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To read in German 🇩🇪


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to read lesen
How to say “to read” in German? “Lesen”. Here you will learn how to pronounce “lesen” correctly and in the comments below you will be able to get all sorts of advice on to read in German like tips & tricks to remember it, questions, explanations and more.

German Sentences with the Word “To read”

German sentence with “lesen” English translation for lesen S

Ich mag lesen nicht.

I don’t like to read.

Ich mag lesen.

I love to read.

Wir wollen lesen

We want to read

Ich soll dieses Buch, lesen

I need to read this book

lesen sie es?

Do you read it?

Ich habe es jeden Tag gelesen.

I read it every day.

Ich habe es ihnen diesen Monat vorgelesen.

I read it to them this month.

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Tips to Remember the German Word ‘lesen’:
– Associate ‘lesen’ with the English phrase “Let’s read,” where ‘lesen’ sounds somewhat like “let’s” if you say it quickly.
– Visualize the image of someone reading a book with a sign that says “Lesen!” on it.
– Think of the English word “lesson,” as you often have to read to learn a lesson.

Explanations:
– ‘Lesen’ is the German infinitive meaning “to read,” referring to the act of interpreting written or printed material.
– It is a strong (irregular) verb in German.

Other Words That Mean the Same Thing:
– ‘Schmökern’ (colloquial for reading with enjoyment).
– ‘Bücherwurm sein’ (literally “to be a bookworm,” meaning someone who reads a lot).

Conjugations of ‘lesen’:
– Infinitive: lesen (to read)
– Present:
– ich lese (I read/I am reading)
– du liest (you read/you are reading, singular informal)
– er/sie/es liest (he/she/it reads/is reading)
– wir lesen (we read/we are reading)
– ihr lest (you read/you are reading, plural informal)
– Sie lesen (you read/you are reading, formal)
– sie lesen (they read/they are reading)
– Simple past (Imperfect):
– ich las (I read)
– du lasest (you read, singular informal)
– er/sie/es las (he/she/it read)
– wir lasen (we read)
– ihr last (you read, plural informal)
– Sie lasen (you read, formal)
– sie lasen (they read)
– Past participle: gelesen (read)
– Future (using the future tense with the verb werden):
– ich werde lesen (I will read)
– du wirst lesen (you will read, singular informal)
– er/sie/es wird lesen (he/she/it will read)
– wir werden lesen (we will read)
– ihr werdet lesen (you will read, plural informal)
– Sie werden lesen (you will read, formal)
– sie werden lesen (they will read)

Examples of Sentences That Use ‘lesen’:
– Ich lese gerade ein interessantes Buch. (I am currently reading an interesting book.)
– Kinder lernen schon früh, wie man liest. (Children learn how to read at an early age.)
– Hast du den Artikel schon gelesen? (Have you already read the article?)
– Morgen werde ich das ganze Kapitel lesen. (Tomorrow I’ll read the entire chapter.)
– Er las die Nachrichten jeden Morgen. (He read the news every morning.)

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