Exploring the German verb BRECHEN and its variations

This page contains affiliate links to Amazon. It means I’ll get a few pence if you buy anything – at no extra cost to you. The verb brechen means to break. It gets conjugated as follows (watch out, it’s an irregular verb, so the 2nd and 3rd form singular is different): The perfect tense goes with ‘haben’ … Read more

Exploring the German verb GREIFEN and its variations

This page contains affiliate links to Amazon. It means I’ll get a few pence if you buy anything – at no extra cost to you. The verb greifen means to grab. It gets conjugated as follows: The perfect tense goes with ‘haben’ and the past participle is ‘gegriffen’, and in the imperfect tense it’s ‘ich … Read more

Exploring the German verb SCHLAFEN and its variations

We’ve all been there, haven’t we? We’ve gone to bed and then couldn’t sleep. What to do? Well, next time you can’t sleep, you could watch this German Sesame Street video and see what Ernie did to try and get to sleep … Or you can read this blog post to find out more about … Read more

Are you listening? The German verb HÖREN & 20 different prefixes

Last month I wrote a post about the different ways to say ‘stop’ and one of them was ‘aufhören’. This got me thinking about the verb ‘hören’ and how prefixes can or might change the meaning of the verb. Here is the verb HÖREN plus 20 more with prefixes: hören – to listen abhören – … Read more

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