This article is a guide for 10 of the most important subjects that you have to tackle to start studying German.
Saying "hello" in German is as easy as:
If you want to learn more, you can check out ways of saying hello and typical phrases
After having learned to say hello, we are going to increase our vocabulary by learning the most important colors:
Visit this link if you want to learn more colors.
Next, we will show you the most important pronouns (personal pronouns in the nominative).
Visit this link if you want to learn more about pronouns.
The most important numbers, let's learn 1 - 10.
More information about numbers.
The verb "sein" means "to be" and is the most important verb in German. Unfortunately, it's conjugation is irregular which is why you'll have to memorize it:
|ich bin||I am|
|du bist||you are|
|er ist||he is|
|sie ist||she is|
|es ist||it is|
|wir sind||we are|
|ihr seid||you are|
|sie sind||they are|
|Sie sind||you are (formal)|
More information in sein verb.
First and foremost, an example of a noun:
Basic notes about nouns:
To know more, visit nouns.
There are three definite articles in German ("der", "die" and "das"), one for each gender.
Masculine definite article:
Feminine definite article:
Neuter definite article:
To know more, visit articles.
What we have learned up to now can help us make our first sentence:
Das Auto ist rot
The car is red
We applied what we have learned in the previous lessons about articles, nouns, the verb "sein" and colors in this first sentence.
To learn more, visit forming sentences.
The Verb "haben" means "to have" and is the second most important verb in German after "sein". Its conjugation is also irregular:
|ich habe||I have|
|du hast||you have|
|er hat||he has|
|sie hat||she has|
|es hat||it has|
|wir haben||we have|
|ihr habt||you have|
|sie haben||they have|
|Sie haben||you have (formal)|
With what we already know, we can form a sentence with the verb "haben":
Du hast eine Lampe
You have a lamp
More information on the verb haben.
Saying yes in German is very easy:
There are several ways to say "no" in German, one of them is:
More information about saying "yes" and "no" in German.
home > : Pronouns | Prepositions | Nouns | Plurals | Diminutives | Verbs | Conjugation | Passive | Irregular verbs | Modal Verbs | Separable verbs | Reflexive verbs | Reciprocal verbs | Impersonal verbs | Conjunctions | Articles | Adverbs | Konjunktionaladverbien | Adjective | Comparative and superlative | Word order in German | Negation and Affirmation | Interrogation | Indirect question | Subordinates | relative clauses | Conditional clauses | Comma