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New German Lesson: Grammar - Determiner Endings 3

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We're excited to announce that we've just published "Grammar - Determiner Endings 3", a new Newbie level German language lesson, on Language Mentor! 

Lesson Script

Determiner Endings 3
Determiner Endings 3 - Singular-Neuter in Nominative and Accusative Cases

Introduction
This lesson focuses on two contexts where some determiners end with "e" "s" and others have no ending at all. These contexts are those where singular neuter words such as "ein Buch" and "ein Auto" are used in the nominitive and accusative cases.

Determiners Ending with "es"
The following sentences use determiners which end with "e" "s" in the singular-neuter-nominative and singular-neuter-accusative contexts.

This book is green.
Dieses Buch ist grün.

She likes this book.
Sie mag dieses Buch.

Not every book is blue.
Nicht jedes Buch ist blau.

She doesn't like every book.
Sie mag nicht jedes Buch.

Which book is red?
Welches Buch ist rot?

This car is orange.
Dieses Auto ist orange.

She likes this car.
Sie mag dieses Auto.

Not every car is yellow.
Nicht jedes Auto ist gelb.

She doesn't like every car.
Sie mag nicht jedes Auto.

Which car is purple?
Welches Auto ist lila?

Determiners with No Ending
The following determiners have no ending in this context

A book is green.
Ein Buch ist grün.

She likes a book.
Sie mag ein Buch.

No book is white.
Kein Buch ist weiß.

She doesn't like any book.
Sie mag kein Buch.

My book is red.
Mein Buch ist rot.

She likes my book.
Sie mag mein Buch.

Formal your book is brown.
Ihr Buch ist braun.

She likes formal your book.
Sie mag Ihr Buch.

Her book is yellow.
Ihr Buch is gelb.

She likes her book.
Sie mag ihr Buch.

Plural your book is blue.
Euer Buch ist blau.

She likes plural your book.
Sie mag euer Buch.

Your book is black.
Dein Buch ist schwarz.

She likes your book.
Sie mag dein Buch.

Their book is purple.
Ihr Buch ist lila.

She likes their book.
Sie mag ihr Buch.

His book is orange.
Sein Buch is orange.

She likes his book.
Sie mag sein Buch.

Our book is gray.
Unser Buch ist grau.

She likes our book.
Sie mag unser Buch.

Randomized Practice
Now we'll practice using determiners with both types of endings

Formal your book is brown.
Ihr Buch ist braun.

She likes formal your book.
Sie mag Ihr Buch.

Which book is gray?
Welches Buch ist grau?

No book is white.
Kein Buch ist weiß.

She doesn't like any book.
Sie mag kein Buch.

His book is orange.
Sein Buch is orange.

She likes his book.
Sie mag sein Buch.

This book is yellow.
Dieses Buch ist gelb.

She likes this book.
Sie mag dieses Buch.

My book is red.
Mein Buch ist rot.

She likes my book.
Sie mag mein Buch.

Your book is black.
Dein Buch ist schwarz.

She likes your book.
Sie mag dein Buch.

Which book is black?
Welches Buch ist schwarz?

A book is green.
Ein Buch ist grün.

She likes a book.
Sie mag ein Buch.

Our book is gray.
Unser Buch ist grau.

She likes our book.
Sie mag unser Buch.

Plural your book is blue.
Euer Buch ist blau.

She likes plural your book.
Sie mag euer Buch.

Not every book is purple.
Nicht jedes Buch ist lila.

She doesn't like every book.
Sie mag nicht jedes Buch.

Her book is yellow.
Ihr Buch is gelb.

She likes her book.
Sie mag ihr Buch.

Their book is purple.
Ihr Buch ist lila.

She likes their book.

Sie mag ihr Buch. 


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