Beginners’ German: Places and people
Beginners’ German: Places and people

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Beginners’ German: Places and people

2.1 Where is German spoken?

So far, this course has looked at places in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. In this activity, you'll learn about other countries around the world where you might hear German being spoken.

Übung 9

The countries listed below (among many others) have German minorities living within their borders who speak either standard German or a German dialect, or both. Before reading more about why this is the case, decide which continent they belong to by arranging the countries in the blank table below. One has been done as an example.

Bitte ordnen Sie.

Australian • Brasilien • Dänemark • Frankreich • Italien • Kanada • Kasachstan • Namibia • Polen • Rumänien • Russland • USA

AfrikaAsienAustralian/OzeanienEuropaSüdamerikaNordamerika
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Now listen to this audio clip, which will help you check your answers above. Listen out for the pronunciation of the different countries in German.

Bitte hören Sie.

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Transcript: Übung 9

Abschnitt 7
Bitte hören Sie.
Afrika – Namibia
Asien – Kasachstan, Russland
Australien/Ozeanien – Australien
Europa – Dänemark, Frankreich, Italien, Polen, Rumänien, Russland
Südamerika – Brasilien
Nordamerika – Kanada, USA
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Answer

Here is a completed table for you to check.

AfrikaAsienAustralian/OzeanienEuropaSüdamerikaNordamerika
NamibiaKasachstanAustralienDänemarkBrasilienKanada
RusslandFrankreichUSA
Italien
Polen
Rumänien
Russland
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