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The second part of our three part series on German Adjectives Endings. Part 1 was the basics. After reading part 2 you can pass every test.

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In part three of our mini series, we'll look at the endings if there is no article and dicover a very interesting function that endings have that can help us.

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An intense, fun exercise that takes us deeper down the adjective ending rabbit hole than ever before. With audio :)

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Want to practice Adjective Endings ? Then this is perfect for you. More than just fill in the blank :)

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Adverbs are one of the most illusive grammatical categories and most learners have no idea what they actually are. Today, we'll dig to their very core function.

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In this exercise, we'll practice various aspects of German cases (articles, pronouns

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In this episode, we'll talk about Accusative and Dative. We'll learn their core ideas and collect the most common verbs for each.

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In this exercise, we'll practice and build intuition for German cases in normal everyday statements. And we'll do that by using a little twist :)

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A fun look at what grammatical cases are, what they express and the burning question if we really need them (spoiler: no. BUT).

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In this intense but fun article, we'll learn all we need to make comparsions in German, including and often asked question about word order.

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A fun look at the German da-words .... davon, damit, dabei and so on. We'll learn what they are, how they work, how to use them and why they're actually cool.

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In this article, we'll explore where German separable prefix verbs come from and meet their English cousin that has been hidden in plain sight.

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We'll learn a really nice hack for German Adjective Endings that'll you can use even as a beginner and that'll get you 60% right.

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We'll start tackling German Word Order and Sentence Structure. We'll see what's really going on under the hood and see why rules fail and what we need instead.

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Part two of our look at German Word Order and sentence structure. Part one was the groundwork - now it's time, to actually use it and look at some sentences.

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In the first episode of this three part series, we'll get a general overview over sentences structure and explore the famous "verb-second" rule in German.

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After learning all about verb second, we'll now explore the beginning and end of a main sentence and see what we can and can't do. Surprises guaranteed.

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Let's get to know the German modal verbs (and one of their verb friends). We'll learn what they mean and how to conjugate them. With lots of audio examples.

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In this lecture, we'll learn the ONE basic rule that we need for the position of "nicht". And we'll learn a crazy way of thinking that makes this rule possible.

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In this lecture, we'll learn how to apply our basic rule to real life and see how intuition can actually help a great deal. #nerdastic

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We'll explain the German cases once and for all. The first part give you a general overview and then deals with nominative and genitive.

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We'll take a nerdy look at the origin of German non-separable prefixes and compare them to prefix verbs across other languages like English or Russian.

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A thorough look at German participle constructions. We'll learn what they are, when we use them and how to build them. Nerd level 4 out of 5 so beware :)

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A fun overview over how the past tense works in German and where the differences are to English.

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In this exercise, we'll practice when to use the spoken past and when to use the preterite in idiomatic German. It's hard, but it's fair and kind of sexy.

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In the season premier, we'll learn about the personal pronouns (I, you, ...) in German. And we'll run into two very annoying bits of German grammar :)

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In this lecture, we'll learn how to conjugate regular verbs in present tense in German and what to do with prefixes. With lots of audio examples.

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In this lesson, we'll learn the question words and the grammar you need to properly ask questions in German. With audio examples and quizzes.

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Reflexive verbs in German seem confusing. But that's partially because many explanations suck. Today, we'll see what's actually going on.

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All about the perfect in German, also called spoken past - when to use it, how to form the past participle, aka ge-form and when to use "sein" and "haben".

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German sentence structure is very confusing to many students. In this article, we'll learn a way of looking at sentences, that'll make everything a lot more clear.

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In this episode, we'll learn the rules for the regular preterit and go over the irregular forms of the most common verbs. With lots of examples.

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An opinionated look at the meaning of the grammatical concepts of "transitive" and "intransitive" and why I think, they're not helpful for a learner, in German.

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A thorough and slightly different look at the basic function of subordinating conjunctions in language. With dumb jokes!

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In the last part of our mini series, we'll apply what we've learned and also learn a really helpful analogy that can help get a "feel" for word order in German.

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A nerdy look at the German wo-compounds. Worauf, woran, womit... . We'll learn how to use them and how they're different to da-words.

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In this episode, we'll learn which verbs usually use their preterite in spoken German. And for which context.

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We'll learn all you need to know about yes or no questions in German, including a few common phrasings and a really common structure to reply.

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A thorough look at the difference between "zu" and "um zu" and a quick test to find out which one to use. All as funny video, and as a more detailed text :)

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