The Bank in German

Understanding banks can be hard enough in your own country let alone a foreign one! With todays lesson we delve into common words and phrases used in the German banking system. This includes covering things like exchanging currency and opening accounts. Let's get started!

  • bank

20 Essential Words!

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das Gesparte
savings
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der Schein
bill
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die Münzen
coins
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der Schalter
cash desk
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der Geldautomat
ATM machine
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das Wechselgeld
change
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der Scheck
check
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der Reisescheck
travelers check
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die Schlange
queue
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das Konto
account
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die Bank
bank
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das Sparkonto
savings account
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das Guthaben
in credit
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die Einzahlung
deposit
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die Schulden
debt
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das Geld
money
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das Bargeld
cash
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die Zinsen
interest
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der Kredit
loan
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die Kreditkarte
credit card

5 Essential Phrases!

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Wo kann ich Reiseschecks umtauschen?
Where can I exchange travelers checks?
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Wie viel ist der Dollar wert?
How much is the dollar worth?
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Muss ich eine Gebühr bezahlen?
Do I have to pay a commission?
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Ich möchte Dollar in Euro umtauschen
I would like to exchange dollars for euros.
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Ich möchte ein Sparbuch eröffnen.
I want to open a savings account.

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