Intermediate German: Understanding spoken German
Intermediate German: Understanding spoken German

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Intermediate German: Understanding spoken German

1.1 Spoken introductions

In this first activity, you will start by listening to some spoken German.

Activity 1

Listen to these people introducing themselves, then list the speakers in order of introduction.

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Mein Name ist Henning Haarhaus.

Ich heiβe Wolf Schmidt.

Ich bin Stefanie Korte.

Ja, wir sind die Familie von der Osten mit unseren drei Kindern.

Mein Name ist Yvonne Zehner.

Mein Name ist Antje Schollweck.

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Using the following two lists, match each numbered item with the correct letter.

  1. Henning Haarhaus

  2. Wolf Schmidt

  3. Stefanie Korte

  4. die Familie von der Osten

  5. Yvonne Zehner

  6. Antje Schollweck

  • a.3.

  • b.4.

  • c.2.

  • d.1.

  • e.6.

  • f.5.

The correct answers are:
  • 1 = d
  • 2 = c
  • 3 = a
  • 4 = b
  • 5 = f
  • 6 = e

Answer

1. Henning Haarhaus

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Figure 2 Photograph of Henning Haarhaus.

2. Wolf Schmidt

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Figure 3 Photograph of Wolf Schmidt.

3. Stefanie Korte

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Figure 4 Photograph of Stefanie Korte.

4. die Familie von der Osten mit drei Kindern

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Figure 5 Photograph of the von der Ostens.

5. Yvonne Zehner

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Figure 6 Photograph of Yvonne Zehner.

6. Antje Schollweck

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Figure 7 Photograph of Antje Schollweck.
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