Introducing Self and Other : Pengertian, Contoh Expressions, Conversations dan Contoh Soal

A. Pengertian Introducing Oneself and other

Introducing self adalah memperkenalkan diri kita dalam bahasa Inggris kepada orang lain dengan menggunakan kalimat dan ungkapan yang benar sehingga orang lain dapat mengenal diri kita secara lebih dekat dan lebih baik dari sebelumnnya.

Sementara, introducing other adalah memperkenalkan orang lain (teman, sahabat, rekan kerja, kolega, ayah, ibu, dan yang lainnya) dalam bahasa Inggris dengan menggunakan kalimat dan ungkapan yang benar sehingga baik yang kita perkenalkan maupun orang yang mendengarnya dapat mengetahui gambaran seperti apa sebenarnya orang yang kita perkenalkan tersebut.

B. Contoh Expressions of Introducing Oneself and others

1. Introducing oneself
a. I am happy to introduce my self, my name is Jimmy Lorenzo.
b. I need to introduce my self, my full name is Kimi Raikonen
c. Excuse me, my name is Muhammad Fajriansyah
d. Let me introduce myself, my name is Sisilia Steward
e. I want to introduce myself, I am Bill John
f. I'd like to introduce myself to you. My name is Willy Nikita
g. May I introduce myself?
h. Give me time to introduce my self. My name is……

2. Introducing other

a. Hi, Marina. This is my sister, Friska Lorenza.
b. Please, allow me to introduce our new friend. He is...
c. Do you know our humble new manager.  He is…………..
d. Let me introduce you to my parents. My father is….and my mother is……
e. I'd like you to meet my best friend. He is Brian Santoso
f. Rika, this is my best partner Ryan Daniel
g. Let me introduce you to my boss. He is Pevita Sonia
h. Give me time to introduce my new branch manager. He is Danilo Wonder.

C. Contoh Questions about ourselves

1.  What is your name?
2.  What is your nick name?
3.  Who are you?
4.  How are you?
5.  How are you doing?
6.  What are you doing?
7.  What are you?
8.  Where and when were you born?
9.  What will you do to prove that you are serious to plan your future?
10. What is your future ambition?
11. How many brother and sister do you have?
12. What number are you in your family?
13. Where do you live?
14. What is your hobby?
15. Why do you choose that hobby?
16. What is your father and your mother job?
17. With whom do you live in Jakarta?
18. What do you want to be?
19. What is your planning to face you better future?
20. What is your favorite subject in the school?
21. What is your favorite color?
22. Since when did the color become your favorite?
23. Why do you learn English?
24. Which place do you choose? Living in the village or living in the city?
25. What time do you get up in the morning?
26. What time do you sleep in the evening?
27. In your mind when is the special time for studying in the house?
28. What is your favorite program on TV?
29. What is your favorite channel TV?
30. What is your favorite film?

D. Contoh Teks Introducing Ourselves and other

Text 1 Introducing ourselves

Hi, guys! Let me introduce my self. My name is Robby Han. My nick name is Robby. I am the students of Plus Senior High School. I was born in Pekanbaru, fifteen of March 2006. I have two brothers and one sister. I am the youngest in my family. I live on Karya Labersa Street Number 10 Pekanbaru. My hobby is listening music and playing basketball. I like music because by kistening music I can get some inspiration.

My favorite colour is blue. I like blue colour because blue is humble. My favorite food is spicy food because I grew up in Indonesia as one of tropical country in the world. My favorite drinks is orange juice. My favorite vegetable is carrot. My favorite fruit is mango. My favorite book is scientific book. My favorite singer is Pasha Ungu. My favorite song is Rasa Yang tertinggal. My favorite movie star is Van Dame.  My favorite film is action film.

Thank for your attention. If you have any questions please welcome!

Text 2 Introducing Our Selves

Good morning all, allow me to introduce myself in. My name is Faiz Rizqi Aji. I was born in Bandung on 26 July 1993. I now live in Garut. Right now I stayed at my aunt’s house. Now allow me to introduce myself further. I like things that smell of adventurous, and small things like reading, watching, and spent my free time by doing nothing. Okay now about me and my family,  I am the first child in my family. I have a little sister, and she is high school student. My father is a Police which is  named Endang Kurnia. While my mother is a housewife.I love my family more than anything. Well that’s my introduction this time. Pleased to meet you.

