Type: Posts; User: cod2
When using superlatives, should I use der/die/das?
Dies ist die billigste.
Dies ist der früheste.
How do I work out if it should be der, die or das?
Or should I just use am?
Dies ist am...
I am looking for something similar to Churchill's 'A History of the English Speaking Peoples'.
It has to be in German - not English. And should cover from the Roman era to at least the First World...
What prepositions (if any) should go in German between the numbers in the examples below?
Football score: 2 to 1.
Result of a vote: 45 to 31.
Thanks in advance.
Please could someone check if these are correct?
These are the men's houses = Diese sind die Häuser der Männer.
These are these men's houses = Diese sind die Häuser dieser Männer.
These are no...
So I passive-listen to Deutschlandradio during the day. I just picked up one fragment from an interview on pig husbandry, when the interviewer asked a question, and the interviewee started by saying...
If you are stuck, I suggest you look at these two sites:
The first site is about learning English and the second is about learning Japanese. But the...
When there is a verb and also the verb 'be-x' - both meaning the same thing, what should be used and when?
Antworten vs beantworten.
Which should be used when?
What is the right way of constructing passive voices in German?
For example: which is correct?
Translation of: "Visitors were picked up by their host at the airport."
1. Die Besucher wurden...
This is what I did / am doing.
1. Finished the three Michel Thomas audio courses (Beginner, Advanced, Builder). Highly recommended.
2. Really got lost for the next 6 months while searching for...
Bitte entshuldigen Sie mein Englisch Antwort.
I will certainly visit Germany again. Cologne, Hannover and Freiburg are on my list - but not this year.
I am not sure about visiting...
Just back from a tour of German cities:
Munich is a very interesting and an exceptionally clean city. I intentionally did not go to Dachau.
Stuttgart was not as clean, and much smaller, but I...
I have now realised that there is no point (for me) to go anywhere near audio/video until I have built up a seriously comprehensive vocabulary.
I know so little that it's too much to handle
I know that 'What does it concern?' translates to 'Worum geht es?'.
I am struggling to find proper translations for sentences like:
'What do you want to talk about?'
'Are you asking me about...
Es scheint die meisten Filme haben politische Theme, oder auf der WW2. Gibt es keine Spaß Filme?
Alle videos von DW sind ausgezeichnet.
2. Video Thema
Sie können die Transkripte auf der DW Site finden.
What are the equivalents of:
1. 'Here you go' (when giving something to someone)
2. 'I don't think so!' (a slightly sarcastic expression of disagreement)
3. 'Yeah, right!' (Ditto)
I am visiting Germany in August for the first time (two trips in August - first a 7-day trip covering Munich, Stuttgart, Hamburg and Berlin, then a weekend trip to Dortmund).
I read something in...
How does one say things like:
"Can I please have a look at that one? That one over there."
Robin, we use the expression 'I am done' in a variety of situations in English.
I am in a meeting talking and I say 'I'm done' to express that 'I have no further question'.
Or I am...
On a similar theme, if I want to say: 'I'm done', should I say 'Ich bin geschafft' or 'ich bin fertig'?
Recently there I have been seeing quite a few articles on WW2, the most notable one being this: ...
What is the equivalent of saying "After you" in German, when you hold the door for open someone or let someone go first?
Can anyone suggest a way to remember the declension of articles, adjectives and pronouns depending on the fours cases?
Is repeated practice the only way?