POP QUIZ! Conjugate haben (to have) and sein (to be).
HABEN Ich habe Du hast Er/sie/es hat Wir haben Ihr habt Sie/sie haben
SEIN Ich bin Du bist Er/sie/es ist Wir sind Ihr seid Sie/sie sind
PAST TENSE (PERFECT) -Haben and sein are needed. They are called helping or auxiliary verbs and their conjugations are put in position 2 in a statement. -The past participle (this is the main action, what someone did) goes to the end of the sentence. -The past participle is often (but not always!) formed with a ge + the er/sie/es conjugation, eg played is gespielt.
WHAT ARE THE PAST PARTICIPLES? surfen machen schmecken kaufen
SEIN VS HABEN -haben is used more frequently, at about 80% of the time. -sein is usually used when there motion from Point A to Point B, or when there is a change of state. -ACTIVITY -handout
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