The German language is a West Germanic language and the official language of six European countries that include economic, industrial and political powerhouses. Speaking this Germanic language is not as difficult as it may seem. This free online course aims to make it as easy as possible for you to be able to read, understand and write the language. To help you achieve this, we will begin with the German alphabet. You will learn how to pronounce each letter and be introduced to some forms of the letters, such as the umlaut vowels, es-tset (ß), sch, sp etc0, which makes the language special. Since greetings are the first thing you do when you meet someone, you will study how to greet people and introduce yourself. As you learn this vocabulary, you will know how to express yourself in a respectful and well-mannered fashion. Exercises in this section will help you practise as you go along.
Next, you will learn about numbers and why you must read the numbers from right to left, starting from thirteen. In German, you will also study colours and everyday objects, such as the table, chair, bag and so on, to help you form sentences using objects and colours. Next, discover the pronunciation of the most common drinks, food and animals so you can form sentences using these words. Then we will explain how to conjugate irregular and irregular verbs with pronouns. After that, we will teach you the days of the week and months in a year and express the date using sentences.
Furthermore, you will learn how to say the time in German. You will first study how to ask the time when you meet someone and then the ways to answer when someone asks for the time. Acquire knowledge on how to use common questions and pronouns like ‘who’, ‘what’, ‘when’ and so on. Learn about a family tree in German, practising how to list and form sentences using your family members from grandparents and relatives to great-grandchildren. You will also explore adjectives used to describe human emotions and feelings. How to conjugate these expressive vocabulary words will be highlighted. Lastly, you will cover the essential parts of the human body in German and discuss the plural and singular forms. Throughout this course, numerous exercises will help you understand and practise what you have learned so get started now and make German one of your spoken languages. Start Course Now
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