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German Auxiliary Verbs [Sein, Haben & Werden Made Easy]

In German, 3 of the most common verbs you’ll encounter are the German auxiliary verbs. Also known as the ‘German helping verbs’ (Hilfsverben), they are used to form the present tense, simple past / imperfect tense (Präteritum) and the past tense (Perfekt). The 3 German auxiliary verbs are sein (to be), haben (to have), for…

German Separable Verbs [Everything You Need to Know]
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German Separable Verbs [Everything You Need to Know]

What Are German Separable Verbs? German separable verbs (Trennbare Verben) are a special type of verb which have a prefix at the front of them. These prefixes are added to verbs to change the meaning of the original verb. Some of these prefixes are separable, some are inseparable and some can be both. In certain…

German Reflexive Verbs [& How to Form Correct Sentences]
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German Reflexive Verbs [& How to Form Correct Sentences]

As an English speaker, you could be forgiven for not being familiar with reflexive verbs. We do have them, but reflexive verbs in German are far more common. What can seem like a confusing topic for English speakers, is actually quite straightforward once you know what German reflexive verbs are and how to use them….