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ドイツ語 Translation

I read German better than I speak it.

Is this correct:

Ich lese Deutsch besser als ich es spreche.


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Ich lese Deutsch besser als Ich spreche.

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Dana de Jong Dana de Jong (1) 2017/10/19に投稿


It seems that "als" when talking about the past is used as a subordinating conjunction (https://easy-deutsch.de/en/sentences/subordinate-clause/als-wenn/), but now I'm curious as to whether it still functions as a subordinating conjunction when used for comparisons like here (as the OP used it). One comment omits the object "es" – but if you don't it seems like it's important to know the proper word order.


Any answers regarding this?

tibor frei tibor frei (0) 2017/11/27に投稿

This is gramatically correct, except one detail:
Ich lese Deutsch besser, als ich es spreche.

No sentence can contain 2 verbs without comma, except when its connected with a conjunction and "als" doesnt do that here.

Kelly Bayer Kelly Bayer (1) 2017/12/02に投稿

Danke!

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