German grammar - the past tenses #2 - the imperfect & pluperfect tense

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

Play Speed
  • 0.5x
  • 1x (Normal)
  • 1.25x
  • 1.5x
  • 2x
5 Videos (21m)
    • Introduction

      0:35
    • The Imperfect tense regular verbs

      4:47
    • The imperfect tense irregular verbs

      6:21
    • Imperfect tense for spoken German

      5:53
    • The Pluperfect

      3:43

About This Class

Welcome to the second of my German past tense courses!

In this course we will look at the imperfect tense and the pluperfect tense.

Both require a sound knowledge of German. 

If you have only just started to learn German, then this course will not be for you, but save it for later. Then, as soon as you are ready to learn about the past tenses in German, you can watch the videos to help you along.

If you are an intermediate or advanced student, then this class is for you.

In this class you will learn how the imperfect tense is formed. You hardly need the imperfect tense for speaking in German (for that you'll need the perfect tense, which I have covered in my German grammar - the past tense #1 course), but you do need  it for reading books in German which have stories in the past tense.

You will also learn about the pluperfect tense, which again you do not cover in textbooks until after you have mastered the perfect and imperfect tense.

At the end of the class you will have a better understanding of German verbs in the imperfect tense which will make life a lot easier when you want to read a German children's book or even a novel.

A few free coupons are available: http://skl.sh/2keDa76

If you liked this course, could you please give it the 'thumbs up'?
Leaving a comment or even just the thumbs up will help other students decide whether this course is good for them.

Danke!
Angelika

26

Students

--

Projects

Angelika Davey

Here to help people "learning German with a smile"

Welcome to my Skillshare page!

I am Angelika of Angelika's German Tuition & Translation and I'm here to help you learn German, especially if you are teaching yourself.

How can I help you?

You can enrol in any of my 24 classes (with more being added):

Language Learning: I want to learn a new language but don't know which one!

The German Alphabet, free classes #1 #2

Beginners' German for busy people #1 #2 #3

German Gender - is it der, di...

See full profile