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German Verb Conjugations

SPRECHEN: Conjugated in All Tenses

Present Tense • Präsens

The German verb sprechen (to speak, talk) conjugated in all its tenses and moods

SPRECHEN: Present > Past > Future > Subjunctive > All Verbs


Principal Parts:  sprechen (spricht)   sprach   gesprochen
Imperative (Commands): (du) Sprich! | (ihr) Sprecht! | Sprechen Sie!

SPRECHEN
Present Tense - Präsens

Stem-Changing Verbs: The verb SPRECHEN is both a stem-changing verb and an irregular (strong) verb. Notice the change from e to i in the du and er/sie/es present tense forms. The past participle is gesprochen.
DEUTSCH ENGLISH
SINGULAR
ich spreche I speak/am speaking
du sprichst you speak/are speaking
er spricht
sie spricht
es spricht
he speaks/is speaking
she speaks/is speaking
it speaks/is speaking
PLURAL
wir sprechen we speak/are speaking
ihr sprecht you (guys) speak/
are speaking
sie sprechen they speak/are speaking
Sie sprechen you speak/are speaking
Examples:
  Sprechen Sie Deutsch?
  Do you speak German?
  Er spricht sehr schnell.
  He talks very fast.
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