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Some Must Haves for your...


- getting to know each other -

Part one

General discussion

Additional question

Describing pictures

Introducing yourself


How to ask your partner

I am also interested in your home town. Can you tell me where you are from?

And you?

How about you?

Let's talk about your spare time. Do you have any hobbies?

Do you also have any pets?

Wow, I am jealous. That's really cool, isn't it?

Cool, you have a dog. I have always wanted a puppy!

You attend the akr? I wonder if you like your teachers. Do you?

How to react to your partner's statements

That's amazing. Tell me more about it!

Oh, really? That sounds interesting!

What a coincidence. I also have a dog.

Wow, ok. I have never thought about that, but I think...

I am a little surprised by your question. Can you repeat it, please?

What to say if you need time to think - gap fillers

I don't really know what you mean. Do you want to know what I do when I am not in school?

Well... That's a tough call, but I think...

Uhm... That's difficult. Let me think about it...

Phew, hang on, I have to think before I answer...

Grammar stuff for part i

Passive voice"I used to ride my bike to school but it was stolen."reported speech"Dogs are great. My mom said that they were too expensive though."relative clausesI also have a brother who really likes dogs, too.question tagsDogs are really cute, aren't they?present perfectI am a vegetarian. I haven't eaten meat for years.past perfectBefore they came to Haßfurt my parents had lived in Schweinfurt.

- describing pictures -

Part 2

  • I can hardly identify it but I think there is a tree in the upper left corner.
  • Let me see.... is there anything else worth mentioning?!?! Ah right. There is......
  • And now let me tell you more about the people that I can see in the picture.
  • greyish, greenish, blueish... = gräulich, grünlich....
  • striped (gestreift), checked (kariert) --> red checked = rot kariert
  • talk about the people's origins: Asian, African-American, European etc.

Part II: Describing pictures


Once you started the discussion you go on using the phrases you (hopefully) learnt for part III!

"Well, there are two sides to every questions, you know. First of all I think..."

"Ok, so what do you think about it? Are strawberries good for your health?" (You repeat the topic first!!!!)

Additional question part ii

- general discussion -

Part 3


There's a downside to it, too.Have you thought about negative effects, too?


A positive aspect is....The good thing about it is....Let's talk about the positive side first.

+ info


- I (totally) agree with you. - You are (absolutely) right.- I like your idea.- That's a good point.- I have never thought about that, but you are right!- Right, I think that's worth a thought.

"I like what you said"

- Do you really think this is a good idea? - I think you are wrong.- You might be right, but I also think that...- I don't like your opinion.- Well, I'm not sure if you are right. - Really? I don't like that too much.- I disagree with you.- I don't see your point here.- Are you sure? I think there must be better ideas!

"I think you are wrong"

- Have you ever thought about....?- I'm not sure about this, but I think...- What do you think about...?- Another possibility is...- I have an idea! How about...?- Would it be a solution if we....?- Another idea would be....- What's your opinion on...?- Shouldn't we think about.... , too? I think it's worth a thought.- I would also be possible to.......- I also think...

"How About...?"