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German A1 Grammar • Partizip: Verben mit Präfixen
Participle: verbs with prefixes
Do you remember the verbs with prefixes?
anfangen, aufstehen, bekommen, ...
Genau! Some of them are separable (anfangen, aufstehen) some of them aren't (bekommen).
Yeah, I'm still getting to grips with those...
Have a look at the past tense!
Wann bist du heute aufgestanden?
When did you get up today?
Hast du meine Blumen bekommen?
Did you get my flowers?
So... The separable ones have the ge in between the prefix and the main verb?
Exactly! See? You’re getting good at this! The non-separable verbs usually stay the same, but they aren't as regular as the separable ones. You'll learn them as you go, don't worry! Here's a little overview for you: