How to Introduce Yourself in French in 11+ Lines

Hello Junkies,

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. With this lesson…

  • You get the French and the translations.
  • Read out loud to practice your speaking.
  • Feel free to print this sheet out for extra review.
  • You can easily fill in your own answers

Here’s how you introduce yourself in French. Let’s go.

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.

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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?
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?

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.

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.

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.

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

introduce yourself in french

8) J’ai  ___  ans.

Here’s how to say how old you are in French. Just add the number in

  • J’ai     ans.
  • J’ai 27 ans.
  • I’m 27 years old.

introduce yourself in french

If you want to find a specific number, check out my post about French numbers here.

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).
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • I enjoy listening to music.

introduce yourself in french

So now you know how to introduce yourself in French. 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.

Let’s recap the French phrases:

  1. Bonjour, enchanté(e) de faire votre connaissance.
  2. Comment t’appelles-tu?
  3. Je m’appelle ______.
  4. Je viens de France.
  5. J’habite à Paris.
  6. J’apprends le français depuis un an.
  7. J’apprends le français sur (insert here).
  8. J’ai 27 ans.
  9. Je suis enseignant(e)
  10. Un de mes passe-temps est la lecture.
  11. J’aime écouter de la musique.

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

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Hope you enjoyed this!

– The Main Junkie

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34 thoughts on “How to Introduce Yourself in French in 11+ Lines”

  1. 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?

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