Deutsch 102 Hausaufgaben--Herbst 2017

September Oktober
November Dezember

Here are the suggested assignments--but please be aware that your instructor may make changes to this in class!

Please remember that late homework will receive a "check minus," and homework that is more than two class days late may not be accepted (unless, of course, you have a good excuse for handing it in late).  If you notice any mistakes, please email Hartmut or inform your instructor!

 

Stunde 1: Dienstag, 5. September

To understand this homework schedule, imagine your instructor saying "This is what you have to do for the NEXT class." ==> What is listed here today is due TOMORROW (September 6). Work through the numbered items one by one.

The red **SUBMIT** indicates something you need to HAND IN on paper (if it's a worksheet) or electronically (online exercises, blog posts and iLrn).

For iLrn, it's best to complete the activities when they show up on this schedule (and to READ the additional details about them in this schedule!), but iLrn only HAS TO be completed when you see the **SUBMIT** next to it.

0a. Kaufen Sie die Bücher, die Sie noch nicht haben [=which you don't already have] [assuming you still have Vorsprung (V) and that your iLrn access to the accompanying online materials is still valid from German 101, this will just mean buying Die Känguru-Chroniken. You will need it soon!]

0b. Lesen Sie die Kursinformation.

1a. Sehen Sie das Kapitel 7 Video. Klicken Sie hier!

1b. Bitte sehen Sie auch dieses geniale kurze Video über die Wechselpräpositionen [=2-way prepositions], das an einer High School in Minnesota gemacht wurde! (Poor resolution, but fun and helpful!)

1c. **SUBMIT** When you're ready, click here to take the online Kapitel 7 "pre-quiz."

  • Suggestion: Keep the video lecture open in a separate window while you work on the quiz, so you can refer back to it as needed!
  • You actually see 20 questions out of an item bank of 42 for this particular exercise. To see all 42 items, click here. Note that this version of the exercise is not "submittable"; it's just available for additional practice. 

2a. Follow the instructions you received via Canvas Announcements to register for your section of the iLrn course for German 102. If you no longer have the email, find it via the "Announcements" tab on Canvas!

2b. Click here to review the multiple ways in which the iLrn assignments are flexible (and note that the "Anlauftext lesen" iLrn assignments are NOT flexible. We want you to complete these on the indicated due date, and to attempt all the questions!!).

2c. Anlauftext lesen (Please be sure to do this now as preparation for the next class!): Do iLrn T:7-2, T:7-3, and T:7-6 as follows: First, look at the vocabulary hints in the bullet point below. Then do T:7-2 (Satzdetektiv); then open your book to p. 246 and click on T:7-3. Click the "Play" icon and listen to the text while reading along. Do this twice, then answer the questions. Finally, do T:7-6.

  • Vokabeln: runter = down; Geld abheben = to withdraw money; ein Konto eröffnen = to open an account; empfehlen = to recommend; die Kreissparkasse: a type of local savings bank (sparen = to save (money); you can find Sparkassen everywhere in Germany); die Filiale = branch office; meistens = most of the time; Ich schon = I do (after someone else has said "Ich nicht"); das Semesterticket: discounted ticket for public transportation during the semester; Wo kann ich mir eins besorgen? = Where can I get one?; gleich gegenüber von X = right across from X; praktisch alles = practically everything (i.e. pretty much everything); erledigen = to take care of (errands, tasks)

3. Go to iLrn, click on the "Assignment Calendar" tab, choose "Kapitel 7" from the "Section" pulldown menu, and do: S:7-1B.

4. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED: To review the video lectures from German 101, click on the "Index of Video Lectures." To review the vocabulary from German 101, use the mobile flashcard app (see link at the top of the "Index of Video Lectures"). The "Index of Video Lectures" also includes links to the vocabulary handouts, and to the grammar and vocabulary worksheets and online quizzes for each chapter. We recommend spending 15 minutes a day to review one chapter each day, and continuing this until you've reviewed all chapters sufficiently. When using the flashcard program or the vocabulary handouts, try to quickly say a simple sentence with each word you are reviewing before moving on to the next one.

Stunde 2: Mittwoch, 6. September

1a. Begin learning the Kapitel 7 vocabulary. Klicken Sie hier!

1b. **SUBMIT** When you're ready, click here to download a worksheet on the Kapitel 7 Vokabeln, which you should fill out and hand in!

2a: Reminder: Click here to review the multiple ways in which the iLrn assignments are flexible, AND for some important information on how to use iLrn (note the details about "Mechanics" at the end!).

2b. Go to iLrn (hlc.quia.com; remember yesterday's assignment to register for your section of the iLrn course for German 102!), click on the "Assignment Calendar" tab, choose "Kapitel 7" from the "Section" pulldown menu, and do: T:7-8, S:7-2C, S:7-3B

  • HIGHLY RECOMMENDED (but NOT required!): S:7-1Q (fun vocab practice. Click here for more info on how the iLrn crossword puzzles work)

3. BLOG INVITES & TEST POSTS: Please follow the instructions in the Canvas announcement about accepting the invitation to your section's blog and posting a "test post" in which you simply say what your favorite German word is (remember to choose "Test Post" as the category for your post). This is an ungraded assignment: we just want to make sure you can all post to the blog before the first blog assignment is due.

Stunde 3: Donnerstag, 7. September

1. Lesen Sie im Web über Case Overviews (Ignore info on the Genitive).

2. **SUBMIT** Complete this "Deutsch 102 Grundlagenwiederholung" [=review of fundamentals] worksheet!

3. Go to iLrn, click on the "Assignment Calendar" tab, choose "Kapitel 7" from the "Section" pulldown menu, and do: S:7-1C, S:7-1D (see note below!)

  • Note: For Übung D, you will write four sentences, each beginning "Die Straßenbahn fährt..." and ending respectively with the German equivalents of (1) behind the church (2) over the bridge (3) under the bridge (4) in front of the railway station. Note that in each case you will use the Accusative, since the statements describe changes in the tram's location. There will be a related exercise on Test 7, but the prompts will be designed so that you will sometimes need the Dative and sometimes the Accusative.
  • HIGHLY RECOMMENDED (but NOT required!):
    • S:7-1E (great practice of 2-way prepositions, and a cute cat & mouse story. We'd require it, but don't want to assign too much homework)
  • RECOMMENDED (but NOT required!):
    • T:7-13 (2-way prepositions in the Dative)
    • S:7-2I (Great practice at listening for Accusative/Dative forms of der/das/die. The audio is terribly performed but very clear and good practice. It's about two detectives following a woman who they think is a book-thief.
Stunde 4: Montag, 11. September

1. **SUBMIT** Lesen Sie den Text "Freiburgs Trainer Robin Dutt: 'Bei uns lebt Multikulti'". Click here to download the text combined with vocabulary notes and a worksheet, which you should fill out and hand in.

  • Read through the entire text once quickly without stopping (don't let this take longer than 5 minutes!), then read it through one more time and answer the questions as you go. You only need to understand the text well enough to answer the questions. Please resist the urge to look up every unknown word, and try to answer the questions about word meanings without looking up those words - but do look up any other words that you think you should know by now.
  • We strongly encourage you to work on this assignment in pairs or groups. If you do so, you can just hand in one copy of the worksheet with all your names on it, and you will all get the same grade!

