Infinitivsatz: nur/nicht/kein brauchen + zu

b1.1 grammar

Instead of the German modal verb "müssen" we do have a commonly used alternative called "Infinitivsatz mit nur/nicht brauchen + zu". Sounds very complicated but it is actually not that difficult. Specially in spoken German you will hear it very often, which makes it important to know. But there are a couple "rules" you have to consider when using this German sentence element. In this video you will learn all of them with lots of example sentences and of course a bonus tip at the end of the video about it's usage in "real-life German". More German learning videos about "Infinitiv mit/ohne zu" and other related topics you will find here in the video description below.