TO LIVE – WOHNEN

wohnungssuche_schweiz

 

Wo wohnen Sie? Where do you reside/live?

Wohnen Sie in Zürich? Do you live in Zürich?

Nein, ich wohne nicht in Zürich.  No, I don’t live in Zürich.

Ich wohne (without the -n) in ….   I live in  …

 

GRAMMAR NOTE: Drop the –n at the end of verbs when you talk about the first person:

wohnen to reside becomes ich wohne 

kommen to come – ich komme aus   (I come from …)

Ich wohne in der Lindenstrasse 22.    (I live in 22 Lindenstreet.)

 

When you talk about a third person, he, she, it verbs change their form from to come / kommen to:

he comes/she comes/ it comes in English

er kommt/sie kommt/es kommt in German.

 

Click the link below, scroll down to Questions and Answers

Listen to Karl, Inge and Martin

http://german.about.com/library/anfang/blanfang06.htm

GRAMMAR NOTE: To conjugate the verb means showing person

 

Sprechen Sie Deutsch?

 

Ich spreche ein bisschen Deutsch aber er spricht gut Deutsch.

I        speak  a little        German but he speaks   well German.

 

Irregular verbs change the vowel stem.

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