On this page you can download audio texts and accompanying vocabulary explanations that will help you to prepare for your trip to Germany. These texts have been recorded by Carolina Seez, our assistant teacher from Germany. Thank you, Carolina!
Each audio file has an accompanying PDF file with explanations, followed by a number of exercises that will help you to practise and memorise the words and expressions in the text.
By using the app Downcast, you can download these audio files to your iPad or other device. This will allow you to read the text at the same time as you listen to it, since it will appear on your device.
Austausch Teil eins – Im Flugzeug
Austausch Teil zwei – Sie oder du?
Austausch Teil drei – Sarahs Notizbuch, die erste Seite
Vocabulary explanations and exercises – Word file – The phrases in this episode will help you to express gratitude in a number of ways and in several different situations. You will also learn to express pleasure when meeting a new person, to ask for a person to write down a new word or sentence, to say that you don’t understand and ask for clarification, and to request the wifi password.
Austausch Teil vier – Sarahs Notizbuch, die zweite Seite
Vocabulary explanations and exercises – Word file – This text will help you to describe Australia, Victoria and Melbourne in simple German. You will learn to answer some questions that you are very likely to be asked in many family and social situations.
Austausch Teil fünf – Sarahs Notizbuch, die dritte Seite
Vocabulary explanations and exercises – Word file – This episode provides useful phrases for everyday life with a German family – eating, helping out, getting your clothes washed, finding your way to school, and so on.
Austausch Teil sechs – Sarahs Notizbuch, die vierte Seite
This episode provides sentences that will allow you to speak to your teacher and classmates in Germany and describe your school life in Australia. You can read this text at the link below: