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The Post Office in German

Need to send a parcel back home from Germany? Need to navigate your way around a post office? In this lesson we cover those bases for you with some essential words and phrases about the post office in German and sending parcels and letters abroad!

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How to pronounce the post office in German

12 Essential Words!

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die Post

post office / mail

der Briefkasten

mailbox

der Brief

letter

der Briefträger

postman

die Adresse

address

die Briefmarke

stamp

das Paket

package

die Luftpost

airmail

die Postkarte

postcard

der Umschlag

envelope

die Karte

card

5 Essential Phrases!

Wie viel kostet es dieses Packet zu verschicken?

How much does it cost to send this package?

Ich brauche zwei Briefmarken für Europa.

I need two stamps to Europe.

Ich möchte einen Brief nach Amerika schicken.

I want to send a letter to the United States.

Ich möchte diesen Brief per Luftpost verschicken.

I want to send this letter via airmail.

Wie lange wird es dauern?

How long will it take?

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