German Language Game: Hello Goodbye



Quick German Language Game Hello Goodbye.
Level: Beginner (A1)
Time to Play: 3 minutes

With this game you can learn and review 8 greetings and common phrases. Even if you learn no other German, these polite phrases are essential for any visit to a German-speaking country.

When you use these German words and expressions, you show you're willing to get out of your own language shell. And, often they are great conversation openers with locals.

Note the meanings of "bitte" and "wie bitte?" The word "bitte" also has a number of other meanings not listed here. Context is important.

Words and Phrases in German Language Game 

  • Hallo - Hi
  • Guten Morgen - Good morning
  • Guten Tag - Hello [" good day", standard formal greeting]
  • Guten Abend - Good evening
  • Danke - Thanks
  • Bitte - Please
  • Wie bitte? - Excuse me? ["what?", i.e. you didn't understand]
  • Auf Wiedersehen - Goodbye

The key is to say the German OUT LOUD after the speaker.
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Posted 16:15PM on April 20 2018 by Ulrike Rettig
Categories: German | Tags: German game, German greetings, German language game, German quick language game, Polite phrases