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 [...]
German A to Z
German has often been viewed by non-Germans as a harsh sounding language. That may be due in part to the more guttural pronunciation of certain German alphabet sounds and diphthongs and perhaps even a still lingering effect of old [...]
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 [...]
Comparative and Superlative Adjectives in German
There are three adjective degrees in German:
Positive (equality and inferiority comparatives)
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 [...]
German Regular Noun declension, n-declension and exceptions
One important thing as we get started: All nouns are written with the first letter capitalized.
"the house" is written as "das Haus".
There are three genders in German: masculine (männlich), feminine (weiblich) and neuter (sächlich). Usually, the gender of a noun is determined [...]
SEIN PERFECT TENSE
In the perfect tense, you use the verb sein:
With the common verbs sein, bleiben, gehen, reisen and werden. For example:
Ich bin schon in Deutschland gewesen. (I've already been in Germany.)
Meine Mutter ist lange bei uns geblieben. (My [...]
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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The list of Verbs that prescribe whether Dativ or Akkusativ is to be used
Liste der Verben, die Dativ voraussetzen: