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Eric: Welcome to 3-Minute German Season 1, Lesson 9 - Using Adjectives. In this lesson, you’ll learn how to use adjectives in simple sentences in German.
Body
Eric: Here's the way to say 'He's a funny man.' in German.
Albert: [Normal] Er ist ein lustiger Mann.
Eric: First is a word meaning 'he'
Albert: [Normal] Er [Slow] Er
Eric: Next is the word meaning 'is'
Albert: [Normal] ist [Slow] ist
Eric: Next is the word meaning 'a,’ or ‘an'
Albert: [Normal] ein [Slow] ein
Eric: Next is the word meaning 'funny'
Albert: [Normal] lustiger [Slow] lustiger
Eric: Last is the word meaning 'man'
Albert: [Normal] Mann [Slow] Mann
Eric: Listen again to the phrase meaning 'He's a funny man.'
Albert: [Slow] Er ist ein lustiger Mann. [Normal] Er ist ein lustiger Mann.
Eric: Ok, now let's look at how to say 'She’s a funny woman.'
Albert: [Normal] Sie ist eine lustige Frau.
Eric: First is a word meaning 'She'
Albert: [Normal] Sie [Slow] Sie
Eric: Next is the word meaning 'is'
Albert: [Normal] ist [Slow] ist
Eric: Next is the word meaning 'a, an'
Albert: [Normal] eine [Slow] eine
Eric: Next is the word meaning 'funny'
Albert: [Normal] lustige [Slow] lustige
Eric: Last is the word meaning 'woman'
Albert: [Normal] Frau [Slow] Frau
Eric: Listen again to the phrase meaning 'She’s a funny woman.'
Albert: [Slow] Sie ist eine lustige Frau. [Normal] Sie ist eine lustige Frau.
Eric: Next up is the way to say 'It is a funny game.'
Albert: [Normal] Das ist ein lustiges Spiel.
Eric: First is a word meaning 'It'
Albert: [Normal] Das [Slow] Das
Eric: Next is the word meaning 'is'
Albert: [Normal] ist [Slow] ist
Eric: Next is the word meaning 'a,’ or ‘an'
Albert: [Normal] ein [Slow] ein
Eric: Next is the word meaning 'funny'
Albert: [Normal] lustiges [Slow] lustiges
Eric: Last is the word meaning 'game'
Albert: [Normal] Spiel [Slow] Spiel
Eric: Listen again to the phrase meaning 'It is a funny game.'
Albert: [Slow] Das ist ein lustiges Spiel. [Normal] Das ist ein lustiges Spiel.
Eric: Finally, here is a way to say 'It is a great game.'
Albert: [Normal] Das ist ein tolles Spiel.
Eric: First is a word meaning 'It'
Albert: [Normal] Das [Slow] Das
Eric: Next is the word meaning 'is'
Albert: [Normal] ist [Slow] ist
Eric: Next is the word meaning 'a, an'
Albert: [Normal] ein [Slow] ein
Eric: Next is the word meaning 'great' or ‘nice’
Albert: [Normal] tolles [Slow] tolles
Eric: Last is the word meaning 'game'
Albert: [Normal] Spiel [Slow] Spiel
Eric: Listen again to the phrase meaning 'It is a great game.'
Albert: [Slow] Das ist ein tolles Spiel. [Normal] Das ist ein tolles Spiel.
Cultural Insight
Eric: Now it's time for a quick cultural insight.
Albert: If you want to insist on an adjective in German, you can use the words sehr and wirklich before the adjective, such as sehr schön, which is "very beautiful" or wirklich lecker meaning "really delicious."

Outro

Eric: And that’s all for this lesson. Don’t forget to check out the lesson notes, and we’ll see you in the next lesson!

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Monday at 06:30 PM
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Hi listeners! Let's practice these adjectives in the comments!

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Wednesday at 09:22 AM
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Hi Anna,


Thank you for your feedback.


Homework well done! 👍😉


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Anna
Saturday at 02:58 AM
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Meine Schwester ist sehr schön.

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Friday at 09:53 AM
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Hello Adria,


Thank you for your feedback.


Sounds great. I hope you have a nice Xmas!😉


Please allow me to make a few tiny little changes to your sentence

to aid your learning experience:

Ich lebe in einem schoenen Haus mit einer grossen Familie.


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Adria
Friday at 08:45 AM
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Ich lebe in ein Schoener haus mit einer gross familie. 😜

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Friday at 09:13 AM
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Hi Soraya,


Thank you for posting.


It's "Eine schöne Frau..." 😉


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soraya.
Thursday at 05:39 AM
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Hallo ! Ein schoene Frau ?Oder ,Eine schoene Frau ? Welche ist richtig ? Dankeschoen !

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Thursday at 08:39 AM
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Hi Тарык,


Thank you and have fun with the next lesson too!😉


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Тарык
Friday at 08:23 AM
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Es war eine schöner Unterricht

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Friday at 10:55 AM
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Hi Christine,


Yes, that is correct!

And if he really is as funny as you say,

you'd better keep him.😄


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Christine Wallace
Monday at 10:29 PM
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Also, konnte ich sagen, "Er is ein lustiger Mann" oder "Er ist lustig." Richtig?