Lesson Planning of Introducing Yourself & Others

Students` Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate conventions and dynamics of group oral interaction to:
  • Introduce yourself and others,
  • Engage in conversation,
  • Take turns,
  • Use polite expressions to seek attention.

Information for Teachers

  • The students should be told about the use and importance of taking turns in conversations and using polite expressions to seek the attention of the person you are talking to.
  • The use of facial expressions makes the conversation lively.
  • Addressee is the person whom you are talking to.
  • While teaching the lesson, the teacher should also consult the textbook where required.

Material / Resources

Writing board, chalk / marker, duster, textbook


  • Enter the class and introduce yourself.
  • Tell the students that today we will learn how to introduce ourselves and use polite expressions for example “excuse me” or “may I have your attention” to seek the attention of our addressee.

Introducing Yourself & Others

  • Tell them that they can use.
  • My name is _____ _____.
  • Or I am ____ _____. Or this is _____ _____. For introducing oneself.
  • For introducing others, the following expressions could be used:
  • She/he is my friend_______.
  • Meet my friend /brother/ sister ______.

Activity 1

  • Divide the class in pairs.
  • Ask each of them to talk politely with the partner.
  • Ask them to take turns while answering and questioning each other.
  • Ask each student to tell the class about their partner in detail.
  • Encourage the students at all times and appreciate them.
  • Monitor this activity very closely.

Activity 2

  • Ask the students to work in groups (of four or six students)
  • Ask them to collect some information about each other that will be used to introduce each other to the larger group.
  • Introduce yourselves ;This information can be:
  1. Name___________________________________
  2. Where do you live? ________________________
  3. What is your favourite cartoon? ______________
  4. Nice to meet you; I`m______________________
  5. Let me introduce myself; I`m________________
  6. I`d like to introduce myself; I`m_____________
  • Introduce others; So the introduction will sound like this:
  1. This is my friend Samna.
  2. She lives in Bahawalpur.
  3. Her favourite cartoon is Ben Ten.
  4. Ali please meets Ahmed.
  5. Ali have you meet Fraz.

Introducing Yourself & Others

  • Ask them to choose their presenter who will present after writing the introduction.
  • Ask them to write 3-5 sentences to introduce themselves and their fellow students.
  • Ask the group presenters to present it in front of the class.
Sum up / Conclusion
  • Tell the students that today they have learnt how to introduce themselves, others and how to seek the attention of the people while using polite expressions.
  • Brainstorm with the students about where and when these skills can be used by them.
  • Ask any of the three students from your class to introduce themselves and the students sitting with them.
  • Involve the students involving the problems given in the exercise at the end of unit/chapter.
Follow up
  • Ask the students to practice whatever they did in the class.
  • Tell them that they will be doing the same in the next class.
  • Do it with 3 different students daily for their practice.


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