Deutsch 101: Stunde 7

Deutsch 101: Stunde 7

Outline plan:

  • Pronunciation practice: Overhead: Probe 6 (Here is Audio of Probe 6)
  • Review colors, classroom objects, pronoun substitution, & maybe negation:
    • Was ist das?
    • Welche Farbe hat der Stuhl? ==> Er ist beige etc.
    • Ist das ein BMW? ==> Nein, das ist kein BMW. Das ist ein Stuhl, etc.
    • Ist der Stuhl lila? ==> Nein, der Stuhl ist nicht lila. Er ist beige etc.
  • For reference für heute (for today): Kapitel 1 Kultur Texte & Videos
  • Overhead: Cocktailparty (Discussion of Kapitel 1 Kultur videos, texts and posts)
  • Alphabet (p. 21)
    • Repeat alphabet 2 or 3 times
    • Instructor spells the following words in random order. Students listen in order to determine which word is being spelled:
      • 1. sie 2. sein 3. zehn
      • 4. Wien 5. Wein 6. wann
      • 7. wie 8. viel 9. weil
      • 10. Bär 11. Bar 12. Berg
    • Pronounce the following acronyms/abbreviations: VW, BMW, BRD, DDR, USA, BSE, FKK, LSD, UPS, usw., km/h, ADAC, TÜV
    • Political party acronyms (“left to right”): SPD, FDP, CDU/CSU [and on the far right, since 2013: AfD]
      • Not listed here because the names are not abbreviated: die Grünen, full name Bündnis 90/Die Grünen, and die Linke [“the left”]
    • EITHER: Act out a dialogue consisting only of the letters of the alphabet, in order. Student 1 is trying to persuade Student 2 to go on a date with him or her. Student 2 is not interested, but Student 1 is persistent. Each pair can decide if the dialogue ends in a yes or no :)
      • Sample dialogue: S1 (romantically): abcd! S2 (coolly): efg S1: hijkl? S2: mn S1: opqrs? S2: t S1 (desperately): uvw?…x?…y?? S2 (resolutely): z
    • OR: play hangman (Galgenmännchen)
  • Time permitting: Test essay preview
    • Topic of the essay for test 1: In five (or more) sentences, describe a classmate in your German class. Include your classmate’s name, age, nationality, where they come from, and a physical description, e.g., eye color, hair color and length.
    • ==> Ask a partner the necessary questions: Wie heißt du? Wie alt bist du? Bist du Amerikaner*in? Woher kommst du? Note their eye color, hair color and length!