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Archive for September, 2010

Spätzle – Swabian Pasta Posted by on Sep 22, 2010

Today I want to introduce a Swabian delicacy to you. It´s called “Spätzle” and it is really the number one pasta in the south of Germany, especially in Baden-Württemberg.

German prepositions that require the accusative case Posted by on Sep 13, 2010

This is my final post on prepositions and their required grammar cases. German prepositions that require the accusative case are: bis – until; till entlang – along gegen – against um – for; to; in order; around durch – through für – for ohne – without wider – contrary to Usually, nouns themselves do not…

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Do you know “wissen” and “kennen”? Posted by on Sep 7, 2010

When I communicate with people who learn German as a foreign language I can often recognize that they have some difficulties with using the German verbs “kennen” and “wissen” correctly. Unfortunately, these two verbs have only one translation in English, which is “to know”. Although “wissen” suggest the meaning of having a firm knowledge and…

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Prepositions that require the DATIVE CASE Posted by on Sep 1, 2010

In one of my previous posts I started discussing about prepositions and which grammar cases they require for the following noun. In this post I am going to give some examples sentence with very common prepositions that require the DATIVE CASE. The German prepositions, which require the dative case are: aus, bei, mit, von, seit,…

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