A1.3 Can-do Description
German Courses / Menschen A1 / Units 17-24
 

Please note that the number in brackets at the end of each sentence below indicates the unit in the book where this material can be found.

  On completion of this course, participants can:
  Productive Skills
  Speaking
 
  1. Express wishes and plans. (17/24 wollen, konjunktiv II)
  2. Describe health problems and illness. (18)
  3. Give tips and advice. (18 sollen)
  4. Describe people and personal characteristics. (19)
  5. React with surprise. (19)
  6. Compare life today and in the past. (19)
  7. Give instructions and orders. (20 Imperativ)
  8. Make comments on household tasks. (20)
  9. Formulate rules, prohibitions and orders. (21 dürfen)
  10. Express opinions on different themes. (21)
  11. Describe and compare clothes. (22 komparativ)
  12. Describe the weather. (23)
  13. Give reasons and explain why. (23 denn)
  14. Present a celebration and give congratulations. (24)

  Writing
 
  1. Write a short poem. (17)
  2. Describe your dream job. (17)
  3. Apply for a room in a shared apartment. (20)
  4. Write a postcard. (23)
  5. Write and respond to an invitation. (24)

  Receptive Skills
  Reading
 
  1. Extract information from reports and advice. (18)
  2. A letter of complaint - choose true/false. (18)
  3. Read a diary entry to identify which person is referred to. (20)
  4. An advertisement for a flat, match information and complete a table. (20)
  5. Read and match signs to message (rules and regulations). (21/22)
  6. Read invitations for true/false. (24)

  Listening
 
  1. Choose and note times from telephone answering machine messages. (18)
  2. Take and match information from a weather forecast. (23)
  3. Holiday conversation. Discuss where/who and correct false sentences. (23)

 

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