How I, she, you, it and he in German are used

Personal Pronouns: Part 1

Personal Pronouns - ich du er sie es - Learn German Easily

Personal Pronouns: I you he she it in German

Today I want to cover some German personal pronouns (ich, du, er, sie, es) and the corresponding endings of the verbs.

You’ll also learn how to ask a question in German.

Did you know that German verbs (in the basic form) have mostly an “en” at the end?

For example: to eat, to drink, to come, to read… => in German: essen, trinken, kommen, lesen

The endings change according to the personal pronouns. Let’s look at the word spielen and the personal pronouns ich, du, er, sie, es.

I you he she it in German Exercise A

How to learn with part A of the exercise

  1. Have a look at the picture.
  2. Read and then listen a few times.
  3. Repeat right after the speaker.
  4. Make sure, you imitate the pronunciation of the speaker.
  5. After a few repetitions go on to part B.

 

I you he she it in German - verb spielen

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ich, du, er, sie und es

Ich spiele
I play / I’m playing

Du spielst
You play / You are playing

Er spielt
He plays / He is playing

Sie spielt
She plays / She is playing

Es spielt
It plays / It is playing

I you he she it in German Exercise B

Part B of the exercise

Question and Answer Part:

  1. Read and listen a few times to the questions/answers.
  2. Answer in the pauses (you may look also at the answers).
  3. After a few times don’t look at the answers anymore.
  4. Make sure that you imitate the pronunciation of my voice.
  5. Repeat this lesson until you can answer the questions.

Tip: If you want to formulate a question, you change the word order and you raise your voice at the end of the question!

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Question and Answer Part

Imagine, the narrator asks and answers the questions himself.

Question: 
Spiele ich?

Answer:
Ja, ich spiele.

Spielst du?
Ja, du spielst.

Spielt er?
Ja, er spielt.

Spielt sie?
Ja, sie spielt.

Und spielt es auch (too)?
Ja, es spielt auch.

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Don't stop now - repeat this part again!

Repeat this lesson until you can easily answer the questions.

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