Self intro: My name is Takuma.

Topic Based Lesson

On this page, you can learn how to introduce yourself and other people in your family in Japanese.

Key Sentence

First box: English, Second box: Romaji, Last box: Japanese writing and audio

My name is Takuma.
wa ta shi no na ma e wa ta ku ma de su

One by one

  • 私の(わたし・の) → My
  • 名前(な・まえ) → name
  • は → no meaning
  • たくま → Takuma
  • です → is

Note 1

私の名前 means ‘my name’. Change 私 into other people, animals etc so that you can introduce them.


  • 父の名前 → my father’s name
  • 母の名前 → my mother’s name
  • ねこの名前 → the cat’s name
  • 花(はな)の名前 → the flower’s name

Note 2

my for boys can be ぼくの, instead of わたしの.

What is the difference between わたし and ぼく?
わたし is used by girls, ladies and men. ぼく is used by boys only.


Vocabulary: My family
On this page, you can learn how to say people in a family in Japanese.


Task 1: Change into Japanese.

  • My name is Saki.
  • My father’s name is Tomoya.

Task 2: Change into English.

  • 私の名前はさとしです。
  • 母の名前はまみです。


Task 3: Listen to answer what you hear in English.