"I am not wearing a shirt."
Translation:Nie noszę koszuli.
I'm glad to see this in this exercise the Duolingo authors are taking it one step at a time, introducing only the fem. sing. genitive, so avoiding even more confusion. Hopefully the next lesson will take one of the other genders only. A lot of people are learning by example only, I presume.
Yeah, I don't really know any of the grammatical terms and every time I try to wrap my head around them I get confused and lost, so I basically have to learn all this through example and example alone.
I think one should do first examples, repeat, repeat, and then look at the grammar, after all is that not how you learned your main language as a child ? Never give up !
No you are not right.
wear /nosić needs accusative so it changes to genitive
in negative sentence accusative always changes to genitive unless it is after preposition. all other cases stay the same. ( so instrumental stays the same)
because it does not make any sense. In English "am wearing" is just a form of "to wear", which translates to "noszę".
"Nie noszę koszuli" translates to "I don't wear a shirt". "Nie mam na sobie koszuli" translates to "I am not wearing a shirt".