German Honorifics

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How would you translate the German word Frau?

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1. In German, how would you address a male person that is not friend or family?

2. When will you use Doktor in German? Choose the best answer.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This set of quiz/worksheet questions allows you to test your knowledge of German honorifics. See if you know how to properly address different people in German.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this quiz to assess your understanding of:

  • The way to address a male who is not a family member
  • What verb form the formal 'Sie' takes
  • The use of 'Doktor'

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main German terms, such as 'Frau' and 'Sie'
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the verb form of 'Sie'
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the correct use or translation of German honorifics such as 'Doktor' or 'Sie'

Additional Learning

To learn more about the German language, review the accompanying lesson titled German Honorifics. You will explore:

  • The use of 'Dame' in German
  • German honorific pronouns
  • The obsolescence of the term 'Fraulein'
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