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Lesson 1 Conversation

Conversation and Grammar

Getting to know each other.

What can you tell us about yourself?


Who are you?
Where do you come from?
What do you study?
Tell something about your family, your hobbies, your plans for the future.


Lesson 1 Grammar : When to use capital letters?


Lesson 1 Idiomatic: Idiomatic Expressions 1

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HOMEWORK:
1. Write a short essay about yourself.


2. Grammar Section : do the Multiple Choice exercises.
3. Idiomatic Expressions : do the Multiple Choice exercises.
4. Learn the Dialogue & Lesson Vocabulary.
5. Do the Lesson Multiple Choice Exercises.

Who are you?

Some guidelines to your essay.
You do NOT need to cover all the topics.

  1. Where do you come from?
  2. How many brothers and sisters do you have?
  3. How many children would you like to have one day?
  4. What are your hobbies?
  5. What do like doing in your free time?
  6. What is your favourite food?
  7. What do you study?
  8. Why did you choose this career?
  9. What do you want to do when you have completed your studies??
  10. Would you like to live somewhere overseas?
  11. How many languages can you speak?
  12. What is your main aim in life: earn lots of money, be famous, enjoy and have fun?
  13. Anything else about yourself?

N/A

About
Meeting on Campus

ABOUT:

ABOUT:

ABOUT:

Two students meet after class in the lectureroom.
They have a casual discussion.

Slide 1
Meeting on Campus.

ABOUT:

ABOUT:

ABOUT:

Peter and Kira meet on campus.

PETER:

PETER:

PETER:

Hi. My name is Peter.
Who are you?

HEIDI:

HEIDI:

KIRA:

Hi Peter. I'm Kira.
Do you study here too?

Slide 2
Peter and Kira meet on Campus

ABOUT:

ABOUT:

ABOUT:

They tell each other what they study.

PETER:

PETER:

PETER:

Yes, I study Information Science, and you?

HEIDI:

HEIDI:

KIRA:

I study Clothing Technology.

Slide 3
Peter and Kira meet on Campus

ABOUT:

ABOUT:

ABOUT:

And of course they want to know where the other person is from.

PETER:

PETER:

PETER:

Where are you from?

HEIDI:

HEIDI:

KIRA:

I'm from Stuttgart, and you?

Slide 4
Meeting on Campus

ABOUT:

ABOUT:

ABOUT:

When Peter reveals that he is from Aulendorf, Heidi teases him.

PETER:

PETER:

PETER:

I'm from Aulendorf. That is....

HEIDI:

HEIDI:

KIRA:

I know, I know!
A little one horse town somewhere in the south.

Slide 5
Meeting on Campus

ABOUT:

ABOUT:

ABOUT:

Peter sulks and Kira laughs.

PETER:

PETER:

PETER:

Come on, it is not as small as that!

HEIDI:

HEIDI:

KIRA:

Don't be grumpy!
I was just joking!

Slide 6
Meeting on Campus

ABOUT:

ABOUT:

ABOUT:

....

PETER:

PETER:

PETER:

Laughs
I'm not grumpy, definitely not when a nice girl like you is around.

HEIDI:

HEIDI:

KIRA:

Grins
Coming up with compliments now!
By the way, I'm looking for a place to stay.
Can you recommend something?

Slide 7
Meeting on Campus

ABOUT:

ABOUT:

ABOUT:

....

PETER:

PETER:

PETER:

Not really. What about a hotel?

HEIDI:

HEIDI:

KIRA:

Too expensive!
You should know better!
I'm a student and I'm going to stay here for quite some time.

Slide 8
Meeting on Campus

ABOUT:

ABOUT:

ABOUT:

....

PETER:

PETER:

PETER:

Sorry! Stupid of me to propose a hotel.
Have you checked the papers, or the internet?
They usually advertise rooms there.

HEIDI:

HEIDI:

KIRA:

I did! And the university residences are full!

Slide 9
Meeting on Campus

ABOUT:

ABOUT:

ABOUT:

....

PETER:

PETER:

PETER:

What about an estate agent?

HEIDI:

HEIDI:

KIRA:

Great idea. Thanks.
See you later.

Slide 10
Meeting on Campus

ABOUT:

ABOUT:

ABOUT:

............

PETER:

PETER:

PETER:

Wait. Not so fast.
What about us having a cup of coffee together in the cafeteria?

HEIDI:

HEIDI:

KIRA

Thank you, but I have to find a place to stay first.
Bye.