2. Go to iLrn, click on the "Assignment Calendar" tab, choose "Kapitel 7" from the "Section" pulldown menu, and do: S:7-1M (Click on the map to see a larger version of it in a separate window. Ignore the numbers and the routes drawn on the map: these have nothing to do with this particular exercise)

  • HIGHLY RECOMMENDED (but NOT required!):
    • S:7-2D (Great practice for following directions. Scroll down and click on the map to see an enlarged version of the map in a separate window. Then just listen to the audio while ignoring the directions in the exercise, i.e. DON'T write down what you hear. Instead, just follow the directions on the map with your mouse. For Teil 1, your starting point is in front of the Hauptbahnhof; for Teil 2, your starting point is inside the Staatsgalerie; the audio begins by instructing you to go out on the Urbanstraße side and turn right)
  • RECOMMENDED (but NOT required!):
    • T:7-15 (practice vocab for giving directions. Note the instructions to refer to the map on p. 259. Note: der Marktplatz ("Marktpl." on the map) ist vor dem Rathaus, near the bottom of the map)

NÄCHSTES MAL SIND WIR IM COMPUTERRAUM! Click here to confirm the location.

Stunde 5: Dienstag, 12. September

HEUTE SIND WIR IM COMPUTERRAUM! Click here to confirm the location.

1a. Sehen Sie die ersten 25 Minuten des Films Bella Martha [=Mostly Martha]. To access the movie, click here! 

  • Troubleshooting advice: This platform is designed to work most easily with Chrome. There may be hiccups with Firefox and Safari; these may sometimes be fixed by installing a plugin (e.g. Widevine Optimizer) or a newer version of the browser.

1b. **SUBMIT** Click here to download the "Bella Martha Worksheet," fill it out as you watch the clip, and hand it in in class.

1c. If you enjoy the movie, watch all of it and write about it for an AMD!

2. **SUBMIT** Review the annotated Kapitel 7 vocabulary list ("Kapitel7CEM.docx"). Then complete and hand in this worksheet.

  • Remember the earlier advice to save Kapitel7CEM.docx on your computer and edit it to make it useful for you: highlight information you especially want to remember; delete information you're less interested in, so that the parts that are most useful for you stand out.

3. Go to iLrn, click on the "Assignment Calendar" tab, choose "Kapitel 7" from the "Section" pulldown menu, and do: S:7-1F (Note: for no. 4, it should say "Saras Laptop STEHT auf ihrem Tisch." "Liegt" does not make sense for a laptop: laptops have a solid base), S:7-1G

  • RECOMMENDED (but NOT required!): T:7-19 (practice stehen/stellen, liegen/legen etc.)

BITTE BRINGEN SIE NÄCHSTES MAL DAS KÄNGURU-BUCH!

Stunde 6: Mittwoch, 13. September

1. **Prepare for in-class Mini-Quiz** Lesen Sie Die Känguru-Chroniken, Seite 7-17. Click here to download some notes to help you with the text. Note that class will begin with a mini-quiz on the assigned reading.

  • Please begin by reading the notes on the first chapter ("Das Känguru von gegenüber").
  • Then read the first chapter once quickly without stopping. Don't worry about comprehension: just keep reading at the same speed at which you would read a simple text in English. This should just take 1 or 2 minutes, and will let your brain know what to expect. Doing this will make it A LOT easier to read the text carefully for understanding.
  • Then read the notes on the first chapter one more time, and re-read the first chapter carefully.
  • Now do the same for the second chapter ("Kleinkunst").
  • This book started out as a radio show in which the author read the chapters one by one. You can ask for the CD recordings at the front desk of the LRC and listen to them there if you're interested!

BITTE BRINGEN SIE NÄCHSTES MAL DAS KÄNGURU-BUCH!

Stunde 7: Donnerstag, 14. September

1. **SUBMIT** Kapitel 7 iLrn assignments must be completed by the beginning of the next class!

This assignment will be graded as follows:

  • 2 points for the Kapitel 7 iLrn activities that did NOT involve listening
  • Your grade for the only iLrn LISTENING activity for this chapter (S:7-2C) will be included in the grade for the "Lernen to Talk Show" (listening) assignment.

SUMMARY: Click here to see all the iLrn activities due in this chapter, in the order in which they were assigned!

  • Click here to review the multiple ways in which the iLrn assignments are flexible, AND for some important information on how to use iLrn (note the details about "Mechanics" at the end!).
  • If you've been following the recommended schedule, what you have left to do is: S:7-1I, S:7-1J
  • HIGHLY RECOMMENDED (but NOT required!): S:7-1L (simple riddles practicing time/manner/place), S:7-1R (great reading practice. Click on the text to see a larger version of it!)
  • ALSO RECOMMENDED (but NOT required!):
    • S:7-1N (using "mit" with means of transportation)
    • S:7-1O (weil vs damit. Note that Clara reads the Liebesroman because she's romantic; Frieda buys the cartoon video (Trickfilm) so that the kids won't play as raucously (loudly) on Saturday. If an answer surprises you, ask your instructor about it!)
    • S:7-2A (a bit dull, but good, clearly spoken listening practice that's great review of the chapter material. Listen a couple of times to try to understand as much as possible of what Anna says; ignore the actual questions in the activity)
  • HIGHLY RECOMMENDED: Click on the "Video Library" tab, ignore the first video, and watch the two short interviews: Wohin gehen Sie gern? and Was kann man hier alles machen?
  • **ALTERNATIVE** If you feel strongly that iLrn is not a good way for you to learn, please do this alternative worksheet instead. Please choose this option only if you are SURE you will learn more from the worksheet than from iLrn!!

2. **SUBMIT** Listen to episodes 12 & 14 of the "Lernen to Talk Show"(click on the links below). Listen to each video at least twice. With the help of the subtitles and annotations, write down as much as you can of what was said, focusing on what seems useful and/or fun/interesting to you. Spend a total of 15-20 minutes on EACH of the two videos.

  • This is a video blog done by a student who went to Germany for a year in 2011/12, studying and working there through the Congress Bundestag program. He created a series of 6-7 minute videos once a week to document his progress in the language, each of them carefully subtitled (and often also annotated). The subtitles and annotations actually show you some of the mistakes he makes as he speaks, which can be very instructive - and of course you'll also hear lots of correct German (he's a fast learner). Watching all of his videos systematically via the main page could be both instructive and inspiring, and is also great listening practice.
  • Week 12 (in Duisburg)
  • Week 14 (in Dortmund)
  • In order to get full credit for this assignment, you also need to complete the only iLrn listening exercise assigned in this chapter (S:7-2C).

3. **SUBMIT** Complete and hand in this worksheet.

4. **SUBMIT** AMD 1: Click here for instructions and ideas. Please remember to choose "AMD 1" as the category for your post! LET YOUR INSTRUCTOR KNOW IF YOU NEED AN EXTRA DAY TO COMPLETE THIS!

  • One additional idea for any German 102 AMD: Follow up on a few items that interest you in the 365 Dinge book, and write about what you found!
Stunde 8: Montag, 18. September

1. **SUBMIT** Post to your class blog on the Kapitel 7 Kultur-Texte. Click here for instructions and to access the articles. Please remember to include your name and the assignment name as tags!

  • Remember to come to class knowing the name and number of your favorite of the 10 items from the 365 Dinge... book that your instructor assigned to you via email!

