German grammar - the past tenses #1 - the perfect tense

Angelika Davey, Here to help people "learning German with a smile"

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14 Lessons (44m)
    • 1. Perfect tense intro

    • 2. Differences between the perfect & imperfect tense

    • 3. Two important verbs

    • 4. Conjugate regular verbs in the perfect tense

    • 5. Regular verbs exceptions

    • 6. Regular separable verbs with haben

    • 7. Part 1 ge +en

    • 8. Part 2 ge+change+en

    • 9. Part 3 separable verbs ge+en

    • 10. Part 4 separable verbs ge+stem change+en

    • 11. Part 5 mixed verbs

    • 12. Part 6 mixed separable verbs

    • 13. Part 7 no ge at the beginning

    • 14. Verbs with SEIN


About This Class

Welcome to the first of my German past tense classes!

Do you keep on forgetting how the verbs change from the present tense to the past tense? Do you often wonder if it's a regular or irregular verb or if you need to use HABEN or SEIN?

Then this class is going to help you!

In this class we will only look at German verbs in the past tense and we'll cover the following:

  • the perfect tense with haben
  • the perfect tense with sein
  • regular verbs
  • irregular verbs
  • separable verbs
  • inseparable verbs

If you are a beginner then this class might not be for you yet, but save it for later. Then, as soon as you are ready to learn about the past tense in German, you can watch the videos to help you along.

If you are an advanced student, you probably know everything in this course but it might be a welcome refresher.

If you are an intermediate student, then either watch all the videos to revise what you have already learned, or pick those that you are struggling with.

It doesn't matter how quickly you complete the course - it isn't a race - the important bit is that you can conjugate verbs in the past tense!

At the end of the class you will have a better understanding of German verbs in the perfect tense which will make life a lot easier when you want to be able to tell people in German about things you have done.

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PS when you're ready for part 2, you'll find it here: German grammar - the past tenses #2 - the imperfect & pluperfect tense