PLUSQUAMPERFEKT: The past perfect tense 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

Particip I & II: The present continuous and past participle form of german verbs

Content in this post1. Description of the Partizip 2. How to form the german Partizip I & II 3. How to make sentences with the Partizip 4. How to use the Partizips as substantive nounsTable of content for Partizip I &II The Particip I & II of german verbs correspond to the present continuous and … Continue reading Particip I & II: The present continuous and past participle form of german verbs

PRÄTERITUM: the easiest way to form the simple past tense in Deutsch

The simple past tense in German is called Präteritum. This is just one of the forms of making expressions and references in the past. Präteritum is mostly used in writing of articles such as novels, newspapers, magazines etc. it can sometimes be used in spoken German but not by many. This form of past tense … Continue reading PRÄTERITUM: the easiest way to form the simple past tense in Deutsch