2 Das Haus: lesson aims WHAT WILL YOU LEARN TODAY? The words for different kinds of houses in GermanThe words for the rooms in GermanLots of words for furnitureAbout Mr. and Mrs Blair’s trip to Germany to find a house in Berlin, now that he’s going to have more time soon!YOU WILLHear GermanRead GermanSpeak GermanEnjoy GermanViel Spaß! Guten Tag! Mein Haus ist ein Doppelhaus. Es gibt eineDusche, eine Küche und einen Garten!
11 1.der Stuhl der Tisch2. das Bett der Spiegel3. der Tisch die Lampe1. der Stuhl der Spiegel2. das Sofa das Bett3. der Tisch die Kommode1. das Sofa die Kommode2. der Sessel das Bett3. der Stuhl der Schrank1. das Sofa der Computer2. der Schrank die Lampe3. der Sessel die Kommode1. das Sofa Der Kühlschrank2. Der Kamin der Computer3. Die Kommode der Stuhl
12 der Fernseher das Bettder Computer der Teppichdas Radio der Fernseherder Kleiderschrank der Kleiderschrankdas Bild die Waschmaschineder Teppich das Bild1. das Bild2. das Bücherregal3. die Waschmaschine1. die Waschmaschine2. der Kühlschrank3. der Tisch1. der Kühlschrank2. das Herd3. die Waschmaschine1. die Badewanne2. das Waschbecken3. die Waschmaschine1. die Toilette2. das Herd3. die Badewannedas Waschbeckendie Duschedas Jacuzzi1. der Schrank die Dusche2. das Waschbecken das Fenster3. das Fenster der Spiegel
13 WO BIST DU?You’re going to take it in turns to read out what is in the rooms on the pictures, and to decide which room it is and say its German name.Let’s do one together!Hier sind ein Ball, ein Teddybär und ein Fußball. Die Kinder spielen und bauen eine Burg. Es ist toll für Kinder in diesem Zimmer!
14 FAMILIE BLAIR KAUFT EIN HAUS / BUYING A HOUSE IN BERLIN - Herr Bloss: Guten Morgen!- Herr Blair: Guten Morgen!- Frau Blair: Guten Morgen!- Herr Bloss: Hello, good morning.- Herr Blair: Hello, good morning.- Frau Blair: Hello.- Herr Bloss: Was für ein Haus suchen Sie?- Frau Blair: Das schönste Haus in Berlin!- Herr Blair: Ein großes Einfamilienhaus.- Herr Bloss: What kind of house would you like?- Frau Blair: The most beautiful house in Berlin.- David Beckham: A very big detached house.- Herr Bloss: Wie viele Zimmer möchten Sie?- Frau Blair: 5 Schlafzimmer für uns und unsere Zinder und 5 Schlafzimmer für unsere Gäste.- Herr Blair: Wir brauchen 3 Wohnzimmer, eine sehr große Küche, 9 Badezimmer, ein Esszimmer und ein Arbeitszimmer. Einen Garten und eine Garage wollen wir auch.- Señor López: How many rooms would you like?- Frau Blair: 5 bedrooms for Brooklyn, Romeo, Cruz and for us and 5 for our guests.- Herr Blair: We would like 3 living rooms, a huge kitchen, 9 bathrooms, a dining room and a study. We would also like a garden and a garage.- Herr Bloss: Wollen Sie im Garten ein Schwimmbad??- Frau Blair: Sicher!- Herr Blair: Wir wollen auch ein Fitnessstudio, ein Jacuzzi, eine sauna, ein Kino, ein Snookerzimmer und eine Bar im Haus.- Frau Blair: Und ein Spielzimmer für die Zinder, bitte!- Herr Bloss: Would you like a swimming pool in the garden?- Frau Blair: Of course.- Herr Blair: We would also like a gym, jacuzzi, a sauna, a cinema, a snooker room and a bar in the house.- Frau Blair: And a play room for the children, please.- Herr Bloss: Ich habe das perfekte Haus für Sie! Es hat kein Fitnessstudio, aber es gibt eins 10 Minuten mit dem Auto enfernt.- Herr Blair: Oh, ich mag es! Es ist wunderbar! Cherie, Schätzchen, magst du es auch?- Frau Blair: Nein! Ich will ein Fitnessstudio im Haus!- Herr Blair: Es tut mir leid, Herr Bloss.- Herr Bloss: I have got the perfect house for you. It does not have a gym, but there is one ten minutes away by car.- Herr Blair: Oh, I love it, it is wonderful. Cherie, darling, do you like it?- Frau Blair: No, I don’t. I want a gym in the house.- Herr Blair: I am sorry, Mr. Bloss.
15 DAS BECKENBAUER HAUS In BERLIN The Blairs have gone to see if the house of Franz Beckenbauer and his wife in Berlin is good enough for them. Mr. Blair plans to spend more time abroad shortly! He would like to improve his German, his French being pretty good!In your groups, put the blocks of conversation in the right order, divide up the roles and have a go at the conversation in Berlin!Viel Spaß!
