German Verbs: gehen, nehmen and kommen

German Verbs: gehen, nehmen and kommen

3 Popular German Verbs with Examples and Test In this post we are looking at the three German verbs gehen, nehmen and kommen. The ending of a verb will change according to the subject pronoun that is used with the verb. For more information on this read our blog about weak verbs and strong verbs. […]

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Thu, Mar 14th 2013 |
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Solution of the German Imperfect Tense Test

Solution of the German Imperfect Tense Test

Here is the solution of our previous blog about the German Imperfect Tense 🙂 1. Meine Freundin schnitt sich in den Finger. (schneiden) 2. Früher machte mein Bruder immer meine Hausaufgaben. (machen) 3. Hattest du früher nicht Herrn Weber in Biologie? (haben) 4. Ich schrie ihn an. (schreien) 5. Meine Oma sang mir abends immer […]

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Mon, Feb 18th 2013 |
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German Imperfect Tense with example sentences and test

German Imperfect Tense with example sentences and test

Imperfect Tense with Example Sentences and Test This German past tense, the imperfect tense, is used to talk about situations in the past such as: A situation which happens in the past which has no link to the present anymore: For example: She bought a red bag which she gave her friend. – Sie kaufte […]

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Thu, Feb 14th 2013 |
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Solution of the Accusative Case Test

Solution of the Accusative Case Test

Here is the solution of our previous blog about the German Accusative Case 🙂 1. Ich bezahle die Rechnung. 2. Wir nehmen den größeren Fernseher. 3. Gestern war Chris im Kino. Hast du ihn auch gesehen? 4. Hast du eine Schwester? 5. Nein, ich habe keine Schwester. 6. Ich verstehe die Matheaufgabe nicht. 7. Hallo […]

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Mon, Jan 7th 2013 |
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Accusative Case with Examples and Test

Accusative Case with Examples and Test

Accusative Case There are four cases in the German language. Nominative, Accusative, Dative and Genitive. The cases are an important part of the German grammar as they are responsible for the endings of adjectives, indefinite articles and when to use which personal pronoun. To say it short: The German cases are the heart of the […]

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Thu, Jan 3rd 2013 |
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Solution of the German Future Tense Test

Solution of the German Future Tense Test

Here is the solution of our previous blog about the German Future Tense 🙂 1. Um wie viel Uhr wird der Zug abfahren? (abfahren) 2. Das wird eine tolle Party werden. (werden) 3. Wir werden morgen zum Schwimmen gehen. (gehen) 4. Sie (formal) werden in dem Meeting neben Herrn Schneider sitzen. (sitzen) 5. Wenn du […]

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Mon, Nov 26th 2012 |
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Future Tense with example sentences and test

Future Tense with example sentences and test

Future Tense with Example Sentences and Test The German future tense is very similar to the future tense in English. The future tense is made up in two parts: The form of werden and the infinitive of the verb.         Forming a German Sentence in the Future Tense Pronoun werden Infinitive ich […]

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Thu, Nov 22nd 2012 |
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Solution of the German Nominative Case Test

Solution of the German Nominative Case Test

Here is the solution of our previous blog about the German Nominative Case 🙂 1. Nadja ist eine erfolgreiche Frau. 2. Das ist eine gute Geschichte. 3. Wieso ist das Radio kaputt? 4. Der Kamin ist nicht echt. 5. Warum ist die Jacke so teuer? 6. Das Meeting wurde verschoben. 7. Er ist ein armer […]

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Mon, Nov 12th 2012 |
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Nominative Case with examples and test

Nominative Case with examples and test

Nominative Case There are four cases in the German language. Nominative, Accusative, Dative and Genitive. The cases are an important part of the German grammar as they are responsible for the endings of adjectives, indefinite articles and when to use which personal pronoun. To say it short: The German cases are the heart of the […]

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Thu, Nov 8th 2012 |
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German Reflexive Verbs in the Dative Case

