Verb placement

German grammar can be very different from English grammar. This includes the order of words in a sentence. The verb comes second In German, [...]

Verbs: conditional tense

The conditional tense is used to talk about things which might happen, but are not certain. This is often translated with ‘would’ [...]

Verbs: infinitive form

A verb infinitive is the form of verb that is found in the dictionary. Infinitives This is an example of a sentence using an infinitive:  [...]

Verbs: imperfect tense

Tenses show when something happens – the past, present or the future. The imperfect tense is a past tense. Imperfect tense The imperfe [...]

Verbs: perfect tense

Tenses show when something happens – the past, present or the future. The perfect tense is a past tense. Perfect tense The perfect ten [...]

Verbs: separable

‘Separable’ verbs are used in sentences such as ‘I wash up’ or ‘I came back’, which include both a verb (wash/come) and a ‘par [...]
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