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In our latest German article, you’ll learn how to say “How are you?”. Germans are usually not keen on idle chatter.

However, you’ll learn not only to use Wie geht’s correctly in formal or informal situations, you’ll also be able to answer this question in several different ways.

Add in some slang and various ice-breaking phrases, and you’ll be able to engage just about anyone in small talk!

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In today’s article, we’ll learn three basic forms of negation in German – nein, kein, and nicht. Saying a simple “No” in German is easy. It’s the tricky “not” that can cause problems.

However, after reading this article with all the examples it provides, you’ll see that saying “No” in German is kein Problem anymore.

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In this article, you'll learn how to say "I love you" in German. You'll see that Germans are quite reserved when it comes to saying these three words. 

However, you'll learn a lot of other phrases, so you'll be ready to talk about love in all kinds of situations, including first dates and weddings.

 

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Expressing gratitude is a monumentally important thing in any language. In English, we have a ton of ways to say thank you, all with different contexts.

While simply saying thank you works, sometimes you want to go above and beyond to express just how grateful you are to someone.

Bitte schön (or simply just Bitte) is the standard way to say thank you in German but there are plenty of other commonly used colloquial expressions that can serve you well in German.

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Manners Matter: How Do You Say You’re Welcome in German?

They may not be literal magic words, but anyone knows that a little bit of politeness can get you a long way.

These short and simple words and phrases will make sure that you are well received with an eye on being polite.

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