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doug506

doug506

In lesson 2.1 it says "ist es geschlossen". should it be "es ist" (it is), or is this common practice?
doug506

doug506

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Bob-D

Bob-D

I believe the way it is written is correct. The verb always comes second (that is a rule you will see later). So "Heute ist es geschlossen" is preferable to "Heute es ist geschlossen", although I suspect that would be understood as well. You will also see later that there is TMP rule...time, manner, place in that order in sentence structure. So time (heute) comes first.
Byron-K21

Byron-K21

Bob is correct. The word order takes some getting used to.
coolcader

coolcader

Like Bryon said,Bob is correct.The word order might be a bit confusing.
Badger

Badger

https://www.thoughtco.com/german-sentences-in-the-right-order-4068769

This site has an excellent explanation of the word order. 

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