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Becky: Welcome to 3-Minute Spanish, Season 1, Lesson 1, Self Introduction. In this lesson, you’ll learn how to introduce yourself in Spanish.
Becky: Here’s the informal way to say “Hi I’m [name].” in Spanish.
Laura: [Normal] Hola, Yo soy Laura.
Becky: First is a word meaning “Hi”
Laura: [Normal] Hola [Slow] Hola
Becky: Next is the word meaning “I”
Laura: [Normal] yo [Slow] yo
Becky: Next is the word meaning “am”
Laura: [Normal] soy [Slow] soy
Becky: Last is the person’s name, in this case “Laura”.
Laura: [Normal] Laura
Becky: Listen again to the informal phrase meaning “Hi I’m Laura.”
Laura: [Slow] Hola, Yo soy Laura. [Normal] Hola, Yo soy Laura.
Becky: Ok, now let’s hear a more formal way to introduce yourself. “Good morning, My name is + the person’s full name.”
Laura: [Normal] Buenos días, mi nombre es Laura Landa.
Becky: First is a phrase meaning “Good morning”
Laura: [Normal] Buenos días [Slow] Buenos días
Becky: Next is the word meaning “my”
Laura: [Normal] mi [Slow] mi
Becky: Next is the word meaning “name”
Laura: [Normal] nombre [Slow] nombre
Becky: Next is the word meaning “is”
Laura: [Normal] es [Slow] es
Becky: Last is the person’s full name, in this case “Laura Landa”
Laura: [Normal] Laura Landa
Becky: Listen again to the formal phrase meaning “Good morning, my name is Laura Landa.”
Laura: [Slow] Buenos días, mi nombre es Laura Landa. [Normal] Buenos días, mi nombre es Laura Landa.
Becky: Next up is the way to say “Nice to meet you.”
Laura: [Normal] Mucho gusto.
Becky: First is a word meaning “lots”
Laura: [Normal] mucho [Slow] mucho
Becky: Last is the word meaning “pleasure “
Laura: [Normal] gusto [Slow] gusto
Becky: Listen again to the phrase meaning “Nice to meet you.”
Laura: [Slow] Mucho gusto. [Normal] Mucho gusto.
Becky: Finally we’ll talk about how to say “It’s my pleasure.”
Laura: [Normal] El placer es mío.
Becky: First is a word meaning “the”
Laura: [Normal] el [Slow] el
Becky: Next is the word meaning “pleasure”
Laura: [Normal] placer [Slow] placer
Becky: Next is the word meaning “is”
Laura: [Normal] es [Slow] es
Becky: Last is the word meaning “mine”
Laura: [Normal] mío [Slow] mío
Becky: Listen again to the phrase meaning “It’s my pleasure.”
Laura: [Slow] El placer es mío. [Normal] El placer es mío.
Cultural Insight
Becky: Now it’s time for a quick cultural insight.
Laura: In formal situations, when they’re meeting someone for the first time, people in Mexico greet each other by shaking hands. On the other hand, if we meet someone in an informal setting, we give a kiss on the cheek. So don’t be surprised if this happens to you!
Becky: And that’s all for this lesson. Don’t forget to check out the lesson notes, and we’ll see you in the next lesson!
Laura: Hasta pronto.

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Can you introduce yourself in Mexican Spanish?

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Se dice “Buenas noches”.

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Hola, Yo soy Sanghee.

Hi, I'm Sanghee.

Buenas tardes, mi nombre es Sanghee Ahn.

Good afternoon, my name is Sanghee Ahn.

Mucho gusto.

Nice to meet you.

El placer es mio.

It's my pleasure.

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to say good night in Spain language you pronounce us

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