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 present tense Aug. 18, 2007
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 <span class="blsp-spelling-error" …
The Dative Case May 6, 2007
The dative case is used for the indirect object (that's the noun or pronoun which is impacted indirectly by the action, as opposed to the one to which the action is done directly). The classic example is he gives me the book (er gibt mir das Buch), where
The Dative Case May 6, 2007
The dative case is used for the indirect object (that's the noun or pronoun which is impacted indirectly by the action, as opposed to the one to which the action is done directly). The classic example is he gives me the book (er gibt mir das Buch), where the direct …
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 …
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 …
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 nominative case in more detail. To listen to the audio …
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 nominative case in more detail. To listen to the audio …