How to Use the Verb “dabeihaben” – Useful Everyday Expressions – A2

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Fill in the blanks using the verb “dabeihaben”. Remember to use the correct tenses!

1. Heute morgen habe ich eingekauft. Leider _______ ich meine EC-Karte nicht _______. Deshalb habe ich bar bezahlt. Ich habe Obst, Gemüse und Sojamilch gekauft. Ich _______ keine Tragetasche _______. Deshalb habe ich an der Kasse eine Tragetasche aus Stoff gekauft.

2. Letzten Freitag hatte ich ein Vorstellungsgespräch bei Siemens. Die Personalchefin fragte mich: _______ Sie Ihre Bewerbungsunterlagen _______? Ich antwortete: Ja, ich _______ sie _______.

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How to Say “I don’t have time” and similar useful expressions – A2

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Watch the video and then read through the following situations in order to find the correct German expression:

  1. You would like to ask your boss if he has a moment to spare. What do you say?
  2. You want to tell your neighbor that unfortunately you do not have time.
  3. You wasted a lot of time speaking to people on the phone today. What do you say? Continue reading

Funny German Expressions Using the Word Pig – Vocab and Expressions – B1

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Decide which expression you would use in the following situations:

  1. You are outside and it’s -8°C and you are freezing. What can you say? (Provided that you are hanging out with friends or people you feel comfortable with)
  2. No one was there!
  3. Frau Heinrich went grocery shopping and had to carry 3 heavy bags up the stairs. Her sons were sitting on the couch playing Playstation games. What does she tell her husband when he gets home. Continue reading

 I’ll let you know! – German Expressions – B1

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Watch the video and complete the following sentences.

1. Martina ist nicht da. ______ du ihr nicht Bescheid ______, dass wir die Besprechung auf heute verlegt haben?

2. ______ du über die neuen Regeln ______? Wir dürfen jetzt keine Raucherpause mehr machen.

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