https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Liam_Doyle_Zwei

Grammar help please

Okay so, i would greatly appreciate if someone would help me with German grammar. im having alot of trouble, and i need help. how do i know when to use mag, magst, etc. or deine, dein, etc. or also, how do i know when to use ein, eine, einem, etc. Please help! Also, a little help with das der and die please.

April 22, 2018

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Vabelie

Mögen is a verb you conjugate as
Ich mag I like
Du magst you like
Er, sie, es mag he, she likes
Wir mögen we like
Ihr mögt you (all) like
Sie/sie mögen you (polite form), they like
Here a page for more tenses, and other verbs

The forms of ein: I gave a pretty comprehensive explanation here a few days ago. If you want/need more, I'll be glad to oblige.

der, das, die works similarly, being respectively masculine, neuter, feminine nominative singular.
In singular accusative, they become den, das, die. Plural accusative is always die
In singular dative, they become dem, dem, der. Plural dative is always "den" (don't forget to add an -n ending to the noun)
In singular genitiv, they become des, des (masculine and neuter nouns take a -s ending), der. Plural genitive is always der

Hope to have helped, don't be affraid to ask, I'm often here. Viel Glück :)

April 22, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Liam_Doyle_Zwei

Danke! Viele danke! Das ist toll

April 22, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/sweilan1

You mean "Vielen Dank".... ;-)

April 22, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Vabelie

Gern geschehen! If you knew what it means to me to be able to explain these matters… :)

April 22, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Dessert-Rose

Hi Liam,

Here is a link to a Youtube video where "mag" and "magst" are explained (by German with Jenny): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R4Ryj4X2W6g

Here is a link to a post where the usage of "die", "der", and "das" are explained: https://www.duolingo.com/comment/26832211

Here is a link to a post where "dein' and "deinem" etc. are eplained (unfortunately not "deine", sorry): https://www.duolingo.com/comment/26809786

Here is a link to a Youtube video where "einen" and "einem" are explained (by German with Jenny) (amongst other things, they are also explained in the video). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ku4P3ac0puo

I hope that this is useful.

April 22, 2018
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