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Auf Geht’s | Unit 7 Grammar Homework 1 Auf geht’s Unit 7: Bildung 7.1.A Chapter Overview of Grammar In this unit we focus on reviewing key grammar points learned in German 101 in order to make sure you are up to speed for German 102. We will also introduce a couple new grammar points to keep you on your toes. The grammatical nuts and bolts we’ll require to achieve our goals this unit this include: How to recognize and differentiate the nominative and accusative cases; How to speak about the past by using the imperfect and perfect tense of haben and sein ; How to use modal verbs in present tense; How to work with the dative case and dative prepositions; How to use personal pronouns; and How to describe things with adjectives in the accusative case. We will also learn for the first time… How to use modal verbs in the imperfect tense and How to speak about the future using “werden.” Review of the imperfect tense of haben & sein ! G.5.6, 5.G.1, G.2.3, G.7.2 " S. 206, 208, 210 (“Narrative Past”) The imperfect tense (AKA narrative past or simple past) is most often used in written German. However, the exceptions to this rule are the verbs sein and haben. These verbs are most often used in spoken German when talking about past events. To make the imperfect tense out of the infinitive form of the verbs sein and haben , we just need to make a few spelling changes: sein # waren haben # hatten From here, we just conjugate these tweaked forms according to the two paradigms on page 206 in the workbook. sein (Paradigm 2) ich war du warst er, sie, es war wir waren ihr wart sie, Sie waren haben (Paradigm 1) ich war du warst er, sie, es war wir waren ihr wart sie, Sie waren 7.1.A.1. Now take a look at the discussion below between two Germans describing their elementary schools and fill in the blanks using the imperfect of haben or sein .
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Auf Geht’s | Unit 7 Grammar Homework 2 Lena: Meine Grundschule ________ sehr groß. ________ deine Grundschule auch groß? Philip: Nein, meine Grundschule _________ sehr klein. Wir _________ eine kleine Turnhalle ( gym ) und die Schule __________ auch einen Spielplatz. Lena: Einen Spielplatz? Toll! Wir ____________ keinen Spielplatz, aber unsere Turnhalle _______ groß. Ich ________ sehr sportlich. _______ du auch sportlich? Philip: Nein, aber ich _________ musikalisch. 7.1.A.2 Being in elementary school seems like forever ago! You have probably changed a lot since then. What were you like as a child? Look at the yes/no questions below and answer questions using the imperfect. 1. Warst du als Kind sportlich? __________________________________________________________________________ 2. Hattest du viele Freunde? __________________________________________________________________________ 3. Warst du in einem Sportverein? __________________________________________________________________________ 4. Hattest du ein Haustier? __________________________________________________________________________ 7.1.A.3 Thinking back to your first day of school probably brings back many memories. For German children, their memories of the first day of school probably centers around receiving their Schultüte and using their Ranzen for the first time. Check out the interviews with Mike, Moritz, Nadine and Evi on the Interactive (7.1.4). Write one sentence about each of their first days at school using the imperfect of sein or haben . Some words that might help with this task are listed below.
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