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

How to remember the German dative prepositions

A friend of mine gave me this little clue, sing the following list to the tune of the Blue Danube Waltz. The list is arranged alphabetically.

aus, außer, bei, mit, nach seit, von zu

All of these prepositions are always followed by the dative case.

July 21, 2014

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bw1O_Z9Wo-8 I found this video singing it :) very clever way of remembering.

July 22, 2014

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

Oh, you get a lingot from me for this link! Love it! :-)

July 22, 2014

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

Haha! Ich danke dir!! :)

February 26, 2015

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

Vergessen nicht gegenüber

July 23, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/William294923

Learn German with Ania on you tube teaches this

February 19, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Maestro2603

...und ge- gen- üb- ber ist auch so gut

March 4, 2018

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

Awesome. I've learned that set of prepositions before, but I never thought of using The Blue Danube!

July 21, 2014

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

Yeah, it made the list so easy for me to remember! Did you check out my hint on remembering the accusative by singing the list to London Bridge is Falling Down? :-)

July 21, 2014

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

You can do that also. Visualize Dative Team is made of Ausaubemit as a coah and naseivozu as the whole team. Take at least 10 seconds. Close your eyes and make this image bigger in your mind's eyes to strengthen this association. Good luck! You will never forget the Dative Preposition if you make this association

August 6, 2017
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