Spanish Lesson 1: Me Llamo


¿Cómo estás? ¡Bienvenidos!


Today you are going to learn how to:

  • Say hello.
  • Say your name.
  • Ask for someone else’s name.
  • Say nice to meet you.

You will also be introduced to the verb llamarse

Dialogue 1

A conversation between two classmates:

Maria: Hola (Hello)

Anita: Hola. Buenos dí­as. (Hello. Good morning.)

Maria: ¿Cómo te llamas? (What is your name?)

Anita: Me llamo Anita. ¿Y tú? (My name is Anita. And you?)

Maria: Me llamo Maria. Bienvenida a la clase de español. (My name is Maria. Welcome to Spanish class)


Dialogue 2

A conversation between a student and his teacher in Spanish class.

Pepe: Buenas tardes Señora. (Good afternoon Mrs. Garcia).

Sra. Garcia: Buenas tardes. ¿Cómo estás? Good afternoon. How are you?

Pepe: Muy bien Señora. ¿Cómo se llama usted? (Very well Madam. What is your name?)

Sra. Garcia: Me llamo Señora Angela Garcia. Y ¿Cómo te llamas? (My name is Mrs. Angela Garcia. And what is your name?)

Pepe: Me llamo Pepe Rodriguez. (My name is Pepe Rodriguez).

Sra. Garcia: Mucho gusto Pepe. (Pleased to meet you Pepe).


Key Grammar Point

The Verb Llamarse means to call oneself and has several translations.

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Hope that helps with introductions.

Next lesson: Tú vs Usted

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  1. Diana Tyler (Eccentric Muse) May 8, 2018 at 2:07 pm

    Thank you for the Spanish lesson today! I look forward to the next class.

    1. Kim May 8, 2018 at 2:44 pm

      Thanks for stopping by Diana!

      1. Diana Tyler (Eccentric Muse) May 9, 2018 at 7:49 am

        You’re welcome, Kim. I am enjoying your blog a lot!

      2. Kim May 9, 2018 at 12:10 pm

        Thank you so much for telling me that. It gives me much encouragement.

      3. Diana Tyler (Eccentric Muse) May 9, 2018 at 1:24 pm

        You’re welcome, Kim. You’re doing a great job with the blog. 👍

      4. Kim May 9, 2018 at 9:11 pm


  2. Chomeusewithachou May 9, 2018 at 3:33 pm

    This is going to be fun! I speak no Spanish…yet 😉

    1. Kim May 9, 2018 at 9:14 pm

      You help me with my French and I’ll help with your Spanish! 🙂

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  4. Snigdha July 26, 2018 at 11:45 pm

    That was a very fun lesson. I have tried to learn basic Spanish a number of times. I really like this language and look forward to read all your blogs 😊

    1. K D July 27, 2018 at 1:23 pm

      I’m glad you liked it. Thank you. Hopefully some of the resources I mention will be useful to you as well.


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