Laura's German Foundations Class by Laura Bennett

Laura's German Foundations Class

Learn the principles and patterns behind how German works. 
Get ready for German grammar to actually make sense!​

What's included?

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Contents

👋 Start here ⏱ 30min
Welcome to German Foundations
2 mins
Myths
8 mins
Course overview
4 mins
The #1 goal
4 mins
How to get the most out of this course
10 mins
How this course works
7 mins
Required course materials
Noun Gender ⏱ 1hr
Why noun gender matters
9 mins
What is noun gender?
9 mins
The intuitive group
14 mins
Masculine noun endings
5 mins
Masculine noun endings project
Feminine noun endings
4 mins
Feminine noun endings project
Neuter noun endings
3 mins
Neuter noun endings project
Recap
8 mins
ALL 3 Genders noun endings project
✏️ Noun gender - extra practice
Noun Plurals ⏱ 1½ hrs
Why are you here?
8 mins
Noun plurals overview
11 mins
Train Stop #1: Noun endings
7 mins
Train Stop #2: Feminine and ‘weak’ nouns
6 mins
Train Stop #3: English loanwords
6 mins
Train Stop #4: Monosyllables
4 mins
Train Stop #5: Last stop!
4 mins
Noun plurals recap
8 mins
Practicing plurals project A
18 mins
Practicing plurals project B
23 mins
✏️ Noun plurals - extra practice
The Case System ⏱ 1½ hrs
Noun cases overview
6 mins
Noun roles
8 mins
✏️ Noun roles practice
11 mins
Slots & cases
9 mins
✏️ Slots & cases practice
12 mins
Determiners & adjectives
14 mins
✏️ Determiners & adjectives practice
10 mins
Endings for determiners & adjectives
16 mins
✏️ Endings for determiners & adjectives practice
10 mins
Recap
10 mins
Intro to Declension Patterns ⏱ 1¼ hrs
How this simplifies
11 mins
Declension patterns overview
8 mins
Declension pattern #1
10 mins
Declension pattern #2
10 mins
✏️ Declension patterns 1 vs 2
16 mins
✏️ Shaping the entire block
16 mins
Recap
3 mins
✏️ Declension patterns - extra practice
Declension Patterns Part 2 + Prepositions ⏱ 2hrs
Overview
8 mins
Declension pattern #3
16 mins
Declension pattern #4
15 mins
✏️ Practicing declension patterns 3 & 4
16 mins
Prepositions overview
8 mins
Accusative prepositions
9 mins
Dative prepositions
8 mins
Two-way prepositions
12 mins
✏️ Preposition practice
30 mins
Recap
3 mins
✏️ Declension patterns - extra practice
Verbs & Pronouns ⏱ 2½ hrs
Introduction
9 mins
Verb endings
23 mins
✏️ Verb endings practice
15 mins
Strong verbs
12 mins
✏️ Strong verbs practice
21 mins
Oddball verbs
8 mins
✏️ Combined verbs practice
24 mins
Accusative & Dative Pronouns
17 mins
✏️ Accusative & Dative Pronouns Practice
24 mins
Recap
3 mins
✏️ Verbs & pronouns - extra practice
🎉 Course completed! Now what? ⏱ 30min
Where to go from here
4 mins
Study principles
14 mins
Study practice examples
11 mins