Text 3 Introducing Our Selves

Good morning, class. Let me introduce myself. My name is Sisilia Nabila. You can call me Nabila. I am thirteen years old. I study at SMPN 7 Padang. I live on Imam Bonjol Street no. 13, Padang. I have no sisters and one brother. I am the oldest in my family. I like reading and watching cinema. My favorite colour is green.

My future ambission is Doctor. I want to be doctor because I can help other people to cure them. I want to continue my study in SMAN 1 Padang when I have graduated from my school now. I wish I could achieve my better future later.  think that's enough for me. Thank you.

Text 4 Introducing Others

Hi, class! Let me introduce the new students in this class. His name is Tom Walker. His nick name is Walker. He was born in Seattle, 16 April 2005. He is here, because his father became an ambassador in Indonesia. His hobby is reading scientific book and swimming. His favorite food is fried chicken. His favorite drinks is fresh water.

He want to be an army. His favorite film is adventuring. His Favorite song is Californication. I think, that’s enough. If you have questions about him, he will answer happily. Thank you!

E. Contoh Percakapan Introducing Self and Other

Conversation 1 :

Bryan  : Good afternoon, mom. I have new friend in my math class.
Mom    : Good afternoon, my son. Who is she? And where does she live?
Bryan  : She is my classmate. Her name is Marta. She live at Thamrin Street Number 4.  Marta, this is my mother.
Marta  : Nice to meet you, mom.
Mother : Nice to meet you too, Marta.

Conversation 2:
Sisilia  : Excuse me. If I am not mistaken. I don’t think we have met before, Sisilia Margareth
Carolina : That’s true. This the first time we meet each other. Hello. I’m Carol. I am your new neighbor
Sisilia  : What a surprise! Oh really?. You move to the house next to me, aren't you?
Carolina : Yes it is. Please come to my house this afternoon. I baked some cookies.
Sisilia  : Sure! Thanks. Nice to know you Carol. See you soon
Carolina : Nice to know you too Sisilia.  Keeping in touch. Thank you.

Conversation 3
Juan   : That’s Prian Pratama. My new manager. Do you know him? 
Rizal  : No, I don’t. 
Prian  : Hello, Rizal. How are you doing? Is everything alright?
Rizal  : Hello, Prian.  I'm fine thank you.
Prian  : Nice to meet you Rizal.
Rizal  : I am pleased  to meet you too, Prian.
Juan   :  Thank you Rizal and thank you Prian. We are pleased to know each other.

Conversation 4
Today is the commemoration of National Education Day. Every province in Indonesia sends their representatives to attend outstBuding students gathering in Jakarta.
Rony  : Hello, let me introduce myself. My name is Ali. I study at SMAN 10 Jakarta.
Edi   : Hi, I’m Edi, I’m from Papua. Nice to meet you.
Rony  : Nice to meet you too. Let’s go to the crowd.
Edi and Rony go to the crowd and they meet a girl.
Ita   : Hi, Rony. How are you?
Rony  : I’m fine. How about you?
Ita   : I’m fine too. Thank you.
Rony  : Elvi, this is Edi, my new friend.
Edi   : Hi. How do you do? Pleased to meet you.
Ita   : How do you do? Pleased to meet you too.
Edi   : By the way, what is your hobby?
Ita   : I like cooking very much. I can spend my whole day for cooking.