16 Quiz Answers1) The capital city of Germany is Berlin. Bonn served as the capital of West Germany from 1949 until German reunification in 1990, when Berlin regained its status as the capital of all Germany.2) When do Germans celebrate re-unification? October 3rd. Although the first demolition work began on the Wall on November 11th, 1989, it wasn't until October 3rd 1990 that the reunification of the two Germanys became a legal fact.3) How many states are there in Germany? 16 The 16 Bundesländer are: Baden Württemberg, Bayern (Bavaria), Berlin, Brandenburg, Bremen, Hamburg, Hessen (Hesse), Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (Mecklenburg - Western Pomerania), Niedersachsen (Lower Saxony), Nordrhein-Westfahlen (Northrhine -Westphalia), Rheinland-Pfalz (Rhineland Palatinate), Saarland, Sachsen (Saxony), Sachsen-Anhalt (Saxony-Anhalt), Schleswig-Holstein and Thüringen (Thuringia).4) Which German invented the printing press? Johann Gutenberg. A goldsmith and businessman from the mining town of Mainz in southern Germany, Gutenberg invented the printing press with replaceable/moveable wooden or metal letters in 1436 (completed by 1440). He is also accredited with printing the world's first book using movable type, the 42-line (the number of lines per page) Gutenberg Bible.5) Who was Germany’s most famous author? Goethe. He was a poet, dramatist, novelist, theorist, humanist, scientist, and painter. As such, he is widely considered to be one of the most important thinkers in Western culture.6) What is Weisswurst? A type of sausage. It is made of veal, pork and herbs, and is traditionally eaten in Bavaria.7) Which German prince was married to Queen Victoria? Prince Albert. They were married in 1840.8) Germany had a number of colonies in Africa. What was Germany's possession in Southern Africa? Namibia.9) Couples do this the night before they get married… Smash all the crockery. It is called “Polterabend” and is an informal party on the evening before the wedding where plates and dishes are smashed, the bride and groom have to sweep everything up, the significance being that they work together! The broken pieces are thought to bring good luck to the bride.
17 10) Who was the leader of the Reformation of the Church in Germany 10) Who was the leader of the Reformation of the Church in Germany? Martin Luther. He was a German monk, priest, professor and theologian. His writings and teachings inspired the Reformationn and deeply influenced the course of Western civilization.11) What was the Bauhaus? A German school of art and design.. The most significant German school of art and architecture of the 20th century, it was founded by Walter Grupius in Weimar in 1919.12) What is a “Dirndl”? A dress. The dirndl is a female dress. It consists of a waistcoat and blouse, wide skirt and a colourful apron.13) When was the Berlin Wall built? In The Berlin Wall (German: Berliner Mauer) separated the western from the eastern (and Communist) part of Berlin from 1961 to Many people thought it was a symbol of the Cold War between US and USSR.14) During a visit to Germany in 1963 President John F. Kennedy said “Ich bin ein Berliner”. What does this mean? I am a citizen of Berlin.15) The following statement describes Germany's entry to the European Economic Community (now the EU). Germany was one of the founders of the Economic European Community. The European Economic Community (EEC) was an organization established by the Treaty of Rome (25 March 1957) between 6 European countries: Belgium, France, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, and West Germany.16) I have a handy. In Germany what have I got? A mobile phone. A handy is the informal word used for a mobile phone.17) Michael Schumacher has won the world championship….7 times. Schumi or Schuey as he is known in Germany has won the Formula 1 championship in the following years: 2004 (Ferrari), 2003 (Ferrari), 2002 (Ferrari), 2001 (Ferrari), 2000 (Ferrari), 1995 (Benetton), 1994(Benetton). Anyone who drives too fast in Germany is called a “Schumi”.18) How many varieties of beer are there in Germany? Over five thousand. Germany is famous for its beer the world over. All beer in Germany is brewed in accordance with a strict German law that stipulates that the only ingredients allowed are malt, hops, yeast and water.
18 19) On what date did the Berlin wall officially open. November 9th 19) On what date did the Berlin wall officially open? November 9th. Although reunification day is celebrated on October 3rd, the Berlin Wall actually opened on November 9th in 1989.20) What is the main airline of Germany called? Lufthansa. Luft is actually German for air.21) What is the most popular drink in Germany? Coffee (Kaffee). Germans drink around 178 litres of coffee (Bohnenkaffee - real coffee) per person per year.22) “Schokolade Zum Frühstück” is: The name of “Bridget Jones’ Diary” in Germany. Germany often renames films entirely, “Schokolade Zum Frühstück” is the name they gave to both the book and the film.23) Where would you find “eine Vorwahl”? In front of a telephone number. It’s a telephone area code.24) What would you do with Skat? Play it. Skat is played everywhere. Both recreationally with a case of beer next to the table and competitively at official Skat tournaments. If you see people play cards in Germany, chances are they are playing Skat.25) In a meeting people start knocking on the table…They appreciate something you just said. You would normally find the practice of knocking in Universities and some businesses. In theatres etc it is normal to clap.26) What is ‘Jugendstil’ ? The art deco style. The highpoint of the Jugendstil movement at the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries. One of the areas where you can still see the Jugendstil influence in Germany is Darmstadt.27) What do the locals call the ‘Oktoberfest’? The “Wiesn”. The Munich Oktoberfest, known by the locals as the “Wiesn”, is the biggest public festival in the world. It is probably called “Wiesn” because it is held near the Theresienwiese (wiese=meadow).28) The smart car. What does smart stand for? Swatch Mercedes Art. A band of designers and engineers founded smart the company in They are based in Germany and France, and employ a total of 1,400 people.29) What is Gründonnerstag? Maundy Thursday - commemorating the last supper. Gründonnerstag literally means "green Thursday." Although the name probably comes from an ancient word, grein, which means "cry" or "weep," the color green is used on that day as a symbol of renewal.