Positions and Directions in German

Positions. Directions.

Positions.

position

> oben (at the top) 

> hinten (behind) 

> neben (next to) 

> vorne (at the front) 

> unten (under) 

Example:

They answer the question “wo?” (where?)

> Wo ist der Ball? Der Ball ist: oben/hinten/neben/vorne/unten. 

Where is the ball? The ball is: at the top/behind/next to/at the front/under.

Directions.

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> nach rechts (to the right)

> nach links (to the left) 

> geradeaus (straight ahead) 

Example: 

They answer the question “wohin?” (whereto?)

> Wohin fährt das Auto? Das Auto fährt: nach rechts/nach links/geradeaus. 

Where to is going the car? The car goes: to the right/to the left/straight ahead.

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