Web-based quizzes on German adjective endings and declination. Explanation of German adjective endings and declination. Adjektivendungen – Gezeigt wird ein sicheres System, um die richtige German. English. Sie hat eine nette Schwester. Deutsches Brot schmeckt sehr gut.

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Das Bett ist warm. All attributive adjectives — that is, adjectives that precede a noun which they modify — MUST show declension, i.

Quandary Mazes Step by step practice [coming eventually]. This questions brings us to the second principle, which helps us with the learning of German adjective endings: If you look for indefinite article, singular, male, accusative you’ll find the ending “en”. If YES if there is an article alreadymove on to adjekticendungen 2.

Teacher of German as a foreign language. Remember this table permanently, after only one glance!

Deutsch adjrktivendungen Brot schmeckt sehr gut. Notes If there is more than one adjective preceding a noun, they will all take the same ending. Der Mann wird alt. In particular, if you are writing a sentence with an ein-word followed by an adjective, you can know you are making a mistake if you are giving them both an -er, -es or -em ending: That’s why I replaced it here by “kein”.


German adjective endings – Learn German Smarter

Let’s analyse the sentence. If this is confusing for deutscj, please feel free to consult a textbook or click here for a good traditional explanation.

From this arises the first of both the principles for the declension of the adjective: If YES if the article already shows the gender: A nice man is drutsch in the cafe. Sie isst frisch es Brot. What kind of article have the noun? History of Berlin Fill in the adjective endings in a series of statements about the history of Berlin. Adjective endings are usually the least favorite part of learning German, from both the students’ and the teacher’s viewpoints.

Handout: Adjektivendungen

Learn German with a German family. A plural form of “ein” doesn’t exist. Da ist der klein e Mann.

Sie isst das frisch e Brot. Adjektivendungen theory, 4 pages. If the adjective does not precede the nounit takes no ending!

This exercise will open in a new window, as its navigation buttons will take you to a web worksheet on art, and not back to this page on adjective endings.

Exercise 2

From this arises the first of both the principles for the declension of the adjective:. Please keep reading, if you do not want to become just as desperate about it as he was ….


She’s got a nice sister. Other words which have the same function as articles. How do you find out which ending you have to use? If you are unsure which gender or case is required you can often recognize it with the help of the the article which precedes the adjective. The following are a few common adjective nouns: When you’ve found the correct answer, check the adjekhivendungen box for an explanation of the meaning of the expression. There is no determiner present here: If you look for indefinite article, singular, male, nominative you find the ending “er”.

When you UNDERSTAND how German adjective endings work, you only need to learn ONE TABLE!

This references the first keep in mind above. All you have to do is to answer these 4 questions and the look for the right ending in the table. Determiners Determine whether or not the adjectives in these statements about determined people are preceded by determiners.