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syksyThursday 25th of November 2004 09:13:11 AM
German PHRASES 01 -
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Format Used:
English Phrase
German Phrase

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MOST COMMON EXPRESSIONS
WICHTIGE AUSDRÜCKE


Yes
Ja

No
Nein

Please
Bitte

Here you are
Bitte / Bitteschön

Thank you
Danke

You're welcome
Gern geschehen / Bitte / Bitteschön

Excuse me
Entschuldigung

Maybe
Vielleicht

Hello Hi
Hallo / Hi

Good bye!
Tschüss

Good day!
Guten Tag

Good morning!
Guten Morgen

Good evening!
Guten Abend

Good night!
Gute Nacht

Welcome!
Herzlich Willkommen

Have a good trip!
Gute Reise

teknogeekTuesday 04th of January 2005 03:10:47 PM
One more phrase - Hi Skysy!
You did a great job with that list of important expressions. But I thought perhaps there was one more phrase that could be useful to someone who doesn't speak the language: "Do you speak..."

Do you speak...
Sprechen Sie...

English
englisch

French
französisch

Italian
italienisch

Spanish
spanisch

Japanese
japanisch

Chinese
chinesisch

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I just remember how frustrated I was one day, long before I ever learned a second language, when I tried to ask someone if he spoke English. I needed help, he could provide it, but the language barrier stood in our way. So now people can ask for help in their language, if need be.