Exercise 2: infinitive

(Practise finding the infinitive of German verbs)

Determining the infinitive – cloze test (difficulty: 3 of 5 – medium)

Complete the gaps with the corresponding base forms (infinitives) of the verbs. The verb forms are conjugated in different tenses (such as the past tense) and may appear as imperatives.

  • Example: ‘sah’ → ‘sehen

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  1. folgte →
  2. arbeite →
  3. wohnst →
  4. lies →
  5. gekocht →
  6. nimm →
  7. war →
  8. wanderten →
  9. fuhr →
  10. heißt →

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