I have a family reunion later this year with (long lost) family in Germany who speak no English. Another relative speaks German, so we will be OK, but I really want to be able to speak and understand some by then.
I don't find remembering the words too hard, nor the pronunciation, but the grammar... I tried to learn in my 20's and I have a real block over nominative, akkusativ and dativ. (My ds is 8 and is just learning grammar at school and, it seems, I have as much a block and non-understanding of English grammar , much to my - otherwise fairly highly educated - embarrassment).
My cousin lives half a country away, so can't help, and I cannot afford classes so I am stuck with internet, tv and online.
Can anyone offer any help with how I can get my head around these verbs? Or am I destined to never know? As much as I study it, it just doesn't go in.
Thanks in advance.
OK, need to learn German but I am absolutely rubbish at grammar!
StrawberryJamPlease · 03/05/2017 12:00
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