Question: Are people polite in Germany?

Do you think Germans are polite? Yes. Every person is polite in his or her own way. You cant make that so dependent on the country you belong to, because in general, politeness helps us to get along better in groups.

Are people rude in Germany?

Germans tend to be direct and to the point. They consider small talk and over-politeness a waste of time. Americans often mistake German frankness for rudeness.

Is Germany a polite country?

Germany is known around the globe for excelling at a variety of things. Germans themselves are known as friendly and welcoming people, even if everyone thinks we have a nonexistent sense of humor. The country also boasts two millennia of history that, for good and bad, shaped the world as we know it today.

What is considered rude or polite in Germany?

Germans are extremely punctual and well-mannered. Showing up late, losing your cool, or raising your voice are all considered rude and thoughtless. If you step out of line, dont be surprised or offended if someone corrects your behavior, as this is very common in the German culture.

Do Germans have good manners?

Youve probably heard things like “German people are always on time,” and “Theyre direct and have good manners.” Well, I would say this is almost always the case. While in most European countries, you cant burp, smack, or slurp at the table, in most Asian cultures this is called good etiquette.

Is Germany safe to live?

Germany is a very safe country in which to live and travel, with crime rates that are quite low by international standards. Though theft and other crimes against travellers occur rarely, you should still take all the usual precautions: Lock hotel rooms and cars, not leaving valuables unattended.

Do and donts in Germany?

Germany Travel DosDo be on time. Do shake hands with everyone including children, say “Guten Tag” (good day), “not how are you!” and keep eye contact when greet somebody. Do use title and last name to address people. Do be formal. Do learn a few common German before you travel to Germany.More items •21 Jan 2011

Is it rude to ask age in Germany?

In Germany it is rude to ask questions about the age.

How old are you German answer?

Wie alt bist du? How old are you? Ich bin 20 Jahre alt.

How do you ask someones age in German?

To ask “where age are you?” in German you can say wie alt bist du?, or in a more formal situation, wie alt sind Sie?

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