• Introducing oneself : se presenter

Can/ May I introduce myself? My name’s Peter.

Let me introduce myself. My name’s … .

I’d like to introduce myself. I’m … .

I don’t think we’ve met. I’m … .

– Hello! Nice to meet you. My name is Kate.

– Hello! Nice to meet you. I'm Kate.

  • Introducing someone else (presenter une connaissance)

Si vous devez présenter un ami à quelqu'un, voici trois formules courantes, de la plus simple à la plus polie :

Can/ May I introduce a good friend of mine?

This is my friend Tom… .

Have you met … ?

I’d like you to meet … .

I want you to meet … .

I would like to introduce you to my friend Tom.

Let me introduce you to my friend Tom.

  • Making contact

Excuse me, are you Mrs … ? - Yes, that’s right.

Hello, you must be Mrs … .

You are Mr …, aren’t you?

Have we met?

How do you do?

How do you do?

Nice to meet you.

Nice to meet you, too.

Please, call me

Then you must call...

  • Good-byes

Pour se dire au revoir, il existe beaucoup d'expressions suivant les pays anglophones ou les régions d'un même pays. La plus courante est

Good bye! (ou Bye bye!).Mais on peut également dire :

- So long!

- See you soon! ou See you! (A bientôt !)

- See you later! (A tout à l'heure !)

- I was glad to meet you. (Ravi de vous avoir rencontré.)

- Thank you for coming. (Merci d'être venu.)

Good bye/ Bye/ I’ll say good bye/ See you later/ See you soon.

I must go now.

I(really) must be going.

I must be off.

I’m afraid I’ve got to go.

It’s getting (very/ rather) late.

I’ll miss my train.

They’re calling my flight.

I’ve got some things to prepare for … .

I’ve got a lot to do this afternoon.

I want to get away before the traffic gets too bad.

I’ve enjoyed talking to you.

It’s been (most) interesting talking to you.

It’s been a very useful meeting/ nice afternoon.

Thanks for everything.

Thank you for (all) your help.

Thank you for coming

Have a good/ safe trip/ flight. - Thank you … (same to you).

Have a good weekend. - Same to you.

Enjoy the rest of your stay. - Same to you.

It was nice meeting you. - I really enjoyed meeting you, too.

I hope to see you again. - I hope so, too.

See you on the 13th. - See you.

I look forward to our next meeting.

I look forward to seeing you again

I look forward to seeing you when you’re next in London.

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