Modal conjunctions as a subgroup of subordinate conjunction are concerned with the means or mode of wage sentence. Each example perform various functions and their usage can vary. One common thing is that they place the verb at the end of the sentence to form a “Nebensatz”. Learn more… Content in this post1. What are … Continue reading MODAL SUBORDINATE CONJUNCTION
DAMIT oder UM…ZU: Their differences and similarities?
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?
ALS or WENN: how and when to use them
Have you ever struggled with how these two conjunctions are used? You probably have that’s why you are so eager to find out. Anyway, I’m so excited to help you overcome this struggle with these two conjunctions. Als and wenn both mean “when” in English. Once again this exposes the limitation of words in English. … Continue reading ALS or WENN: how and when to use them
How to use the variations of German Subordinate Conjunctions in English
As a result of the limitation of words in English language, several German words can mean just a single word in English. This variation which is also found in subordinate conjunction can only be clarified in English by the use of context as described below. Als and Wenn when used as “when”: als is used … Continue reading How to use the variations of German Subordinate Conjunctions in English
VERBINDUNGEN (German conjunctions)
Content in this post1. What conjunctions are2. The five categories of german conjunctions3. How to use the examples of the five categories of conjunction4. What a clause isTable of content for conjunctions Conjunctions are words that connect or link two or more sentences together. They make it possible for a complete expression of an idea … Continue reading VERBINDUNGEN (German conjunctions)