grammar

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german articles

(Note how the feminine article turns into the masculine article for absolutely no reason)

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Need more? Here’s how to conjugate the verb “to work” = “arbeiten” in English and German:

I work ich arbeite
you work du arbeitest
he/she/it works er/sie/es arbeitet
we work wir arbeiten
you work ihr arbeitet
they work sie/Sie arbeiten

(Just FYI: You say “du” when talking to one person and “ihr” when talking to a group. In English you use “you” in both cases)

But on the bright side, the tenses are a lot easier … no continuous forms and the perfect form is identical in meaning to the simple form … so there’s that