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What do "Bis bald," "Bis später," and "Bis nachher" mean?
Episode 179th November 2021 • • Nicole Warner, LLC
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How do you tell your friend you're going to see her soon in German?

There are so many choices, and in German they're not direct translations.

In fact, so many German learners get this wrong, I use this topic as a barometer to tell me how well someone speaks German.

Today we'll break down and put together the many forms of:

  • Bis bald!
  • Bis später!
  • Bis nachher!
  • Bis Samstag!/Bis um 11 Uhr!

You'll hear your homework for this week, too, natürlich.

And here's the extra homework for you studious German learners out there:


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Nicole Warner is the Nicole of and is a German learner (certified level C2) and a certified instructor for German as a Foreign Language. She lived in Germany from 2003-2008 and has traveled widely in Germany. Frau Warner has helped people learn to communicate in German since 2010. - Your anchor on the stormy seas of German learning.™

Music: Bonnie Ship the Diamond by Tim Beek