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Ch 14: German Grammatical Cases

About This Chapter

These simple and engaging German study resources cover the different grammatical cases in German. You can access these convenient lessons at any time to get ready for upcoming exams, catch up on information you missed in class, finish homework assignments and more.

Who's It For?

Anyone who needs help learning or mastering German grammatical cases will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There is no faster or easier way to learn the grammatical cases in German, including the genitive, dative, accusative and nominative cases. Among those who would benefit are:

  •  Students who have fallen behind in understanding German grammatical cases
  •  Students who struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD
  •  Students who prefer multiple ways of learning German (visual or auditory)
  •  Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
  •  Students who need an efficient way to learn the different grammatical cases in German
  •  Students who struggle to understand their teachers
  •  Students who attend schools without extra German learning resources

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  •  Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  •  Verify you're ready by completing the German Grammatical Cases chapter exam.

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Students Will Review:

This chapter helps students review the concepts in a grammatical cases unit of a standard German language course. Topics covered include:

  •  The German genitive case
  • Genitive prepositions and pronouns
  • The dative case in German
  • Dative prepositions, articles and verbs
  • The accusative and nominative cases in German

10 Lessons in Chapter 14: German Grammatical Cases
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
The Genitive Case in German

1. The Genitive Case in German

In this lesson, we will take a look at the German genitive case. We will learn when to use it and how to decline different articles, nouns, and adjectives in the genitive case.

German Genitive Prepositions

2. German Genitive Prepositions

In German, different prepositions belong to different grammatical cases. In order to use them correctly you need to know which case the preposition belongs to. Today's lesson will concentrate on the prepositions that must be used with the genitive case.

German Genitive Pronouns

3. German Genitive Pronouns

In this lesson, we are going to take a look at the pronouns in the genitive case. We will learn how to form the genitive case of certain pronouns and how to correctly use them in different sentences.

The Dative Case in German

4. The Dative Case in German

This lesson introduces the dative case. You'll learn the personal pronouns as well as the definite and indefinite articles in the dative. We'll also explore various uses of the dative, including the indirect object, with certain verbs and prepositions, and in the reflexive.

German Dative Prepositions

5. German Dative Prepositions

In this lesson we will learn the prepositions in German that are governed by the dative case and how to use them with the proper dative articles and pronouns.

German Dative Verbs

6. German Dative Verbs

In this lesson we will look at a group of verbs that require the dative case as an object. We will learn many of the most common dative verbs and how to use them in a sentence with dative articles and pronouns.

German Dative Articles

7. German Dative Articles

In this lesson we will learn about the definite and indefinite articles that are governed by the dative case and learn how to use them with the indirect object and after dative prepositions.

The Accusative Case in German: Definition & Examples

8. The Accusative Case in German: Definition & Examples

After a quick refresher of the nominative case, we will learn what the accusative case is, how it is used in the German language, and how it compares to English.

The Nominative Case in German: Definition & Examples

9. The Nominative Case in German: Definition & Examples

In this lesson, you'll learn about the nominative case in German. The nominative represents the subject of the sentence. There are pronouns, articles and verbs associated with the nominative case.

German Prepositions & Cases

10. German Prepositions & Cases

While prepositions are part of every language they are a little tricky in German due to their grammatical cases. Today's lesson will teach you how to use them and which case they belong to.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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