Meeting people

Useful language

Saying hello

  • Good morning / afternoon / evening
  • Hello
  • Hi
  • Nice to meet you

Saying goodbye

  • Goodbye
  • Bye
  • Bye-bye
  • See you
  • Cheers

Drawing attention

  • Pardon?
  • Excuse me?

Asking how someone is doing

  • How do you do?
  • How are you?

Introducing yourself (and your friends)

  • Hello, my name is John.
  • I am John.
  • I'd like you to meet my friend Peter.
  • May I introduce you to my friend Peter?