How to use genders and articles in German

German has three genders: masculine, feminine and neuter. Learn how to use gender in German in this guide for students aged 11 to 14 from BBC Bitesize.

How to use the verb ‘to be’ in German

The verb 'sein' (to be) is really useful verb. Learn how to conjugate 'sein' in German in this guide for students aged 11 to 14 from BBC Bitesize.

How to use the verb ‘to have’ in German

The verb 'haben' (to have) is really useful verb. Learn how to conjugate 'haben' in German in this guide for students aged 11 to 14 from BBC Bitesize.

The present tense: How to talk about what you do in German

The present tense helps you talk about what you do, or are doing right now. Learn how to use the present tense in German in this guide for students aged 11 to 14 from BBC Bitesize.

The perfect tense: How to talk about the past in German

The perfect tense is a past tense. Learn how to conjugate the perfect tense in German in this guide for students aged 11 to 14 from BBC Bitesize.

How to use the infinitive and other verbs in German

An infinitive is the base form of the verb that you find in the dictionary. Learn how to use infintives in German in this guide for students aged 11 to 14 from BBC Bitesize.

Word order in German

In German, the verb always has to be the second idea. Learn more about German word order in this guide for students aged 11 to 14 from BBC Bitesize.

Adjectives in German

German adjectives change depending on where they are in the sentence. Learn how to use adjectives in German in this guide for students aged 11 to 14 from BBC Bitesize.