Exercise 1: infinitive

(Practise finding the infinitive of German verbs)

Determining the verb form – drop-down quiz (difficulty: 1 of 5 – easy)

For each of the following verb forms, determine whether it is the infinitive (the base form) or another form of the verb.

  • Example: ‘sucht’no infinitive

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  1. fragte →
  2. könnten →
  3. laufen →
  4. arbeite →
  5. sammeln →
  6. schreiben →
  7. gingen →
  8. lächeln →
  9. lernst →
  10. kümmern →

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