Deutsch 102 Stunde 26

Deutsch 102 Stunde 26

Outline plan:

  • Informal activity before class begins: Practice with one or two of the “Sprechtest 1” index cards
    • Find these on Canvas > Files > Oral Tests
  • Vokabelfeuerwerk with the Kapitel 9 chapter vocabulary
    • Ideas: Mein Pinguin…; Mein Känguru…; Chuck Norris…; Ich bin der/die Beste ==>…
  • Warm-up questions to introduce comparative – e.g.:
    • Wer ist älter/jünger/größer/kleiner – Sie oder ich?
    • Was ist gesünder/billiger/schneller – Subway oder Jimmy John’s?
    • Was ist ungesünder – Taco Bell oder Whitecastle?
    • Wo ist es kälter, in Chicago oder hier?
    • Was ist interessanter – Deutsch oder Französisch?
    • Was schmeckt besser – SPAM oder Schuhe?
    • Wer ist attraktiver – SpongeBob oder Cartman? Miley Cyrus oder Billy Ray Cyrus?
    • Was ist schlimmer, Michigan State oder Ohio State?
    • Wer ist pünktlicher/intelligenter/analytischer/[whatever]: X oder Y?
  • Cartoon overheads: “Imaginärer Freund” and “Fliegenfänger
  • “Der kleine Herr Paul”:
    • Find this via Canvas > Files
    • Instructor reads story, then students write their own version
    • Note re: “Der Fluss liegt jeden Tag im Bett”: “das Flussbett” = riverbed (the channel of a river)
  • EITHER: Groups: Describe Ken and Barbie at various stages of their lives
    • Each group writes description of Ken and Barbie at one particular stage in their “lives,” using adjectives, comparatives and superlatives (maybe even relative clauses)
    • Ideas for the stages: 5 Jahre alt / 16 Jahre alt / 70 Jahre alt / in the 70s / living in Wien/Berlin/France / preparing for ein Vorstellungsgespräch (this one would also be an occasion to review reflexive verbs)
  • OR: Index card celebrity guessing game:
    • Each student writes some “clues” about a famous person, including one or more adjective(s) in every sentence
    • Afterwards, students read their clues to their groups; the group tries to guess the celebrity
  • OR: Your instructor may choose some other open-ended activity involving adjective endings and other Kap. 9 grammar