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Getting started with German 2
Getting started with German 2

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1 The adverb gern

If you want to say what you like to do in German, you can do so by just adding the word gern after the verb (you may also hear people say gerne). The verb itself (for example ich esse, ich trinke) stays the same. Think of gern as meaning ‘with pleasure’.

Activity 1

Complete the sentences below by following the prompt and adding the correct form of essen or trinken in the gap.

The sentences will also show where in the adverb gern should be placed.

Here is an example:

Complete this question using the correct form of essen:

Was _________Sie gern zum Frühstück?

Answer: Was essen Sie gern zum Frühstück?

Please note that case is important when answering the questions below.

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