Conversation 5
Tina : Hi, Dido, nice to meet you again after long holiday.
Dido : Hello. Tina, nice to meet you too.
Tina : Anyway, where did you go on the last holiday?
Dido : Well. I went to Bali. It’s a wonderful place withbeautiful beaches and sceneries.
Tina : Wow. It sounds great. What did you do there?
Dido : My family and I spent four nights there in a bungalow in Kuta beach. I had a great vacation
there. I swam and surfed on the beach. I also played football and sand with my brother.
Tina : What else did you do there?
Dido : The next morning I visited another small island around Bali on a boat. It was a great experience to see many beautiful places and have a talk with tourists there.
Tina : What did you do before you left Bali?
Dido : On the last day, I went to the merchBudise shops and bought some stuffs there. I bought shirts, shorts, and also traditional clothes. Unfortunately I couldn’t afford to buy a surfing board because it was too expensive.
Tina : Well, it’s nice to hear your story. I hope that I can also visit Bali someday.

Conversation 6
Andi : Hello. I’m Sasha.
Beni : Hi Sasha. I’m Brent. (hold out hand to shake)
Andi : Nice to meet you Brent. Where are you from?
Beni : Chicago, Illinois. And you?
Andi : I’m from Australia. I live in a small town near Sydney.
Beni : Australia. Wow. I’ve always wanted to go there. How long have you been in Canada?
Aandi: I just arrived this week. It’s my first day of school.
Beni : Really? I think you’ll love Vancouver. It’s not too hot and not too cold.

F. Contoh Soal Introducing Self and Other

A. Choose a, b, c, d or e to complete/answer the questions!

The following text is used to answer questions 1-5!

There are a large number of people in Hotel Armico. They are-attending-the opening ceremony of One-Day Seminar on Business. They are now at the meeting room. The man at the podium is the president of the seminar. His name is Mr Doni Juanda. He is from Bandung. The people beside him are the main speakers who would like to make a speech in the seminar.

At first Mr. Doni says: Ladies and Gentlemen, well, to shorten the time allow me here to introduce on my right is Mr. Dadi Permadi, he is an expert in economics, from Jakarta. On my left is Mr. Darmawan, he is an economics lecturer at the STIE Bandung. From the far right is Mr Sumantri, he is a skillful and successful-businessman in Indonesia, and from the far letf is Mrs. Susilawati she is a com­pany director of PT HUTAMA DORAYA in Surabaya. They are all qualified speakers and good at business.

All of the participants are on their seats. Mrs. Lusi is among them. Her seat is in front of the po­dium. On her right side is Mr. Surya. He is from Solo. All the people are silent. They are paying at­tention to the speakers concentratedly.

1. What sort of ceremony are they attending?
a. Special meeting
b. General meeting
c. Successful businessman
d. One Day Seminar on Business
e. Flag ceremony

2  The text tells us that the man at the podium is
a. the committee of the seminar
b. the expert of economics
c. the president of the seminar
d. the participants of the meeting
e. the speakers of the meeting

3.  The main idea of the second paragraph is....
a.  an expert in business
b.  introducing oneself
c.  introducing other people
d.  qualified speakers
e.  ladies and gentlemen

3. He is from Bandung (paragraph 1, line 6). The underlined words here refers to ....
a.  Mr. Darmawan       
b.  Mr. Sumantry         
c.  Mr. Dadi
d.  Mr. Dadi
e.  Mr. Doni

4.  In accordance with the text above Mr. Dadi is an ... in economics.
a.  applicant   
b.  costumer
c.  user
d.  lecturer
e.  expert

5.  They are all qualified speakers and good at busi­ness.
    The underlined word means ....
a.  being equipped by training
b.  be equipped
c.  be qualmed
d.  be supplied
e.  be applied

6.  Monik is a new member of Rotary Club. She introduces herself.
    Monik : Ladies and gentlemen, ....
a.  allow me to introduce myself
b.  I am happy to meet you
c.  It is okay to see you
d.  let me introduce you to the audience
e.  May I introduce you to the audience

7.  Isti wants to introduce Fina to her brother.
    Isti        :  Fina, this is may brother, Anton, and Anton this is Fina.
    Anton to Fina :....
a. How is he
b. How is your brother
c. Are you ready
d. It is nothing at all
e. Hi, nice to meet you.

