Introduction and Greeting Phrases
In this lesson you'll learn how to greet people and introduce yourself in German. Learning these phrases is a very good start to being able to communicate in German.
This lesson includes online flashcards to help you learn these useful German phrases. Take the online quiz at the end of the lesson to see how well you know these phrases.
Listen to the following German phrases and practice speaking them.
|Guten Morgen.||Good morning.|
|Guten Abend.||Good evening.|
|Gute Nacht.||Good night.|
|Wie heißen Sie?||What is your name?|
|Ich heiße ___.||My name is ___.|
|Freut mich Sie kennen zu lernen.||Nice to meet you.|
|Wie geht's?||How are you?|
|Wie geht es Ihnen? (formal)||How are you?|
|Mir geht es gut, danke.||(I'm) good, thanks.|
|Was geht ab?||What's up?|
|Sprechen Sie Englisch?||Do you speak English?|
|Ich spreche kein Deutsch.||I can't speak German.|
|Wo wohnen Sie?||Where do you live?|
|Ich wohne in ___.||I live in ___.|
|Bis später.||See you later.|
|Bis bald!||See you soon!|
|Bis morgen.||See you tomorrow.|
This section contains flashcards to help you learn the German phrases for greeting people and introducing yourself.
The best way to learn a language is to practice speaking, writing, and thinking in the language you want to learn. In the practice sections of the lessons, you'll have the opportunity to practice writing in German.
Here are some practice questions to help you learn German greeting and introduction phrases.
Drag the German word on the right to the matching phrase on the left.
Practice writing short conversations based on the phrases included in this lesson. Keep the conversations simple at first. When you come back to this lesson for review, try and expand the conversations you write. If you speak the conversations you write out loud, it will help you memorize these phrases. If you have friends who know German, or are also trying to learn it, practices speaking these phrases with them.
Here is a text area where you can practice writing German.
Take the online quiz to see how well you know the German phrases for greetings and introductions. Select the Start button to begin.