Introduction in german (talking about yourself)
How to introduce yourself in German?
It is really important to know how to introduce yourself in German! Whether you’re meeting new people or filling out a form, there are some basics you should learn in order to be able to describe yourself! After this chapter you won't have any problems anymore talking about yourself in German! Enjoy the lesson!
How to talk about yourself in German
Below, I will teach you how to speak about your name, age and origin in German.
In English you use "you" both for formal and informal situations. In German, the phrases differ depending on who you are speaking to!
"What's your name?" in German
One of the first things you do while meeting a new person is asking for the name:
|What's your name?||
|My name is Laura||Mein Name ist Laura|
|I am Lisa||Ich bin Lisa|
How to say "How old are you?" in German
Also, you should be able to ask for the age of another person:
|How old are you?||
|When is your birthday?||
|I am 17 years old||Ich bin 17 Jahre alt|
|My birthday is on the 20th of November||Mein Geburtstag ist am 20. November|
"Where are you from?" in German
Next, you will learn how to ask for the origin as well as for the nationality of a person:
|Where are you from?||
|Where are you living?||
|What is your nationality?||
|I am from England||Ich bin aus England|
|I live in London||Ich lebe in London|
|I am English||Ich bin Engländer/Engländerin|
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