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

7.1 One more introduction

This final activity will introduce a man, and then you will use some of the skills you’ve been practicing throughout the course so far.

Activity 29

Read the following information about this man and look at the photo of him. Make a note of the information that you could include if you were asked questions like those from all of the previous activities.

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Figure 22 Serdal Celebi.

Name: Serdal Celebi

Geboren: 1984

Wohnort: Hamburg

Was er gern macht: Fuβball spielen, er ist Fan von Fenerbahce, Istanbul und St. Pauli, Hamburg

Etwas anderes: seit dem 12. Lebensjahr ist er sehbehindert

Seine Mannschaft ist eine Blindenfuβballmannschaft, nur der Torwart ist nicht sehbehindert.

Er ist Nationalspieler im Blindenfuβball.

‚Ich bin ein zielorientierter Mensch und möchte Erfolg haben‘, sagt Serdal Celebi. Irgendwie ist er doch ein ganz gewöhnlicher Fußballer.

Information sourced from dfb.de

Now you will hear some questions about Serdal Celebi. Based on the information you have just read, see if you can answer the questions below, writing your answers in the boxes.

Question 1

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Guten Tag, Danke, dass Sie heute gekommen sind, um uns von einem besonderen Mensch zu erzählen. Über wen sprechen Sie heute, wen möchten Sie vorstellen?

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Wie alt ist Herr Celebi?

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Und wo wohnt er?

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Wofür interessiert er sich?

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Was wollen Sie sonst noch von Herrn Celebi erzählen?

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Answer

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Guten Tag, Danke, dass Sie heute gekommen sind, um uns von einem besonderen Mensch zu erzählen. Über wen sprechen Sie heute, wen möchten Sie vorstellen?

Ja, ich möchte Serdal Celebi vorstellen.

Wie alt ist Herr Celebi?

Er wurde 1984 geboren.

Und wo wohnt er?

Er wohnt in Hamburg.

Wofür interessiert er sich?

Er ist Fuβballfan: Er ist Fan von Fenerbahce in Istanbul und auch von St. Pauli in Hamburg.

Was wollen Sie sonst noch von Herrn Celebi erzählen?

Serdal Celebi spielt Blindenfuβall, denn er ist seit dem 12. Lebensjahr sehbehindert. Er will Erfolg haben, wenn er spielt. Er is sogar Nationalspieler.

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If you'd like, you can find out more about Serdal Celebi by by following this link: RTL Regional clip [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)]

Did you happen to notice that Wolf Schmidt from section 3 is Serdal Celebi’s trainer?

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