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Re: German group

Postby tungemål » Thu Sep 10, 2020 2:39 pm

Here is an article on the adverbs hin and her:
https://www.thegermanprofessor.com/hin-or-her/

- hin generally indicates movement in a direction away from the speaker toward a particular destination.
- her generally indicates movement from a point of origin in a direction toward the speaker.
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Re: German group

Postby Stefan » Mon Oct 12, 2020 7:21 am

Season 3 of Babylon Berlin is now up on ARD, together with season 1 and 2.

https://www.ardmediathek.de/ard/sendung ... mVybGlu/3/
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Re: German group

Postby Vedun » Wed Oct 14, 2020 10:38 pm

Was lest ihr gern online? Ich suche nach Ideen.
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Re: German group

Postby Doitsujin » Thu Oct 15, 2020 4:16 pm

Vedun wrote:Was lest ihr gern online? Ich suche nach Ideen.
Wofür interessierst Du Dich denn?
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Re: German group

Postby Kraut » Sat Oct 17, 2020 9:44 am

free on the Astra satellite

https://www.kika.de/sonntagsmaerchen/sendung123334.html

fairy tale, subtitles, audiodescription


Der süße Brei

Morgen, 12:00 Uhr 17.10.2020

Sturm und Dürre haben die Ernte vernichtet. Die Menschen hungern. Hoffnung macht ihnen nur der Glaube an einen magischen Topf, der süßen Brei kocht. Doch keiner weiß, wo der zu finden ist. Eine geheimnisvolle Waldfrau weist Jola - der Einzigen, die sich nicht in ihr Schicksal ergeben will - den Weg. Doch der Weg zur Wiedererlangung des zerbrochenen Topfes ist steinig. Jola muss schwere Prüfungen bestehen.
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Re: German group

Postby CarlyD » Sun Oct 18, 2020 6:17 pm

I'm looking for a book about German that I hope exists.

To explain--In Spanish, I have two books that are not textbooks, but more books about Spanish. One is called Speed Up Your Spanish (Amazon link below) that talks about word choices, has a whole page on the various uses of caer, etc., and is the kind of book that you take with you and read bits and pieces. The other book, that I can't find right now, dedicates entire (short) chapters to various words and concepts.

I'm trying to find something like that for German. There is a "Speed Up Your German" book that, sadly, is nothing like the Spanish one and is mostly just a grammar review. Right now I'm looking through "101 Pitfalls in German" which is good, but not as in depth as the Spanish books.

Has anyone seen any books like this? I'm currently in the A1/A2 range.

https://www.amazon.com/Speed-Up-Your-Sp ... oks&sr=1-1
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Re: German group

Postby Kraut » Tue Oct 20, 2020 12:18 pm

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Re: German group

Postby CarlyD » Sat Nov 07, 2020 9:20 pm

What am I not seeing? I think "my father" is the subject--why is it in dative?

Meinem Vater geht es immer besser.
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Re: German group

Postby gsbod » Sat Nov 07, 2020 9:27 pm

CarlyD wrote:What am I not seeing? I think "my father" is the subject--why is it in dative?

Meinem Vater geht es immer besser.


The usage of gehen in this sentence is exactly the same as in phrases like:

"Es geht mir gut."
"Wie geht es ihnen?"

Does this help?
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Re: German group

Postby CarlyD » Sat Nov 07, 2020 9:41 pm

gsbod wrote:
CarlyD wrote:What am I not seeing? I think "my father" is the subject--why is it in dative?

Meinem Vater geht es immer besser.


The usage of gehen in this sentence is exactly the same as in phrases like:

"Es geht mir gut."
"Wie geht es ihnen?"

Does this help?


Thank you. That didn't even occur to me. :oops:
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