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Past Tense

die Vergangenheit

Past tense is used to “locate” events that you’re talking about in the past. Most languages have multiple options and grades of past. German is among the easier ones because it’s not very precise, and rather easy to build.

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**Here are the posts in which I have talked about this concept in detail.**
German Past Tense - The Two Types of Past

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

German Past Tense 2 - Spoken Past

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".

Practice German and Speaking - New Version :)
Past Tense with "sein" - Speaking Practice

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