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In this lesson, we'll learn the bare minimum you should know before going to a German speaking country.
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Let's aim for a few essential words and sentences:
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Start by saying hello
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Guten Tag
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Here's how you say "yes"
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ja
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and "no"
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nein
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Excuse me, for instance to ask a question, or if you bumped into someone by mistake.
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Entschuldigen Sie bitte
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To say thank you, say:
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Danke
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to which one can reply "you're welcome"
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Gern!
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If you don't understand what you're being told:
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Ich verstehe Sie leider nicht.
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Then you can ask that they repeat:
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K├Ânnen Sie das bitte wiederholen?
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Make sure you add a "please" wherever needed
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Bitte
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For instance when asking how much something costs
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Wieviel kostet das bitte?
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This means "how much does this cost?", and should work for anything you point at.
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And finally, always say goodbye when you leave.
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Auf Wiedersehen
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  • target-language:de
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