How to Give Personal Information in English

Published on May 19, 2021 | Updated on April 13, 2024

Learning how to give personal information in English is crucial when you want to learn a new language and communicate with others.

There are many phrases including questions and answers to talk about personal information in English

Most of these questions and answers have to do with the Simple Present so that tense should receive priority above the others.

Personal Information Questions and Answers

These are some of the most personal information questions and answers

What’s your name?I am José
What’s your last name?My last name is Johnson
Do you have a nickname?People call me Jay
What do you do?I am DJ
Where do you work?I work in Walmart
Do you like your job?I love my job
Are you married /single?I am single
Do you have a boyfriend/girlfriend?I have a girlfriend
Do you have any children?I have three children
How many brothers and sisters do you have?I have two sisters
How old are you?I am 29 years old
When is your birthday?It is on September 25th
When were you born?I was born in 1998
Where are you from? I am from Russia
Where do you live?I live in Boston
What’s your phone number?My number is 6875-5678
What type of movies do you like?I love drama movies
What type of music do you like?I love House music
What sport do you like?I love watching MMA
Do you have pets?I have a dog and two cats
What’s your favorite food?I love fast food

Remember that there are many questions that you can do to know more about other people but don’t go too personal.

What other questions would you include?

Personal Information Conversation

Here’s a short dialogue giving an example of personal information questions

Linda: What’s your name?
John:  I am John Smith

Linda: What’s your address?
John: I live at 123 6th St. Melbourne, FL

Linda: What’s your telephone number?
John:  It is 8689-5674

Linda: When were you born?
John: I was born on September 1st, 1985

Linda: Are you married?
John: Yes, I am.

Linda: What’s your profession?
John: I’m a bus driver

Alex: Thank you.
Peter: You’re welcome.

My Personal Information (Mine & Others)

Hello, My name’s Joseph, I am from Switzerland but I live in Utah, I live with my parents and my two younger brothers.

I am 19 years old and I study Project Management at Brigham Young University.

I have a girlfriend, her name is Fanny. She is from California. We have been together for 4 months.

I love watching movies, Drama Films are my favorites. My girlfriend loves Disney movies.

I am so in love with electronic music, my favorite DJs are Oliver Heldens and Robin Schulz.

I love eating Pizza, I also love Hamburgers and Ice Cream. Fanny doesn’t like Fast food that much because she loves doing exercise.

She doesn’t want to be out of shape

Personal Information Question about Others

This is a list of questions that you would ask a woman

  1. What’s her name?
  2. Does she have a nickname?
  3. Where is she from?
  4. Where was she born?
  5. When is her birthday?
  6. What sports does she like?
  7. What are her hobbies?
  8. Where does she live?
  9. What does she like?
  10. What does she do?
  11. What’s her email address?
  12. What’s her phone number?
  13. Does she have any dogs?
  14. Does she have any cats?
  15. Does she have any dogs?
  16. What type of movies does she like?
  17. What type of music does she like?
  18. What food does she like?
  19. Is she married?
  20. Is she single?

Personal Information Questions & Answers

These are some examples of questions and answers, this time the question is about a man.

  • What’s his name?
  • his name is Mike
  • Where is he from?
  • He is from Norway
  • What are his hobbies?
  • His hobbies are listening to music and surfing
  • What does he like?
  • He likes to run and swim
  • What does he do?
  • He is a teacher
  • Does he have any dogs?
  • He has three dogs
  • Does she have any pets?
  • She has three cats and two dogs
  • What types of music does he like?
  • He likes rock music
  • What types of movies does he like?
  • He likes drama movies

Interested In Learning More?

Check these lessons before you leave

  1. How to Talk about Family Members in English
  2. A Guide to Greetings and Introductions
  3. How to Tell the Time in English
  4. How to Talk about Hobbies in English
  5. How to Order Food in English
  6. How to Introduce Yourself in English
  7. How to Talk about your Neighborhood
Manuel Campos

Manuel Campos

I am Jose Manuel, English professor and creator of EnglishPost.org, a blog whose mission is to share lessons for those who want to learn and improve their English