen:
Since you’re learning French introductions here, you may as well learn the questions you’d get.
Now, to answer it..

3) Je m’appelle ______.

This is simple. To say “my name is” in French, you just need the phrase “Je m’appelle.” Then say your name. For example, if the name is Linguajunkie, it would be like this…

  • My name is ______.
  • Je m’appelle ______.
  • Je m’appelle Linguajunkie.
introduce yourself in french

Here’s another example:

  • Je m’appelle Robert. Comment t’appelles tu ?
  • My name is Robert. What’s your name?
  • Listen:

4) Je viens de ____.

So, where are you from? America? Europe? Africa? Asia? Just stick the name of your country inside this phrase. We’ll use France as an example.

  • Je viens de France.
  • I’m from France.
  • Listen:
introduce yourself in french

5) J’habite à ______.

What about now – where do you live? Just fill in the blank with the country or city (if famous) into this phrase. I’ll use Paris as an example.

  • J’habite à Paris.
  • I live in Paris.
  • Listen:
introduce yourself in french

6) J’apprends le français depuis _____.

How long have you been learning French for? A month? A year?

  • J’apprends le français depuis un an.
  • I’ve been learning French for a year.
  • Listen:
introduce yourself in french

7) J’apprends le français sur _____.

Where are you learning French? At school? At home? This would be a great line to know and use when you’re introducing yourself. Here’s my example:

  • J’apprends le français sur
  • I’m learning French at
  • Listen:
introduce yourself in french

8) J’ai  ___  ans.

Here’s how to say how old you are in French. Just add the number in. You will want to know French numbers from 1 to 100, so click the link to review and find out how to say your age in French.

  • J’ai     ans.
  • J’ai 27 ans.
  • Listen:
  • I’m 27 years old.
introduce yourself in french

9) Je suis ______.

What about your position? Are you a student? Yoga teacher? Lawyer for the potato industry? Potato salesman? Super important question that people like to ask (and judge you about – Hey, I’m just a blogger!). Just use “ani” meaning “I” and add your position.

  • Je suis enseignant(e).
  • Listen:
  • I’m a teacher.
introduce yourself in french

Here are some examples of other jobs:

  • ingénieur – engineer
  • programmeur – programmar
  • infirmière – nurse
  • professeur – professor
  • employé de bureau – office worker/clerk
  • ouvrier de société – company worker
  • gérant – manager
  • secrétaire – secretary
  • docteur – doctor
  • agent comptable – accountant
  • officier de police – police officer
  • pompier – firefighter
  • avocat – lawyer
  • cuisinier – cook

10) Un de mes passe-temps est la lecture. _____.

Now, let’s move onto personal interests – hobbies! My hobbies are languages, linguajunkieing and such. How about you? You’ll definitely need this line when introducing yourself in French.

Here’s an example to use:

  • Un de mes passe-temps est la lecture.
  • Listen:
  • One of my hobbies is reading.
introduce yourself in french

11) J’aime écouter de la musique.

Now, this is just another example line about your hobbies. You can use something else where.

  • J’aime écouter de la musique.
  • Listen:
  • I enjoy listening to music.
introduce yourself in french


So now you know how to introduce yourself in French.

Remember, if there’s only ONE phrase you’ll remember me, Lingajunkie, let it be:

  • My name is ______.
  • Je m’appelle ______.

If you want a French PDF lesson for this Introductions lesson, check out the link below. You can download it for free.

french introduction pdf

Let’s recap the French phrases for self-introduction:

I’m sure there’s a ton more you can say – but this is an easy, simple start that any beginner can put to use. It’s all about starting easy. Here are the French lines for your self-introduction.

introduce yourself in french

See if you can introduce yourself below. Leave me a comment.

I read all comments!

Hope you enjoyed this!

– The Main Junkie

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Stacey Ngina

Merci,this helps alot

Kayode olufade

Wow I love this it help a lot


Merci beaucoup


merci becoup



Rishi panchal

I found this very useful as I prepare myself for the oral test thanx for this


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gerald osolase

hi bloob


merci madam


how do you say ” I am taking 6 classes this semester” ?






merci bonjour je m’appelle Malveer J’habite a mosh

chitrangda singh

um…could you write an introduction for students?????

[…] learn bonus lines for introducing yourself in French in part […]


Bonjour , enchante de faire votre connaissance.

je m’appelle Gloria Ewoigbe .

Je viens de Nigeria.

J’ai 17 ans.

J’habite ‘a England .

J’apprends Francais depuis trois mois.

j’apprends Francais ‘a mon Ecole, ma maison et sur French pod 101 .com

un de mes passe -temps est la lecture.

J’aime ecouter la Chritienne musique .

J’aime Paris repas il est de’licious.

Je suis une etudiante .

Aussi J’aime Dieu. Et Toi? qui es -tu?

[…] This next section of French phrases contains basics you’d need for conversations. Like, how to say “yes,” “thank you,” “how are you,” or even introduce yourself in French. […]


whats up yo



Kavya Trivedi

Thank you for helping

Gavish kumar yadav

It was not easy and unable to understand for a 7 class child


So great


Very nice! I love it! It helped me a lot!!


Wow I can’t read?


agréable de vous rencontrer copains


Mille merci


Merci, C’est tres simple et utile 😉