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Yay! Hi! It's Alisa! Welcome to a new video lesson, 10 lines you need to know for introducing yourself. Let's begin!
1. Mein Name ist Alisa. "My name is Alisa."
"My name is Alisa. What is your name?" Mein Name ist Alisa. Was ist dein Name?
2. Hallo, es ist schön Sie kennenzulernen. "Hello, it is nice to meet you."
Hallo, es ist schön Sie kennenzulernen. "Hello, it is nice to meet you."
As in English, when you introduce yourself and you meet somebody for the first time, you just add of course, es ist schön Sie kennenzulernen, "it is nice to meet you."
3. Eines meines Hobbys ist es mit meinem Hund spazieren zu gehen. "One of my hobbies is to go walk my dog."
If you've seen some of my other videos, you know that I have a dog, German shepherd, and I actually love to go on a walk with him and play with his ball, he loves it. What is your hobby?
4. Ich bin ...Jahre alt. "I am ... years old."
Ich bin ...Jahre alt. "I am ...years old.”
Wie alt bist du? “How old are you?”
5. Ich bin Graphik- und Textildesignerin. "I am a graphic and textile designer."
Ich bin is used for many many things it's something you should definitely learn and memorize, because it's for almost everything.
Ich bin hungrig, “I’m hungry.”
So Ich bin in this case is referred to your profession, so please tell me what do you do.
6. Ich komme aus Deutschland. "I am from Germany."
Woher kommst du? "Where are you from?"
Leave me in the comments.
7. Ich höre gerne Musik. "I enjoy listening to music."
Ich höre gerne Musik. "I enjoy listening to music. What is your favorite kind of music?" Was ist deine Lieblingsmusik?
8. Ich lebe in ..... "I live in ....."
Ich lebe in ....(Punkt Punkt Punkt) "I live in ...(blank).”
Ich lebe in Köln. “I live in Cologne.”
I used to live there, now I don’t, but Cologne is a very fun city, if you have a chance, go visit.
“Where do you live?" Wo lebst du? Leave in the comments.
9. Ich lerne seit ... Jahren Deutsch. "I have been learning German for ... years."
Obviously I grew up talking German.
10. Ich lerne Deutsch auf Germanpod101.com "I learn German at GermanPod101.com."
How long have you been learning German with GermanPod101.com?
Thank you for watching the top 10 lines you need to know for introducing yourself! Please don't forget to subscribe, and leave me in the comments, what was your favorite line? Bye!
Back to the basics. Mein Name ist Alisa. "My name is Alisa." So that is a very important sentence you need to know. OK that was so not funny.

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Tuesday at 06:30 PM
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Which line do you like the most?

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Wednesday at 09:58 AM
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Hello Jesus,


Thank you for your nice feedback. Your German is amazing.👍

Grüße nach Mexiko! 😉


Please allow me to make a few tiny little changes to your sentence in order

to aid your learning:

Ich bin vierundzwanzig Jahre alt. Eines meiner Hobbys ist es klassische Romane zu lesen. Ich bin ein Arbeiter. Ich komme aus Mexiko. Ich lebe in Cuernavaca. Ich lerne seit vier Jahren Deutsch. Und ich lerne Deutsch auf GermanPod101.com.


If you ever have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us.


Kind regards,

Reinhard

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Jesus Castillo
Friday at 10:28 AM
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Hallo. Mein Name ist Jesus. Ich bin Vierundzwanzig Jahre alt. Eines meiner Hobbys ist es klassischer Romane lesen. Ich bin ein Arbeiter. Ich komme aus Mexiko. Ich lebe in Cuernavaca. Ich lerne seit vier Jahren Deutsch. Und Ich lerne Deutsch auf GermanPod101.com.

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Hi Oldja,


Thank you for your feedback.


Haiti!? Wow, what a cool place.❤️️

German is an interesting choice in that case.


If you have any questions, please let us know.


Kind regards,

Reinhard

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Oldja
Sunday at 03:52 AM
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Ich heiße Oldja, bin neunundzwanzig Jahre alt. Ich bin Buchhalterin. In meiner Freizeit ich lerne gern Deutsch, koche und lese. Ich komme aus Haiti und lebe auch da. Ich bin Froh diese Wörter über mich schreiben.😊

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Hi Anastasia,


Thank you for your feedback.


Nice to meet you and welcome to GermanPod101.

Wow, perfect German, after one month!👍❤️️

("Deutsch").


If you have any questions, please let us know.


Kind regards,

Reinhard

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Anastasia
Monday at 01:04 PM
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Hallo! Mein name ist Anastasia. Ich bin einunddreißig Jahre alt. Ich komme aus Utah. Eines meiner Hobbys ist Zeichnen. Ich lerne seit einem Monat Deutch mit einem Tutor und auf GermanPod101.com. 👍

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Hallo Ghanim,


Danke schön for taking the time to leave us a comment. Welcome among GermanPod101.com Premium PLUS subscribers! 👍 With our Premium PLUS subscription, you can access our My Teacher feature: our teacher will help you devise a personalized learning plan and give you assignments, answer your questions etc. to help your German knowledge skyrocket!


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Ghanim
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I just bought a premuim plus but should i start from here i did the test they gave me lvl 2 but notcied that theres alot of basics are not in lvl 2

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Hi Zuzanna & Cute Fish,


Nice to meet you and welcome to GermanPod101.

Thank you for posting in our community blog.😉


Please have a good look around our site. There is something

for every level and should you ever have any questions, please don't

hesitate to contact us.


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Cute Fish
Wednesday at 07:49 AM
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Hallo. Es ist schön, Germanpod101 kennenzulernen 😁. Ich surfe gern Internet und mag gern Video zu schauen.