2. OPTIONAL: Watch the "Kapitel 7 Videos zum Spaß"

  • If you enjoy these, you could write about them for an AMD!
Stunde 9: Dienstag, 19. September

1. **SUBMIT** Test 7 Informationsblatt. In case you did not get the review sheet in class, click here to download it. Please email Hartmut if this review sheet (or link) is not up-to-date!

  • Please show your instructor your completed Informationsblatt in class. If you've attempted most of the sections, you will get a "check"; if you've done everything and drafted the essay, you will get a "check plus." Your instructor will determine the grade in class by taking a very quick look while you're discussing your responses in pairs, so that you can keep the sheet and continue studying with it.
Stunde 10: Mittwoch, 20. September

1. Lernen Sie für Test 7! IDEEN:

  • Go to iLrn, click on the "Self-tests" tab, and take "Post-Test 7."
  • Sehen Sie noch einmal [=watch one more time] das Kapitel 7 Video!
  • Review the annotated Kapitel 7 vocabulary list. Hopefully, you have already saved the document with your own highlights and deletions to make it as useful as possible for you for studying for the test; if not, you can do so now! If you have time, review some vocabulary from Kapitel 1-6 as well!

2. OPTIONAL: Lesen Sie im Web über Präpositionen (Ignore info on Genitive prepositions and on prepositional verbs) und über Wortstellung. You need not "submit" the diagnostic exercises electronically, but of course we encourage you to try them, as well as the practice exercises.

Stunde 11: Donnerstag, 21. September

1a. Sehen Sie das Kapitel 8 Video. Klicken Sie hier!

1b. **SUBMIT** When you're ready, click here to download a worksheet on the Kapitel 8 grammar, which you should fill out and hand in!

  • Suggestion: Keep the video lecture open in a separate window while you work on the worksheet, so you can refer back to it as needed!

2a. Anlauftext lesen (Please be sure to do this now as preparation for the next class!): Do iLrn T:8-3 and T:8-4 as follows: First, look at the vocabulary hints in the bullet point below. Then do T:8-3 (Satzdetektiv); then open your book to p. 290 and click on T:8-4. Click the "Play" icon and listen to the text while reading along. Do this twice, then answer the questions.

  • Vokabeln: ein Referat halten = to give a presentation [these are typically quite long at German universities]; Herein! = Come in!; Schön, dass Sie sich endlich melden = Good that you're finally contacting me; Wie sieht es mit X aus? = How are things looking with X?; deswegen bin ich da = that's why I'm here; ich habe mich schwer erkältet = I caught a bad cold; sich das Bein brechen = to break one's leg; Sie haben wirklich Pech gehabt = you've had really bad luck; Haben Sie sich überhaupt für ein Thema entschieden? = Have you even decided on a topic?; Haben wir das nicht angemeldet? = Did we not register that with you?; Ich kann mich jedenfalls nicht daran erinnern = Well, I can't (in any case) remember that you did; Koordinierung vom Spielplan = Coordination of the event schedule (e.g. of one or more theaters); ein aktuelles Thema = a currently relevant topic; das Wichtigste = the most important (aspects of the topic); die Fernbedienung = remote control; bestellen = to order; zusätzlich = in addition; schon vorbereitet = already prepared [Karl is a liar]; ich freue mich schon auf X = I'm already looking forward to X; Das werden wir nie schaffen = We'll never manage to get it done (in time); Ich muss mich unbedingt hinlegen = I really (absolutely) have to go lie down
  • Reminder: the "Anlauftext lesen" iLrn assignments are NOT flexible. We want you to complete these on the indicated due date, and to attempt all the questions! Click here to review the details!

2b. RECOMMENDED (but NOT required!): T:8-7 (identify some grammatical patterns based on the reflexive pronouns used in the Anlauftext)

3. Für Donnerstag, den 28. September: Aufsatz 1 (200 Wörter). THEMA: Klicken Sie hier!

Stunde 12: Montag, 25. September

1a. Begin learning the Kapitel 8 vocabulary. Klicken Sie hier!

1b. **SUBMIT** When you're ready, click here to take the Kapitel 8 Vokabelquiz. You need to get a score of 80% or higher in order to get a "check."

  • Click here for more info and troubleshooting advice about this assignment (what if I score below 80%, why is my score 0, what if nothing happens when I click "submit" etc.)

2. Go to iLrn, click on the "Assignment Calendar" tab, choose "Kapitel 8" from the "Section" pulldown menu, and do: T: 8-18, T: 8-23, S:8-1D (Click here for more info!), S:8-1F (note: Nur ein Scherz = Just kidding), S:8-1G, S:8-1N, S:8-2E, S:8-3B

  • RECOMMENDED (but NOT required!): T:8-10 (practice reflexive pronouns with some newer/more difficult verbs), T:8-13 (simple reflexive pronoun practice), T:8-16 (Practice vocab for daily routines), T:8-21 (Practice reflexive verbs and vocab for daily routines), S:8-1E (Practice reflexive verbs and vocab for morning routines), S:8-2F (Click here for more info!)

BITTE BRINGEN SIE NÄCHSTES MAL DAS KÄNGURU-BUCH!

Stunde 13: Dienstag, 26. September

1. **Prepare for in-class Mini-Quiz** Lesen Sie Die Känguru-Chroniken, Seite 18-25. Click here to download some notes to help you with the text. Note that class will begin with a mini-quiz on the assigned reading.

  • Please begin by reading the notes on the first chapter ("Tütensuppen-Totalitarismus").
  • Then read the first chapter once quickly without stopping. Don't worry about comprehension: just keep reading at the same speed at which you would read a simple text in English. This should just take 1 or 2 minutes, and will let your brain know what to expect. Doing this will make it A LOT easier to read the text carefully for understanding.
  • Then read the notes on the first chapter one more time, and re-read the first chapter carefully.
  • Now do the same for the second and third chapters ("69 Cent pro Minute" and "Die Essgeräusche der Anderen").
  • This book started out as a radio show in which the author read the chapters one by one. You can ask for the CD recordings at the front desk of the LRC and listen to them there if you're interested!

2. Go to iLrn, click on the "Assignment Calendar" tab, choose "Kapitel 8" from the "Section" pulldown menu, and do: S:8-1K, S:8-1L

BITTE BRINGEN SIE NÄCHSTES MAL DAS KÄNGURU-BUCH!

Stunde 14: Mittwoch, 27. September

1. **SUBMIT** Aufsatz 1 (200 Wörter). THEMA: Klicken Sie hier!

NÄCHSTES MAL SIND WIR IM COMPUTERRAUM! Click here to confirm the location.

Stunde 15: Donnerstag, 28. September

HEUTE SIND WIR IM COMPUTERRAUM! Click here to confirm the location.

1a. Sehen Sie Episode 1 von Verliebt in Berlin [ca. 25 Minuten]. To access the episode, go to Canvas > Media Gallery, and click on the "Verliebt in Berlin" thumbnail. Email Hartmut if you run into any problems!

1b. **SUBMIT** Click here to download the "Verliebt in Berlin - Episode 1 Worksheet," fill it out as you watch the clip, and hand it in in class.

2. **SUBMIT** Review the annotated Kapitel 8 vocabulary list ("Kapitel8CEM.docx"). Then complete and hand in this worksheet.

  • Remember the earlier advice to save Kapitel8CEM.docx on your computer and edit it to make it useful for you: highlight information you especially want to remember; delete information you're less interested in, so that the parts that are most useful for you stand out.

