Classroom – German

Separable verbs in German

Separable verbs in German (Trennbare Verben) One of the things that is the most surprising (and exasperating) when you start learning German is the idea of a separable verb. We’re going to look at what they are and how to conjugate [...]

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Comparative and Superlative Adjectives in German

Comparative and Superlative Adjectives in German There are three adjective degrees in German: Positive (equality and inferiority comparatives) Comparative (superiority) Superlative Positive degree This is the unmodified adjective. Ich bin müde I am tired The comparative of equality and inferiority is formed with the positive degree: Comparative of equality Clauses of [...]

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German noun declension

German Regular Noun declension, n-declension and exceptions Capitalized Nouns One important thing as we get started: All nouns are written with the first letter capitalized. "the house" is written as "das Haus". Genders There are three genders in German: masculine (männlich), feminine (weiblich) and neuter (sächlich). Usually, the gender of a noun is determined [...]

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German Particles and Uses

German Particles and Uses What are particles? ›Particles are unchangeable words that aren‘t considered prepositions, adverbs, or conjunctions. Characteristics of particles ›They can‘t be the answer to a question. ›They make the language more „lively“, can make an entire sentence negative or positive, and show [...]

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German Grammar: Dativ oder Akkusativ

The list of  Verbs that prescribe whether Dativ or Akkusativ is to be used Liste der Verben, die Dativ voraussetzen: absagen ähneln antworten begegnen befehlen beistehen beitreten danken dienen drohen einfallen entgegenkommen fehlen folgen gefallen gehorchen gehören gelingen genügen glauben gratulieren gut tun helfen missfallen misslingen sich nähern nachlaufen nützen passen passieren raten sich schaden vertrauen [...]

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German B1: Reading and Writing Materials

Für viele Berufe ist es von Vorteil, eine Zeitlang im Ausland zu studieren oder sogar zu arbeiten. Manchmal ist es nicht einfach, einen Platz zu finden, aber es gibt schon seit geraumer Zeit Organisationen, die sich auf die internationale Vermittlung [...]

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German A2: Reading and Writing

German A2: Reading and Writing Texts for beginners include simple sentences with basic vocabulary. More advanced texts feature complex sentences with relative and subordinate clauses and wider use of tenses. Our innovative teaching system clearly indicates the vocabulary level in each [...]

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