It is true that German has more words than English and while this can be of great advantage, it can equally be confusing and in turn be disadvantageous to non-native speakers. This is because one has to carefully decide when making use of words - most especially those that are closely intertwined or have (almost) … Continue reading DAMIT oder UM…ZU: Their differences and similarities?
Very often, nouns are compared to and/or measured with other nouns. Whether a noun should be measured or compared is dependent on the type of noun; countable or uncountable – irrespective of it being English or German. What then do I mean by countable and uncountable nouns? Walk with me slowly as I show you … Continue reading MEASUREMENT NOUNS: How To Make Similar, Dissimilar & Unreal Comparison Of Nouns In German
As the highest form of past tense in German, the Plusquamperfekt tense expresses a scenario of what happened before other occurrences happened. It tells more about a story or narrative than actually just being used as another way of expressing oneself in past tense. This is even clearer when the sentence is expressed with “Nachdem”. … Continue reading PLUSQUAMPERFEKT: The past perfect tense in German