German A1 Grammar • Verbkonjugation I
Verb conjugation I

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German A1 Grammar • Verbkonjugation I
Verb conjugation I

Without verbs, we couldn't really do anything. Yes, that's right, verbs are words that are actions, movements, etc. They're very important for sentences to make any sense.
Verbs in German change their endings to match their subject. This is called conjugation. Most verbs in German are conjugated according to predictable rules.
To conjugate verbs, just remove their -en ending and add the new, conjugated ending.
1. Ending for ich
kommen
ich komme
wohnen
ich wohne
sprechen
ich spreche
verstehen
ich verstehe
Ich komme aus Stuttgart.
I come from Stuttgart.
2. Ending for du
kommen
du kommst
wohnen
du wohnst
sprechen
du sprichst
verstehen
du verstehst
Wohnst du in Rom?
Do you live in Rome?
3. Ending for er/sie/es
kommen
er/sie/es kommt
wohnen
er/sie/es wohnt
sprechen
er/sie/es spricht
verstehen
er/sie/es versteht
Er spricht fließend Spanisch und Englisch.
He speaks Spanish and English fluently.
Not too hard, right? It takes a little getting used to, but you'll get the hang of this is no time.
The German es is not necessarily translatable with the English "it". It is much more about the gender of the nouns.
Talking about "the table", German: der Tisch
Er ist schön.
It is beautiful.
Talking about "the sun", German: die Sonne
Sie ist warm.
It is warm.
Talking about "the baby", German: das Baby
Es ist laut.
He/She is loud.