Stem-Changing Verbs – A1

Trekking (Ivana, David Rumetshofer)

Some German verbs undergo a change in the stem vowel in the present tense. This only affects the du-form and the er-sie-es-form. You’ll need to memorize which verbs belong to this class. Sorry! :) You’ll find a table with the most common verbs in the worksheet.

Exercises (Answer Key below)

  1. Er ___________ immer sehr schlecht. (schlafen)
  2. Er ___________ sich seine Hände. (waschen)
  3. ___________ du mir mal bitte? (helfen)
  4. Er ___________ schon gut Deutsch. (sprechen)
  5. Ich ___________ mich morgen mit Tanja. (treffen) Continue reading