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Getting started with German 1
Getting started with German 1

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7 I come from ….

Now have a go at Activity 9 which gives you more practice in introducing yourself.

Activity 9

Now introduce yourself again, but this time, take on a role of another person.

Can you remember these famous German speakers you met in Week 1? How would they introduce themselves? Again, add a hello and goodbye to remind yourself of the greetings you have learned before. Write down your answers first, then compare them with the models given, before recording yourself to practice pronunciation.

  1. Figure 10 Angela Merkel, Hamburg

Answer

Model answer: Guten Tag, mein Name ist Angela Merkel. Ich komme aus Hamburg. Das ist in Norddeutschland. Auf Wiedersehen!

Please note that your answer might be slightly different from the model. For example, you might have added different greetings.

  1. Figure 11 David Alaba, Wien

Answer

Model answer: Hallo, mein Name ist David Alaba. Ich komme aus Wien. Das ist in Österreich. Servus!

Please note that your answer might be slightly different from the model. For example, you might have added different greetings.

  1. Figure 12 Roger Federer, Basel.

Answer

Model answer: Guten Morgen, mein Name ist Roger Federer. Ich komme aus Basel. Das ist in der Schweiz. Tschüs!

Please note that your answer might be slightly different from the model. For example, you might have added different greetings.

Activity 10

Finally, introduce the celebrities to one another. You don’t need the greetings now, but you have to remember whether to use Er kommt aus… (male) or Sie kommt aus … (female). Write down your answers before comparing them with the models given and then record

Answer

  1. Das ist Angela Merkel. Sie kommt aus Hamburg. Das ist in Norddeutschland.
  2. Das ist David Alaba. Er kommt aus Wien. Das ist in Österreich.
  3. Das ist Roger Federer. Er kommt aus Basel. Das ist in der Schweiz.