Want to speak Brazilian Portuguese? Yes? Good – keep reading. This is for those that truly want to learn the language. Here’s how you introduce yourself in Portuguese in 10 easy lines… and this might take you 2 to 3 minutes or less. With this lesson…
- You get the Brazilian Portuguese phrases & English 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 Portuguese. Let’s go.
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1) Hello, It’s nice to meet you.
Hello and Nice to meet you in Portuguese are a must-know phrases. And any introduction will probably will start with these words.
- Oi, prazer.
- Hello, it’s nice to meet you.
2) My name is _____.
This is simple. To say “my name is” in Portuguese, you just need the phrase “O meu nome é.” Then say your name.
- My name is _____.
- O meu nome é _____.
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 Brazil as an example.
- I’m from Brazil.
- Eu sou do Brasil.
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 São Paulo as an example.
- I live in Sao Paulo.
- Eu moro em São Paulo.
5) I’ve been learning Portuguese for _____.
How long have you been learning Portuguese for? A month? A year?
- I’ve been learning Portuguese for a year.
- Estou aprendendo português faz um ano.
6) I’m learning Portuguese at _____.
Where are you learning Portuguese? At school? At home? This would be a great line to know and use when you’re introducing yourself. Here’s my example:
- I’m learning Portuguese at PortuguesePod101.com.
- Estou aprendendo português com a PortuguesePod101.com.
7) I am ____ years old.
Here’s how to say how old you are in Portuguese.
- I’m 27 years old.
- Eu tenho 27 anos.
Just add your number in.
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 “Eu sou” meaning “I am” and add your position.
- I’m a teacher.
- Eu sou professor.
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 Portuguese.
Here’s an example to use:
- One of my hobbies is reading.
- Um dos meus hobbies é ler.
10) I enjoy listening to music.
Now, this is just another example line about your hobbies. You can use something else where.
- Eu gosto de ouvir música.
- I enjoy listening to music.
So now you know how to introduce yourself in Portuguese 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 in Portuguese.
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Hope you enjoyed this!
– The Main Junkie
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