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erst

Meanings

1.
first
(in a sense of "before doing B I have to do A")
2.
only
(in the sense of "not much yet and there's a lot of room for more". In that sense it's the direct opposite of "schon")
Opposite (closest): schon

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Word of the Day - "erst"

"erst" is much more than just "first". Today, we'll explore what it can express, how to use it and why it kind of is the opposite of "schon".


Time 6 - Actions

We'll learn how to properly arrange actions (clauses) in time using the German words for before, after and while. Also: difference between nachdem and danach and others

Vocab:

bevor, vorher, danach, nachdem, während


Word of the Day - "schon"

A thorough look a the meanings of "schon" and why it is more than "already". With plenty of examples... and audio.

Vocab:

schon, schon wieder, schon mal


"Only" in German - "erst, nur, einzig"

'Only' has three translations in German - nur, erst and einzig-. Today, we'll explore what the differences are between them and see when to use which one.


Word Family

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