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........ 15 Subject Pronouns ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 38 School / Die Schule .............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 33 Possessive Adjectives ...Table of Contents Introduction . 37 Work / Die Arbeit ......................................... 16 To Be......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 21 Numbers / Die Nummern ..................................................................... 27 Colors and Shapes / Die Farben und die Formen ........................................................................................... 7 Pronunciation ........................................................................ 27 Directions / Die Richtungen........... 34 Accusative Case ...................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 46 Negative Sentences .............................................................................. 32 Plural Nouns ........................................................... 42 Prepositional Contractions ................................. 36 Genitive Case....................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 35 Dative Case ........................................ 24 Months / Die Monate ............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 40 Prepositions ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................ 22 Days / Die Tage ...................................................... 29 Weather / Das Wetter ....................................... 30 Family / Die Familie ........... 49 3 .............................................................................................................................................................. and to Become .............................................................................................................................................................................................. 31 To Know People and Facts............................................................................................. 2 Basic German Phrases ..................................................................................................... 28 Time / Die Zeit ................................................................................. 26 Seasons / Die Jahreszeiten .......................................................................................... 14 Articles and Demonstratives .................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 13 Nouns and Cases ............................. to Have................................................................................................................................................ 45 Countries and Nationalities / Die Länder und die Nationalitäten .................................................................................................................................................... 11 Alphabet ............................................................. 20 Question Words ......................................................................................................................... 37 To Do or Make ....................................................................................... 17 Useful Words..........................................

................................................................................. die Gemüse............................................................ 55 Exceptions: Irregularities in Regular Verbs .............................................................................................................................................. 50 To Come and to Go........................................................... 75 Simple Past Tense................................................... 71 Subordinating Conjunctions ......................................................................................................................................................................................... 101 4 ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................ 91 Comparative and Superlative .......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 71 Commands ................. 69 Fruits.......................................................... 50 Modal Verbs ............................................. 99 Relative Pronouns .............................................................. Vegetables..................... 73 Places / Die Orte ....................................................................................... 97 Parts of the Body / Die Teile des Körpers ........................................................................................................................................... and Meat / Die Früchte..... 62 Irregular Past Participles with Haben .......................................... 94 Nature / Die Natur........................................................................ 53 Reflexive Verbs ........................................................................ 74 Transportation / Der Transport ................................................................................................................................... 76 Irregular Stems in Simple Past Tense ............................................................................................ 78 House and Furniture / Das Haus und die Möbel ................................................................................................. 61 Present Perfect Tense ....................................................................................................... 70 Genitive Partitive........................................................................... 72 Helfen......................................... und das Fleisch ................................................................................................................. 83 Location vs............................................................................................. 96 Object Pronouns.......... 92 Sports and Hobbies / Die Sport und die Hobbys ................................................................................................................................................................................................. 51 Conjugating Regular Verbs in the Present Tense....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 57 Verbs with Prepositions ......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... lassen and the senses ..... 59 Separable Prefixes .................................................................................................................................................................................................. 85 Clothes / Die Kleider ..................................... 60 Inseparable Prefixes ................................................................... 63 Sein Verbs and Past Participles............................................................................................................................................................................................................... 88 Declensions of Adjectives ................................................................................................................................................................................................ 67 Food and Meals / Das Essen und die Mahlzeiten .............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................To and From Countries and Cities ................................................................... 87 Future Tense ................ 89 Adjectives .............................................................................................................................................................................. Direction .................................................................

........................................................................................................... 120 Traveling / Reisen ...................Da............................................................................... 133 Holidays / Die Feiertage ............................................................................................... 134 5 .................................................................................. 115 Cosmetics and Toiletries / Die Kosmetik und die Toilettenartikel ....................................................................................................................................... 114 Shopping and Gifts / Einkaufen und die Geschenke ................................................................................................................... 110 Word Formation .................................... 121 Subjunctive II or General Subjunctive (Conditional) .................................................................... 114 Showing Purpose .............................................................................................. 117 Zu with Infinitives ................................. 131 In Space / Im Weltraum................................................................................................. 122 Other uses of Subjunctive II ....................................................... 127 Parts of a Car / Die Teile eines Autos ........................................................................and Wo......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 129 Present Participle .......................... 130 In the Ocean / Im Ozean.................................................................................................... 109 Colloquial Expressions and Idioms ....................................................................................................................................................................................................................Compounds .................................................................................... 130 Future Perfect ......................................................................................................................................... 130 Als ob / Als wenn ................................. 107 Review of Word Order ...................................................... 105 Likes and Dislikes ....................................................................... 103 Animals / Die Tiere ............................................................................................................................................................ 125 Subjunctive I or Special Subjunctive (Indirect Discourse) ...................................................................................................... 111 Passive Voice ............. 108 Particles ..... 116 Post Office and Bank / Die Post und die Bank .............................................................. 112 Problems with the Passive ........................................................ 118 Office and School Supplies / Das Büro und die Schulsachen ...................................................................................................................................................... 107 Als........................... 107 Adjectival Nouns ......................................................................................................................................................................................................... 113 Avoiding the Passive............................................................... 106 Past Perfect Tense ............................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 120 Another ........................................................................................................................................................................... 132 Fantasy and Fairy Tales / Die Fantasie und die Märchen ................................................... wenn and wann ....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 119 Expressions of Time...............................................................................

