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Time in German and Possessive Pronouns

Lecture no. 9 from the course: Learning German: A Journey through Language and Culture

Time in German and Possessive Pronouns

Taught by Professor James Pfrehm | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Literature & Language Courses

Wie viel Uhr ist es? (What time is it?) Learn to tell time and how to read a railway timetable. Rehearse using the prepositions um, von, and bis in a temporal context. Also discover that German has three distinct words that cover our English term, “time.” Then dive into possessive pronouns—in singular and plural, as well as nominative and accusative—picking up new vocabulary along the way.

30 Lectures

1
Image of Willkommen!
Willkommen!
0 of 28 min
2
Image of Definite Articles, Gender, and Nouns
Definite Articles, Gender, and Nouns
0 of 29 min
3
Image of Personal Pronouns and the Verb sein
Personal Pronouns and the Verb sein
0 of 22 min
4
Image of Regular Verbs in the Present Tense
Regular Verbs in the Present Tense
0 of 25 min
5
Image of Indefinite Articles and Numbers to 100
Indefinite Articles and Numbers to 100
0 of 27 min
6
Image of Eine Reise nach Wien und Salzburg
Eine Reise nach Wien und Salzburg
0 of 26 min
7
Image of Asking Questions and Numbers above 100
Asking Questions and Numbers above 100
0 of 31 min
8
Image of The Nominative and Accusative Cases and kein-
The Nominative and Accusative Cases and kein-
0 of 26 min
9
Image of Time in German and Possessive Pronouns
Time in German and Possessive Pronouns
0 of 29 min
10
Image of Coordinating Conjunctions and der- Words
Coordinating Conjunctions and der- Words
0 of 27 min
11
Image of Modal Verbs and More Accusative
Modal Verbs and More Accusative
0 of 25 min
12
Image of Eine Reise nach München und Rothenburg ob der Tauber
Eine Reise nach München und Rothenburg ob der Tauber
0 of 28 min
13
Image of Present Perfect and da- and wo- Compounds
Present Perfect and da- and wo- Compounds
0 of 25 min
14
Image of Ich hab’ mein Herz in Heidelberg verloren
Ich hab’ mein Herz in Heidelberg verloren
0 of 21 min
15
Image of Separable-Prefix Verbs
Separable-Prefix Verbs
0 of 26 min
16
Image of Subordinate and Infinitive Clauses
Subordinate and Infinitive Clauses
0 of 24 min
17
Image of More Infinitive Clauses and the Dative Case
More Infinitive Clauses and the Dative Case
0 of 24 min
18
Image of Eine Reise nach Zürich und Zermatt
Eine Reise nach Zürich und Zermatt
0 of 23 min
19
Image of Reflexive Verbs and Pronouns
Reflexive Verbs and Pronouns
0 of 21 min
20
Image of More Dative and Subordinating Conjunctions
More Dative and Subordinating Conjunctions
0 of 28 min
21
Image of The Simple Past
The Simple Past
0 of 23 min
22
Image of Bäuerin Bärbel und die rotbärtigen Zwerge
Bäuerin Bärbel und die rotbärtigen Zwerge
0 of 33 min
23
Image of More Simple Past and Relative Pronouns
More Simple Past and Relative Pronouns
0 of 26 min
24
Image of Eine Reise nach Hamburg und Cuxhaven
Eine Reise nach Hamburg und Cuxhaven
0 of 25 min
25
Image of Two-Way Prepositions and Verbs That Use Them
Two-Way Prepositions and Verbs That Use Them
0 of 31 min
26
Image of Comparative/Superlative and Adjective Endings
Comparative/Superlative and Adjective Endings
0 of 30 min
27
Image of The Genitive Case and the Passive Voice
The Genitive Case and the Passive Voice
0 of 28 min
28
Image of The Subjunctive Mood
The Subjunctive Mood
0 of 29 min
29
Image of Eine Reise nach Wittenberg und Berlin
Eine Reise nach Wittenberg und Berlin
0 of 30 min
30
Image of Our Journey: The End or Just the Beginning?
Our Journey: The End or Just the Beginning?
0 of 31 min

Reviews

a********k
January 20, 2020
I am really enjoying this course. I am roughly halfway through and I really like how everything is laid out. There is another weird review saying he focuses too much on grammar and not enough on conversational skills, but I cannot fathom where that comment comes from. There is new vocabulary everywhere and conversational skills are the main things being taught. Dialogues appear with new words and we're introduced to them way before the grammar explanations. Basically, ignore that review because it's nonsense. Yes, the professor is American (I am a bit iffy on him choosing not to use the uvular R) but easily forgiven because he's a fantastic teacher. There are many dialogues with native speakers provided and the animations also really help with learning. I was on the fence with whether to go full steam ahead and learn German (after a few false starts) but getting sucked into this course has set me firm on the path to wanting to be fluent!

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December 19, 2019

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s********m
December 11, 2019
The professor is really good!

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