German Grammar (Adverbs and Animals)

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In this 18th lesson we will explore the German adverbs, vocabulary list about animals and finally farewell phrases. We will be using both vocabulary and grammar to ensure that you know how to use the words when they are separate and when they are in a sentence. Going through the whole page should take about 30 min. Make sure to read the pronunciation and hear the audio as well. If you have any question about this course, Contact us from the page German Classes.


In addition to adjectives, adverbs are very essential. This includes adverbs of time “, frequency, manner and place. It can make it easy to have a conversation about different topics by simply knowing some key words such as “yesterday”, “always”, “quickly”, “here” etc. Adverbs can modify adjectives and verbs.

Below is a list of 30 adverbs that you might come across or use very often. The table contains 3 columns (English, German, and Audio). Make sure you repeat each word after hearing it by either clicking on the audio button or by reading the pronunciation. That should help with memorization as well as improving your pronunciation.

Adverbs List in German

Adverbs German Audio
Already bereits, schon
Immediately sofort
Last night letzte Nacht
Later später
Next week nächste Woche
Now jetzt
Soon bald
Still immer noch
This morning heute Morgen
Today heute
Tomorrow morgen
Tonight heute Abend
Yesterday gestern
Yet noch
Anywhere irgendwo
Everywhere überall
Here hier
There dort
Almost fast
Alone allein
Carefully vorsichtig
Quickly schnell
Really wirklich
Slowly langsam
Together zusammen
Very sehr
Always immer
Never nie
Rarely selten
Sometimes manchmal

Let’s put some of the adverbs above into full German sentences. That way you will be able to use the word not only by itself but embedded in a structure.

German Adverbs in a Sentence

English German Audio
Do you like it here? Gefällt es Ihnen hier?
See you later! Bis später!
Thank you very much! Vielen Dank!
I really like it! Ich mag es wirklich!


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Vocabulary List about Animals

Here is a list of 25 words related to farm and wild animals as well as insects. If you can memorize them by heart, you will be able to talk about pets you have in the house or farm.

Animals List in German

Animals German Audio
Animal Tier
Bear Bär
Bird Vogel
Butterfly Schmetterling
Cat Katze
Cow Kuh
Dog Hund
Donkey Esel
Eagle Adler
Elephant Elefant
Farm Bauernhof
Forest Wald
Goat Ziege
Horse Pferd
Insect Insekt
Lion Löwe
Monkey Affe
Mosquito Moskito
Mouse Maus
Rabbit Kaninchen
Sheep (plural) Schafe
Snake Schlange
Spider Spinne
Tiger Tiger


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Daily Conversation in German

Finally, a list of sentences If you simply want to ask a question, please vocabulary used in this lesson plus some bonus phrases. For a complete list of commonly used sentences, please visit our German Phrases page. Enjoy!

Common Expressions in German

English German Audio
Do you have any animals? Hast du Tiere?
Do you sell dog food? Verkaufen Sie Hundefutter?
I have a dog Ich habe einen Hund
Monkeys are funny Affen sind komisch
She likes cats Sie mag Katzen
Tigers are fast Tiger sind schnell
Bad schlecht
Happy glücklich
Sad traurig
Thank you! Danke!
You’re welcome! (in response to “thank you”) Bitte! / Bitte schön!
Have a nice day! Schönen Tag noch!
Good night! Gute Nacht!
Have a good trip! Gute Reise!
It was nice talking to you! Es war schön, mit dir / Ihnen zu reden.

Fun Facts

Did you know? Commonly used adverbs constitute about 15% of sentences in German. That means they should not be ignored because sooner or later you will need to use them.

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