Intro: The German Question Words 


Hello students, 

in today’s lesson you will get to know the most important German Question Words and how to use them correctly. It is very easy, so let’s go! 


  • die Frage – the question
  • die Wörter – the words
  • die Fragewörter – the question words

Wo? – Where?

  • Wo ist das Bad? – Where is the bathroom?
  • Wo ist die Toilette? – Where is the toilet?
  • Wo ist der Bahnhof? – Where is the train station?

Wer? – Who?

  • Wer bist du? – Who are you?
  • Wer bin ich? – Who am I?
  • Wer ist die Frau dort drüben? – Who is the woman over there?

Wie? – How?

  • Wie alt bist du? – How old are you?
  • Wie geht’s dir? – How are you?
  • Wie macht man das? – How do you do this?

Was? – What?

  • Was ist das? – What is this?
  • Was machst du? – What are you doing?
  • Was willst du? – What do you want?

Wann? – When?

  • Wann kommst du nach Hause? – When are you coming home?
  • Wann sehen wir uns das nächste Mal? – When will we see each other the next time (again)?

Warum? – Why?

  • Warum ist die Banane krumm? – Where is the banana bended?


There are much more German Question Words, but these were the most important ones for now. You know them already? Write a comment! 🙂