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New German Lesson: Newbie 3 - Question Words

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We're excited to announce that Nina Freebird of Vocal Creations Berlin has just published "Newbie 3 - Question Words", a new German language lesson, on Language Mentor! 

Lesson Script

Question Words: "What", "Who", "How", "Why", "Where", "Where to", "Where from", "When"

Where is Sarah?
Wo ist Sarah?

Sarah is at Hans's.
Sarah ist bei Hans.

Who are you?
Wer bist du?

I am Sarah.
Ich bin Sarah.

Where are you guys?
Wo seit ihr?

We are here.
Wir sind hier.

Where is he going?
Wohin geht er?

He goes to Sarah.
Er geht zu Sarah.

Who is going to the movies?
Wer geht in das Kino?

Sarah and Hans are going to the movies.
Sarah und Hans gehen ins Kino.

When does she leave?
Wann geht sie?

She is going now.
Sie geht jetzt.

Where are the toilets?
Wo sind die Toiletten?

They are there, first door to the left.
Sie sind dort, erste Tür links.

How is Sarah doing?
Wie geht es Sarah?

Sarah is well.
Sarah geht es gut.

Why are they going now?
Warum gehen sie jetzt?

They are going home.
Sie gehen nach Hause.

What's going on?
Was ist los?

My key is gone.
Mein Schlüssel ist weg.

Who is coming home now?
Wer kommt jetzt nach Hause?

Hans is coming home now.
Hans kommt jetzt nach Hause.

When are we leaving?
Wann gehen wir?

We're leaving now.
Wir gehen jetzt.

Where are you going to, Mr. Dippedidip?
Wohin gehen Sie, Herr Dippedidip?

I go grocery shopping.
Ich gehe einkaufen.

Where is Mr. Santa?
Wo ist Herr Santa?

Mr. Santa is going away slowly.
Herr Santa geht langsam weg.

What are you doing right now?
Was machst du gerade?

I am going to the movies now.
Ich gehe jetzt in das Kino.

How is the movie?
Wie ist der Film?

The movie is funny.
Der Film ist lustig.

Where are you from?
Woher bist du?

I am from Berlin.
Ich bin aus Berlin.

Where do you come from, Ms. Summer?
Woher kommen Sie, Frau Sommer?

I come from Finland.
Ich komme aus Finnland.

Who are you guys?
Wer seit ihr?

We are Sarah's friends.
Wir sind Sarahs Freunde.

When do you have time?
Wann hast du Zeit?

I have time now.
Ich habe jetzt Zeit.

Why do you guys have time?
Warum habt ihr Zeit?

We are not going grocery shopping.
Wir gehen nicht einkaufen.

Where does Sarah come from?
Woher kommt Sarah?

She comes from Italy.
Sie kommt aus Italien.

Where is the post office?
Wo ist die Post?

It is over there.
Sie ist dort hinten.

How are formal you, Mr. Dippedidipp?
Wie geht es Ihnen, Herr Dippedidipp?

I am well.
Es geht mir gut.

Who is leaving now?
Wer geht jetzt?

Hans and I are leaving now.
Hans und ich gehen jetzt.

What is he saying?
Was sagt er?

He says "hello".
Er sagt "Hallo".

Why is he funny?
Warum ist er lustig?

He likes to laugh.
Er lacht gerne.

Where does Hans go to?
Wohin geht Hans?

He goes to Ms. Summer.

Er geht zu Frau Sommer. 

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