German Language Game: Wir duzen uns
In this German Quick Language Game you learn and practice "duzen," which means using "du," the German familiar form for "you."
German has two ways of addressing another person: with the familiar "du" (duzen) and the formal "Sie" (siezen).
A general rule is that young people (children, students, etc.) use "du" with each other and use "Sie" when they address someone older than they.
In many informal situations, such as students with each other, "du" is used automatically.
In more formal situations and with any new acquaintances, adults would typically use "Sie."
This also holds for shopping, buying tickets, asking strangers for information, etc. In this fun interactive German word game, you can learn and practice how to go from "Sie" to "du."
Listen to this conversation where Michael learns that students typically say "du" to each other. And if you don't understand it all, just sign up for our FREE German 1 course and learn and practice the "Sie" and the "Du"....
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