"Sie isst mit dem Lehrer."

December 31, 2012


When this question is read aloud, it is very hard to know whether she's saying "ist" or "isst", and both work in this context. I wish there was an option for this problem in the report a problem with the question tool!

January 8, 2013

Both are accepted because of this reason

May 27, 2013

my translation was "Sie ist mit dem Lehrer", it was judged correct but the correct translated answer suggests that she "eats" rather than " is with" "that" rather than "the" teacher. What's going on?

December 31, 2012

Your translation should have been "She eats with that/the teacher". The german words "isst" (eat) and "ist" (is) are pronounced the same, hence the misunderstanding.

December 31, 2012

This has been fixed- they now accept your answer (which was also mine!)

May 27, 2013

I replay this numerous time. There was no problem with "She eats with: but the rest was garbled and sounded as "die Mirhab" not "dem Lehrer" Anyone else hear it that way?

February 16, 2013

I couldn't really hear it very well either, but there is a 'slower' button, which helped me. Still didn't help distinguish between 'ist' and 'isst' though.

February 25, 2013

How do you determine the difference between she eats with the teacher, and she eats with the teachers? I don't understand exactly how german does plurals in the object of the sentence..

March 15, 2013

In this case, I believe it is... der Lehrer (sing), die Lehrern (pl)

May 27, 2013

Where does "dem" fit in the articles paradigm? I wondered if it was plural accusative masculine???

March 19, 2013

Dem is singular dative masculine/neuter.

April 1, 2013

I used the slow botton, but It sounds like “Sie liest mit dem Lehrer”

March 20, 2013

what is the difference between "They" and "She" for Sie

April 6, 2013

The difference is in the verb conjugation.

Sie essen = they eat

Sie isst = she eats

Here is another example:

Sie haben = they have

Sie habt = she has

April 6, 2013

Wasn't it 'sie hat' for 'she has'?

April 25, 2013

Yes. I think AgenTsi just had a small typo. It is "Sie hat" for singular 'she has' and "ihr habt" for plural 'you have'

May 27, 2013
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