Basic Expressions

1.      Guten Morgen (goot-ehn mohr-gen)Good Morning
2.      Guten Tag (goot-ehn tahk)Good day /Good afternoon
3.      Gute Nacht (goot-eh nahkt)Good Night
4.      Tag / Hallo (Tahk/hah-loh)Hi / Hello
5.      Tschüs / Tschau (tchews/chow)Bye
6.      Danke ( schön / sehr ) (dahn-kuh shohn/zeh)Thank you
7.      Auf Wiedersehen (howf vee-dehr-zayn)Goodbye
8.      Bis später (biss shpay-tah)See you later
9.      Tut mir leid (toot myehr lite)I’m sorry
10.       Gehen wir ! (geh-ehn veer)Let’s go
11.       Bis bald (biss bahlt)See you soon
12.       Freut mich (froyt mish)Nice to meet you
13.       Wie geht es ihnen ? (vee gayt es ee-nehn)How are you? (Formal)
14.       Wie geht’s ? ( vee gayts)How are you? (Informal)
15.       Es geht ( ess gayt)I’m ok
16.       Wie heißen Sie? (vee hy-sehn-zee)What’s you name? (Formal)
17.       Wie heißt du ? (vee hyst doo)What’s your name? (Informal)
18.       Ich heiße … (ish hy-suh)My name is …
19.       Herr / Frau / Fräulein (hair/frao/froi-lyn)Mister /Misses/Miss
20. Ja / Nein (yah/nine)Yes / No
21 .       Woher kommen sie? (vo-hair koh-men-zee)Where are you from( Formal)
22 .       Woher kommst du? (vo-hair kohmst doo)Where are you from? (Informal)
23.       Ich komme aus… (ish koh-muh ah-oos)I’m from…
24.       Wo wohnen sie? (vo-voh-nehn zee)Where do you live? (Formal)
25.       Wo wohnst du? (vo vohnst doo) (Informal)Where do you live?
26.       Ich wohne in (ish voh-nuh in)I live at…
27.      Wie alt sind sie ? ( vee alt zeent sie)How old are you? (Formal)
28. Wie alt bist du ? (vee alt beest doo) (Informal) How old are you?
29.      Ich bin …. jahre alt (ich bin….yah-reh alt)I am …..years old
30.      Sprechen sie deutsch ?(shpreh-ken zee doytch)Do you speak German?(Formal)
31.      Sprichst du englisch ?( shprikst doo ing-leesh) Do you speak English? (Informal)
32.      Ich spreche ( kein ) ( ish shpreh keh (kyn )I (don’t) speak
33.      Verstehen sie? / Verstehst du?
(Fehr-shtay-en zee/fehr-shtayst-doo)
Do you understand?
34. Ich verstehe ( nicht ) (ish fehr-shtay-eh nisht) I (don’t) understand
35.       Ich weiß ( nicht ) (ish vise (nisht)I (don’t) know
36.       Können Sie mir helfen ? (ker-nen zee myehr hel-fuhn)Can you help me? (Formal)
38.       Kannst du mir helfen? (kahnst doo myehr ehl-fen) Can you help me? (Informal)
39.      Wie heißt …. auf spanisch? (vee hyst…. ah-oof spah-neesh) How do you say……. in Spanish?
40.      Wo ist / wo sind ..? (vo ist / voh zint) Where is? / Where are?
41.      Es gibt (ehs geept)There is / are
42.      Was ist los ? (vah ist lohs)What is the matter?
43.      Das macht nichts (dahs makht nishts)It doesn’t matter
44.      Das ist mir egal (dahs ist myehr ay-gahl)I don’t care
45.      Keine Angst (ky-nuh-ahngst)Don’t worry
46.      Das gefällt mir (dahs geh-fehlt myehr)I like it
47.      Ich habe es vergessen (ish ha-buh ehs fehr-geh-sehn) I forgot
48.      Ich habe hunger / Durst (ish ah-buh hoon-gehr/dirst)I am hungry/thirst
49.       Ich bin krank / müde (ish been krahnk/ moo-duh)I’m sick / tired
50.      Ich habe langeweile (ish ah-buh lahn-guh-vy-luh)I’m bored
51.      Willkommen! (vil-koh-mehn)Welcome!
52.      Gesundheit (Geh-soont-hyt)Bless you
53.      Herzlichen Glückwunsch! (herts-leek-en glewk-voonsh)Congratulations
54.      Prima /Super (pree-mah/zoo-per)Great / fantastic
55.      Viel Glück ( feel glewk)Good luck
56.      Ich liebe dich ( Ish leeb-uh dish)I love you
57.      Bis Morgen (bis mohr-gen)See you tomorrow
58.      Entschuldigen sie (ehnt-shool-digun zee)Excuse me
59.      Nicht wahr? (neesht vahr)Isn’t it?
60.       Bitte ( bee-tuh )Please
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