"Allow me to introduce myself.
" - This phrase is used when you want to tell your new friend that you are going to tell him your name.
"Pleased to meet you."
- This phrase is used after you and your new friend have told each other your names.
"Did you just move in next door?", "Where do you work?", "Have you lived here long?"
- These are some phrases that people use to make "small talk." These phrases are used when you ask your friend for basic information about himself. These phrases help new friends to get to know about each other's lives.
"It was good to meet you."
- This phrase is usually used when you are ending the conversation. A person who uses this phrase will be considered polite by his new friend.