How to Introduce Yourself in GermanLesson 1
Welcome to your first German lesson. Let's explore this beautiful language and give you a quick introduction to German.
- Basic German greetings
- How to introduce yourself
- The German verb 'sein'
Welcome to your very first German lesson. The German language is full of interesting quirks, weird behaviours and random verbs.
Basic Introductions 👋
Let's first learn how to introduce yourself in German. The most common German greetings are Hallo and Guten Tag.
Some variations for Guten Tag are Guten Morgen (good morning) for the morning, and Guten Abend for greeting someone in the evening.
Saying Goodbye is just as easy: Just say Tschüß or Auf Wiedersehen.
My Name is ...
If Hallo is all you say, that won't get you very far and it might also not be the best way to make new friends. Let's try to introduce ourselves properly:
Useful Phrases for Introducing Yourself
Now that's a little bit better! Before moving on with the lesson, here are a few other ways you might want to say when introducing yourself:
The verb sein
So, as you have seen, Ich bin means I am. Let's now see how to use the verb sein (to be) with all the other pronouns:
If you would now also know some German adjectives like tall, beautiful or funny, you could already start stringing together some basic sentences, like She is funny and They are tall.. Why don't we do that?