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  5. "Du wirst zur Schule gehen."

"Du wirst zur Schule gehen."

Translation:You will go to school.

August 11, 2013



Does German distinguish between: "go to school" as in "the child goes to school" (he is a student) and "the mother went to the school" as in (the mother went to the school to pick up the child)?

April 6, 2014


'to school' as I first thought or 'to the school' ?

August 11, 2013


Both are okay: zu der= zur= to the.

November 13, 2013


Sure, zu der = zur. But that was not my point. Rather, 'to school' and 'to the school' have distinct meanings.

January 27, 2014


Well I am not an English Native speaker and while most of us write "to the school" as a more accurate translation; I´ve seen DL, offers a second solution without "the", as you wrote: "to school".

January 27, 2014


To go to school means to attend school, as a pupil. To go to the school just means to physically go to the place, without any implication that you're going there to study. Does a similar distinction exist in German?

May 29, 2015


She says clearly "zu Schule"

May 12, 2014


Why it is dative? This is motion, i would put akkusative..... don't understand

October 28, 2015


I think zu can only be used with dative

January 19, 2016


As far as I remember, I was always taught to use "in" - to go to school = "in die Schule gehen" (in + acc); to be at school = "in der Schule sein" (in + dat).

February 18, 2015


But it contains real "act", so isnt accusative right here? I though "in die Schule"

May 25, 2015


Would it be possible to use the accusative here too? If so, what would "Du wirst zu die Schule gehen" mean?

December 13, 2015


Zu is a dative preposition

October 27, 2017


Ah, I was waiting for Duolingo to add the Jedi Mind Tricks lesson to their German tree.

February 25, 2017


Will 'Du wirst gehen zur Schule?' be also correct?

January 10, 2019


Having flashbacks of getting caught playing hooky (i.e., skipping school) and a parent saying to me, "You WILL go to school." Would this be an appropriate use of this statement?

June 11, 2019


"Aber, ich will nicht!"

June 19, 2019


i remember: "Ich bin heute in die Schule gegangen" excrept of a dialouge of a German course book. That's "gehen + akk case". I was thinking if "Du wirst in die Schule gehen" is accepted in this case?

November 1, 2019


Is the "Zur" required, or would it work only with "zu"?

January 25, 2014


"Zu" means "too" for instance: Er ist zu müde =He is too tired. that is why it s required to write: zur= to the.

January 27, 2014
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