German Level 1, Activity 09: Essen / Food (Face to Face)



Ask the following questions to finish the activity:

  • Was sind eure Lieblingsaktivitäten? (What are your favorite activities?)
  • Wann esst ihr Frühstück? Mittagessen? Abendessen? (When do you eat breakfast? Lunch? Dinner?)

Cultural Notes

If you order a coffee - Kaffee - in Germany you will receive a cup of black coffe.   Over 70% of people in Germany, Switzerland and Austria drink coffee daily.  Schorle is a German drink that combines juice or wine with sparkling water, lemonade or lemonlime soda.  Apfelschorle (Apple juice mixed with sparkling mineral water) is the most common.  Linked is a video about typical German dishes for German speaking lands.  White asparagus or Spargel is delicious delicacy and in German speaking lands is known the "King of Vegetables".  Linked here and here are two interesting articles about this royal vegetable.

End of Activity

• Read Can-Do statements once more and have students evaluate their confidence.
(Use thumbs up/thumbs down)
• Encourage students to be honest in their self-evaluation.
• Pay attention, and try to use feedback for future activities!

NCSSFL-ACTFL Can-Do Statements

  • I can recognize food vocabulary when spoken to me.
  • I can create simple sentences using food vocabulary.
  • I can use high frequency and low frequency phrases related to food.