How to say My name is in German and more

There are 2 main ways to say my name is in German:

a) Ich heiße…
b) Mein Name ist…

Let’s say your name is Maria.

You could either say:

Mein Name ist Maria, or

Ich heiße Maria.

My name is in German

You can also check out the letters of the German alphabet for a smoother introduction to German.

That said, here are other important phrases to help you have a simple conversation in German


Mein Name ist Lucas.
My name is Lucas.

Wie heißt du?
What is your name?

Ich heiße Martin.
My name is Martin.

Freut mich, dich kennenzulernen.
Nice to meet you.

Das ist Maria.
This is Maria.

Wie geht es dir?
How are you?

Mir geht es gut.
I am fine.

Woher kommst du?
Where are you from?

Ich komme aus Deutschland.
I’m from Germany.

Sprichst du Deutsch?
Do you speak German?

Ich spreche nur ein bisschen Deutsch.
I only speak a little German.

Was hast du gesagt?
What did you say?

Ich verstehe nicht.
I don’t understand.

Ich brauche erst mal einen Kaffee!
First of all, I need a coffee!

Mmm guter Kaffee.
Mmm good coffee!


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Repeat until you know all phrases!

Here are some basic lessons to get started:

🔗 Dive Into German ABCs
🔗 der, die, das (Secret Decoded)
🔗 Unravel 'is' in German
🔗 Master 'sein' and 'haben'
🔗 Explore Umlauts Ä, Ö, Ü

For more depth, try these selected intermediate lessons:

🔗 Spice Up With Adjectives
🔗 Tense Mastery: Past to Future!
🔗 Crack Prefixes & Verbs
🔗 Clarify 'das' vs 'dass'

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