Module 1 - Lesson 1: Basic Introduction of oneself

Objective of the lesson: You will get familiar with how to introduce yourself in a brief and easy way. You will also learn about some common greetings and farewells as well as the genders and three extremely useful verbs in Spanish: llamarse, tener and ser.

Speaking Goal: Introduce yourself telling your name, profession and nationality.

In this section you will learn how to introduce yourself. Watch the video, use the resources provided and afterward, record your voice and submit it.


Once you complete this lesson you can answer a test to get Exp. Points.

Speaking Practice
  • 1. Listen to an example here

For this practice excercise you need to introduce yourself by replying to the following questions:

    • ¿Cómo te llamas?
    • ¿De dónde eres?
    • ¿A qué te dedicas?

*If you want to have extra practice, remember that you can schedule a one-on-one practice lesson with us.

Listening Practice

Listen to two people introducing themselves. Write their name, where they come from and what they do for a living.

  • Audio 1

    Hola, me llamo Yahir Azael Fuentes. Soy mexicano y soy estudiante de secundaria.

    Nombre: Yahir Azael fuentes

    Nacionalidad: mexicano

    Ocupación: estudiante

  • Audio 2

    Hola, soy Ximena. Soy mexicana y trabajo en una veterinaria.

    Nombre: Ximena

    Nacionalidad: mexicana

    Ocupación: Veterinaria

Useful Spanish
  • Hola, ¿qué tal? - Hi, what's up?

  • ¿Cómo estás? - How are you?

  • Buenos días/tardes/noches - Good morning/afternoon/evening

  • Vale - ok

  • Lo siento - I am sorry

  • Me llamo - My name is

  • Soy - I am

  • Trabajo de - I work as a

  • Hasta luego - See you later