Fernseher oder Fernsehen? Auf dem Internet or Im Internet?

It’s Olympics (Olympiade, die) time again and many of you are watching your country’s best athletes give it there all in London. Unless you’ve been fortunate enough to get a ticket (Ticket, das) to one of the many events in London, you’re probably watching the competition (Wettkampf, der) on your television (Fernsehgerät, das) or online (online).

This brings up the question of the use of television (Fernseher, der) and internet (Internet, das) in everyday German conversation. Remember when we looked at the many different forms of German words? If you’ve been learning or using German for quite some time, you’ve surely encountered both Fernseher and Fernsehen. Which do you use? Is it auf dem Internet or im Internet? Let’s find out.

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  1. Periannan Chandrasekaran · · Reply

    Thank you very much for this. Just a few days I came across a German test that used “im Fernsehen” and got tripped. The example sentences also use many important words that are now better known to me thanks to this context.

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