German Pronunciation

Do you wish you could pronounce German like a native speaker? Now you can! Rocket Languages has discovered a new way to make German pronunciation easy. Not only that, but you have a ton of free audio lessons here at your fingertips to start improving your German pronunciation right now. Want to start with some simple German words or German phrases? Great! Before you start your Rocket German adventure, read on to find out how we’re going to help you master German pronunciation in no time…

German Pronunciation

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Wie geht es dir?

How are you? (informal)

Vielen Dank

Thanks very much


You're welcome

Now try the German alphabet

A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W, X, Y, Z

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German pronunciation tip:

The letters in the German alphabet are the same as in English; however, there are four more letters which you will come across in the German language: ä, ö, ü and ß. These extra four letters, however, are not counted as part of the actual alphabet. Once you are familiar with the pronunciation of the German language you will find it can be spoken more smoothly than you might imagine! We explain everything you need to know about German pronunciation in the Rocket German Premium course. Let’s get you started with these free audio lessons…

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Asking “How are you?” in German How do you ask "How are you?" in German – and how do you reply? You’ll learn some formal and informal ways to ask people how they are in this free German audio lesson. We all like to make a good first impression, and feeling confident with some basic German will help you do just that. And because you never know when you might need to say “I’m sorry” in German, we’ll teach you that too. How to be polite in German One of the most important things you need to learn is how to say "thank you" in German, closely followed by "excuse me" and "sorry"! After this free audio lesson you’ll be able to use these polite German expressions with confidence. How to pronounce German travel phrases Need to know how to ask 'when' and 'where' in German? You can learn some basic German travel phrases in no time with this free audio lesson. When does the museum close? Where is the closest supermarket? What time does the bus leave? Let’s pack these German phrases and more into your language survival kit. How to ask for directions in German Ready to master directions in German? Whether you’re strolling around Munich or driving through the Black Forest, this essential travel German will help you find your way around. If only it were as simple as learning the word for 'where' in German and a few German road signs! I’ll be honest - there’s a little more to it than that… How to order at a restaurant in German Ordering in German will be easy after this audio lesson – don’t leave home without it! If you’re planning on eating out in Germany you’ll need to know how to ask for what you want. Vegetarian? Not what you ordered? No problem! The Rocket German team will teach you what you need to know to impress your friends - and the waiter! How to pronounce basic German phrases This free German language lesson is not to be missed - just a few minutes with the Rocket German team and you'll know a range of basic German phrases to use when socializing with German people. Bis bald!

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