The Plural Article – 7


Basic German Units

The Plural Article

This time we have good news. The plural article is always the same.

Logo Basic German



As you already know, we have three main articles in German:
"der" (masculine), "die" (feminine) and "das" (neuter).

If we use a noun in the plural form, we always use the same article: "die".

Click the play button and listen


  Einzahl / Singular   Mehrzahl / Plural
  der Mann   die Männer
  Der Mann liest.   Die Männer lesen.
  die Frau   die Frauen
  Die Frau isst.   Die Frauen essen.
  der Junge   die Jungen
  Der Junge trinkt.   Die Jungen trinken.
  das Mädchen   die Mädchen
  Das Mädchen schreibt.   Die Mädchen schreiben.



Question and Answer Part

Click the play button

Listen and try to answer the questions

Was machen (do, make) die Männer?
Die Männer lesen.

Was machen die Frauen?
Die Frauen essen.

Was machen die Jungen – spielen oder trinken?
Die Jungen trinken.

Was machen die Mädchen – spielen?
Nein, nicht spielen.
Die Mädchen schreiben.

Aber (but) was macht das Mädchen?
Das Mädchen schreibt.


Das Mädchen schreibt. (Just one girl)
Die Mädchen schreiben. (More than one girl)

>> More Information About the German Articles

Don't get confused by the grammar. It is really just a matter of repetition. Just do our lessons many times without learning any rules by heart. With every lesson you will learn more and more about the German language and how the language works.

Sign up for free and get more lessons and learning tips
step by step (sidebar top right corner) 


Don't learn grammar rules by heart!

Sorry, but I hate to teach grammar rules!
That's why I don't let you learn grammar rules by heart
but create little lessons and explanations.
This way you are going to absorb the grammar automatically.

Now go to: Numbers

Or do more advanced lessons on my other site


The ad below…  

… has nothing to do with my content.
So please
save this page or sign up (sidebar)
before you leave my website.


Tags »

Datum: Sonntag, 30. Oktober 2011 15:10
Trackback: Trackback-URL Themengebiet: Basic German

Feed zum Beitrag: RSS 2.0 Kommentare und Pings geschlossen.