The Bank in German

This free audio lesson is all about 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.

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How to pronounce the bank in German

20 Essential Words!

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die Bank

bank

das Gesparte

savings

der Schein

bill

die Münzen

coins

der Schalter

cash desk

der Geldautomat

ATM machine

das Wechselgeld

change

der Scheck

check

der Reisescheck

travelers check

die Schlange

queue

das Konto

account

das Sparkonto

savings account

das Guthaben

in credit

die Einzahlung

deposit

die Schulden

debt

das Geld

money

das Bargeld

cash

die Zinsen

interest

der Kredit

loan

die Kreditkarte

credit card

5 Essential Phrases!

Wo kann ich Reiseschecks umtauschen?

Where can I exchange travelers checks?

Wie viel ist der Dollar wert?

How much is the dollar worth?

Muss ich eine Gebühr bezahlen?

Do I have to pay a commission?

Ich möchte Dollar in Euro umtauschen

I would like to exchange dollars for euros.

Ich möchte ein Sparbuch eröffnen.

I want to open a savings account.

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