How to Introduce Yourself in Portuguese in 10 Lines

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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.

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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 _____.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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
  • Estou aprendendo português com a

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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.


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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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