How to Say Thank You in German – Useful Phrases for Everyday Life – A1/A2

Watch the video and then translate the following sentences


  1. Thank you.
  2. Thanks, the same to you.
  3. Thanks in advance.
  4. I thank you. (formal)
  5. Thanks a million.
  6. I thank you. (informal)
  7. Many thanks
  8. Thank you very much.
  9. Thank you for your help. (formal)
  10. Thank you for your help. (informal)
  11. Thank you for the advice/consultation. (formal)
  12. Thank you for your support. (formal)
  13. Thank you for your understanding. (formal)
  14. Thank you for the money.
  15. Thank you for the present.


 Read about the following situations and then decide what you would say in German

  1. A friend gives you a birthday present.
  2. A friend says to you: Schönes Wochenende!
  3. Someone gives you 20 Euros.
  4. Your friend helps you renovate your apartment.
  5. Your best friend is celebrating his birthday and he invited you. You tell him that you can’t come because you have a terrible headache after a very stressful week. He says he understands.
  6. You are sending an email to your boss asking him if you can take a day off next week. You want to thank him in advance.
  7. You are very grateful to your cousin because he did you a big favor.
  8. Your neighbor took care of your cat while you were on vacation.


  1. Danke.
  2. Danke, gleichfalls
  3. Danke im Voraus.
  4. Ich danke Ihnen.
  5. Tausend Dank.
  6. Ich danke dir.
  7. Vielen Dank. / Danke vielmals.
  8. Danke schön. / Danke sehr. / Besten Dank.
  9. Danke für Ihre Hilfe.
  10. Danke für deine Hilfe.
  11. Danke für Ihre Beratung. / Danke für die Beratung.
  12. Danke für Ihre Unterstützung.
  13. Danke für Ihr Verständnis.
  14. Danke für das Geld.
  15. Danke für das Geschenk.


  1. Danke schön! / Danke für das Geschenk! / Vielen Dank. / Danke vielmals. / Tausend Dank.
  2. Danke, gleichfalls!
  3. Danke für das Geld. / Danke schön. / Vielen Dank. / Tausend Dank. / Danke vielmals.
  4. Danke für deine Hilfe.
  5. Danke für dein Verständnis.
  6. Ich danke Ihnen im Voraus. / Danke im Voraus.
  7. Tausend Dank. / Vielen Dank. / Danke vielmals. / Besten Dank.
  8. Vielen Dank für Ihre Hilfe. / Vielen Dank für deine Hilfe. (depends on your relationship with your neighbor)


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    Excelent video, the most of the phrases you are teaching I have never seen in any book.


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