Learn 10 of the 1000 Most Frequently Used German Words - PART 5

Build Core German Vocabulary for 10 Minutes, Everyday!

Hi everyone!

You want to learn German, but you're a bit lazy or busy to flick through dictionaries?

Here is an opportunity that will take the monotony out of your German learning experience:

This is the fifth day on which I'll be teaching you

10 carefully picked words

out of the 3000 most frequently used German words!

Go to the PART 1 of the German vocabulary building series!

At the end of the series, you will have 3000 words in your German vocabulary, and will be able to understand about 80% of the words in any German text.

All daily feeds will contain 10 carefully picked German words, along with:

  • the German article of the words
  • the English translation
  • a link to the pronunciation
  • an example sentence in German and its translation in English
  • if necessary, an image to help you understand the word!

German Core Vocabulary - PART 5 - Thursday, January 11, 2018

  1. einige = some
    Example: Nach dem Vortrag hatte ich noch einige Fragen.
    Translation: After the presentation, I still had some questions.
    Go to the pronunciation!

  2. ist = is
    Example: Das ist ein Tisch.
    Translation: This is a table.
    Go to the pronunciation!

  3. es = it
    Example: Es ist mein Hund.
    Translation: It is my dog.
    Go to the pronunciation!

  4. Sie = you (formal)
    Example: Warum sind Sie der beste Kandidat für diesen Job?
    Translation: Why are you the best candidate for this job?
    Go to the pronunciation!

  5. oder = or
    Example: Wir campen in einem Zelt oder Wohnwagen.
    Translation: We camp in a tent or a caravan.
    Go to the pronunciation!

  6. hatte = had
    Example: Ich hatte einfach keine Zeit!
    Translation: I simply didn't have the time!
    Go to the pronunciation!

  7. von = of
    Example: Hitze ist eine Form von Energie.
    Translation: Heat is a form of energy.
    Go to the pronunciation!

  1. zu = to, towards, on, at, off, too
    Example: Die Verhandlungen tendieren zu einem raschen Vertragsabschluss.
    Translation: Negotiations are trending towards a quick agreement.
    Go to the pronunciation!
    Extra hint: This is an important word in German and its meaning heavily depends on context, be careful!

  2. wir = we
    Example: Wir sind deine Freunde!
    Translation: We are your friends!
    Go to the pronunciation!

  3. können = can
    Example: Können Sie bitte das Fenster zu machen?
    Translation: Can you please close the window?
    Go to the pronunciation!

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