Exercise

The verb "heißen"

How is the verb "heißen" conjugated? Find the verb forms in the dialogue and match the right verb forms to the personal pronouns.

Nico: „Hallo, wie heißt ihr ?“
Lisa: „Wir heißen Lisa und Emma. Und du? Wie heißt du?“
Nico: „Ich heiße Nico. Und wie heißt er?“
Emma: „Er heißt Max. Und wer ist das? “
Lisa: „Das sind meine Freunde. Sie heißen Nina und Sebastian.“
Nico: „Und wie heißen Sie?“
Polizist: „Ich heiße Jürgen Brunner.“

Info: The first-person singular is always used if you speak about yourself.

Info: The second-person singular is used in informal contexts when directly speaking to a person; for example, you use it in dialogue with a person. Remember: "heißen" takes the ending "-t" and not "-st" here.

Info: The third-person singular is used for individuals or things that you speak about.

Info: The first person plural is always used if you are speaking about a group to which you also belong.

Info: The second person plural is used in informal contexts when directly speaking to other people; for example, you use it in dialogues with multiple people.

Info: The third person plural is used to refer to multiple people or things.

Careful! When you speak directly to people in formal contexts, you do not use "du" (singular) or "ihr" (plural), but rather always "Sie" (singular and plural).

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