Einheit 1.8 (online)

Sheep with long hair blowing in the wind Palm trees

In Meersburg (am Bodensee) ist das Klima sehr mild. Dort wachsen sogar Palmen.

H5P activity icon Übung 1

H5P activity icon Übung 2. Read through the presentation and then answer the questions at the end of it.

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Conjugation of “sein” and “haben”

These two verbs are used frequently and are irregular verbs. They must be memorized!

ich bin I am ich habe I have
du bist you are du hast you have
er/sie/es ist he/she/it is er/sie/es hat he/she/it has
wir sind we are wir haben we have
ihr seid you (pl.) are ihr habt you (pl.) have
sie/Sie sind they/you (formal) are sie/Sie haben they/you (formal) have


chalk board with German pronouns (ich, du, er, sie, es, wir, ihr, sie, Sie)

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Personal Pronouns

When you want to talk about people without repeating their names, you use personal pronouns. You have already seen all these pronouns used in sentences.

ich I
du you (informal singular)
er/sie/es he/she/it
wir we
ihr you (informal plural)
sie they
you (formal singular & plural)

H5P activity icon Übung 3

H5P activity icon Übung 4

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Conjugation of Verbs (1)

Here is a list of some of the verbs we have used so far in Einheit 1. Please begin to practice and memorize these verbs. Notice anything similar about the endings of the verb stem? You can click on the infinitive forms of the verbs to see what their english translation would be.


ich komme wohne lebe heiße spreche
du kommst wohnst lebst heißt sprichst
er/sie/es kommt wohnt lebt heißt spricht
wir kommen wohnen leben heißen sprechen
ihr kommt wohnt lebt heißt sprecht
sie/Sie kommen wohnen leben heißen sprechen

Please note that the underlined portion of the infinitive is the “verb stem”.

H5P activity icon Übung 5. Click on the correctly conjugated verb.

H5P activity icon Übung 6

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link and watch the video. Then click on “start” under the video and do the exercises.

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