Difference between schaffen and erreichen

Difference between schaffen and erreichen

The verb schaffen The verb schaffen has various meanings in different contexts. Like “to achieve”, to have achieved a goal. Markus hat die Prüfung bestanden. Er hat es endlich geschafft Markus has finally passed the exam, at last he has succeeded in fixed...
Passive voice in German

Passive voice in German

The passive voice in German Part one, the “Vorgangspassiv” also called “weden-Passiv” A very important fact: In some books and also in some courses they talk about the passive voice in German, as if there were only one passive, which is a...

The German imperative

The German imperative is used to give orders, advice or demands and is used with du, ihr, wir and Sie for you. Let’s look at some examples of the use of the imperative in German: Mach die Tür zu!                                             Direct command. Trink...

Relative Clauses in German

Relative Clauses in German In this article I am going to explain another grammatical topic, the so-called relative clauses in German. Let’s look at an example: Peter kauft einen Computer. Er ist sehr billig Here we have two main sentences which have a link. On...

The comparative in German

The comparative in German The comparative is formed with adjectives and is divided into three groups: The comparative of superiority The comparative of equality The comparative of inferiority   Comparative of superiority The ending -er + als is added. Let’s...