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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 - Preterit or Perfect

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".


German Past Tense 3 - The Preterite

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.


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

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