Students will use a map of Berlin to give directions on how to navigate from one landmark to another.
Students are taking a trip to Germany/Switzerland/Austria for Thanksgiving (11/18-11/26). They will need to use their German knowledge to "book" a hotel for the duration of their stay, as well as ask if certain amenities are available.
Students will discuss and answer questions relating to different professions, as well as what they might do during an interview.
Students will discuss and answer questions about their current living situations, as well as what their living expenses look like.
Students will discuss Halloween in German. They will talk about their favorite sweets and costumes. They will play a game with German Halloween words about different Halloween topics.
Students will practice exchanging opinions on certain topics related to social media and technology.
Students will practice coming up with their own news stories using pictures and headlines provided.
Students will work on their interpretive skills by listening to a news story and explaining what they thought happened. They will later present their findings to the whole class.
Students will practice defending their opinions and beliefs by taking stances on different topics. They will practice being able to explain their reasons for being in each position.
Students will practice asking each other questions related to the different topics they learned about in the class.
Students must try to formulate questions related to the topics on the bingo card. This is to help the students get to know each other in their target language.
In this lab, students will practice ordering from a menu. Students will also practice posing and answering questions to waiters. Finally, students will engage with the cultural aspects of eating out in a German-speaking country.
Let’s Chat! German features a collection of over 100 classroom-ready interpersonal speaking activities for novice and intermediate learners. Touching on a range of thematic topics such as school, travel, daily routines, health, jobs, art and so much more, German teachers are sure to find an activity to use in their courses. These activities may be used as is or can easily be revised and remixed to fit the unique needs of individual classrooms.
Through providing the relevant vocabulary and cultural background for the topic, hair, students gain confidence in coping with situations of everyday life. While repeating and applying the input they will develop their listening and reading skills and get an understanding of the recent trends in Germany. Furthermore, students will acquire the competency to compare certain aspects of life in Germany and the US through the final listening activity.
In this lab students will create a weather report and practice talking about the weather. Then, students will work together to discuss and suggest activities that are appropriate based on the weather report that they came up with.