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Welcome aboard to the Unit I of Fast Portuguese English Guide. Here we are going to look at some greetings and addressing people expressions, how to introduce yourself and someone else in both situations: in a friendly or an informal way, and in a business or a formal situation.


Greetings

Cumprimentos

Hello! / Hi!

Olá! / Oi!* (informal)

Good morning!

Bom dia!

Good afternoon!

Boa tarde!

Good evening!

Boa noite!* (ao chegar)

Good night!

Boa noite!* (antes de dormir)

Good night!

Boa noite!* (ao se retirar / formal)

Goodbye!

Até logo!* (formal)


Saying good-bye

Despedindo-se

Bye, bye! (Bye!)

Tchau!

See you!

Até breve!

See you around!

Nos vemos!

See you later!

Até mais!

Catch you later.

Até depois.

I´ll be off.

Estarei fora.

Talk to you later, bye!

Depois nos falamos, tchau!

Have a nice (great) day!

Tenha um belo (ótimo) dia!

Take care!

Cuide-se!


Mr.

Senhor

Mrs.

Senhora

Informal Introduction Miss Addressing People

Apresentação Informal Senhorita Formas de Tratamento


To introduce yourself in an informal situation is very nice and simple. Hi, I am...

Oi, sou...

Miss

Senhorita

And to improve the dialogue you can say: How are you? Formal Introduction How are you doing?

Como vai? Apresentação Formal Como tem passado?

To introduce yourself in an formal situation requires a little bit long sentences and more advanced structures.


Hello! I don´t think we´ve met. Let me introduce myself. My name is…

Olá! Acredito que não nos conhecemos. Deixame apresentar-me. Meu nome é…

Good morning. Allow me to Bom dia. Permita-me introduce myself. My name apresentar-me. Meu is... nome é... Introducing Someone

Apresentando Alguém

First, let´s see how to introduce someone in an informal situation. Then, let´s see the most common informal answer. And finally, the most common informal response. Mike, this is my friend Peter.

Mike, este é o meu amigo Peter.

Hi, Peter. Nice to meet you. Oi, Peter. Prazer em conhecê-lo.


Nice to meet you, too.

O prazer é todo meu.

You can also use other friendly expressions that mean “nice” such as: happy, lovely, pleased. Hello, Lucy. It´s lovely to meet you.

Olá, Lucy. Encantado em conhecê-la.

I´m pleased to meet you, too.

Fico feliz/contente em conhecer você, também.


Apresentação Formal Introducing Someone you may Let´s see some expressions use in a formal / business situation when introducing someone else. May I introduce my colleague, Lucy Lee?

Posso lhe apresentar minha colega, Lucy Lee?

Allow me to introduce my colleague Lucy Lee?

Permita-me apresentar minha colega Lucy Lee?

I would like you to meet my Gostaria que conhecesse colleague Lucy Lee. minha colega Lucy Lee.

A common formal expression in introduction is: How do you do? And the answer to that is: How do you do? How do you do, sir?

Como vai, senhor?


How do you do?

Como vai?



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