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Wie ist Ihre Telefonnummer?

Telephone numbers are often combined in two-digit sets in German.

For example, 346099 is vierunddreißig sechzig neunundneunzig (34 60 99); 00 44 may be null, null, vierundvierzig and 38 70 19 is achtunddreißig siebzig neunzehn.

Listen to the audio clip to practise. Answer each question according to the written prompts, then compare your answer with the model provided.

Hören Sie und sprechen Sie.

Sie hören: Wie ist Ihre Telefonnummer?
Sie sagen: Meine Telefonnummer ist…
55 61 12
32 56 65
0 67 63 74 50 40
0044 77 83 88 99 30

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German at Work Post-Beginners 1: Deutsch am Arbeitsplatz

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