Leisure & Vacation in Germany

Presented by Eva Bogard

Welcome! Willkommen!

What do Germans like to do with their free time?  That's the question we wish to answer in this unit. 

In doing so, you grow your cultural understanding and appreciation of the Germans and their way of thinking. 

Competing the lessons in this unit will also help you improve your German reading, listening, writing, speaking and vocabulary skills.  

Let's get started...

Eva Bogard
Eva Bogard
State Certified German Teacher Helping Thousands of Students Learn German Language and Culture for Over 25 Years

Founder and Director of the Time To Learn German Academy

Eva Bogard, Ph.D. was born in Manhattan, New York to a German mother and a German-American father. She earned her bachelor's degree in foreign languages at snowy SUNY-Oswego and completed her graduate studies in Second Language Education and Instructional Technology at sunny USF-Tampa, where she earned her Master's and Doctorate degrees. She has spent several colorful summers in France enjoying the language and culture in Paris, St. Malo and Tours, but is usually found during her long summer breaks on the beach in Florida, or in the mountains of southwest Germany.

Professionally, she is very interested in online hybrid education, especially using instructional technology in both her classroom and her online courses to teach foreign languages. Eva is an International Baccalaureate teacher, and a Montessori education enthusiast. She has taught German, French and Spanish, as well as, Information Technology and Business Management over the last 25 years.

Table of Contents

Objective = Develop German Skills in the Context of "Freizeit" (Leisure Time). Work your way from top to bottom on this page.
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CULTURE: Was ist Handball?
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Culture Project: Written Assignment
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WRITING: Part 2 = Timed Writing (you may use a paper dictionary to help with the prompt)
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WRITING: Part 4 = Color Code and Label Each Word In Your Improved Draft. Staple New Work On Top of Old. Submit Packet to Teacher For General Feedback
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WRITING: Part 5 = Using Teacher Feedback from Color-Coded Copy Write A New Improved Draft- DOUBLE-SPACED. Do Not Use an Online Translation Site Yet.
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LISTENING B: Complete the Assigned "Schlager" Listening Project (= Separate Course on Your Dashboard)
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