Grammatik- und Stilistikübungen (aus dem Unterricht)(Antworten)


Grammatik:

The Passive Voice (S. 241-244)
1.He’s being helped by his father.
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2.When he was asked, he answered that he didn’t know.
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3.This essay has not been corrected (=korrigieren) yet.
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4.This result can be explained very easily.
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Clauses with um/statt/ohne...zu/dass (S. 221-222)
5.Did you sleep instead of studying for your test?
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6.I came over without calling first.
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7.I went home so that I could eat a quick breakfast.
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8.We called them just to be sure that they knew.
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Da-compounds preceding clauses (S. 219-220)
9.He’s interested in why students take German classes.
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10.We talked about what we wanted to do this evening.
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11.Our teacher is happy at how well the students wrote.
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Indirect Speech: der Konjunktiv I (S. 217-219)
12.She said that she didn’t know if he was sick.
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13.My mother said she couldn’t help me.
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14.I explained that he had forgotten the reason.
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To have something done: using lassen correctly (S. 193-4)
15.His parents are going to get a divorce.
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16.Did you get your hair cut?
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17.Many people have their suits made by a tailor.
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18.My neighbors want to have this wall torn down (=abreißen).
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Conditional/Subjunctive: der Konjunktiv II (S. 187-192)
19.If only I didn’t have to work!
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20.If it were summer, I would sleep late every day.
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21.You should have told me that yesterday.
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Genitive case (S. 164-5)
22.The tree’s leaves (=die Blätter) have turned yellow now.
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23.What is your girlfriend’s address?
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Time expressions in the accusative & dative (S. 141-142)
24.I lived in Germany for a year.
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25.They’ve been living in Florida for 20 years.
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26.We worked all day.
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Modal Verbs (S. 134-138)
27.Would you like me to help you with your homework?
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28.That must have been hard for you.
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Relative Pronouns (S. 109-110)
29.I have a friend whose father is a doctor.
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30.Who are those people you were talking to?
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31.I went to the restaurant that serves the best fish.
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32.The problems that I’m talking about are not easy to solve.
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Nationalities & Country Names (S. 84-86)
33.She is Italian, but her husband is a Turk.
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When: als-wenn-wann-ob (S. 61-62)
34.Do you know when the next bus is coming?
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35.When I came home, my cat was sick.
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Conjunctions & Clauses (S. 9, 59-65)
36.We don’t see my sister very often because she lives in Spain.
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37.After we had come back home, we drank some more beer.
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38.Ever since she’s been living in Germany, she misses her home.
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Present & Past tenses (S. 58-59)
39.They’ve been married for 20 years.
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40.How long have you been learning German?
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N-Stem Nouns (S. 10) & Adjectival Nouns (S. 38-40)
41.I saw a stranger in my dorm today.
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42.A traveller spoke to us on the train.
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43.Many people think that John Kerry is a Liberal.
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Stilistik:

Variants of ‘to stop’ (S. 226-7)
44.I hailed (=rufen) a taxi, but it didn’t stop for me.
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45.The policeman stopped the criminal before he got away.
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46.After an hour we stopped writing.
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47.The clock has stopped. It must be broken.
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Vacation: Urlaub vs. Ferien (S. 222-223)
48.John spent his summer vacation at a camp (=das Lager).
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Educational Terms: Kurs/Klasse, lernen/studieren (S. 194-197)
49.We took a class in Greek Poetry (=die Dichtung).
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50.The students at this university often study in the library.
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To be about something: handeln von, gehen um (S. 173)
51.The essay is about new technological advances.
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Variants of ‘to take care of’: sorgen für/kümmern um (S. 120)
52.My dad will take care of the arrangements.
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53.The babysitter takes care of the children.
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Variants of ‘to miss’: vermissen/verpassen (S. 118)
54.I miss my friends.
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55.I missed the beginning of the movie: what happened?
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Still, already, yet: schon, noch, noch nicht, nicht mehr (S. 113)
56.Have you already eaten? -- No, I haven’t eaten yet.
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Only: nur, erst (S. 95-96) & Half: halb, die Hälfte (S. 89-90)
57.I did only half of the work.
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58.She has only been here for half an hour.
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To leave: lassen, verlassen, weggehen (S. 67)
59.We left at 10:00 this morning.
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60.I left my keys (=die Schlüssel) in my other coat.
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To put/place: legen / stellen / setzen / stecken (S. 41-42)
61.Did you put the paper in my box (=das Fach) yet?
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Variants of ‘to think’: denken, überlegen, halten (S. 15-18)
62.Do you think about your family very often?
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63.People think he’s a good doctor.
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64.What do you think of the story?
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Variants of ‘people’: man / Menschen / Leute (S. 11-14)
65.There were a lot of people at the concert.
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66.When you study all day, you’re really tired at night.
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