German GrammarPod

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German GrammarPod explains the world of German grammar. Its aim is to be accessible to all levels of learner and to give you tips to help you achieve maximum effect for minimum effort.

The genitive case is used to indicate possession, like of or apostrophe-s ('s) does in English. However, apart from in formal, written texts (and in its version of adding 's, which is just to add an s to the end of proper nouns), German tends to avoid the
The Gender Podcast June 8, 2017
I finally have my first podcast up and running. You wouldn't believe how complicated publishing podcasts is, and I thought the long bit was going to be writing the podcast :) Anyway, I'm all up and running now, so welcome to the first episode. First of al
Relative Pronouns 2 June 8, 2017
This podcast covers relative pronouns after prepositions and some other special cases. To listen to this podcast directly on your computer, click here.
The present tense Jan. 16, 2015
The present tense is pretty simple in German: there's only one. So where English has to choose between Sarah is walking to work and Sarah walks to work, German has only Sarah geht zu Fuß zur Arbeit. However, whereas English only has two different forms of
The Accusative Case Dec. 30, 2012
The accusative case is used for the direct object (that's the noun or pronoun to which an action is done). It's like the shark in Peter ate the shark where shark is the noun that gets eaten. It also follows certain preopstions (words like for, through and
This podcast is about cases, which are a way of showing what role the different words are playing in a sentence. German has four cases: NominativeAccusativeDativeGentitiveThis podcast describes how cases work in general, then goes on to look at the nomina
Adjectival nouns Aug. 19, 2012
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The Conditional - Part 2 Aug. 12, 2011
This episode is about more of the really practical stuff you need to know about the conditional. To listen to the episode directly on your computer, click here.
The Conditional - Part 2 Aug. 12, 2011
This episode is about more of the really practical stuff you need to know about the conditional. To listen to the episode directly on your computer, click here.
Commands July 17, 2011
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Commands July 17, 2011
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The conditional basically means sentences with a would. For instance, if I were rich, I would buy a house. To download this podcast directly on your computer, click here.
The conditional basically means sentences with a would. For instance, if I were rich, I would buy a house. To download this podcast directly on your computer, click here.
Relative Pronouns April 5, 2011
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