Ch 27: German Verb Tenses

About This Chapter

Refresh your understanding of the different German verb tenses with these simple German lessons. This effective language resource can help anyone who needs to prepare for an upcoming German test, complete homework assignments or simply improve their German language skills.

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Anyone who needs help learning or mastering German verb tenses will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There is no faster or easier way to learn the verb tenses in German. Among those who would benefit are:

  •  Students who have fallen behind in identifying and understanding German verb tenses
  •  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 about German verb tenses
  •  Students who struggle to understand their teachers
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Students Will Review:

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

  •  The German future and future perfect tense
  •  Simple past tense in German
  • The German imperative and negative imperative form
  • Present perfect and past perfect tense in German

9 Lessons in Chapter 27: German Verb Tenses
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German Future Tense

1. German Future Tense

In this lesson we will learn how to formulate and properly use the future tense in German using both the present tense and the verb ''werden'' ('to become').

German Future Perfect Tense

2. German Future Perfect Tense

In this lesson we will learn how to formulate and use the future perfect tense in German. This tense is similar to the English and is used to express what in the future will be a past event.

German Simple Past Tense

3. German Simple Past Tense

What happens in the past stays in the past, but we still need to talk and write about it sometimes. In German they have one past tense for spoken language and one for the written language. This lesson intends to teach you about the written form; the simple past.

German Past Perfect Tense

4. German Past Perfect Tense

In today's lesson, we are going to take a look at the German past perfect tense. We will learn how to build it and see some examples of how to use it in different sentences.

German Present Perfect Tense

5. German Present Perfect Tense

In today's lesson, we will talk about the ''Perfekt,'' the past tense in German. We will see how to form this tense with different verbs and also see how to use it.

German Imperative Form

6. German Imperative Form

In the lesson we will learn how to formulate and use the imperative form in both the formal and informal, which is a verb form used for giving commands.

German Preterite Tense: Grammar, Verbs & Conjugation

7. German Preterite Tense: Grammar, Verbs & Conjugation

In this lesson, we will take a look at the German preterite tense. We'll see when to use it and how to form it for regular, irregular and other special verbs.

Imperatives for Giving Suggestions in German

8. Imperatives for Giving Suggestions in German

When making suggestions or telling someone else what to do, we need to use the imperative form. This German language lesson will teach you how to do that in many different situations.

German Preterite vs. Perfect Tense

9. German Preterite vs. Perfect Tense

What are the differences and similarities between two German past tenses - the preterite and the perfect? In this lesson, we'll learn the characteristics of these two tenses and how to make and use them in different situations.

Chapter Practice Exam
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