Genders of German nouns (examples – der, die, das)

  Genders of nouns (examples)  Die Familie (the family) Der Mann (the man) Der Vater (the father) ▶ Die Frau (the woman) Die Mutter (the mother) ▶ Das Kind (the child) Der Junge (the boy) ▶ Das Kind (the child) Das Mädchen (the girl) ▶ ▶ Der Himmel (the sky) ▶ Die Wolke (the cloud) ▶ Der Baum […]

Examples of German plural nouns

Nouns. The plural. Examples: sg. der Mann (the man) pl. die Männer (the men)  sg. der Vater (the father)  pl. die Väter (the fathers ▶ sg. die Frau (the woman) pl. die Frauen (the women) sg. die Mutter (the mother)  pl. die Mütter (the mothers ▶ sg. das Kind (the child) pl. die Kinder (the […]

The adjective in German

The adjective The adjective is a flexible part of speech which defines the charcateristics of an object, being or phenomenon. (the color, dimension, shape, quality)  In german the adjective that is placed in front of the noun changes it’s shape by the help of some endings depending on the nouns gender and number. Rules Examples […]

Declensions of the German adjective

Declension of adjectives. The adjective in german is positioned before the noun and takes the endings that depend on the gender, number and case of the noun. Declension of the attributive adjective: Situation I: – when the adjective is preceded by the definite articles: der, die, das – when the adjective is preceded by the articles: den, […]

Examples with German adjectives

Examples with adjectives: ▶ Diese Blumen sind Gelb (This flowers are yellow) ▶ Eine kleine Brücke (A small bridge) ▶ Weiße Blumen (White flowers) ▶ Klares Wasser (Clean water) ▶ Das Gras ist grün (The grass is green) ▶ Rote Blumen (Red flowers) ▶ Eine rote Blume (A red flower) ▶ Altes Haus (Old house) Großes Haus (Big house) or Das große Haus (The big house) ▶ ▶ Helle Fenster […]

The German definite article (der, die, das)

The definite article Der bestimmte Artikel   ▶ In german language there are three basic definite articles: – der – die – das   Every article indicates the gender of the noun it precedes – der (for masculine gender) – die (for feminine gender) – das (for neuter gender) The article “die” also indicates the plural […]

Declensions of the German definite article

The definite article Der bestimmte Artikel    The definite article helps us to establish the gender (masculine, feminine, neuter), the number (singular, plural) and the case (nominative, accusative, dative, genitive) of the noun. In order to express a sentence the right way we need to frame the article in a certain case. This can be done […]

Exercises with the German definite article

Exercises: Choose the right answer: 1. Das Buch gehört des Mann den dem   2. Der Regenschirm des Frau ist blau. den der   3. Der Mann befiehlt der Hund zu sitzen. den dem   4. Thomas geht in der Schule. den die   5. Wir sehen uns vor der Dom. den dem   6. […]

The German pronoun

The pronoun Das Pronomen Personal pronoun. Das Personalpronomen. The personal pronoun designates persons, animals or things, assigning them one of the three gramatical persons. In a sentence it usually has the same syntactic function as the noun.   Singular Plural person I person II person III person I person II person III ich (I) du (you) er, […]

Declension of the German personal pronoun

Declension of the personal pronoun. Helping questions for determining the cases: Nominative case: (wer?), (was?), – The subject of a sentence, that which carries out the action Accusative case: (wen?) who?,  (was?) what? – The direct object, that which is acted upon; (wohin?) where to? where from? Dative case. (wem?) to who?, whom? (wo?) where? Genitive case. (wessen?) whose? Case […]