Exercises with the German personal pronoun

Exercises: Translate and choose the right answer! 1. I love you! dir Ich liebe du dich 2. This book belongs to me.   mir Dieses Bush gehört mich ich 3. What did you ask me?     mir   Was hast du mich gefragt?   ich   4. I met her in the city. ihr […]

The German possessive pronoun | Declensions

The pronoun  Das Pronomen The possessive pronoun. Das possessivpronomen. The possessive pronoun indicates a possesion. It substitues the possesor. It can also substitue an article, that’s why it is also called “Possessivartikel” (possessive article) Examples: das Buch → mein Buch, der Bleistift → mein Bleistift, die Blume → meine Blume, die Hefte → meine Hefte. […]

The German demonstrative pronoun

The pronoun Das Pronomen The demonstrative pronoun. Das Demonstrativpronomen.   1.   The demonstrative pronouns: der, die, das – translation: this, that, their, his, hers – not to be confused with the definite article – they are used in order to avoid the repetition of a noun, a sentence or a phrase. Example: – Wie findest […]

The German cardinal numeral (expressing numbers in German)

The numeral Das Numerale (das Zahlwort) The cardinal numeral Grundzahlwörter (Kardinalia) Your browser does not support the audio element. 0 null 1 eins 2 zwei 3 drei 4 vier 5 fünf 6 sechs 7 sieben 8 acht 9 neun 10 zehn 11 elf 12 zwölf The numbers from one to twelve are simple and can […]

The German ordinal numeral

The ordinal numeral Ordnungszahlwörter (Ordinalia)   With the help of the ordinal numeral it is possible to concieve the order of the cointed objects. Examples: first, second, third, fourth etc. In german the ordinal numbers are formed with the help od the ending “-te” added to the cardinal number, exceptions: eins, drei, sieben and acht which have […]

Repetition numeral | Multiplicative numeral | Fractional numeral in German

 The repetition numeral. Wiederholungszahlwörter.  There are two categorie of repetition numerals in german language: – definite repetition numerals (bestimmter Wiederholungszahlwörter)  – indefinite repetition numerals (unbestimmter Wiederholungszahlwörter) Translation of definite repetition numerals: once, twice, thrice… etc. Indefinite repetition numerals are translated like this: sometimes, many times, more times etc.  The repetition numeral is formed with the help of the […]

The German indefinite article (ein, eine, ein) | Declensions

The indefinite article. Der unbestimmte Artikel The indefinite article is: ”ein-” The indefinite article is used in situations when an object or person are unknown or they don’t have a name. In general at the beginning of a tale/story/telling when we specify a noun we use the indefinite article, but along the story after identifying […]

Exercises with the German indefinite article

Exercises: Choose the right answer!   1.   Ich habe ein Buch gelesen. einer einen   2. Ich trinke ein Kaffee. eine einen 3. Die verlorene Katze wurde in einem Haus gefunden. ein einen 4.  Der Hund eines Freundes von mir ist gestorben. einer einen 5. Ein deutscher Spieler hat ein Tor geschossen. Eine Einen 6. […]

The German verb

The verb    Das Verb The verb is a flexible part of speech (it changes it’s form) that expresses an action done by a noun or pronoun. According to their functions there are three types of verbs: 1.   Auxiliary verbs used to express time: – haben (to have) – sein (to be) – werden […]

Conjugation of the german verbs (present tense)

Conjugation of german verbs. General notions. Konjugation der Verben.   Building time Bildung der Zeitformen If we want to express an action in time (present, past, future) we need to habe the ability to conjugate verbs. When we are conjugating a verb, it changes it’s shape according to person, number and time. For each time […]