German Language Game: Fahren - Present Tense

Quick German Language Game
:  "fahren" (to drive, go by vehicle, ride).
Level: Elementary (A2)
Playing Time: 4 minutes

The verb "fahren" and the noun "die Fahrt" are words used frequently in everyday German.
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Test yourself on the present tense of "fahren".
Learn to form simple sentences with "weiterfahren" and "zurückfahren".

Fahren - Present Tense

Note changes in the stem vowel from "a" to "ä" in 2nd and 3rd person singular.

  • ich fahre - I drive
  • du fährst - you drive (familiar)
  • er, sie, es fährt - he/she/it drives
  • wir fahren - we drive
  • ihr fahrt - you-all drive
  • sie fahren - they drive
  • Sie fahren - you drive (formal)


  • weiterfahren - to drive on
  • Bitte fahren Sie weiter. - Please drive on.
  • zurückfahren - to drive back
  • ich fahre zurück - I'm driving back
  • Morgen fahre ich zurück. - Tomorrow I'm driving back.
  • die Fahrt - the drive, trip, ride
  • Einfache Fahrt bitte. - One-way (ticket) please.
  • Gute Fahrt! - Have a good trip.

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Posted 17:45PM on January 26 2018 by Ulrike Rettig
Categories: German | Tags: German game, German language game, German quick language game, German verb fahren