8. Choose the correct option to complete the following conversation !
Anton   :  Hi. Can I give you a hand?
Budi    :  Oh, thanks.
Anton   :  By the way, I am Maria. I am in Apart­ment 204
Budi    :  Oh? Now I …………... into 208. My name is Meti.
a. move  
b. moves       
c. am moving
d. am moved
e. has moved

9. The underlined expression has the same mean­ing as ....
a. Let me you know!
b. Would you tell me, please!
c. May I ask you questions?
d. What can you do for me?
e. Can I help you?

10. The people in the dialogue ... each other.
a. are shaking hands
b. is introducing
c. are introduced
d. are introducing
e. is waving hands

11.  You give personal information when you tell people about yourself such as ....
a. an account, shopping, attendance.
b. registering, booking, meeting, and holding
c. interview, views, course, and others.
d. address, completion, form, writing, and friend.
e. name, occupation, address, place of origin, and sometime hobbies

12.  Good morning. I am Handi Suhanda, Please call me Andi. I am an entrepreneur. I live with my family in Bandung. My phone number is 2948320. I like reading books very much.
The statements above describe....
a. reporting news
b. inviting people
c. introducing other people
d. asking the name
e. introducing oneself

13.  X    :  When you meet people for the first time,what do you usually tell them your- self?
     Y    :  ……   
a. How are you?
b. How are things with you?
c. How do you do?
d. Please call me
e. Nice to meet you

14. Good morning. I would like to introduce; my-self. My name is Deri. I am a student. I live, on Jln. Suniaraja in Bandung Just m case you want to call me, my phone number is 798320.
    The above statements describe a ….
a. leave-taking
b. meetings and greetings
c. introducing others
d. informal introduction
e. formal introduction                                                                                     

15.  Ina    :  "Meti, this is my, brother. Santo"
     Meti   :  " .... "
      Santo :  I am glad to see you, too
a. Hello. How are you Santo?
b. Hi. My name is Meti.
c. Hello. How do you do Santo?
d. Hi. Santo. I am glad to see you,
e. Santo. I don't think we've met before

16. Mr Handi    :  Miss Rina, I'd like to introduce you to Mr. Dudi.
    Miss Rina   :  How do you do?
    Miss Rina   :  I have heard so much about you.
    Mr Dudi     :  How do you do?
The underlined word means.............
a. acquaint                
b. act                                                                                    
c. bake
d. belay
e. dimand

17.  X       :  Hi, how do you do?
     Y       :  …..
a. How are you 
b. I'm fine        
c. How do you do?
d. Very well
e. It's Ok

18.  Serly and her sister, Tanti, were walking in front of bookshop when Daly, Serly's friend, come. Serly introduced Daly to Tanti.
     Serly :…................   
     Daly  : How do you do. Pleased to meet you.
     Tanti : How do you do.
a. How are you?
b. Daly is my friend, Tanti.
c. I beg you pardon.
d. How, this things. Daly?
e. Nice to meet you

19. Tata  : Ladies and gentlemen..................
a. Allow me to introduce myself.
b. I am happy to meet you.                    
c. Let me introduce you to the audiences.
d. May I introduce you to the audiences.
e. Nice to meet you

20. Ega was at a party. There were a lot of guests there that Ega didn’t know.
    Ega : Excuse me, My name is Ega Rustandi.
  Guest : Hello, Ega. I’m John. How do you do?
  John  :...........................
a. Nice to see you.
b. How do you do?
c. Fine, thanks
d. I’m glad to know you.
e. Good bye

21. Yana : Jia, this is my new friend, his name is Dika. He is a company director.
    Jia  : Hi Dika.
    Dika : Hello, Jia.................? Nice to meet you.
    Jia  : Everything is alright, Nice to meet you, too.
a. How are things with you
b. What are you.
c. May I help you
d. How are you
e. How do you do

22. Jannete   :  Mr. Dodi, ………. my father.
    Mr. Dodi  :  How do you do, Mr. Hendy.
    Mr. Hendi :  How do you do, Mr. Kevin.
a. I’d like to introduce
b. I want to invite
c. I like you to visit
d. I’m glad to help
e. I want to go

23. Gita   :  This is Mrs. Ina, an old friend of mine.
    Gilang :  ……………..
a. Pleased to meet you
b. How are you getting on?
c. May I know your name
d. You’re welcome
e. What’s the news?

