Common German Phrases for Travelers

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For many travelers, Germany is an incredibly beautiful country, with an incredibly difficult language. Regardless, German people are super friendly and willing to help teach common German phrases to newbies. AOL Travel has combined the 15 most common German phrases that will assist you when admiring architecture in Dusseldorf, hitting the clubs in Berlin or simply traveling the German countryside. Gute reise!

Must Know Travel TermsCommon German PhrasesPhrase Pronunciation
HelloHallo"ha-low"
GoodbyeAuf Wiedersehen"awf vi-der-zayn"
YesJa"ya"
NoNein"nine"
PleaseBitte"bit-tuh"
Thank YouDanke"Danh-kuh"
Excuse MeEntschuldigung"entschool-digoong"
Do you speak English?Sprechen Sie Englisch"shpre-khen zee English?"
Can you help me?Können Sie mir helfen?"kur-nen zee meer helfin?"
I don't knowIch weiss nicht"ikh vice nikht"
How much?Wieviel kostet das?"vi feel kostet das?"
Where is...?Wo ist"vo ist"
bathroom/restaurant/hoteldi Toilette/Restaurant/Hotel"dee twa-let/restaurant/hotel"
Taxi, please.Ein taxi bitte"ein taxi bit-tuh"
I need a doctorIch brauche einen Artz"ikh brow-khe eye-nin artst"


Your next trip to Germany will be easier knowing these common German phrases. When heading off to magical Munich, fabulous Frankfurt or anywhere else in Germany, print out these common German phrases as your German language cheat sheet. If you're ready to graduate to more common German phrases, you can find loads of
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