Basic Channel - What can I say to Pepper

Created by Hervé FRANCO, Modified on Fri, 29 Oct, 2021 at 4:56 PM by Hervé FRANCO

If you do not know what you could say to Pepper, try one of the following sentences.


These sentences are the canonical forms. A canonical form is the standard. Some of variants can also work. For example, you can also try “How can I call you?” for “what’s your name?”

Prerequisite : Autonomous Life : ON - Basic Channel : ON

Meet Pepper 

How are you?Wie geht es dir?
Can you say goodbye?Kannst du auf Wiedersehen winken?

About the applications 

What can you do?Was kannst du tun?
Tell me all you can do.Welche Anwendungen hast du?


What did I say?Was habe ich gesagt?
Can you repeat please.Kannst du wiederholen?

Information about settings and system 

Battery level

What is your battery level?Was ist dein Batteriestand?
Are you charging?Lädst du dich gerade auf?

Internet connection

What is your IP address?Was ist deine IP adresse?
Are you connected to Internet?Ist du mit dem Internet?

Date & Time

What time is it?Wie spät ist es?
What day is it?Hast du das Datum?


You can ask Pepper witch languages he can speak and understand.

What languages do you speak?-

Modifying Language & sound settings 


You can ask Pepper to temporarly change his current language.

Speak French.-
Can you speak French?-
Speak Japanese.-
Can you speak Japanese?-
Speak Chinese.-
Can you speak Chinese?-
Speak Italian.-
Can you speak Italian?-
Speak Spanish.-
Can you speak Spanish?-
Speak German.-
Can you speak German?-

Note : when Pepper is asked to to speak another language, the language changes but only while the user has the robot engaged in dialog. As soon as the current dialog is stopped, the language is set back to the one defined in his settings.


Speak softer.-
Speak louder.-

Pepper ‘s moves


Can you move your head?Bewege deinen kopf.
Can you turn your head? [1]Drehe deinen kopf.
Can you look up?Schau nach oben.
Can you look at me?Schau mich an.
Can you look elsewhere?Schaue woanders hin.
Stop looking at me.Schau nach unten.

[1] Try also: Can you turn your head... to the left / to the right.


Can you stretch your arms? [1]Strecke deine Arme aus.
Raise your arms. [1]Hebe deine Arme.

[1] Try also left arm or right arm.


Make your hands [2] move.Bewege deine hände.
Can you open your hands [2] ?Öffne deine hände.
Can you close your hands [2] ?Schließe deine hände.
Can you put your hands behind?Tu deine hände hinter den rücken.
Hands up!Hände hoch!

[2] Try also left hand or right hand.

More about Pepper 


Personal information

What’s your name?Wie lautet dein name?
What is your nickname?Wie lautet dein Spitzname?
Introduce yourself.Beschreibe dich.
How tall are you?Wie hoch bist du?
How much do you weigh?Wieviel wiegst du?
How old are you?Wie alt bist du?
When is your birthday?Wann ist dein geburtstag?
Are you a boy or a girl?Bist du ein junge oder ein mädchen?
What are you made of?Woraus bestehst du?
What colour are you?Welche farbe hast du?
What is your tablet for?Wofür ist dein tablett?


Are you kind?Bist du sanft?
Are you cool?Bist du cool?
Are you intelligent?Bist du klug?
Can I trust you?Kann ich dir trauen?


Are you human?Bist du menschlich?
Are you alive?Bist du lebendig?
Are you sentient?Hast du ein bewusstsein?
Can you think?Kannst du denken?
Can you feel emotions?Hast du emotionen?
How do you detect emotions?Wie bestimmst du emotionen?
Do you eat?Isst du?

Interaction with user

Can you talk?Kannst du sprechen?
Can you see me?Kannst du mich sehen?
Can you hear me?Kannst du mich hören?
Can you understand me?Kannst du mich verstehen?
Can you remember me?Kannst du dich an mich erinnern?



Are you a robot?Bist du ein roboter?
What is a robot?Was ist ein roboter?
What is a humanoid robot?Was ist ein humanoider roboter?
Will robots replace humans?Werden roboter menschen ersetzen?


Do you know the laws of robotics?Kennst du robotergesetze?

Famous Robots

Do you know Nao?Kennst du Nao?
Do you know Romeo?Kennst du Romeo?


Why is your name Pepper?Warum wurdest du Pepper genannt?
Who decided to call you like that?Wer hat deinen namen gewählt?
Who made you?Wer hat dich gemacht?
Where were you made?Wo wurdest du gemacht?


Do you have a family?Hast du eine Familie?
Do you have friends?Hast du Freunde?
What is your friend’s name?Wie heißt dein Freund?
Can we be friends?Wollen wir Freunde sein?

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