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By Henry Strutz

The main conventional 501 German verbs are prepared alphabetically in a desk structure, one verb in line with web page with English translation, and conjugated in all tenses and kinds. The book's extra positive aspects comprise universal idioms with instance sentences to illustrate verb utilization and a grammar evaluation. This booklet features a bonus CD-ROM enclosed at no extra cost. The CD-ROM offers invaluable routines for college students in German sentence crowning glory, notice final touch, be aware matching, and conversational discussion, with solutions supplied for all exercises.

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This morning I baked tasty rolls,” said the baker. The weak imperfect forms backte, etc. are more common nowadays. Our baker uses backte. 50 7_9393_GermanVerbs_1 8/28/07 2:45 PM Page 51 baden PRINC. , baden Sie! INDICATIVE SUBJUNCTIVE PRIMARY Present ich du er wir ihr sie bade badest badet baden badet baden ich du er wir ihr sie Imperfect badete badetest badete badeten badetet badeten Perfect ich du er wir ihr sie habe gebadet hast gebadet hat gebadet haben gebadet habt gebadet haben gebadet ich du er wir ihr sie hatte gebadet hattest gebadet hatte gebadet hatten gebadet hattet gebadet hatten gebadet SECONDARY Present Time (Pres.

If we had only had more time (money, luck, love, understanding). The Imperfect Subjunctive forms of many strong verbs often are used in a more literary sense. The Conditional usually substitutes for them. “ The Conditional (würde) is more common than the construction with läsen. In addition to strong verbs, the modal auxiliaries, haben, and wissen, also add an umlaut to the Imperfect Indicative to form the Imperfect Subjunctive. Contrast the Indicative flog and the Subjunctive flöge in the following excerpt from Eichendorff’s famous poem “Mondnacht”: Es war, als hätt’ der Himmel It was as if the sky had Die Erde still geküsst, Quietly kissed the earth Dass sie .

Kommt, Zigeuner, spielt uns ‘was vor! Singt und tanzt mit uns! Come, Gypsies, play something for us. Sing and dance with us. Kommen Sie, Zigeuner, spielen Sie uns ‘was vor! Come, Gypsies, play something for us. Singen Sie und tanzen Sie mit uns! Sing and dance with us. If you include yourself in a command, either invert the “we” form of the present or use the ihr Imperative of lassen. Singen wir! Tanzen wir! Die ganze Nacht. Nein! Trinken wir noch eins und dann gehen wir! Let’s sing, let’s dance all night!

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