Wie kommst du hin? / How do you get there?

This lesson was contributed by:

Erica Kawka Armeni

Lesson Duration:

80 mins.

What should you expect from this lesson?

Aim of the lesson: In this lesson, you will learn how to form and understand simple expressions and sentences using the preposition mit / by with means of transport in German.

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This is a lesson that gives you the time to reflect on the preposition mit / by in relation to means of transport. It is designed as a reference source and focuses on the most important variations that happen when using mit. As another point of reference before you start this lesson make sure you  have looked into the vocabulary related to means of transport in German. Go to lesson: Verkehrsmittel / Means of Transport (Year 8 German, Year 9 German First Year or Year 10 German SPA Level 2 Part 1 ).

Step 1
Click on this video and play a guessing game to practice vocabulary related to means of transport. Try to guess the missing word. Games create a meaningful context for language use. (Reading and Listening)

Step 2
Open the Power Point Presentation (refer to Resources) Wie kommst du hin? / How do you get there? and explore sentences with the preposition mit for example Ich fahre mit dem Bus. / I travel by bus. You may take notes whilst reading. (Reading and Writing)

Step 3
Now click on these links to practice further expressions related to means of transport. They are online games. You may click here to practice the vocabulary before starting the games. (Reading and Playing)

Link 1                   Link 2                   Link 3

Step 4
Open Task 1 (refer to Resources) and try to fill in the blanks with the missing means of transport. You may click here to check your work. (Reading and Writng).

Step 5
Open Task 2 (Refer to Resources) and read the text about Timo and his family. You may highlight expressions which indicate how Timo and his family travel to certain places like zu Fuβ / on foot or mit dem Fahrrad / by bike whilst reading the text and then try to match the pictures. You may click here to check your work. (Reading)

Additional Task: You may click here to practice further expressions with mit and sentences related to means of transport. They are all online self – tests. (Reading, Writing and Listening)

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