German Phrases

It's easy to learn German phrases with these free German audio lessons. The Rocket German team has created online lists of common German phrases to help you survive in an German-speaking environment.

We’ve included the English translation, audio for German pronunciation, and helpful cultural tips along the way!

Basic German Phrases

Want to blend in with German speakers? This free audio lesson is full of basic German phrases you need to know! Just a few minutes with the Rocket German team and you'll have a range of common German expressions to use when socializing with German people.

Important German Travel Phrases

Don’t leave home without this free audio lesson on basic German travel phrases! How do you ask when the museum closes or where to find a supermarket? When does the bus leave? When will the train arrive? Essential German travel phrases to have a safe journey through German!

Common German Phrases

This lesson covers lots of really useful expressions and common german phrases that you'll find helpful when socializing with Germans!

Describe yourself in German

Can you describe yourself in German? It’s useful to be able to talk about yourself when you’re getting to know new people, speaking to an official person or filling out a form. Whatever the situation, the Rocket German team have created this free audio lesson to make it easier for you.

Describe people in German

Ever tried describing people in German? What’s the German word for “tall”? How do you say someone is kind? After this free audio lesson you’ll know some German adjectives to describe someone’s appearance and the kind of person they are as well.

Wishing people Good luck in German

This lesson is full of useful German expressions that will help you on your next trip to Germany! After this lesson you'll have a range of common expressions to use when socializing with German people, talking about different celebrations, and wishing people good luck in German!

Need the hospital in German?

Hopefully you will never need to go to the hospital during your stay in Germany. However, if an emergency does happen you will be prepared with lots of useful words and phrases after completing this lesson on hospital in German.

Saying sorry in German

Ready to be on your best behavior? After this free Rocket German lesson you’ll be able to say "sorry" and "excuse me" in German with confidence. Knowing how to apologize in German can be extremely useful!

How to say I love you! in German

Are you ready for the ultimate dating in German lesson? Listen to the audio and learn how to pronounce ‘I love you’ in German, along with other very important romantic German phrases!

Useful German Phrases

If you’ve just arrived in Germany, how do you ask for a hotel in German? Perhaps you’re traveling on a budget, in which case you might be looking for a hostel or camping ground. After this free audio lesson you’ll know useful German phrases like these!

Bis bald!

Paul Weber: Rocket German