Wenn (es regnet)

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wenn (es regnet)


when, if (it rains)

als (ich jung war)


when (I was young)

Als is used to refer to a one-off event (usually in the past). Otherwise, you use wenn.

Wenn es regnet, fahre ich mit dem Bus.

When it rains, I take the bus.

Als ich jung war, spielte ich Klavier.

When I was young, I played the piano.

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