German Grammar

Essential German grammar for beginner, intermediate, and advanced learners. These articles complement the Grammar Challenges on Clozemaster – exercises focusing on the trickiest and most challenging parts of German grammar.

A Complete Guide to the Conjugation of the German Verb “Haben”

Whether you want to tell people about your family constellation or how many pets you own, you most likely won’t be able to accomplish that without using the German verb “haben” (to have). But apart from these situations, the word “haben” is used for so much more: it additionally serves as a “helper verb” for …

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Conjugation of the German Verb “Sein”: A Crash Course

“Sein oder Nichtsein, das ist hier die Frage” (To be or not to be, that is the question) — whether you’re into Shakespeare or not, the famous line from Hamlet, written in 1600 (or possibly 1602), is the perfect opener for today’s topic: the conjugation of the German verb “sein”. This will not only come …

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All About the Conjugation of the German Verb “Fahren”

Whether you’re planning a road trip or want to tell your German friends about your upcoming vacation, it’s likely you will need to use the German verb “fahren” (“to drive”, “to travel”, “to go”). This entire blog post is dedicated to the conjugation of the verb “fahren”. Let’s have a look at how it works! …

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Conjugation of the German Verb “Sehen”: The Definitive Guide

In a recent post, I talked about the conjugation of the German verb “gehen”. In this blog post, I’ll talk about a different topic that sounds very similar: the conjugation of the German verb “sehen”. “Sehen”, which means “to see”, doesn’t just sound similar, it also is – just as “gehen” (“to go”) – an …

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A Guide to the German Verb “Gehen” – All About Conjugation and Usage

Whether you need to state where you’re going on holiday or ask a friend if they can meet you tomorrow at 6 PM – chances are you’ll want to use the German verb “gehen”. The German verb “gehen” is used a lot, and it is quite possible that you will find yourself using it often …

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All You Need to Know about German Prepositions

German prepositions are a vital part of the German language. In fact, no matter if you look at the German, English or Spanish language, prepositions are necessary for holding sentences together. Without prepositions, we wouldn’t be able to give simple instructions or directions. You might think that learning prepositions in German might work just like …

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