Present and Past Tense

Präsens und Präteritum

conjugations for ‘be’  sein .

 ich war  I was
 du warst  you were
 er/es/sie  war he was
 wir waren  we were
 ihr wart you were
 sie/Sie waren  they were

 Warst du schon (mal) in München ?
were you in Munich (once) so far
 Nein, ich war noch nicht in München. oder Ja, ich war schon mal in müchen .
No, I was not in Munich or Yes, I was in Munich

 Waren Sie/sie schon (mal) in Dortmund .
Were they(you) (once) in Dortmund?

Some adv. to address the time , present past or future.

 Vorgestern  Day before yestersday
 Gestern  yestersday
 Heute  today
 Morgen  tomorrow
 Übermorgen  Day after tomorrow

 Gestern waren Tom und ich in China .

Tom and I were in China yestersday

Typical Sentence structure

Statement
 Ich heiße Tom,oder Ich komme aus China .
Satzfrage
 Kommst du aus China ?
W-frage
 Woher kommst du denn ?
 Wo liegt denn das ?

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