Grammar Term:
Main Sentence

Translation: der Hauptsatz
Main sentences are usually defined as sentences that are independent and can stand on their own - a shaky definition once you look too closely. In German, it's much easier to define them because each sentence type has its own sentence structure. Yeay!

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German Sentence Structure - Main Sentences

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.

German Sentence Structure - The Beginning and the End

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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