German Reflexive Verbs in the Dative Case

Reflexive Verbs in the Dative Case What is a reflexive verb? A German reflexive verb describes an action of someone (subject) where the action reflects back to the subject. German reflexive verbs are used in connection with a reflexive pronoun such as myself or yourself in English. Reflexive verbs are very common in the German […]

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Thu, Oct 11th 2012 |
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Solutions to our Animal Video from 13/09/12

Solutions to our Animal Video from 13/09/12

Animals around the World – Tiere rund um die Welt 1. How tall can the biggest kangaroos grow to? Solution: They can get to 1,80m 2. How far can kangaroos jump? Solution: They jump 9m in average 3. How many Pandas are there in the world? Solution: They are about 1600 pandas in the world […]

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Wed, Sep 19th 2012 |
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Solution of the German Perfect Tense Test

Solution of the German Perfect Tense Test

Perfect Tense with Example Sentences and Test Here is the solution of our previous blog about the German Perfect Tense 🙂   1. Bist du mit dem Auto zur Party gefahren? (fahren) 2. Habt ihr Herrn Meier gesehen? (sehen) 3. Nina hat gestern ihre Briefmarkensammlung verkauft. (verkaufen) 4. Wir habn euch das schon sehr oft […]

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Wed, Sep 12th 2012 |
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German Perfect Tense with Examples and Test

German Perfect Tense with Examples and Test

Perfect Tense with Example Sentences and Test The perfect tense is a form of German past tense that is made up of two parts: 1. The present form of either haben or sein. The majority of past tense German sentences are constructed using the verb haben, however when talking about something movement related, you would […]

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Thu, Aug 30th 2012 |
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German Neutral Nouns

German Neutral Nouns

German Neutral Nouns We all know how difficult it is to guess the right gender if it comes to German nouns. The bad news is: There is no official rule for when to use der, die and das. The good news is: There are guidelines which will make it easier to choose between them. In […]

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Thu, Aug 2nd 2012 |
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3 Popular German Verbs with Examples and Test

3 Popular German Verbs with Examples and Test

3 Popular German Verbs with Examples and Test In this post we want to introduce you to the three popular German verbs sein, haben and machen. At the bottom we have a test for you. Good luck 🙂           sein – to be Present Tense Future Tense Conditional Tense ich bin […]

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Thu, Jul 19th 2012 |
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German Feminine Nouns

German Feminine Nouns

German Feminine Nouns We all know how difficult it is to guess the right gender if it comes to German nouns. The bad news is: There is no official rule for when to use der, die and das. The good news is: There are guidelines which will make it easier to choose between them. In […]

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Thu, Jun 21st 2012 |
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Solution of the German Adjective Test

Solution of the German Adjective Test

Popular German Adjectives Here is the solution of our previous blog abot the three important German adjectives schön, alt and gut 🙂   1. Ich habe einen alten Fernseher. (alt) 2. Seine Deutschnote ist sehr gut. (gut) 3. Mit dem Geld hat sie sich eine schöne Jacke gekauft. (schön) 4. Habt ihr dem alten Mann […]

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Wed, Jun 20th 2012 |
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German Reflexive Verbs in the Accusative Case

German Reflexive Verbs in the Accusative Case

Reflexive Verbs in the Accusative Case What is a reflexive verb? A German reflexive verb describes an action of someone (subject) where the action reflects back to the subject. German reflexive verbs are used in connection with a reflexive pronoun such as myself or yourself in English. Reflexive verbs are very common in the German […]

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Thu, Jun 7th 2012 |
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3 Popular German Adjectives with Examples and Test

3 Popular German Adjectives with Examples and Test

Popular German Adjectives In this post we want to introduce you to the three popular German adjectives alt, gut and schön. Depending on the gender and case the adjective will change its ending. At the bottom we have a test for you. Good luck 🙂         alt – old Examples in the […]

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Thu, May 24th 2012 |
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German Masculine Nouns

German Masculine Nouns

German Masculine Nouns Should I use der, die or das? This is one of the first questions that you will ask when learning German. The first thing you need to understand is that it is not related to the perceived gender of the noun it is attached to. Here are a couple of quick examples: […]

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Thu, May 10th 2012 |
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