How it is and how it used to be (Part 1/2)

This lesson is the first part of learning how to say, how it is and how it used to be. We will revisit comparatives and plurals and look at a songtext by the Wise Guys called ‘Früher’. We will be comparing SSCs [-e] vs [-er].

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Quiz:

How it is and how it used to be (Part 1/2)

The following questions will help you improve your recall of the vocabulary from this lesson.

Q1.What is the correct meaning of 'alles'?

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Q2.What is the plural of 'der Mann'?

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Q3.What is the correct gender of 'Kleid'?

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Q4.What is the opposite of 'reich'?

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Q5.What is the meaning of 'so groß wie ' ?

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Q6.What is the plural of 'das Top'?

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Q7.What is the plural of 'der Rock'?

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Q8.What is the correct meaning of 'genau'?

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Q9.Which of the following is the best translation of 'früher war alles besser'?

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Q10.How do you say 'smaller than' in German

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Q11.How do you say 'more intelligent than' in German?

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Q12.What is the opposite of 'alt'?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

How it is and how it used to be (Part 1/2)

The following questions will help you improve your recall of the vocabulary from this lesson.

Q1.What is the correct meaning of 'alles'?

1/12

Q2.What is the plural of 'der Mann'?

2/12

Q3.What is the correct gender of 'Kleid'?

3/12

Q4.What is the opposite of 'reich'?

4/12

Q5.What is the meaning of 'so groß wie ' ?

5/12

Q6.What is the plural of 'das Top'?

6/12

Q7.What is the plural of 'der Rock'?

7/12

Q8.What is the correct meaning of 'genau'?

8/12

Q9.Which of the following is the best translation of 'früher war alles besser'?

9/12

Q10.How do you say 'smaller than' in German

10/12

Q11.How do you say 'more intelligent than' in German?

11/12

Q12.What is the opposite of 'alt'?

12/12

Lesson summary: How it is and how it used to be (Part 1/2)

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