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41 | Warum geht sie in den Buchladen?
Why is she going into the bookstore?

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Express astonishment and disbelief, describe people’s actions
Accusative with prepositions

accusative prepositions

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Translations

Paul:Paul (name)
noun (m.)
Ich I
personal pronoun
muss must
verb
Anna Anna (name)
noun (f.)
folgen to follow
verb
. Sie she; they
personal pronoun
macht makes; does
verb
ihre her; their
pronoun
Handtasche handbag
noun (f.)
nicht not
particle
zu to; too; at; shut
preposition
, denn because / after all / „on earth“ as in „where on earth“
adverb
die the (feminine) / plural
article
Tüte carrier bag (for cheap plastic bags)
noun (f.)
ist is
verb
zu to; too; at; shut
preposition
groß big; tall; large
adjective
. Ich I
personal pronoun
glaube believe
verb
, da there / that’s when (OR: here)
preposition
ist is
verb
mein my
pronoun
Buch book
noun (n.)
drin in it; inside
adverb
! Ich I
personal pronoun
muss must
verb
leise quiet; silent
adjective
sein to be / his
verb
.

Paul: I have to follow Anna. She doesn’t close her handbag because the carrier bag is too big. I think my book is in there! I have to be quiet.

Wohin to where
adverb
will want(s)
verb
sie she; they
personal pronoun
? Aha aha; ah I see
particle
, sie she; they
personal pronoun
geht goes
verb
um around (place) / at (time)
preposition
den the (accusative)
article
Laden shop; store
noun (m.)
. Da there / that’s when (OR: here)
preposition
sind are
verb
zwei two
numeral
Reisebüros travel agencies
noun (n.)
.

Where does she want to go? (missing main verb) Aha, she walks around the store. There are two travel agencies.

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New words

 

Auskünfte
‘informations’ (pl.)

Briefmarken
postage stamps

der Buchladen
the bookstore

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German lessons: 1 | Ich bin Paul / I am Paul: Paul and Meili meeting for the first time Topic: greet someone, speak formally Grammar: personal pronouns: Sie, ich, er

Ich bin Paul

Greet someone, speak formally
Personal pronouns: Sie, ich, er