3. **SUBMIT** AMD 2. Pick an activity (visit your class blog for ideas!), do it, then post about what you did. Click here for instructions and an additional, highly recommended idea. Please remember to choose "AMD 2" as the category for your post! LET YOUR INSTRUCTOR KNOW IF YOU NEED AN EXTRA DAY TO COMPLETE THIS!

  • One additional idea for any German 102 AMD: Follow up on a few items that interest you in the 365 Dinge book, and write about what you found!
Stunde 16: Montag, 2. Oktober

1. **SUBMIT** Kapitel 8 iLrn assignments must be completed by the beginning of the next class!

This assignment will be graded as follows:

  • 2 points for the Kapitel 8 iLrn activities that did NOT involve listening
  • Your grade for the only iLrn LISTENING activity for this chapter (S:8-2E) will be included in the grade for the "Lernen to Talk Show" (listening) assignment.

SUMMARY: Click here to see all the iLrn activities due in this chapter, in the order in which they were assigned!

  • Click here to review the multiple ways in which the iLrn assignments are flexible, AND for some important information on how to use iLrn (note the details about "Mechanics" at the end!).
  • If you've been following the recommended schedule, what you have left to do is: S:8-1P (Click here for more info!), S:8-1T
  • VERY HIGHLY RECOMMENDED (but NOT required!): 3 activities based on a short video about a robotic bird made by the German company Festo that imitates the real flight motion of birds: T:8-V-B, T:8-V-C, T:8-V-D
  • RECOMMENDED (but NOT required!): T:8-52 (Practice prepositional verbs; Click here for more info!), T:8-53 (Practice prepositional verbs; Click here for more info!), S:8-1Q (Practice prepositional verbs; Click here for more info!), S:8-1S (practice wo-compounds), S:8-2C (Ignore the questions in the exercise: just listen and try to understand as much as you can. Anna's aunt, Tante Uschi, is talking on the phone to Anna's mother Hannelore in the US about their dad, Opa Kunz, being in the hospital with pneumonia (eine Lungenentzündung) that developed out of a cold, and about their mom breaking her leg when she tries to help Opa Kunz walk into the hospital. Her leg is now in a cast (im Gips)), S:8-2H (Listen for present vs future tense verb forms; Click here for more info!)
  • HIGHLY RECOMMENDED: Click on the "Video Library" tab, ignore the first video, and watch the two short interviews: Wie finanzieren Sie Ihr Studium? and Wie finden Sie die Universität?
  • **ALTERNATIVE** If you feel strongly that iLrn is not a good way for you to learn, please do this alternative worksheet instead. Please choose this option only if you are SURE you will learn more from the worksheet than from iLrn!!

2. **SUBMIT** Choose from the following two listening practice options and hand in your notes:

  • EITHER: Watch the first episode of Extra auf Deutsch, and hand in your notes, which should consist of (a) A list of words/expressions you recognized, and (b) A list of words/expressions you learned (or want to learn) from the episode. Note: The first episode is divided into three parts on this playlist ==> please watch all three parts! "Extr@ auf Deutsch" is an entertaining soap-opera spoof about Sam, an American eager to learn German, who generates a lot of excitement when he bursts into the problematic love triangle of Sascha, Nic (who loves Sascha), and Sascha's roommate Anna (who loves Nic). The series, made for language learners, consists of 13 episodes. The German is simple, clear, and useful, and the videos are captioned to help you follow along. The exaggerated laugh-track lets you know when a joke has been made, and some of the jokes are funny.
  • OR: If you enjoyed the "Lernen to Talk Show" in Kapitel 7, then pick two more episodes to watch in the same way, i.e.: Listen to each episode at least twice. With the help of the subtitles and annotations, write down as much as you can of what was said, focusing on what seems useful and/or fun/interesting to you. Spend a total of 15-20 minutes on EACH of the two videos.
  • In order to get full credit for this assignment, you also need to complete the only iLrn listening exercise assigned in this chapter (S:8-2E).

3. **SUBMIT** Complete and hand in this worksheet.

4. OPTIONAL: Lesen Sie im Web über Prepositional Verbs (You can find practice exercises on this topic on the Prepositions page.)

Stunde 17: Dienstag, 3. Oktober

1. **SUBMIT** Post to your class blog on the Kapitel 8 Kultur-Texte. Click here for instructions and to access the articles. Please remember to include your name and the assignment name as tags!

  • Remember to come to class knowing the name and number of your favorite of the 10 items from the 365 Dinge... book that your instructor assigned to you via email!

2. OPTIONAL: Watch the "Kapitel 8 Videos zum Spaß"

  • If you enjoy these, you could write about them for an AMD!
Stunde 18: Mittwoch, 4. Oktober

1. **SUBMIT** Test 8 Informationsblatt. In case you did not get the review sheet in class, click here to download it. Please email Hartmut if this review sheet (or link) is not up-to-date!

  • Please show your instructor your completed Informationsblatt in class. If you've attempted most of the sections, you will get a "check"; if you've done everything and drafted the essay, you will get a "check plus." Your instructor will determine the grade in class by taking a very quick look while you're discussing your responses in pairs, so that you can keep the sheet and continue studying with it.
Stunde 19: Donnerstag, 5. Oktober

1. Lernen Sie für Test 8! IDEEN:

  • Go to iLrn, click on the "Self-tests" tab, and take "Post-Test 8."
  • Sehen Sie noch einmal [=watch one more time] das Kapitel 8 Video!
  • Review the annotated Kapitel 8 vocabulary list. Hopefully, you have already saved the document with your own highlights and deletions to make it as useful as possible for you for studying for the test; if not, you can do so now! If you have time, review the annotated vocabulary list from Kapitel 7 as well!
  • Lesen Sie im Web über Reflexive Verben und über Da-Compounds. You need not "submit" the diagnostic exercises electronically, but of course we encourage you to try them, as well as the practice exercises.
Stunde 20: Montag, 9. Oktober

1a. Sehen Sie das Kapitel 9 - Teil 1 Video. Klicken Sie hier!

1b. **SUBMIT** When you're ready, click here to take the online Kapitel 9 - Teil 1 "pre-quiz."

  • Suggestion: Keep the video lecture open in a separate window while you work on the quiz, so you can refer back to it as needed!
  • You actually see 20 questions out of an item bank of 36 for this particular exercise. To see all 36 items, click here. Note that this version of the exercise is not "submittable"; it's just available for additional practice.

2. Anlauftext lesen (Please be sure to do this now as preparation for the next class!): Do iLrn T:9-3, T:9-4 and T:9-6 as follows: First, look at the vocabulary hints in the first bullet point below. Then do T:9-3 (Satzdetektiv). Then read the vocabulary hints in the second bullet point below, open your book to p. 336, and click on T:9-4. Click the "Play" icon and listen to the text while reading along. Do this twice, then answer the questions. Then do T:9-6 (choose TWO answers for question 5: one for the first sentence, one for the second one!).

