Name : Rezah Yusniaroh
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Introduction is needed when you meet new people or are in the new place. It could help you to know the other people and make a conversation. It will also help you to make a good relationship just by introducing yourselves. The problem, how to make a good introduction? How to make the addressee interested to make conversation?
A. Varieties of Introductions
There are two varieties of introductions. They are formal and informal introductions. Both of that varieties are needed in introduction self or other people. It depends on the situation and addressee. When the addressee is older, educated, or have ...view middle of the document...
From those examples above, it could be conclude that the formal introduction always uses the longer sentence in introducing. Besides, the informal introduction just uses the short sentence.
B. Use of Titles in Introductions
There is a difference in status or age between two individual, formal tittles and last names are used unless the person of lower status is told to use the first name.
Here is the example:
* Accountant (age 30). Hello, my name is Thomas George.
* Secretary. It’s nice to meet you, Mr. George.
In informal introduction there is a tendency to reduce status differences by using first names. In more formal situations, the title along with the last name is appropriate. A very informal introduction does not use titles or last names.
C. Eye Contact and Handshaking
Eye contact is one of the most important parts when we introduce ourselves to others or talking to other people. Don't stare down or at some aimless point in the corner of the room. Move your gaze around the group to make eye contact with a few people as you speak. Most people become nervous if frequent eye contact turns into staring. If you don't like the thought of looking into that many eyes, look at their eyebrows or noses - they won't be able to tell the difference.
Handshaking is something that people do when they meet people to introduce themselves before they open conversation. A firm handshake, demonstrates your self-confidence. Get the grip just right, though - you don't want break the other person's hand. Try squeezing slightly with your fingers and not your thumb, and release the...