Conjugation

EVERY Tense in German Explained! – Präsens, Perfekt, Präteritum, Plusquamperfekt, Futur 1, Futur 2

All German Tenses Explained

Hallo, Deutschlerner. The German language has 6 tenses. In this lesson I will introduce them all to you and show you a general overview of how they are used, why they exist and how you form them. For each of these tenses, I have already made a post or multiple posts that go into much …

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How to Use German Modal Verbs

German Modal Verbs

In this lesson you will learn how to conjugate and properly use German modal verbs in sentences. I’ll explain what modal verbs are, why they are important and what you need to know about them in order to use them properly.

das Präteritum

Präteritum Practice with Rapunzel

This post explains everything you need to know about the Präteritum tense in German (AKA written past, narrative past, or simple past).

Separable Prefix Verbs in German (Trennbare Verben)

Separable Prefix Verb Rules

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.