................................................................................................ 142 Appendix II: Review of Declensions of Nouns .......................... 135 Austrian States / Die österreichische Bundesländer .......... 136 National Anthems / Die Nationalhymnen ........................................................................................................................................................ 137 Appendix I: Spelling Reform ..................................................................................................................................................................................... 148 Other Resources ....... 142 German Realia .............................................................................. 162 6 ........................................................................................................................................................................................................................German States / Die deutschen Bundesländer ................................................................

Germany & Austria) Goodbye Auf Wiedersehen Hello / Greetings (S. Germany & Austria) Bye Tschüs / Tschau Let's go! Gehen wir! See you later Bis später See you soon Bis bald See you tomorrow Bis morgen Please Bitte Thank you / Thank you very much Danke / Danke schön / Danke sehr You're welcome Bitte schön I'm sorry Es tut mir leid Excuse me Entschuldigen Sie Pardon me Verzeihung How are you? (formal) Wie geht es Ihnen? How are you? (informal) Wie geht's? Good / Very good / OK Gut / Sehr gut / So lala Bad / Not good Schlecht / Nicht gut I'm ok. (informal) Es geht. Germany & Austria) Tag / Hallo Servus (S. Germany & Austria) Grüß dich / Grüß Gott (S.Basic German Phrases Good morning Guten Morgen Hello / Good day Guten Tag Good evening Guten Abend Good night Gute Nacht Hi / Hello Hi / Bye (S. 7 .

I (don't) know. Do you speak German? (formal) Sprechen Sie deutsch? Do you speak English? (informal) Sprichst du englisch? I (don't) speak.. Ich verstehe (nicht).. Ich wohne in. Gleichfalls. How old are you? (formal) Wie alt sind Sie? How old are you? (informal) Wie alt bist du? I am ____ years old.. Do you understand? (formal / informal) Verstehen Sie? / Verstehst du? I (don't) understand. Ich bin ____ Jahre alt.. Nice to meet you.. Ich heiße..... Where do you live? (formal) Wo wohnen Sie? Where do you live? (informal) Wo wohnst du? I live in. Ich weiß (nicht).. Likewise..Yes / No Ja / Nein What's your name? (formal) Wie heißen Sie? What's your name? (informal) Wie heißt du? My name is.... Ich spreche (kein). Ich komme aus... Mister / Misses / Miss Herr / Frau / Fräulein Where are you from? (formal) Woher kommen Sie? Where are you from? (informal) Woher kommst du? I'm from. Es freut mich. Can you help me? (formal) Können Sie mir helfen? Can you help me? (informal) Kannst du mir helfen? Of course / Gladly Natürlich / Gerne 8 .

. I like it... I don't care. Es gibt. Ich habe Hunger. Don't worry! Keine Angst! I forgot. I'd like.. I'm bored..May I help you? (formal) Kann ich Ihnen helfen? May I help you? (informal) Kann ich dir helfen? What? Pardon me? Wie bitte? How do you say ___ in German? Wie heißt ___ auf deutsch? Where is / Where are. Jetzt muss ich gehen... Ich bin müde. I'm sick. What's the matter? Was ist los? It doesn't matter. ? Wo ist / Wo sind... I'm tired. Ich bin krank.. Great / Fantastic! Prima / Toll / Super! Bless you! Gesundheit! Congratulations! Herzlichen Glückwunsch! Be quiet! (informal) Sei ruhig! Welcome! Willkommen! Good luck! Viel Glück! 9 . Ich habe es vergessen.. Das ist mir egal. Das gefällt mir. I'm thirsty. I must go now. ? There is / are. Ich habe Langeweile. Ich habe Durst. I'm hungry. Das macht nichts.. Ich möchte / Ich hätte gern.

I'm full. Alles ist in Ordnung. please! Zahlen bitte! Keep the change.. it is a voiceless palatal fricative and its voiced counterpart is the y sound in yes. Everything is fine.? Isn't it? [general tag question] Nicht wahr? Ich is not actually pronounced ikh.. 10 . The check... I love you. ? What kind of (a).? Was für ein. Stimmt so.. Mir ist schlecht. I miss you. unless you are speaking a northern dialect of German. (informal) Ich liebe dich. How about.? Wie wäre es mit . In standard German. Es tut mir weh.Look! (formal / informal) Schauen Sie mal! / Schau mal! Yes? / What would you like to order? Bitte schön? What can I get you? / How can I help you? Was darf's sein? Anything else? Sonst noch etwas? Here you go. (handing something to someone) Bitte schön. There is no equivalent sound in English.. It hurts. then it is more like ish.. If you are speaking a southern dialect. (informal) Du fehlst mir. it is somewhere between ish and ikh.. Ich bin satt. Technically. I feel sick.