15 German Tutorials

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Essen (Eh-sn): Human relations – Part 4.

Greetings, Today we are continuing on the series “Human Relations” part 4. Humans also have relation to food. Some people like this, while other like that, but we all are related in the fact that we share a common habit: Eating. Eating in German is “Essen” as a verb. For example, you can say “Ich…

Bezeihungen: Die Arbeitsplätze – Relations Part 3.

Greetings, Today we are learning another human relation. We are going to talk about workplace. Workplace is said in German as followed: Die Arbeitsplätze (dee-ahr-bah-eet-sch-plaetseh). The word “Arbeit” is “work” which has the verb “arbeiten”. So for example, you can say: “Sie arbeiten” meaning “they work”.

Die Familie (D-fah-mee-lee-eh) – Human relations: Part 2.

Today we are learning how to say words that are related to a family in German. “The Family” in German is “Die Familie” (dee-fah-mee-lee-eh) with family being a feminine word. You can realize that by the “unbestimmte artikel” (Die). Do you remember?

Bezeihungen (Beh-tsah-e-hungn) – Relations: Part 1.

Greetings: Today we are learning “menschenliche bezeihungen” (men-sch-lee-scheh Beh-tsah-e-hungn) or human relations. In the part 1 we will talk about love. Love is said in German as “Liebe” (Lee-beh). The word Liebe is feminine so you say “die liebe/ eine liebe” love/ a love. Generally people love. “People” in German is “menschen”. The opposite of…

Die Farben (D-Fahr-Bn) – Colors

The word “color” is also a feminine word in German as it is in French. So you say: Die Farbe/Die Farben (D-Fahr-beh/D-Fahr-Bn).

Die Begrüssung (D-Beh-grew-sung) – Greetings

In German also, people use 3 forms of greetings: – Familiar form used among family members, friends, colleagues… – Simple form used to greet anyone who is neither stranger nor to familiar: Simple formal way or greeting with too much respect or too much familiarity. – Polite form by using the last plural form of…

Die Monate des Jahres (D-Monah-teh daes Yah-raes) – Months of the Year.

Greetings. Today we are going to learn about the months of a year in German. A month is designated by the word “monat”. Singular form you say “der monat (daer monaht) or ein monat (Ayn monaht)” the month or a month. In plural you say “die monate or einen Monate) The months or months.

Der bestimmte/Der unbestimmte Artikel – Definite/Indefinite articles

So easy for English just to use 2 articles to call something or someone: “A” and “The”. In German articles also designate masculine, feminine and neutral words or nouns. For example: A day or The day is neutral in German, so you must use the article “Das” das tag, ein tag.

Die Tage der Woche (D-Tageh-Ther-Vohheh) – Week days.

In German, the day is referred to as “Tag” and a week as “Woche”.In a grammar section I will explain the way the rules function and the nature of the words because words here and in French are either masculine or feminine. However for now, just retain that day is “Tag” and week is “Woche”.…

Die Zahlen (D-Tsalen) – Numbers [Part 2].

Today we are writing, and reading numbers from 10 to 20 in German.

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