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German Level A2

A2 is the second level after completing level A1. A2 includes the understanding of indirect objective case (dative case), prepositions with dative and accusative, reflexive and separable verbs, declension of pronouns, simple future tense, past tense, and passive voice.

Lessons included in level A2 are:

German for beginners book A2

Unit 20: Dative Case in German

  1. What is a dative case?
  2. Rules of (articles) declension in dative
  3. Declension of definite articles in the dative case
  4. Sentence structure in the dative
  5. Verbs with dative and accusative
  6. Declination of indefinite articles in the dative case
  7. Dative case examples
  8. Declension of kein in the dative case

Unit 21: Declension of German Nouns

There are some nouns in German that also decline. This unit explains the declension of nouns in accusative and dative cases.

Unit 22: Dative Pronouns in German

Declension of pronouns in the dative case:

  1. Personal pronouns in the dative case
  2. Sentence structure in the dative
  3. Dative verbs
  4. Demonstrative pronouns in dative case
    1. Declension of demonstrative pronoun "dies"
  5. Possessive pronouns in dative case
  6. Reflexive pronouns in dative case

Unit 23: German Dative Prepositions

Certain prepositions are always followed by the dative case. In German, these are called "Präpositionen mit Dativ" (prepositions with dative).
Prepositions with dative in German are:

Unit 24: Separable Verbs in German

  1. What are separable verbs in German?
  2. Sentences with modal verbs and separable verbs
  3. German separable prefixes

Unit 25: Two-way Prepositions in German

Prepositions with accusative and dative:
There are some prepositions in the German language that can take dative or accusative depending on the situation. In German, they are called Wechselpräpositionen (two-way prepositions).
German two-way prepositions are:

Unit 26: Reflexive Verbs in German

  1. What is a reflexive verb?
  2. Reflexive pronouns
  3. Reflexive verbs with accusative
  4. Reflexive verbs with dative

Unit 27: German Perfect Tense

  1. "Das Perfekt" in German
  2. Construction of perfect tense in German
    1. Conjugation of verb “haben”
    2. Conjugation of verb "sein"
  3. When to use "haben" and "sein" in the perfect tense
    1. Verbs that take sein
    2. When to use haben?
  4. Perfect tense of sentences with regular verbs
  5. Perfect tense of German regular verbs with t, d, m, or n endings
  6. Perfect tense of German regular separable verbs
  7. Perfect tense of German regular verbs with the ending "-ieren"
  8. Perfect tense of German regular inseparable verbs
  9. Perfect tense of German irregular verbs
  10. Past participle of modal verbs in German
  11. Asking questions in the German perfect tense

Unit 28: German Particles

Particles in the German language can slightly change the meaning of a sentence but their main purpose is to add emphasis or to soften the effect. Particles are immutable, and can not be declined. German Particles are divided into three categories:

  1. Particles of degree (Gradpartikeln)
  2. Modal particles (Modalpartikeln)
  3. Focus particles (Fokuspartikeln)

Unit 29: Future Tense in German

Simple future in German (Futur 1):

  1. Future in German
  2. Formation of Futur 1
    1. Conjugation of "werden"
  3. Use of simple future (Futur 1) in German
  4. Modal verbs in the German future tense
  5. Questions in the German future tense

Unit 30: Passive Voice in German

  1. German passive construction
  2. Types of German passive voice
  3. Vorgangspassiv
    1. Vorgangspassiv of sentences with transitive verbs and intransitive verbs
    2. Passive voice of Präsens
    3. Passive transformation of German perfect tense
    4. "worden" and "geworden"
    5. Passive transformation of German future tense
  4. Zustandspassiv
    1. Statal passive of present
    2. Statal passive of perfect
    3. Statal passive of future
  5. German passive with modal verbs
    1. Passive voice of Präsens
    2. Passive voice of Perfekt
    3. Passive voice of Futur 1
  6. "von" or "durch" in a passive voice?

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