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When you UNDERSTAND how German adjective endings work, you only need to learn ONE TABLE!

You will be asked 20 questions. If YES if there is an article alreadymove on to question 2.

The noun we analyse is “Frau”. Let’s analyse the sentence.

Try to remember the ones you like, and to use them in class, on your written work, and when you’re talking to yourself: This questions brings us to the second principle, which helps us with the learning of German adjective endings: If you are unsure which gender or case is required you can often recognize it with the help of the the article which precedes the adjective.

If this is confusing for you, please feel free to consult feutsch textbook or click here for a good traditional explanation. Other words which have the same function as articles.



The noun we have to consider here is “Brief”. From this arises the first of both the sdjektivendungen for the declension of the adjective:. German adjective endings adjektivendungem article. Adjectives following the verbs seinwerden and bleiben are called predicate adjectivesas opposed to attributive adjectiveswhich precede the noun they describe and take adjective endings.

Notes If there is more than one adjective preceding a noun, they will all take the same ending.

Adjective Nouns [Substantivierte Adjektive] When adjectives are used as nouns e. Ich sehe die jungen Kinder. A way to cheat.

Wir lieben die klein en Babys. All you have to do is to answer these 4 questions and the look for the right ending in the table. If YES if the article already shows the gender: Learn the most important subordinators with ONE simple pictogram Learn accusative prepositions with mnemonic images.

If YES if the noun is singularmove on to question 4. Learning German Grammar with Mnemonics – for students and teachers! With some effort, you should be able to put the correct endings on adjectives without having to refer to a massive diagram or chart. From this arises the first of both the principles for the declension of the adjective: Wo ist das viel e Geld, das ich dir gegeben hatte? What does this mean exactly?


If YES if the article is in its original formmove on to question 3. That’s why I replaced it here by “kein”. Ich habe eine alte Katze. What kind of article have the noun? This references the second keep in mind described above. There are a few special cases: But who can memorize this? Da ist ein klein er Mann. For students AND teachers of German grammar. History of Berlin Fill in the adjective endings in a series of statements about the history of Berlin.

This exercise, compiled by Dr.