Ch 12: Types of German Pronouns

About This Chapter

Study these mobile-friendly German language lessons to refresh your understanding of German pronouns. Access these lessons at any time if you need to study for a German exam, bring up your grades or improve your basic German language skills.

Who's It For?

Anyone who needs help learning or mastering German pronouns will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There is no faster or easier way to about the different types of German pronouns. Among those who would benefit are:

  •  Students who have fallen behind in understanding the types of pronouns in German
  •  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 pronouns
  •  Students who struggle to understand their teachers
  •  Students who attend schools without extra German learning resources

How It Works:

  •  Find lessons in our course that cover what you need to learn or review.
  •  Watch the video or read through the text lesson.
  •  Refer to the transcripts or specific lesson sections to reinforce your learning.
  •  Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  •  Verify you're ready by completing the Types of German Pronouns chapter exam.

Why It Works:

  •  Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
  •  Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
  •  Be Ready on Test Day: Use the Types of German Pronouns chapter exam to be prepared.
  •  Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any German pronoun question. They're here to help!
  •  Study With Flexibility: Watch videos and read text lessons on any web-ready device.

Students Will Review:

This chapter helps students review the concepts in a German pronouns unit of a standard German language course. The types of German pronouns covered include:

  •  Personal
  • Possessive
  • Reflexive
  • Dative
  • Relative
  • Demonstrative
  • Nominative
  • Accusative
  • Formal
  • Informal

9 Lessons in Chapter 12: Types of German Pronouns
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
German Personal Pronouns

1. German Personal Pronouns

In this lesson we will learn all about personal pronouns: what they are, how they are used, and all of personal pronouns used in the four cases in German.

German Possessive Pronouns

2. German Possessive Pronouns

Ever bicker with siblings, cousins or the kids next door? When they played with your toy did you argue and say it was 'yours' by saying 'hey, that's mine'? To do this you all have to use possessive pronouns. Learn more about these in this lesson.

German Reflexive Pronouns

3. German Reflexive Pronouns

When we talk about brushing teeth or washing faces we don't want there to be any confusion over whose teeth we are brushing or whose face we are washing. In German this is made clear by using reflexive pronouns.

German Dative Pronouns

4. German Dative Pronouns

In this lesson we will learn about the pronouns that are used with the dative case as the indirect object, object of dative prepositions, and object of dative verbs.

German Relative Pronouns

5. German Relative Pronouns

In this lesson, we'll take a look at the German relative pronouns, which introduce and mark a relative clause. We will learn more about when and how to use them.

German Demonstrative Pronouns

6. German Demonstrative Pronouns

In this lesson, we are going to talk about the German demonstrative pronouns. We will mention some of the most used German demonstrative pronouns, when to use them and how to decline them correctly.

German Nominative Pronouns

7. German Nominative Pronouns

In this lesson, we will learn about the nominative case in German, which represents the subject of the sentence, and the pronouns that go with this case.

German Accusative Pronouns

8. German Accusative Pronouns

In this lesson, we will learn about the accusative case, which indicates the direct object in the sentence. We'll also explore personal pronouns in the accusative form. At the end of the lesson, test your knowledge with a short quiz.

German Formal & Informal Pronouns

9. German Formal & Informal Pronouns

In this lesson we will learn the three forms of you in German: the singular familiar form, the plural familiar form, and the formal form that can be used to indicate singular or plural pronouns.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
Not Taken
Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
Not Taken

Earning College Credit

Did you know… We have over 200 college courses that prepare you to earn credit by exam that is accepted by over 1,500 colleges and universities. You can test out of the first two years of college and save thousands off your degree. Anyone can earn credit-by-exam regardless of age or education level.

To learn more, visit our Earning Credit Page

Transferring credit to the school of your choice

Not sure what college you want to attend yet? has thousands of articles about every imaginable degree, area of study and career path that can help you find the school that's right for you.