Word Order

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  • Word Order
    • Time, Manner, Palce
      • Morgen gehe ich mit dem Auto zur Schule.
      • When constructing a sentence in German you must always follow this structure.
    • Modal Verbs
      • When using Modal Verbs conjugate the Modal Verb and place the second verb to the end of the clause in its infinitive.
      • Nächstes Jahr will ich nach Deutschland fahren.
      • Wollen
        • To wish/want to
      • Sollen
        • Should
      • Dürfen
        • To be allowed to
      • Können
        • To be able to
      • Mögen
        • To like
        • Ich mag Eis.
      • Müssen
        • To have to
      • Möchten
        • Would like
        • Möchten works like a Modal Verb but is not technically one.
    • Clauses
      • A clause is a part of a sentence. There are two types of clauses.
      • Dependent Clause
        • This clause is needs the Main clause in order to make sense.
        • weil ich Milch brauche.
      • Main Clause
        • This is the point of the sentence. Works with or without the Dependent Clause
        • Ich gehe einkaufen,
          • weil ich Milch brauche.
    • Basic Rules
      • Verb is always the second idea in the sentence.
      • The first idea can be a person or thing, an expression of time, a location.
    • Conjunctions
      • A Conjunction is a joining word, ie joins two sentences, phrases, words together.
      • Co-ordinating Conjunctions
        • und
          • And
        • aber
          • But
        • denn
          • Because
        • sondern
          • But rather
          • Used when the word 'nicht' is found in the first clause
        • These Conjunctions do not chance word order
      • Suborinating Conjunctions
        • ob
          • Whether
        • obgleich
          • Although
        • obwohl
          • Although
        • ohne das
          • Without
        • seit (dem)
          • Since
        • sobald
          • As soon as
        • so dass
          • So that
        • Während
          • While
        • Weil
          • Because
        • wenn
          • If
        • Wie
          • How
        • These Conjunctions change word order by sending the verb to the end of the clause. If a sentence begins with one of these the verbs meet in the middle

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