In this video you will learn how to form a passive sentence in simple past and present perfect tense. Die Passiv Deutsch Grammatik. Passiv Präteritum & Perfekt are both important components of the German grammar (B1.2) and it is often used in both - spoken and written language. This video will help you to understand German passive voice in past tense. I am going to explain the two most often used forms of past passive: "Passiv Präteritum" and "Passiv Perfekt". Of course I'll have many useful examples to make this confusing grammar easy to understand.