Die Präsentation wird geladen. Bitte warten

Die Präsentation wird geladen. Bitte warten

Simple Past Tense There are two basic verb tenses in German. 1.Conversational Past : a compound tense using a helping verb and past participle 2. Simple.

Ähnliche Präsentationen


Präsentation zum Thema: "Simple Past Tense There are two basic verb tenses in German. 1.Conversational Past : a compound tense using a helping verb and past participle 2. Simple."—  Präsentation transkript:

1

2 Simple Past Tense

3 There are two basic verb tenses in German. 1.Conversational Past : a compound tense using a helping verb and past participle 2. Simple Past- a single verb tense VERY SIMPLE !

4 a.k.a.

5 All German verbs form their simple past tense in one of three ways, depending on whether the verb is a… Weak verb Strong verb or…weak-strong verb

6 The German weak verbs all follow a basic, predictable pattern. Formula: infinitive stem + -te + endings but which endings? (ich) ----(wir) -n (du) -st(ihr) -t (er) ----(sie) -n

7 hören ich hörte du hörtest er hörte wir hörten ihr hörtet sie hörten Weak Verbs: What commonalities do you notice in the forms? There are NO endings on the ich and er/sie/es forms The 1 st and 3 rd person singular look alike The 1 st and 3 rd person plural look alike

8 VARIATIONS: Verbs whose stems ends in -d, -t, or -m or -n following another consonant add an additional -e- before an -te, -test, or -tet ending: INFINITIVES: reden, arbeiten, zeichnen, atmen CONJUGATED: du redetest, du arbeitetest, er zeichnete, ihr atmetet.

9 (spielen) Er _____________ Baseball. Er spielte Baseball. But what does it mean in English? He played baseball.

10 (kaufen) Seine Eltern ____________ein Auto. Seine Eltern kauften ein Auto. and it means….? His parents bought a car.

11 See your teacher to get started!!


Herunterladen ppt "Simple Past Tense There are two basic verb tenses in German. 1.Conversational Past : a compound tense using a helping verb and past participle 2. Simple."

Ähnliche Präsentationen


Google-Anzeigen