Category: Conjugation

Separable Prefix Verb Rules

Separable Prefix Verbs in German (Trennbare Verben)

In this lesson I will teach you how to use the separable prefix verbs in German (also known as “trennbare Verben”). I explain when to separate the prefix from a German verb and when not to. I’ll also show you a list of the separable prefixes. You will learn how these separable verbs work and how to use a variety of separable verbs in German through a ton of example sentences. In my next few lessons I will focus on smaller groups of prefixes and how they change the meanings of the verbs.

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