Personal pronouns – Personalpronomen

Personal pronouns – Personalpronomen What are personal pronouns?

The personal pronouns are used to replace people or things.

Beispiel (example):

Sara lernt Deutsch. Sie lernt Deutsch

Sara learns German. She learns German

There are 3 pronouns of 'sie'
= she =they = you, formal.

The personal pronouns in German:

As you can see in the table, German has different ways for addressing people.

  • Use du (Singular) and ihr (Plural) for friends, children and relatives.
  • Use Sie (singular and plural) with a capital letter for people whom you do not know well or whom you would address by 'Mr' or 'Mrs'.