German Steps


Learn German online with grammar explanations and free exercises, lists of useful vocabulary, and everyday phrases for different situations. You can also work on common mistakes and improve your command of the German by learning some idiomatic expressions. Have fun!

Image of a sunflower and the German words "die Sonne + die Blume = die Sonnenblume"
Images of the wing of a bird and a grand piano, both of which are called "der Flügel" in German.
Image of an arrivals board at an airport and the German words "die Ankunft" and the opposite " der Abflug".
Image showing the false friends "actual" (German: wirklich, tatsächlich) and "aktuell" (English: topical, current, up-to-date).
Riddle in German "Warum trinken Mäuse keinen Alkohol? - Weil sie Angst vorm Kater haben" illustrating the double meaning of the German word "Kater": "male cat" and "hangover".
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Heute ist schönes Wetter.

Bei schönem Wetter bin ich im Garten.

Adjective Endings

Adjectives used in front of nouns have an ending: -e, -en, -er, -es, -em. But when do we use which ending? 

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