Main clauses are grammatically correct, full sentences that can stand alone.
The conjugated verb always goes in position 2.
Subordinate clauses cannot stand alone because some important information is missing. Without this missing information, the sentence can‘t be fully understood.
The verb goes at the end of the clause.
In German, sentence construction and word order is very flexible.
There are 2 key factors to pay attention to:
However, not everything is possible, and you must follow a couple of rules. I go into more detail about that in this lesson.