Accusative Case

NOMINATIVE CONJUGATED VERB ACCUSATIVE
Find the Subject - Who or what is doing the action? Does the verb express an action? If the verb is acting, find the direct object - Who or what is receiving the action?

To find the subject and verb, say: who/what + verb (who/what sees, plays, gives, eats)

To find the direct object, say: verb + whom or what (sees whom, plays what, gives what)

Examples:

TRANSITIVE VERB NOMINATIVE CONJUGATED VERB ACCUSATIVE
see Ich sehe den Mann
das Kind
die Frau
den Herrn
play   spiele Tennis.
eat   esse Bananen.
say   sage den Namen.