Book 2 Kapitel 4


Part A

Grammar


Past tense of modal verbs

Modal verbs in past tense conjugate a the irregular verbs do. Their ich/er/sie/es forms are as follows. Others need to attach the irregular endings found in Kapitel 3

dürfen......durfte
können....konnte
mögen.....mochte
müssen...musste
sollen......sollte
wollen.....wollte

Notice that there are no umlauts in these verb forms.

Part B


There are a few specialty words pertaining to animals. Where people essen, animals fressen. Where people have a Mund, animals have a Maul. Where people have Speise or Essen, animals have Futter.