German Language Game: Müssen - Present Tense



Quick German Language Game:  müssen (to have to, must)
Level: Beginner (A1)
Playing Time: 4 minutes

A fun interactive language Word Shoot game to learn and practice the present tense forms of "müssen" (must, to have to).

Then, with Word Invaders, put together simple sentences using the vocabulary below.

Remember to say the German out loud!

Müssen - Present Tense

Note: the change in the stem vowel: singular "u", plural & formal "ü".

• ich muss - I have to, must
• du musst - you have to, must (familiar)
• er/sie/es muss - he/she/it has to, must
• wir müssen - we have to, must
• ihr müsst - you-all have to, must
• sie/Sie müssen - they/you (formal) have to, must

** Formal you - "Sie" - is singular and plural, and always capitalized.

Vocabulary

• warten - to wait
• finden - to find
• anrufen - to call
• umsteigen - to change (trains, etc.)
• jetzt - now
• bald - soon
• morgen - tomorrow
• das Büro - the office
• das Buch - the book

German Word Order

Note the German word order in sentences with a modal verb (for example, with "müssen").
• Du musst mich morgen anrufen.
• You have to call me tomorrow.

More Than a German Language Game

And don't forget: You can practice German online for FREE with our 36-Scene German 1 Story: "Michael in Deutschland" and our 72-Scene German 2 Mystery Story Sequel: "Blüten in Berlin?"
(If you already know that "Blüten" means blossom in German - you'll learn that Blüten has still another meaning...).
Just login HERE.
If you have any language questions  - don't hesitate to contact us!


German Language Game: Kaufen, Zahlen



Quick German Language Game:  kaufen, zahlen (to buy, to pay)
Level: Beginner (A1)
Playing Time: 3 1/2 minutes


Play a quick German language game to learn the verbs "kaufen" and "zahlen" and to combine them with basic vocabulary into short sentences.

In the sentences, note the German word order.  It's a little different from the English.

When you play the game, say the German out loud. It's the best way to improve your pronunciation.

Vocabulary

• kaufen - to buy
• zahlen - to pay
• ich möchte - I would like
• ich muss - I have to
• jetzt - now
• später - later
• bald - soon
• etwas - something

More Than a German Language Game

And don't forget: You can practice German online for FREE with our 36-Scene German 1 Story: "Michael in Deutschland" and our 72-Scene German 2 Mystery Story Sequel: "Blüten in Berlin?"
(If you already know that "Blüten" means blossom in German - you'll learn that Blüten has still another meaning...).
Just login HERE.
If you have any language questions  - don't hesitate to contact us!


German Language Game: Months of the Year



Quick German Language Game: Months of the Year.

Level: Beginner (A1)
Playing Time: 3 minutes

A fun interactive language game to learn and practice German months of the year.

English speakers can easily recognize the names of German months.

But pronouncing them is a little different, and kind of fun to learn.

Try to come close to the sound of the native speaker when you repeat or say the months aloud.

Note: As in English, the months are capitalized in German. They are all masculine: der Januar, der Februar, etc. The German month March has an umlaut: März

Months of the Year

• Januar - January
• Februar - February 
• März - March
• April - April
• Mai - May
• Juni - June
• Juli - July
• August - August
• September - September
• Oktober - October
• November - November
• Dezember - December

If you like our games, please SHARE us with your friends.

More Than a German Language Game

And don't forget: You can practice German online for FREE with our 36-Scene German 1 Travel-Story: "Michael in Deutschland".
In it you learn and practice all the words, phrases and sentences you also hear in the podcasts.
Just login HERE.
"The Story" and easy games will let you forget that you are actually learning German!
If you have any language questions  - don't hesitate to contact us!


German Language Game: Sprechen - Present Tense



Quick German Language Game:  sprechen (to speak).
Level: Beginner (A1)
Playing Time: 4 minutes

The verb "sprechen" is a useful verb to know when traveling in a German-speaking country.
At least you'll want to be able to ask if someone speaks English, and say that you don't speak (fluent) German.

Sprechen - Present Tense

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

• ich spreche - I speak
• du sprichst - you speak (familiar)
• er/sie/es spricht - he/she/it speaks
• wir sprechen - we speak
• ihr sprecht - you-all speak
• sie sprechen - they speak
• Sie sprechen - you speak (formal)

More Than a German Language Game

And don't forget: You can practice German online for FREE with our 36-Scene German 1 Story: "Michael in Deutschland" and our 72-Scene German 2 Mystery Story Sequel: "Blüten in Berlin?"
(If you already know that "Blüten" means blossom in German - you'll learn that Blüten has still another meaning...).
Just login HERE.
If you have any language questions  - don't hesitate to contact us!


German Language Game: Dative Pronouns



Here you can play a quick and fun German Language Game to learn and practice German Dative Pronouns:
• mir (to me)
• dir (to you, familiar)
• ihm (to him)
• ihr (to her)
• uns (to us)
• euch (to you-all)
• ihnen /Ihnen (to them /to you, formal)

1. Review the dative pronouns with the Shootout Game.
2. Recall basic nouns with the Memory Game.
3. Put together simple sentences using dative pronouns with the Word Invader Game.
4. Choose the translation of sentences with the Deal No Deal Game.

If you feel that you have a good understanding of the Dative pronouns and want to test your German vocabulary, just play the game. Otherwise, read on and then play.

Nouns

der Schlüssel - the key (m)
der Stadtplan - the city map (m)
Note: These masculine nouns will come up as direct objects (accusative case):
den Schlüssel, den Stadtplan

die Handynummer - the cell phone number (f)
die Adresse - the address (f)
die Zeitung - the newspaper (f)
die Wohnung - the apartment (f)
Note: Feminine nouns have the same article as subjects and direct objects: "die X."

das Buch - the book (n)
das Foto - the photo (n)
Note: Neuter nouns have the same article as subjects and direct objects: "das X."

Verbs

geben - to give
[ich gebe, du gibst, er/sie gibt, wir geben, ihr gebt, sie/Sie geben]

zeigen - to show
[ich zeige, du zeigst, er/sie zeigt, wir zeigen, ihr zeigt, sie/Sie zeigen]

Other Key Vocabulary

Kann ich ... geben?  - Can I ... give? [können]
Geben Sie doch ... - Do give ... [imperative, formal]
warum - why
sie wollen - they want [wollen]
 
If you like our games, please SHARE us with your friends.

More Than a German Language Game

Remember: You can learn and practice German online for FREE with our 36-Scene German 1 Story: "Michael in Deutschland" and our 72-Scene German 2 Mystery Story Sequel: "Blüten in Berlin?"
("Blüten" means blossoms in German - but you'll find out that it has another, darker meaning).
Just login HERE.
And, if you have any language questions  - don't hesitate to contact us!

1 2 3 4 5 .. 16   > >