Better German Podcast with Susi

Susanne Schilk-Blümel

Episode 26 - I, you, he, she, it... in German

2024-03-07 12 min

Description & Show Notes

Susi Blümel introduces the personal pronouns in the German language, including the basic translations for 'I,' 'you,' 'he,' 'she,' 'it,' 'we,' 'you' (plural), and 'they.' She explains the use of personal pronouns in relation to gendered nouns and also mentions the different forms of address in German for formal and informal situations.

In this episode of the Better German podcast, host Susie Blumel explains how to use personal pronouns in German. She covers the direct translations of "I, you, he, she, it, we, you, they" in German and explains the importance of matching pronouns to the gender of nouns in German. Additionally, she touches on the use of different pronouns based on formal or familiar relationships in the language.

Topics and Bullet Points
Primary Topic: Personal Pronouns in German
- Introduction to personal pronouns
  - Definition of personal pronouns
  - Use of personal pronouns in reference to persons or things
- Basic translations of personal pronouns in German
  - Direct translations of "I, you, he, she, it, we, you, they" in German
  - Differentiating singular and plural forms of "you" in German
- Additional information on personal pronouns
  - Gendered nouns and articles in German
    - Explanation of how German nouns are considered to be either male, female, or neutral
    - Matching the gender of the noun to the appropriate pronoun in German
  - Formal and familiar forms of address
    - Different use of pronouns when addressing people formally or informally in German

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