Getting started with German 1
Getting started with German 1

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Getting started with German 1

1 Deutschland, Österreich und die Schweiz

Take a closer look at the map of Germany, Austria and Switzerland and some impressions of those countries in the figures below. Think about places you know about already or would like to visit. Are you interested in a particular country or specific region? Given the chance, where would you like to go? Which regions, landscapes or cities would you like to visit and why?

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Figure 3 Swiss mountains
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Figure 4 Island of Rügen, Germany
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Figure 5 Salzburg, Austria
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Figure 6 Neusiedlersee, Austria
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Figure 7 Vineyards, Germany
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Figure 8 Berlin, Germany

Activity 1

Which places in Germany, Austria or Switzerland have you heard of or visited in the past? Which places would you like to find out more about? Why? What do you think of these places? Write down a few notes.

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