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.

German Adjective Endings: The Ultimate Guide to German Adjective Declension

Everybody knows that German adjective endings are incredibly confusing and difficult to learn. Or are they? In this post, we will go over the different types of adjective declension and try to make sense of it all. And while it may all seem a bit intimidating at first, it isn’t all that bad. You just …

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“Lesen” Conjugation: The Ultimate Guide to the German Verb “Lesen”

In this post, we’re going to look at the lesen conjugation. Lesen (= to read) is one of the most common German verbs. Of course, it is! We all read all the time. Even if you aren’t exactly a fan of Goethe or Schiller, you still read every single day. Whether it’s road signs, food …

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“Essen” Conjugation: All the Ways to Conjugate “Essen” in German

Despite all the differences between different people, cultures, and languages, at least one thing that unites us all is eating. We all have to eat to live. Eating nourishes us, but it can also be an essential communal experience and depending on what you eat and how eating is a central cultural element. Knowing how …

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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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