  • Vokabeln im Satzdetektiv: Gute Nachrichten = good news; das Vorstellungsgespräch = job interview; sich bewerben = to apply (for a job); das Praktikum = internship; die Stelle = position, job; der Termin = appointment; fest = firm, fixed; die einmalige Gelegenheit = unique opportunity; die Daumen drücken = to press one's thumbs (German gesture for wishing someone luck); sich verhalten = to conduct oneself; wie wäre es mit X? = how about X?; die Arbeitserfahrung = work experience; sich beruhigen = to calm down; beeindrucken = to impress; warum würdest du nicht... = why wouldn't you...?
  • Mehr Vokabeln im Anlauftext: die Wiener Staatsoper = Vienna National Opera House; die Einladung = invitation; In der Tat? = Really? Wow!; wahnsinnig = cazy, awesome; die Betriebsleitung = management (leadership [Leitung] of the company [Betrieb]); das hat keinen Zweck = there's no point in that, that's not a good idea; trotzdem = nevertheless; das schaffe ich nie = I'll never manage (to do) that (successfully); einen guten Eindruck machen = to make a good impression; ein anständiger Haarschnitt = a decent haircut; sich vorbereiten auf = to prepare for; die Personalabteilung = the HR department; der Betriebsleiter = the head of the company; anwenden = to apply (an idea in practice: die Praxis); außerdem = besides; mit allen möglichen Leuten gut auskommen = to get along well with all kinds of people; du brauchst bloß zu üben = you just need to practice; ich mache immer so ein großes Theater = I always turn everything into a big drama; Jetzt wäre es wirklich die richtige Zeit dafür = Now would really be the right time for that [i.e. for turning something into a drama, literally, in this case, by practicing how he will "act" in his interview]
  • Reminder: the "Anlauftext lesen" iLrn assignments are NOT flexible. We want you to complete these on the indicated due date, and to attempt all the questions! Click here to review the details!

3. iLrn: T:9-13, S:9-1E (Click here for more info!)

Stunde 21: Dienstag, 10. Oktober

1a. Begin learning the Kapitel 9 vocabulary. Klicken Sie hier!

1b. **SUBMIT** When you're ready, click here to take the Kapitel 9 Vokabelquiz. You need a score of 80% or higher in order to get a "check." Click here for more info and troubleshooting advice about this assignment.

1c. OPTIONAL: Try the following astonishingly cute little exercises. (i) Berufe I (ii) Berufe II

2. iLrn: T:9-8, S:9-3B

  • RECOMMENDED (but NOT required!): S:9-1B (Practice job-related vocabulary and Nominative Relative Pronouns)

3. Für Montag, den 23. Oktober: Aufsatz 2 (200 Wörter). THEMA: Klicken Sie hier!

BITTE BRINGEN SIE NÄCHSTES MAL DAS KÄNGURU-BUCH!

Stunde 22: Mittwoch, 11. Oktober

1. **Prepare for in-class Mini-Quiz** Lesen Sie Die Känguru-Chroniken, Seite 26, 31-34 & 46-50. Click here to download some notes to help you with the text. Note that class will begin with a mini-quiz on the assigned reading.

2. iLrn: T:9-14

  • RECOMMENDED (but NOT required!): T:9-12 (Practice Accusative Relative Pronouns)

BITTE BRINGEN SIE NÄCHSTES MAL DAS KÄNGURU-BUCH!

Stunde 23: Donnerstag, 12. Oktober

1. **SUBMIT** Review the annotated Kapitel 9 vocabulary list ("Kapitel9CEM.docx"). Then complete and hand in this worksheet.

  • Remember the earlier advice to save Kapitel9CEM.docx on your computer and edit it to make it useful for you: highlight information you especially want to remember; delete information you're less interested in, so that the parts that are most useful for you stand out.

2. iLrn: S:9-1C (Click here for more info!), S:9-2A (Click here for info you desperately need in order to be able to do this!)

  • RECOMMENDED (but NOT required!): S:9-1R (Crossword puzzle: good review of chapter vocabulary and relative pronouns. Click here for more info about the iLrn crosswords)

3. **SUBMIT** AMD 3. Pick an activity (visit your class blog for ideas!), do it, then post about what you did. Click here for some additional ideas. Please remember to choose "AMD 3" as the category for your post!

  • One additional idea for any German 102 AMD: Follow up on a few items that interest you in the 365 Dinge book, and write about what you found!
Stunde 24: Mittwoch, 18. Oktober

1a. Sehen Sie das Kapitel 9 - Teil 2 Video. Klicken Sie hier!

1b. **SUBMIT** When you're ready, click here to download a worksheet on the Kapitel 9 - Teil 2 grammar, which you should fill out and hand in!

  • Suggestion: Keep the video lecture open in a separate window while you work on the worksheet, so you can refer back to it as needed!

2. iLrn: T:9-19

Stunde 25: Donnerstag, 19. Oktober

1. **SUBMIT** Aufsatz 2 (200 Wörter). THEMA: Klicken Sie hier!

2. iLrn: T:9-29, T:9-38 (For this activity, remember you need to figure out the correct adjective endings! Click here for more info!)

  • RECOMMENDED (but NOT required!): T:9-34 (Adjective ending practice), T:9-36 (Adjective ending and vocabulary practice)
Stunde 26: Montag, 23. Oktober

1a. Sehen Sie den Kurzfilm Ausreißer [ca. 25 Minuten]. To access the clip, go to Canvas > Media Gallery, and click on the "Ausreißer" thumbnail. Email Hartmut if you run into any problems!

1b. **SUBMIT** Click here to download the "Ausreißer Worksheet," fill it out as you watch the clip, and hand it in in class.

2. iLrn: T:9-41 (Click here for more info!), S:9-1I (Click here for more info!), S:9-1J (Click here for more info!), S:9-2C (Click here for more info!), S:9-2D

  • RECOMMENDED (but NOT required!): S:9-1L (Cute Comparative practice), S:9-1M (Equally cute Superlative practice)
Stunde 27: Dienstag, 24. Oktober

1. **SUBMIT** Kapitel 9 iLrn assignments must be completed by the beginning of the next class!

This assignment will be graded as follows:

  • 2 points for the Kapitel 9 iLrn activities that did NOT involve listening
  • 2 points for the Kapitel 9 iLrn LISTENING activities

SUMMARY: Click here to see all the iLrn activities due in this chapter, in the order in which they were assigned!

  • Click here to review the multiple ways in which the iLrn assignments are flexible, AND for some important information on how to use iLrn (note the details about "Mechanics" at the end!).
  • If you've been following the recommended schedule, all you have left to do is: T:9-44 (Click here for more info!)
  • HIGHLY RECOMMENDED: Click on the "Video Library" tab, ignore the first video, and watch the short interview: Was sind Sie von Beruf?
  • ALSO RECOMMENDED (but NOT required!): S:9-1F (Review of wo-compounds: use wo-compounds to refer to ideas and concepts, and "preposition + pronoun" to refer to people), S:9-1K (Adjective endings for city names (Kölner, Berliner, Dresdner, Münchner etc.): Click here for more info!), S:9-1N (Superlative practice & vocab review), S:9-1O (Additional reading practice related to the chapter), S:9-1S (Additional reading practice related to the chapter)
  • ALSO RECOMMENDED (but NOT required!): Work through the reading text for this chapter by doing T:9-23 and T:9-24. Click here for vocabulary and advice you will need in order to do this. Do this if you want more reading practice and/or if you're interested in Vienna's Classical Music scene!
  • **ALTERNATIVE** If you feel strongly that iLrn is not a good way for you to learn, please do this alternative worksheet instead. Please choose this option only if you are SURE you will learn more from the worksheet than from iLrn!!

2. **SUBMIT** Complete and hand in this worksheet.

NÄCHSTES MAL SIND WIR IM COMPUTERRAUM! Click here to confirm the location.

Stunde 28: Mittwoch, 25. Oktober

HEUTE SIND WIR IM COMPUTERRAUM! Click here to confirm the location.

