20 German Phrases You Can Use Immediately

Once you start learning a new language, you want to use it immediately. The 20 German phrases in the list below allow you to do exactly that. For even more phrases, take a look at our learning resources for German at the end of the page.

EnglishGerman
pleasebitte
thank youdanke
sorryentschuldigung
I want thisIch möchte das
I want moreIch möchte mehr
I knowIch weiß
I don't knowIch weiß nicht
Can you help me?Können Sie mir helfen?
I don't like thisIch mag das nicht
I like youIch mag dich
I love youIch liebe dich
I miss youIch vermisse dich
see you laterbis später
Come with meKomm mit
turn rightbiege rechts ab
turn leftbiege links ab
go straightgeh geradeaus
What's your name?Wie heißt du?
My name is DavidIch heiße David
I'm 22 years oldIch bin 22 Jahre alt
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