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I am at German Level 2 Session 8. During the last few sessions I have noticed that the German speakers sometimes don't pronounce the -en at the end of some words. In particular this has come up with the words Ihnen, Personen, and einen. This seems to only happen in certain contexts. When I practice speaking I always pronounce these out so that the -en is still heard. Is this pronunciation important? Should I drop the -en sounds when I don't hear it pronounced in the listening exercises? This has brought a little confusion so wanted to ask and clarify. Thanks.

I am at German Level 2 Session 8. During the last few sessions I have noticed that the German speakers sometimes don't pronounce the -en at the end of some words. In particular this has come up with the words Ihnen, Personen, and einen. This seems to only happen in certain contexts. When I practice speaking I always pronounce these out so that the -en is still heard. Is this pronunciation important? Should I drop the -en sounds when I don't hear it pronounced in the listening exercises? This has brought a little confusion so wanted to ask and clarify. Thanks.

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In levels 1 and 2 every so often it is mentioned to check out the resources on the Fluenz Commons. However when I am in the Commons I don't see much here. I put myself within the German language and I see some questions people have posted, there is a general Sonia's Blog, but that is about it. I get a sense from the program that there should be a lot more here that would be helpful. Am I missing something?

In levels 1 and 2 every so often it is mentioned to check out the resources on the Fluenz Commons. However when I am in the Commons I don't see much here. I put myself within the German language and I see some questions people have posted, there is a general Sonia's Blog, but that is about it. I get a sense from the program that there should be a lot more here that would be helpful. Am I missing something?

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Unlike Level 1 I am unable to keep track of after which session I should be listening to the next Comprehension track. This was easier to follow in Level 1, but not now in Level 2. Is there a guide somewhere to help? In the first few sessions I have been able to track the Pronunciation tracks, perhaps I need to follow the same patterns for Comprehension?

Unlike Level 1 I am unable to keep track of after which session I should be listening to the next Comprehension track. This was easier to follow in Level 1, but not now in Level 2. Is there a guide somewhere to help? In the first few sessions I have been able to track the Pronunciation tracks, perhaps I need to follow the same patterns for Comprehension?

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I have a question about one of the exercises. In Match the words the phrase is "ist das die Nummer des Studenten" and the answer is "Is that the Student's(m) number" So, I know this is the genitive. If we are talking about male students (plural) isn't it die Studenten so shouldn't it be der Studenten for the genitive case and not des Studenten?

I have a question about one of the exercises. In Match the words the phrase is "ist das die Nummer des Studenten" and the answer is "Is that the Student's(m) number" So, I know this is the genitive. If we are talking about male students (plural) isn't it die Studenten so shouldn't it be der Studenten for the genitive case and not des Studenten?

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Can someone please help me understand the grammar in this sentence "ich warte auf dich in berlin vor dem neuen museum". with the time, manner and place rule both "in berlin" and "vor dem neuen hotel" are places so how do you choose which one goes in which word position?

Can someone please help me understand the grammar in this sentence "ich warte auf dich in berlin vor dem neuen museum". with the time, manner and place rule both "in berlin" and "vor dem neuen hotel" are places so how do you choose which one goes in which word position?

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I am currently on lesson 8 on the German 3 level and the lecture video cut off before finishing the explanation of the sentence, "Ich fliege denach nach Hause." I wasn't sure if anyone reported this yet, but wanted to bring it to the Fluenz team's attention. Edit: The video did explain a part of the sentence earlier, but it cut off so quickly I thought it might be a bug

I am currently on lesson 8 on the German 3 level and the lecture video cut off before finishing the explanation of the sentence, "Ich fliege denach nach Hause." I wasn't sure if anyone reported this yet, but wanted to bring it to the Fluenz team's attention.

Edit: The video did explain a part of the sentence earlier, but it cut off so quickly I thought it might be a bug

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Has anyone else noticed that the date math in the dialogue is wrong? Today is April 30th according to the dialogue, but then May 8th is a Friday. However, since April only has 30 days, May 8th should be a Thursday. It seems like the person that wrote the dialogue thought that April has 31 days.

Has anyone else noticed that the date math in the dialogue is wrong? Today is April 30th according to the dialogue, but then May 8th is a Friday. However, since April only has 30 days, May 8th should be a Thursday. It seems like the person that wrote the dialogue thought that April has 31 days.

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For the flash card: "Hi Julia. How are you(i)?" the only accepted answer is "Hallo Julia. Wie geht's?" I believe that "Hallo Julia. Wie geht's dir?" should also be acceptable.

For the flash card: "Hi Julia. How are you(i)?" the only accepted answer is "Hallo Julia. Wie geht's?" I believe that "Hallo Julia. Wie geht's dir?" should also be acceptable.

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In the "Write the phrase you read" section: The answer to "Can I leave me car here?" is shown as "Kann ich mein Auto hier lassen?" But should this not be "Kann ich hier mein Auto lassen?" as time, manner and place are supposed to come before the direct object noun. For the next phrase "Can I leave me car on the parking lot?" the answer is shown as "Kann ich auf dem Parkplatz mein Auto lassen?" which does put the direct object noun after the place.

In the "Write the phrase you read" section:

The answer to "Can I leave me car here?" is shown as "Kann ich mein Auto hier lassen?" But should this not be "Kann ich hier mein Auto lassen?" as time, manner and place are supposed to come before the direct object noun.

For the next phrase "Can I leave me car on the parking lot?" the answer is shown as "Kann ich auf dem Parkplatz mein Auto lassen?" which does put the direct object noun after the place.

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In the Repeat the phrases section of German 2, session 22, there is the sentence "Der nette Mann im Auto hat keinen Führerschein." However, we haven't encountered the adjective "nett" for "nice" yet in German 1 or 2. I'm guessing it is coming up soon due to Sonia's closing statement about lots of adjectives coming up. =)

In the Repeat the phrases section of German 2, session 22, there is the sentence "Der nette Mann im Auto hat keinen Führerschein." However, we haven't encountered the adjective "nett" for "nice" yet in German 1 or 2. I'm guessing it is coming up soon due to Sonia's closing statement about lots of adjectives coming up. =)

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