Entspannen Sie sich smiley

Stunde 28A: Donnerstag, 26. Oktober

1. **SUBMIT** Post to your class blog on the Kapitel 9 Kultur-Texte. Click here for instructions and to access the articles. Please remember to include your name and the assignment name as tags!

  • Remember to come to class knowing the name and number of your favorite of the 10 items from the 365 Dinge... book that your instructor assigned to you via email!

2. OPTIONAL: Watch the "Kapitel 9 Videos zum Spaß"

  • If you enjoy these, you could write about them for an AMD!

3. **SUBMIT** AMD 4. Pick an activity (visit your class blog for ideas!), do it, then post about what you did. Click here for some additional ideas. Please remember to choose "AMD 4" as the category for your post!

  • One additional idea for any German 102 AMD: Follow up on a few items that interest you in the 365 Dinge book, and write about what you found!
Stunde 29: Montag, 30. Oktober

1. **SUBMIT** Test 9 Informationsblatt. In case you did not get the review sheet in class, click here to download it. Please email Hartmut if this review sheet (or link) is not up-to-date!

  • Please show your instructor your completed Informationsblatt in class. If you've attempted most of the sections, you will get a "check"; if you've done everything and drafted the essay, you will get a "check plus." Your instructor will determine the grade in class by taking a very quick look while you're discussing your responses in pairs, so that you can keep the sheet and continue studying with it.
Stunde 30: Dienstag, 31. Oktober

1. Lernen Sie für Test 9! IDEEN:

  • Go to iLrn, click on the "Self-tests" tab, and take "Post-Test 9."
  • Sehen Sie noch einmal [=watch one more time] das Kapitel 9 - Teil 1 Video und das Kapitel 9 - Teil 2 Video!
  • Review the annotated Kapitel 9 vocabulary list. Hopefully, you have already saved the document with your own highlights and deletions to make it as useful as possible for you for studying for the test; if not, you can do so now! If you have time, review the annotated vocabulary lists from Kapitel 7 & 8 as well!
  • Lesen Sie im Web über Relative Clauses (Ignore information on Genitive relative pronouns and on the relative pronouns wer, wo and was), über Adjektivendungen (Ignore information on the Genitive) und über Komparativ und Superlativ. You need not "submit" the diagnostic exercises electronically, but of course we encourage you to try them, as well as the practice exercises.
Stunde 31: Mittwoch, 1. November

1a. Sehen Sie das Kapitel 10 Video. Klicken Sie hier!

1b. **SUBMIT** When you're ready, click here to take the online Kapitel 10 "pre-quiz" and use the "Submit" button to submit your score to your instructor. You need to get a score of 80% or higher in order to get a "check." Click here for more info and troubleshooting advice about this assignment

  • Suggestion: Keep the video lecture open in a separate window while you work on the quiz, so you can refer back to it as needed!
  • You actually see 20 questions out of an item bank of 54 for this particular exercise. To see all 54 items, click here. Note that this version of the exercise is not "submittable"; it's just available for additional practice. 

2. iLrn: S:10-1E (Click here for more info!), S:10-1F, S:10-1G (If you think you've had enough Narrative Past practice, just do the first one or two - but S:10-1F and S:10-1G are good practice, and fun attempts at a modern fairy tale about Anna Adler)

Stunde 32: Donnerstag, 2. November

1a. Begin learning the Kapitel 10 vocabulary. Klicken Sie hier!

1b. **SUBMIT** When you're ready, click here to download a worksheet on the Kapitel 10 Vokabeln, which you should fill out and hand in. Note: The worksheet ends with a question about the "Aschenputtel" story. You should read the story and do the associated iLrn activity first (see item (2b) below!) before trying to answer the question!

1c. OPTIONAL: Try the following activity: Landschaft.

2. iLrn: S:10-3B

3. Anlauftext lesen ( "Aschenputtel"): Do iLrn T:10-5, T:10-6 and T:10-9 as follows: First do T:10-5 (Wortfelder); then open your book to p. 384 and click on T:10-6. Click the "Play" icon and listen to the text ("Aschenputtel"!) while reading along. Do this once or twice, then answer the questions. Then do T:10-9. NOTE: One additional question about the text is at the end of the vocab worksheet you are filling out today.

  • Reminder: the "Anlauftext lesen" iLrn assignments are NOT flexible. We want you to complete these on the indicated due date, and to attempt all the questions! Click here to review the details!
  • OPTIONAL: you may enjoy reading a more authentic (and complete) version of Aschenputtel online at this great Grimm Brothers site.  Scroll to the bottom of the story and you will see links to various illustrated versions of the story, and to a dual language version.  The menu options also include an online quiz.  If you like this site, click here to see their web editions of lots of other Grimm fairy tales! Please email Hartmut if these links are broken: this site moves periodically.

BITTE BRINGEN SIE NÄCHSTES MAL DAS KÄNGURU-BUCH!

Stunde 33: Montag, 6. November

1. **Prepare for in-class Mini-Quiz** Lesen Sie Die Känguru-Chroniken, Seite 70-72, 76-77, 89-90, 97-98, 108-110. Click here to download some notes to help you with the text. Note that class will begin with a mini-quiz on the assigned reading.

  • Remember the earlier advice for reading this book: work one chapter at a time. For each chapter, (1) read the notes, (2) read the chapter once without stopping, (3) re-read the notes and (4) re-read the chapter carefully.

2. iLrn: T:10-14 (Click here for more info!)

  • RECOMMENDED (but NOT required!): T:10-15 (More Narrative Past practice; Click here for more info!), S:10-1B & C (More Narrative Past practice - all weak verbs for B, all strong verbs for C. "Die Bremer Stadtmusikanten" is a classic Grimm's fairy tale about an aging donkey, dog, cat and rooster who go to Bremen to become musicians because their owners are getting ready to kill them. On the way, they find some robbers in a house, climb on top of each other and start to sing; the terrified robbers escape)

3. Für Montag, den 13. November: Aufsatz 3 (250 Wörter). THEMA: Klicken Sie hier!

BITTE BRINGEN SIE NÄCHSTES MAL DAS KÄNGURU-BUCH!

Stunde 34: Dienstag, 7. November

1. **Prepare for in-class Mini-Quiz** Lesen Sie Die Känguru-Chroniken, Seite 114, 118-121, 125-128, 139-140b. Click here to download some notes to help you with the text. Note that class will begin with a mini-quiz on the assigned reading.

  • Remember the earlier advice for reading this book: work one chapter at a time. For each chapter, (1) read the notes, (2) read the chapter once without stopping, (3) re-read the notes and (4) re-read the chapter carefully.

BITTE BRINGEN SIE NÄCHSTES MAL DAS KÄNGURU-BUCH!

Stunde 35: Mittwoch, 8. November

1. **SUBMIT** Review the annotated Kapitel 10 vocabulary list ("Kapitel10CEM.docx"). Then complete and hand in this worksheet.

  • Remember the earlier advice to save Kapitel10CEM.docx on your computer and edit it to make it useful for you: highlight information you especially want to remember; delete information you're less interested in, so that the parts that are most useful for you stand out.

