Want to speak Italian? Yes? Good – keep reading. This is for those that truly want to learn the language. Here’s how you introduce yourself in Italian in 10 easy lines… and this might take you 2 to 3 minutes or less. With this lesson…
- You get the Italian phrases and translations
- Read out loud to practice your speaking.
- Feel free to print this sheet out for extra review.
Here’s how you introduce yourself in Italian. Let’s go.
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1) Hello, It’s nice to meet you.
Hello and Nice to meet you in Italian are a must-know phrases. And any introduction will probably will start with these words.
- Ciao, è un piacere conoscerti.
- Hello, it’s nice to meet you.
2) My name is _____.
This is simple. To say “my name is” in Italian, you just need the word “Shmi.” Then say your name. For example, if the name is Talia.. it would be like this…
- Il mio nome è _____.
- My name is _____.
3) I am from ______.
So, where are you from? America? Europe? Africa? Asia? Just stick the name of your country inside this phrase. We’ll use Italy as an example.
- Vengo dall’Italia.
- I’m from Italy.
4) I live in ______.
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 Rome as an example.Vivo a Roma.
- Vivo a Roma.
- I live in Rome.
5) I’ve been learning Italian for _____.
How long have you been learning Italian for? A month? A year?
- Ho studiato l’italiano per un anno.
- I’ve been learning Italian for a year.
6) I’m learning Italian at _____.
Where are you learning Italian? At school? At home? This would be a great line to know and use when you’re introducing yourself. Here’s my example:
- Sto imparando l’italiano su ItalianPod101.com.
- I’m learning Italian at ItalianPod101.com
7) I am ____ years old.
Here’s how to say how old you are in Italian.
- Ho 27 anni.
- I’m 27 years old.
8) I am ______.
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 “Sono” and add your position.
- Sono insegnante
- I’m a teacher.
9) One of my hobbies is _____.
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 Italian.
Here’s an example to use:
- Mi piace ascoltare la musica.
- I enjoy listening to music.
10) I enjoy listening to music.
Now, this is just another example line about your hobbies. You can use something else where.
- Uno dei miei hobby è la lettura.
- One of my hobbies is reading.
So now you know how to introduce yourself in Italian in 10 lines. 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.
See if you can introduce yourself below. Leave me a comment.
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– The Main Junkie
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