German Word Order Rules


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Which of the following German sentences has the correct structure for asking, 'When are we going out?'

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1. Which of the following sentences correctly answers the question, Was spielen wir jetzt? (What are we playing now?)

2. Which of the following German sentences correctly asks the question, 'Are you working tomorrow?'

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

German word order will be the subject of this worksheet/quiz. You'll be responsible for answering questions on the correct sentence structures when asking an information question in German and in a basic German statement.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These key points will be addressed:

  • Word order in a 'yes' or 'no' question
  • Starting a German sentence with something other than a subject
  • Structure of a basic statement in German

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding German word order and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding an information question and how it's structured
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to choose the correct German sentences for a basic statement in German and for 'yes' or 'no' questions

Additional Learning

For more, consider the lesson called German Word Order Rules. These topics will be covered:

  • Examples of basic German statements
  • Information questions with pronunciations and meanings
  • Overview of word order differences and the use of those words in action