2. iLrn: S:10-1L, S:10-1M (Click here for more info!), S:10-2F

  • RECOMMENDED (but NOT required!): S:10-2A (Another classic Grimm's fairy tale, and great narrative past and listening practice: a father send out his seven sons to fetch water for their newborn sister's emergency baptism. In their enthusiasm to get the water, they drop the pitcher in the spring, and when they don't return, the father, thinking they forgot his request, wishes they would turn into ravens for their thoughtlessness. Because it's a fairy tale, his curse becomes reality. When the little girl grows up and the townspeople tell her about her brothers' fate, she sets out to find and save them...), S:10-2B (Fun, and great narrative past and listening practice, but very long: it turns out that the witch (Hexe) in Hänsel & Gretel was not evil at all, but just a nice, lonely, eccentric old lady with an odd obsession with her vegetable garden and making salads, and a roof repaired by using gingerbread)
Stunde 36: Donnerstag, 9. November

1.**SUBMIT** Aufsatz 3 (250 Wörter). THEMA: Klicken Sie hier!

2. iLrn: S:10-1K (Click here for more info!), S:10-1O, S:10-2G (Click here for more info!)

  • RECOMMENDED (but NOT required!): S:10-1N (Review of superlative, some Genitive practice, and makes you think about your home state)

3. **SUBMIT** AMD 5. Pick an activity (visit your class blog for ideas!), do it, then post about what you did. Click here for some additional ideas. Please remember to choose "AMD 5" as the category for your post!

  • One additional idea for any German 102 AMD: Follow up on a few items that interest you in the 365 Dinge book, and write about what you found!

NÄCHSTES MAL SIND WIR IM COMPUTERRAUM! Click here to confirm the location.

Stunde 37: Montag, 13. November

HEUTE SIND WIR IM COMPUTERRAUM! Click here to confirm the location.

1. **SUBMIT** Kapitel 10 iLrn assignments must be completed by the beginning of the next class!

This assignment will be graded as follows:

  • 2 points for the Kapitel 10 iLrn activities that did NOT involve listening
  • 2 points for the Kapitel 10 iLrn LISTENING activities

SUMMARY: Click here to see all the iLrn activities due in this chapter, in the order in which they were assigned!

  • Click here to review the multiple ways in which the iLrn assignments are flexible, AND for some important information on how to use iLrn (note the details about "Mechanics" at the end!).
  • If you've been following the recommended schedule, all you have left to do is: S:10-2D (Click here for more info!), S:10-2E
  • HIGHLY RECOMMENDED: Click on the "Video Library" tab, ignore the first video, and watch the short interview: Welches ist Ihr liebster Feiertag?
  • ALSO RECOMMENDED (but NOT required!): S:10-1Q (Reading practice: an interesting text about Bern), S:10-1R (Crossword. A bit slow to load, but good reading, writing and vocab practice), S:10-1T (a fun story, and good practice for the reading section of the test!), , S:10-2C (Some interesting info about Liechtenstein)
  • **ALTERNATIVE** If you feel strongly that iLrn is not a good way for you to learn, please do this alternative worksheet instead. Please choose this option only if you are SURE you will learn more from the worksheet than from iLrn!!

2. **SUBMIT** Complete and hand in this worksheet.

3. **PRINT AND BRING TO THE KELSEY MUSEUM (see below)** Please print and read through this handout, and bring it to the Kelsey Museum (see below)!

NÄCHSTES MAL SIND WIR IM KELSEY MUSEUM OF ARCHAEOLOGY (434 S. State St.)! Please come in through the Maynard Street entrance in the back, leave your coat/backpack in the coat room [ONLY PENCILS are allowed in the museum: NO FOOD, NO PENS], and meet in the gift shop.

Stunde 38: Dienstag, 14. November

HEUTE SIND WIR IM KELSEY MUSEUM OF ARCHAEOLOGY (434 S. State St.)! Please come in through the Maynard Street entrance in the back, leave your coat/backpack in the coat room [ONLY PENCILS are allowed in the museum: NO FOOD, NO PENS], and meet in the gift shop. Please remember to print, look through, and bring the handout (see the previous homework assignment, item 3).

1. **SUBMIT** Post to your class blog on the Kapitel 10 Kultur-Texte. Click here for instructions and to access the articles. Please remember to include your name and the assignment name as tags!

  • Remember to come to class knowing the name and number of your favorite of the 10 items from the 365 Dinge... book that your instructor assigned to you via email!

2. OPTIONAL: Watch the "Kapitel 10 Videos zum Spaß"

  • If you enjoy these, you could write about them for an AMD!
Stunde 39: Mittwoch, 15. November

1. **SUBMIT** Test 10 Informationsblatt. In case you did not get the review sheet in class, click here to download it. Please email Hartmut if this review sheet (or link) is not up-to-date!

  • Please show your instructor your completed Informationsblatt in class. If you've attempted most of the sections, you will get a "check"; if you've done everything and drafted the essay, you will get a "check plus." Your instructor will determine the grade in class by taking a very quick look while you're discussing your responses in pairs, so that you can keep the sheet and continue studying with it.
  • Click here for the dual-language version of Dornröschen [=Sleeping Beauty] referred to in the instructions for Section E. Even if you know the story, reading through both the German and English versions will be great review for the test! If the link is broken (this site seems to move periodically), please email Hartmut so he can try to fix it.
Stunde 40: Donnerstag, 16. November

1. Lernen Sie für Test 10! IDEEN:

  • Go to iLrn, click on the "Self-tests" tab, and take "Post-Test 10."
  • Sehen Sie noch einmal [=watch one more time] das Kapitel 10 Video!
  • Review the annotated Kapitel 10 vocabulary list. Hopefully, you have already saved the document with your own highlights and deletions to make it as useful as possible for you for studying for the test; if not, you can do so now! If you have time, review the annotated vocabulary lists from Kapitel 7-9 as well!
  • Lesen Sie im Web über "strong vs. weak verbs", über Tense Review und über Case Overviews. You need not "submit" the diagnostic exercises electronically, but of course we encourage you to try them, as well as the practice exercises.
  • Click here for the dual-language version of Dornröschen [=Sleeping Beauty] referred to in the review sheet instructions for Section E. Even if you know the story, reading through both the German and English versions will be great review for the test! If the link is broken (this site seems to move periodically), please email Hartmut so he can try to fix it.

2. Für Montag, den 27. November: Aufsatz 4 (350 Wörter). THEMA: Klicken Sie hier!

Stunde 41: Montag, 20. November

1a. Sehen Sie das Kapitel 11 - Teil 1 Video. Klicken Sie hier!

1b. **SUBMIT** When you're ready, click here to download a worksheet on the Kapitel 11 - Teil 1 grammar, which you should fill out and hand in!

  • Suggestion: Keep the video lecture open in a separate window while you work on the worksheet, so you can refer back to it as needed!