Slide 11
Meeting on Campus
Discussion

Do you already have a place to stay?
Where do you stay and how much does it cost?


About
Meeting on Campus

ABOUT:

ABOUT:

ABOUT:

Two students meet after class in the lectureroom.
They have a casual discussion.

Slide 1
Meeting on Campus.

ABOUT:

ABOUT:

ABOUT:

Peter and Kira meet on campus.

PETER:

PETER:

PETER:

Hi. My name is Peter.
Who are you?

HEIDI:

HEIDI:

KIRA:

Hi Peter. I'm Kira.
Do you study here too?

Slide 2
Peter and Kira meet on Campus

ABOUT:

ABOUT:

ABOUT:

They tell each other what they study.

PETER:

PETER:

PETER:

Yes, I study Information Science, and you?

HEIDI:

HEIDI:

KIRA:

I study Clothing Technology.

Slide 3
Peter and Kira meet on Campus

ABOUT:

ABOUT:

ABOUT:

And of course they want to know where the other person is from.

PETER:

PETER:

PETER:

Where are you from?

HEIDI:

HEIDI:

KIRA:

I'm from Stuttgart, and you?

Slide 4
Meeting on Campus

ABOUT:

ABOUT:

ABOUT:

When Peter reveals that he is from Aulendorf, Heidi teases him.

PETER:

PETER:

PETER:

I'm from Aulendorf. That is....

HEIDI:

HEIDI:

KIRA:

I know, I know!
A little one horse town somewhere in the south.

Slide 5
Meeting on Campus

ABOUT:

ABOUT:

ABOUT:

Peter sulks and Kira laughs.

PETER:

PETER:

PETER:

Come on, it is not as small as that!

HEIDI:

HEIDI:

KIRA:

Don't be grumpy!
I was just joking!

Slide 6
Meeting on Campus

ABOUT:

ABOUT:

ABOUT:

....

PETER:

PETER:

PETER:

Laughs
I'm not grumpy, definitely not when a nice girl like you is around.

HEIDI:

HEIDI:

KIRA:

Grins
Coming up with compliments now!
By the way, I'm looking for a place to stay.
Can you recommend something?

Slide 7
Meeting on Campus

ABOUT:

ABOUT:

ABOUT:

....

PETER:

PETER:

PETER:

Not really. What about a hotel?

HEIDI:

HEIDI:

KIRA:

Too expensive!
You should know better!
I'm a student and I'm going to stay here for quite some time.

Slide 8
Meeting on Campus

ABOUT:

ABOUT:

ABOUT:

....

PETER:

PETER:

PETER:

Sorry! Stupid of me to propose a hotel.
Have you checked the papers, or the internet?
They usually advertise rooms there.

HEIDI:

HEIDI:

KIRA:

I did! And the university residences are full!

Slide 9
Meeting on Campus

ABOUT:

ABOUT:

ABOUT:

....

PETER:

PETER:

PETER:

What about an estate agent?

HEIDI:

HEIDI:

HEIDI:

Great idea. Thanks.
See you later.

Slide 10
Meeting on Campus

ABOUT:

ABOUT:

ABOUT:

............

PETER:

PETER:

PETER:

Wait. Not so fast.
What about us having a cup of coffee together in the cafeteria?

HEIDI:

HEIDI:

KIRA

Thank you, but I have to find a place to stay first.
Bye.

Slide 11
Meeting on Campus
Discussion

Do you already have a place to stay?
Where do you stay and how much does it cost?

Everyone knows that.

Jeder weiss das.

I look at the house.

Ich schaue mir das Haus an.

She puts on her gloves.

Sie zieht ihre Handschuhe an.

He behaves badly.

Er benimmt sich schlecht.

See you later.

Wir sehen uns.

Don't be angry with me.

Seien Sie nicht böse auf mich.

It is not worth it.

Es ist nicht der Mühe wert.

She gets dressed.

Sie zieht sich an.

I work at Desma.

Ich arbeite bei Desma.

He asks me for help.

Er bittet mich um Hilfe.

Dialogue Vocabulary G/E

Dialogue - In the Pub

In the Pub

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1. der Makler

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2. Druck ausüben

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3. in der Kneipe

Have a drink

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4. in the pub

Text to note

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5. ziemlich viel los

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6. darauf hereinfallen

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7. mehr darüber

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8. die Kneipe

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9. teuer

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10. nicht so toll

The contract is finalised.

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11. schwarz auf weiss

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12. einen Platz zum Wohnen

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13. ziemlich billig

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14. ein Glas voll haben

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15. der alte Gauner

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