24. Ratu :  Deti, .........................
    Deti :  Pleased to meet you.
    Iman :  Pleased to meet you too.
a. Iman wants to meet you
b. Don’t you Iman is my friend
c. I’d like you to meet my friend
d. Please introduce yourself to Iman
e. Iman wants to leave you now

25. ………. , My name is Budi.
    Hello. I’m Asep. Pleased to meet you.
a. Do you know my name
b. I don’t think we have met
c. I’m very happy to meet you
d. Do you want to know me
e. Do you love me

26. Ladies and gentlemen, I’d like to introduce my self. ………. I am a lecturer at UPI.
a.  I am Nunu.
b. I want you to call me Nunu.
c. Call me Nunu.
d. Nunu is good name, isn’t it.
e. Nunu is my friend.

27. How do you do? It’s nice to meet you.
a.  Me too
b. I should be nice
c. Do you?
d. Am I nice
e. How do you do? Nice to meet you too.

Questions 28-29 refer to the following text!
Mr. Ahmad      : Good afternoon, sir. May I introduce myself? My name is Ahmad.I am a technician of PT AUTOMO­BILE ASSEMBLING INDUSTRY.
The secretary  : Please sit down, what can I do for you, sir?
Mr. Ahmad      : I want to see Mr Rahmat, the me­chanic in the workshop. Is he in today?
The secretary  : I am sorry, sir. But Mr Rahmat isn't in today.
Mr Ahmad       : I see. Never mind, sir. Goodbye. The secretary: Good bye:

28. The people in the dialogue are talking about ....
a. a technician of PT AUTOMOBILA
b. a way of greetings
c. Mr Ahmad and the secretary
d. Mr. Rahmat is in today
e. Mr. Rahmat's attendance

29. We use the italicized words to express an....
a. greeting
b. advice
c. introduction oneself
d. complaint
e. introductoion others

30. Jack  :  Rita, ...
    Rita  :  I am delighted to meet you.
    Doni  :  I am delighted to meet you, too.
a. Doni is my friend
b. Doni wants to meet you
c. Don't you know Doni is my friend
d. Please introduce yourself
e. I'd like you to meet my friend, Doni.

31. Surya : Lusi, this is my new friend, his name is Doni. He is a company director.
   Lusi   : Hi Doni.
   Doni   : Hello, Lusi_____? Nice to meet you.
   Lusi   : How do you do, Nice to meet you, too.
a. How are things with you
b. What are you.
c. May I help you
d. How are you
e. How do you do

32. Marjan : “Nice to meet you”
     Nunus : “ ... “
a. Good morning
b. How are you
c. How do you do
d. Nice to meet you, too
e. Nice see you again

33. Holmes : “ ... ?”
    Darrel : “I am very well, thanks.”
a. How are you
b. Good morning
c. Nice to meet you
d. What is your name
e. What are you doing

34. Clara : ”... are you from?
    Daffa : “I am from Bogor.”
a. How
b. What
c. When
d. Where
e. Why

35. Ryan  :  “Bye-bye, Dea”
    Rifan    : “ ... “
a. Good morning
b. See you later
c. I am fine
d. Thank you
e. Good bye

B. Read the text below then answer the questions!

Good afternoon, fellows.
May I introduce myself? My name is Thomas Sheppard. Just call me Tommy. I was born in Finland, but my parents moved to USA when I was young, so I’m an American. I speak both English and Finnish. I come to Indonesia to learn about the culture because I like dancing traditional dances. I dream to be a professional dancer one day. I live in Solo, a small town southward Yogyakarta. I’m glad to know you all and hope that I can get help from you especially in Indonesian. Thank you.

Answer the questions based on the passage above.
1. Who is introducing himself?
2. Where was he born?
3. Where do his parents live?
4. Does he speak Irish?
5. What does he do in Indonesia?
6. Is he a student or a teacher?
7. Does he like dancing traditional or modern dances?
8. What does he want to be?
9. Where is Solo located?
10. What does he expect from his new friends?

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