Part IV in my German Sentence Structure series where you can learn the positioning of subject, verb, objects AND adverbial phrases, such as place, time, reason and manner. The positioning of all words in a complete sentence. All of those elements have their position in a German sentence. BUT specially when it comes to adverbial phrases, where the TeKaMoLo "rule", or let's better say "tendency", applies, you have lot's of options where you can put each and every adverbial word. Most important though: A German sentence is like a good book or an exciting movie. Which means, that the main part, the most important information needs to be at the last position, at the end of the sentence!
Das Märchen von Nian
It's Chinese New Year. In this video I will tell you the story of the legend of Nian on which the tradition of the Chinese New Year is based on. The whole story is spoken in German but there are English subtitles available. Learn where the customs of the traditional Chinese New Year come from and enjoy a Chinese New Year story: Das Märchen von Nian | The Legend of Nian.
In this video you can learn the 4 different situations when the Modalverb "sollen" is used in German. In English "sollen" means should or to be supposed to. First I am going to teach you the verb conjugation in simple present of the verb "sollen" and then show you the four different situations you can use it together with examples to all situations. At the end as always there is going to be a bonus tip which is about two additional situations in which the verb "sollen" will often be seen.
Satbau Part III
In this video I will teach you all possible options, rules and exceptions there are if it comes to the German sentence structure for Dativ and Akkusativ objects. There are 3 main rules you have to be aware of and unfortunately each and every rules has also its exceptions. But never less you can come across these issues if you memorize these rules I am going to give you in this video. And you will also get a useful hack to memorize the word order and German sentence structure much easier in my bonus tip at the end of the video.
Viel Spass und bis bald
Sentence Structure Part II
This video is the Part 2 of this series about the German sentence structure. It's about the sentence structure (Satzbau) for the subordinate clause, in German: Nebensatz. You will also get more information about the 7 different subordinate clauses that we have in German with details and examples to each and every type. And at the end as always some useful bonus tips: the different combinations of Hauptsatz and Nebensatz and the special case of separable verbs and its word order in subordinate clause.
Satzbau Part I
The German sentence structure can be a quiet confusing topic for German Students. In this video (Satzbau Part I) you can learn the basics of the the German sentence structure, which is all about the main clause, in German: "Hauptsatz". The focus of this video is on the subject (subjekt) and the verb (Verb). In which position you have to put the subject and where you need to put the verb. There are three types of main clauses which I will talk about and for which you can learn the specific position of verb and subject. In German the sentence structure is getting more confusing when adding adverbs, objects and other sentence parts. A quick tip about this topic, the German sentence word order you can find at the end of this video in my bonus tip.
Viel Spass und bis bald