Here are some useful phrases used when introducing yourself or being introduced:
May I introduce myself?
Hello, my name is....
Tom, I'd like you to meet...
Pleased to meet you.
How do you do.
Nice to meet you.
Here are some useful phrases used when starting conversations:
Can you tell me...
Have you heard about...
Excuse me, do you happen to know...
Can you tell me about the collaborative relationships between the various organizations?
Have you heard about our community-based effort to transcend time and space?
Have you heard about interdependent species?
Phrases for Asking for Information
It is important during meetings and other negotiations to ask for as much information as possible. These phrases are used to request information.
Can you give me an estimate on
I'm a little concerned about
How long, wide, far, etc.
How does that affect
Can you tell me more?
Do you think ...
Can you give me an estimate about how effective conflict management will eventually be.
I'm a little concerned about the funding for the community health and rural development society.
I'm a little concerned about his interpersonal skills.
Can you give me an estimate on the cost of international humanitarian intervention?