2Choices Vocabulary Phrases Grammar Food Health “sich” Health Chores pronounsPlaces an/auf/inpast tenseCulture
3Country Maps, State Maps, Infos CultureCountry Maps, State Maps, Infos
4Infos The following slides have cultural information on them. Read Click the slide to go to the next info slide.
5Meals Breakfast: Pausenbrot: Lunch: Dinner: Bread and jelly is a typical breakfast in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.Müsli, a kind of grain cereal, is sometimes eaten for breakfast.Brötchen, bread, and sometimes white-toast are typically eaten.The whole family typically eats breakfast together.Pausenbrot:this is typically a cheese or meat sandwich between breakfast and lunchQuark is a type of spread cheese. It is fresh. It is eaten for breakfast or lunch or on Pausenbrote.Lunch:Lunch is the biggest meal of the day.Lunch is typically hot.Dinner:Dinner is a lot like breakfast or an American lunch.It is often just bread with meat or cheese and vegetables.The whole family typically eats together.Sometimes a salad or left-overs heated and are eaten for dinner.The TV is not usually on during dinner—it’s family time.Coffee and Tea are popular. Kakao (Hot chocolate) is sometimes served at breakfast. Colas are served cold or room temperature—not HOT—and do NOT have ice cubes.People go shopping every day or every other day for groceries, so that the food is fresh.
6RecyclingItems (like CDs) are packaged with a seal and no excess packaging (plastic wrap).People recycle at home and in public places.Items (like toothpaste) are NOT packaged with lots of boxes and plastic and showy materials.Packaging can be recycled in the store before leaving.Recycling is required by law.Germans pay for trash pick up based on how much they throw away—the less you trash, the less you pay.
7Eating Out Fast food is eaten, but it’s not that popular. People drink water or coke without ice cubes.Menu prices include the tip.Germans round the price of the restaurant bill up as an added tip, above and beyond the tip that is already included in the price.
8School Students take 13-15 subjects during the week. Band, choir, and orchestra are not school subjects—they are extras at the end of the day, sometimes outside the schoolThe school does not have ANY sports teams—this is a community activity.You get 2 chances to pass the graduation exam, know as the Abitur or Abi.A grade of “1” is the best on a 6-point scale.Students get report cards twice a year.Students take at least 2 foreign languages in high school.Schools have don’t always have parking lots for cars.Medina High School gets out at
9Miscellaneous Soccer is the most popular sport. “How are you?” is NOT commonly used as a greeting.“29. April 2006” is the correct way to write the date.A teenager often shakes hands when meeting a teenage friend.Toiletries and medicine are sold in separate stores.Shoe sizes in the USA are different than in Germany—look in your tennis shoes to see.Both Germans go to a Apotheke for aspirin, and a Drogerie for deodorant.Advertising interrupts public TV channels twice a day, or if it’s a long movie. Programs/shows are NOT interrupted.
10Driving Bikes are normal means of transportation for teenagers. A 18-year old can get a driver’s license, after going to driving school and passing tests.Schools might not have parking lots for cars.Schools will have bike racks.Choices
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29Die Schweiz The capital of “die Schweiz” is Bern. Die Schweiz has 4 main languages: German, French, Italian, and Räto-Romansch.The Swiss also have a very distinct German dialect known as Schwytscher-Deutsch.
37Deutschland The capital of Deutschland is Berlin. Germany was re-united on October 3, 1990.The Berlin Wall “fell” on November 9, 1989.German is the main language spoken in German.There are over 100 dialects spoken in different parts of Germany, which is why everyone learns “Hoch Deutsch,” proper German.
38click on the matching food/vocab VOCABULARYFOODclick on the matching food/vocabdo not click on the slide—it will go on to the next slide and get everything out of order!
184die Garage aufräumen Wie oft räumst dein Vater die Garage auf? Ich habe am Samstag die Garage aufgeräumt.Er räumt die Garage am Samstag auf.Samuel darf nicht ins Café gehen, weil er die Garage aufräumen muss.