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What's the best way to ask "Do you speak German?"

Können sie Deutsch sprechen? oder Sprechen sie Deutsch?

September 17, 2012

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mskite

Sprechen Sie Deutsch?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jb.ubal

Would "Sprechst du Deutsch?" be right as well?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Erikman

"Sprichst (with an 'i' in this case) du Deutsch" is fine too, when appropriate for the asker to call the other person 'du.'


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Erikman

Either one works, but 'Sprechen SIe Deutsch' is more common. Also- 'sprechen' is spelled with an 'e', not an 'a.' :)

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