Table of Contents
1. Guten Tag
Greetings and farewells. Saying who you are. Saying where you come from and where you live. Numbers 0-10. Alphabet.
2. Sprechen Sie Deutsch?
Saying how you are. Talking about nationality and languages. Talking about personal details. Numbers 11-100.
3. Arbeit und Studium
Towns and cities. Jobs and professions. Work and study. Numbers 101 upwards.
4. Familie und Freizeit
Activities. Leisure pursuits. Stating likes and dislikes. Family relationships.
5. Essen und Einkaufen
Asking the way. Ordering food and drink. Shopping: asking / giving prices. Saying how often you do things.
6. Uhrzeiten und Verabredungen
Booking a hotel room. Telling the time. Talking about daily routines. Making appointments.
7. Alltag in der Stadt
Buying consumer goods. Talking about daily routines and work (cont.). Travelling around town.
8. Was haben Sie gemacht?
Saying what happened at the weekend. Talking about recent events. Talking about the more distant past. Describing purchases.
9. Ich wohne lieber in der Stadt
Saying where people live and what their homes are like. Making comparisons. Discussing the pros and cons of city vs. country life. Describing price and location of hotels.
10. Ist Mode wichtig für Sie?
Describing items of personal appearance. Saying what clothes you like wearing. Discussing appropriate clothes and gifts. Offering help and advice.
11. Urlaub, Wetter und Gesundheit
Talking about past holidays. Reporting weather conditions. Discussing health. Reporting on aches and pains.
12. Das Leben in Deutschland
Telephoning. Writing a CV. Talking about German-speaking countries. Expressing opinions on the German language.