Category : Verbs

When to use “wünschen”, “möchten” and “wollen” in German

There are several ways in German to express that you would like to have or do something, but some of them are a bit tricky. After reading this article you know how to apply all of them properly. Often, German students try to directly translate from their known languages to German. Unfortunately, this causes some […]

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How to show a consequence in a German sentence

In German, there are several options for showing a consequence like “therefore” and after reading this article you will know them and how their proper usage. 

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The Ultimate Guide to understand the German Accusative!

Did you start studying German? Now you face “Accusativ”? After reading this article, you will be a pro and ready for “Dative”. 

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What is the difference between “wollen” and “werden”?

Due to their similarity to English, the two verbs “wollen” and “werden” are easily confused by German students. After reading this article and practicing with its free worksheet you will be a pro!

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How to celebrate Christmas in Germany

Despite the fact that Christmas is celebrated in so many countries, it is different everywhere. After reading this article, you will know how Weihnachten is celebrated in Germany!

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How to say that something works in German

It is a common mistake to use “arbeiten” in German to express that something works out. After reading this article you will know when to use which verb instead.

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When to use “nein”, “nicht” or “kein/e”

In German, we have 3 ways to say “no”. After reading this article and practicing with its free worksheet you know when to use “nein”, “nicht” and “kein/e”.

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German verbs with “-ieren”

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German verbs with “-ieren”

Some German verbs end with “-ieren”. After reading this article you will know how the verbs of this group behave and how you can use them correctly.

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When to really use “gehen” in German

In German, there are many different ways to express the widely used English “to go”. Its continuous use in German is a widespread mistake, and after reading this article, you will know when you should use “gehen” and when not.

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The dilemma of using “put” in German

In English, we put the butter in the fridge, the plate on the table or the hat on the head but in German, we need three different verbs to express this! After this article and its free worksheet, you will know the difference between stellen, legen and setzen.

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The difference between “mögen” und “möchten”

Did you ever wonder what is the real difference between “mögen” und “möchten”? After reading this article and solving its free worksheet you will never have to ask yourself this question again!

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When to use “studieren” and “lernen” in  German

While studying a language, there are many stumbling blocks one has to get out of the way. One of them is the right usage of words as for instance “studieren” and “lernen” and here comes the tricky point: Which one should you choose? After this article you will know which one to use when.

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How to properly use “bekommen” and “werden”

There is a common mistake English speakers do in German and Germans do in English: They hit the hey of false friends. As like as in real life, false friends guide you to the wrong direction and the same applies for languages. After this article and the free worksheet you will be a pro using “bekommen” and “werden”.

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“To have, or not to have”

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“To have, or not to have”

In German, one of the most important verbs is “to have”.  In this article, you will learn how to conjugate this essential verb and how to use it in your daily speaking. 

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“To be, or not to be”

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“To be, or not to be”

One of the most important verbs in German is “to be”. In this article, you will learn how to conjugate this essential verb and how you can properly integrate it while speaking.

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Learn how to find the right preposition in German

Are you never really sure about whether to use “für”, “von” or “nach”? There is a rescue in sight! In this post, you learn how to find the right preposition in German.

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How to conjugate German verbs

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How to conjugate German verbs

Study the basics of German verb conjugation for free and deepen your knowledge by downloading the free worksheet for German verb conjugation (incl. answers).

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