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Its hard to tell the difference between 'bist' and 'ist'. is there another way without listening..?
Du is the 2nd person singular hence it must be "bist". "Ist" belongs to 3rd person singular like er, sie, es
"Mann" isn't the object of the sentence. "Du" is the subject, but it also refers to "Mann" so it's still in the accusative.
'Sein' and 'Werden' always take the nominative case, more on that here: http://www.jabbalab.com/blog/795/how-the-german-cases-work-nominative-accusative-dative-and-genitive
Thank you for that link! "The nominative case is used for a person, animal or thing which is doing the action. In this case, you will be able to ask: Who/What did or is something? The nominative case is always used after the verbs sein and werden."
Nouns in German are capitalized. "Ein" is an article (like "a/an" and "the" in english), and is only capitalized at the beginning of sentences (such as this one).
du = you (singular, informal)
ihr = you (plural, formal)
Sie = you (singular or plural, formal)
informal = friends, family, people you know well, children
formal = people you don't know, elders, employers, instructors
They all conjugate differently. See the table at the intro to Basics 1:
Maybe you can give this a read: http://yourdailygerman.wordpress.com/2011/12/31/learn-german-online-meat-the-team-i-you-she-and-so-on/
It introduces personal pronouns and genders in German. You can't explain one thing without the other, especially when it comes to he/she/it.
Second person singular v.s. third person singular.
You are = du bist
He/she/it is = er/sie/es ist
That's a lesson from last chapter man ein is for masculine gender while eine for feminine
I am pretty sure its Masculine (ein) and feminine (eine). So "Frau" is a woman, therefore you use "eine". And "Mann" is a man, so you would use "ein", samething for "junge" (boy).