German Grammar Made Easy

Speak and Understand Basic German With Confidence
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  • Lectures 32
  • Length 3.5 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 12/2014 English

Course Description

So you want to learn German?

Awesome! Whatever your reason to study, this course covers everything you need to communicate with confidence quickly.

In 30 short video lesson I'll explain - in an easy and organized way - all the grammar you really need to speak and understand basic German.

Plus, the course includes important learning resources for self-study and practice:

  • Quizzes - to review what you've learned
  • Cheat-sheets - for quick reference while you're still learning
  • Ready-made Vocabulary Flashcards - to build your vocabulary systematically

Here's what some of my private students say:

"Lukas' knowledge of the complexities of the German languages is deep. I would highly recommend Lukas to anyone looking to learn German.” (Mary H.)

"Lukas is an awesome teacher. He is well prepared, organized, and clearly cares about his students. I made much faster progress than I’d expected." - (Courtney L.)

"Lukas has a really easy going style and focuses on a core set of lessons." (Kirstin S.)

"The handouts were easy to read and really useful for self-study.” (Fritz P.)

"I sometimes feel overwhelmed with all the rules and the words I don’t know, but he is very good at explaining clearly of the things I should know." (Christina B.)

What Are You Waiting For? Let's Get Started!

The German language will open up a whole new world to you: A world of 90 million people, a rich and diverse culture, and booming economies.

Check out the free preview videos and sign up for the course today!

P.S. This course covers what I usually go over in about 10 hours of private lessons (approx. $500 value).

What are the requirements?

  • This course is designed for complete beginners. No prior knowledge is required - all you need is a computer and a desire to learn!

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Pronounce any German word with confidence
  • Use verbs in the present tense
  • Express yourself in the polite form (and know when to use it)
  • Give commands (Imperative)
  • Ask and answer questions (with and without question words)
  • Understand grammatical gender (der, die, das) and why it matters
  • Use prepositions to describe time, manner, and place
  • Use the accusative, dative and genitive case correctly

Who is the target audience?

  • Are you learning German for work or to study abroad? Then this course is for you! And anyone else who wants (or needs) to be able to speak and understand basic German quickly and effectively
  • Are you an intermediate student with some prior knowledge? If you feel like you need to strengthen your foundation, this course is for you
  • Are you an advanced student (above level B2) who can already speak fluently without any major mistakes? Then this course is NOT for you.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Let's Get Started!
You already know German...
Section 2: Letters and Sounds: How to Pronounce German Words
The German Alphabet
How to Pronounce German Vowels
How to Pronounce German Consonants
Review: Letters and Sounds
1 page
Section 3: Nouns and Pronouns: What You Need to Know
Nouns: der, die, das
Nouns: der, die, das
15 questions
Nouns: How to Form Plurals
Nouns: Plurals
10 questions
3rd Person Pronouns: er, sie, es
3rd Person Pronouns
8 questions
Pronouns: ich, du, etc.
Section 4: Verbs in the Present Tense
Present Tense: "sein" (to be)
"sein" (to be)
12 questions
Present Tense: Regular Verbs
Polite Form: du VS. Sie
Present Tense: Verbs With Stem Changes
Present Tense: Verbs with Prefixes
Verbs with Prefixes
10 questions
Present Tense: Modal Verbs
Modal Verbs
10 questions
Present Tense: "haben" (to have)
Section 5: Putting it All Together: Word Order, Questions and Negation
Imperative: (Don't) Tell Me What to Do!
10 questions
Syntax 1: Word Order in Simple Phrases
Yes/No Questions
Question Words
Negation: kein VS. nicht
Negation: kein VS. nicht
10 questions
Section 6: The 4 Cases: Who, Whom, To Whom, Whose?
Why Do We Need Cases?
Accusative: Whom?
Accusative Case
10 questions
Accusative Pronouns: mich, dich, etc.
Accusative Pronouns
10 questions
Dative: To whom?
Dative Pronouns: mir, dir, etc.
Genitive: Whose?
Possessive Pronouns
Section 7: Prepositions
Accusative Prepositions
Dative Prepositions
Prepositions with Accusative OR Dative
Prepositions with Dative OR Accusative
10 questions
Genitive Prepositions
Genitive Prepositions
7 questions

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Instructor Biography

Lukas Camenzind, German Teacher

Hi, my name is Lukas!

I'm a German teacher and a native German speaker. I've been teaching German at all levels for more than 4 years to college students, business people, famous singers, and Oscar-winning actors at the top rated language school in Los Angeles.

I'm a native German speaker, originally from Zürich. I grew up bilingual and was immersed in the English language at an early age. I've lived in the United States since 2009.

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