English to German: Learn Common Phrases and Key Words in German
This page contains a wide selection of common German phrases and key words which are essential to those learning to speak German. On this page you'll find a list of English to German translated words like Yes, No, Please, and Thank you, plus translated phrases like What is your name?, How are you?, and Can you speak slower? I don't speak German.
Beyond the list of translations, you'll find a comment section where you are welcomed to leave a comment about the page or request a new key word or phrase to be translated from English to German. If you speak German yourself and know of any translations missing from this page, feel free to also post those in the comment section or use the submit form located near the bottom the page. The submit form allows you to submit new content in any language that you please, though we ask you stick to the page's topic for any translations added to the comment section - thanks!
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English to German Common Words and Phrases:
Whether you are taking online German classes, doing distance learning German, or studying German abroad in Europe, our English to German dictionary is always being updated with new German key words and phrases which makes it an excellent supplement for those trying to learn how to speak German.
(Words in bold added/corrected during the last update.)
Yes and No
- Yes - Ja
- No - Nein
Please and Thank You
- Please - Bitte
- Thanks / Thank you - Danke
- Thank you very much - Danke schön
- Thank you very much - Danke sehr
- Thank you very much - Danke vielmals
What is Your Name?
- What's your name? - Wie Heisst du?
- My name is... - Mein Name ist...
- I am called... - Ich heiße...
How Are You?
- How are you? - Wie geht es dir?
- How are you? - Wie geht's?
- I feel bad - Mir geht es schlecht
- I feel good - Mir geht es gut
My German Isn't Good
- Can you speak slower? - Kannst du bitte langsamer sprechen?
- I don't speak German - Ich kann kein Deutsch
- My german isn't good - Mein deutsch ist nicht gut
Where are You From?
- I am American (add 'in' for female, leave out for male) - Ich bin Amerikaner(in)
- I'm from the USA - Ich komme aus den USA
- I live in the UK - Ich lebe/wohne in England
- I'm from the UK - Ich komme aus England
- I'm from the Netherlands - Ich komme aus den Niederlanden
When is Your Birthday?
- When is your birthday? - Wann haben Sie Geburtstag?
- When is your birthday - Wann hast du Geburtstag? (Informal)
Other Useful Phrases
- How old are you? - Wie alt bist du?
- What is this? - Was ist das?
- Help me - Hilf mir
German Numbers: Learn how to say German numbers.
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Did You Know? German Language Trivia
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- Ireland (Dublin)
- India (Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Delhi)
- Singapore (Singapore)
- Egypt (Cairo Governorate)
- Australia (Queensland, Victoria, New South Wales)
- New Zealand
- United Kingdom (Scotland, England)
- United Arab Emirates
- South Africa
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The Fine Print
The English to German Dictionary featured at the Chromlea Language Tutor may contain some errors in the German language. It is to be seen with a grain of salt, as all the content is from actual user submissions and not checked for grammatical / spelling accuracy (though we do correct our content as we are informed of errors). We wish you the best with your learning German and hope you can find this site helpful in your German language study.