2. Anlauftext lesen (Please be sure to do this now as preparation for the next class!): Do iLrn T:11-2 & T:11-4 as follows:

  • (1) Look over the vocabulary and the explanations about the Subjunctive in the last two bullet points below
  • (2) Read through the entire text once quickly without stopping, even if it feels like you aren't understanding much
  • (3) Do iLrn 11-2. You will need to refer to the pictures of the sights on p. 423. Click here for additional information about the sights in the pictures that will help with this activity (and when you visit Berlin smiley).
  • (4) Finally, open your book to p. 435 and click on 11-4. Click the "Play" icon and listen to the text while reading along. Do this twice, then answer the questions.
  • Vokabeln: die Verspätung = delay [Anna apologizes for arriving late]; erzähl mal von = tell me about; eine Kleinigkeit essen = to have a snack [eine Kleinigkeit: something small]; recht interessant = quite interesting; die Kuppel des Reichstags = the cupola (dome) on the Reichstag (parlament building); besichtigen = to go see a sight; sich vorher anmelden = to register in advance; kaum noch = hardly still [he's telling Anna that the Berlin Wall has mostly been torn down, and he names the three locations where remnants of it can still be seen]; Abgemacht! = Agreed!/It's a deal!; Pass mal auf = Listen (literally: pay attention); Klingt gut = Sounds good [VERY useful expression!]; einen Bummel machen = to go for a stroll; entlang = along [a street or river]; das neue Regierungsviertel = the new government quarter [i.e. district]; das jüdische Mahnmal = the Jewish memorial; Was willst du denn dort um diese Zeit? = But what do you want to do there at that hour [when there's not a lot going on]?; hat von...geschwärmt = raved about; ich bin verabredet = I have a date/appointment to meet someone
  • Subjunctive II: There are many examples of Subjunctive II (Konjunktiv II) in the Anlauftext. Here is some more information about them: Picture 3: The Subjunctive lets us know that Anna did not end up seeing the Reichstag, even though she wanted to: ich hätte stundenlang anstehen müssen = I would have had to stand in line for hours. (Note that with modal verbs, the past subjunctive is formed by combining hätte (always hätte, never wäre) with two infinitives; the infinitive of the modal verb comes last) Picture 4: Ich hätte dich warnen sollen = I should have warned you (Past subjunctive with a modal verb again; note the two infinitives and hätte). Das würde mich schon interessieren = That would indeed (schon) interest me (We learned about the würde + infinitive form in Kapitel 9 already) Picture 5: Ich würde gern Potsdam sehen = I would like to see Potsdam (würde + infinitive again) Picture 6: Wir sollten damit bis Samstag warten = We should wait with that (damit) until Sunday. Dann hätte ich mehr Zeit = Then I would have more time (We learned that hätte = would have in Kapitel 9 already) Picture 7: Aber was würdest du dann für morgen vorschlagen? = But then what would you suggest for tomorrow? (würde + infinitive again) Picture 8: An deiner Stelle würde ich... = If I was you, I would... Am Nachmittag könnten wir... = In the afternoon we could... Picture 9: Das wäre schön = That would be nice (We learned that wäre = would be in Kapitel 9 already). Ich würde gern sehen... = I would like to see... (würde + infinitive again). Vom Brandenburger Tor aus könnten wir das machen = We could do that by starting from the Brandenburg Gate (vom BT aus) Picture 10: ich hätte noch einen Wunsch = I have one more wish [here, hätte just makes the request more polite]; Könnten wir... = Could we... Picture 11: Am Wochenende wäre es aber lebendiger = On the weekend it would be more lively, though (wäre = would be, again) Picture 12: Das hätte ich gleich ahnen sollen = I should have suspected that right away (Past subjunctive with a modal verb again; note the two infinitives and hätte)
  • Reminder: the "Anlauftext lesen" iLrn assignments are NOT flexible. We want you to complete these on the indicated due date, and to attempt all the questions! Click here to review the details!
Stunde 42: Dienstag, 21. November

1a. Begin learning the Kapitel 11 vocabulary. Klicken Sie hier!

1b. **SUBMIT** When you're ready, click here to take the Kapitel 11 Vokabelquiz. You need a score of 80% or higher in order to get a "check." Click here for more info and troubleshooting advice about this assignment

  • You actually see 20 questions out of an item bank of 30 for this particular exercise. To see all 30 items, click here. Note that this version of the exercise is not "submittable"; it's just available for additional practice.

2. RECOMMENDED (but NOT required): iLrn: S:11-3B (vocab practice)

Stunde 43: Mittwoch, 22. November

1. **SUBMIT** Aufsatz 4 (350 Wörter). THEMA: Klicken Sie hier!

2. iLrn: S:11-1D, S:11-1E, S:11-1F, S:11-1J (For this one, "PR" means the "normal" Indicative Present Tense (Ich esse eine Banane); "NP" means the "normal" Indicative Narrative Past tense (Ich eine Banane); "SII" is for verb forms that are unambiguously one-word forms of Subjunctive II (Ich äße eine Banane); "NP/SII" is for verb forms that could be one-word forms of Subjunctive II or just "normal" Indicative Narrative Past tense forms, depending on the context (sagte, machte, lachte etc.). In practice, these are the forms where one would be most likely to use "würde + infinitive" to make it clear one means Subjunctive II (of course the "würde + infinitive" form is also common even for many of the unambiguous one-word forms: "ich würde essen" instead of "ich äße" etc. The goal of this exercise is just to make you more conscious of the possible one-word forms so you'll recognize them when you see them.))

  • HIGHLY RECOMMENDED (but NOT required!): S:11-1B (Subjunctive II practice), S:11-1C (Subjunctive II practice), S:11-1K (Subjunctive II practice: For each item, use Subjunctive II to say what your parents wish would be the case, and then Indicative to say what is actually the case)
  • ALSO RECOMMENDED (but NOT required!): T:11-12 (Subjunctive II practice), T:11-19 (Subjunctive II practice)
Stunde 44: Montag, 27. November

1. **Prepare for in-class Mini-Quiz** Lesen Sie Die Känguru-Chroniken, Seite 167-9, 179, 180, 182-184a & 185c. Click here to download some notes to help you with the text. Note that class will begin with a mini-quiz on the assigned reading.

  • Remember the earlier advice for reading this book: work one chapter at a time. For each chapter, (1) read the notes, (2) read the chapter once without stopping, (3) re-read the notes and (4) re-read the chapter carefully.

2. iLrn: S:11-1G (just write one thing you would have done differently in each situation. For number 3, suggest alternatives for Armin's behavior, not the mother's or the doctor's. Remember you need past subjunctive for this: hätte gekauft, wäre gegangen, etc.)

  • HIGHLY RECOMMENDED (but NOT required!): T:11-17 (Practice forming the past tense of Subjunctive II with a modal verb, using the double infinitive construction. In this case, the modal verb will always be sollen. If the text says what I/we didn't do, say that I/we should have done it; if it says what we did do, say that we shouldn't have done it), S:11-1L (Past Subjunctive practice), S:11-1M (Subjunctive II practice)
  • ALSO RECOMMENDED (but NOT required!): T:11-13 (Subjunctive II practice), S:11-1H (Practice forming the past tense of Subjunctive II with a modal verb, using the double infinitive construction (which you will already see in the prompts, in which the know-it-all Peter says what he would have done). Because the clauses all start with "dass," the verbs all go to the end. With the double infinitive construction, this works slightly differently than normal: instead of the conjugated verb (hätte) going to the very end, it actually comes just before the double infinitive. So, for the first item, you will write: "Katja, dieser Peter hat gemeint, dass er keinen ganzen Tag im Park Sanssouci hätte verbringen wollen."), S:11-1I (Good practice of present and past Subjunctive. Note that you can write consequences in the Present or the Past Subjunctive: e.g. if I had slept in my German class (past Subjunctive premise), I wouldn't be able to speak German now (Present Subjunctive consequence) OR I wouldn't have met my current boyfriend/girlfriend (Past Subjunctive consequence))

BITTE BRINGEN SIE NÄCHSTES MAL DAS KÄNGURU-BUCH!

Stunde 45: Dienstag, 28. November

1a. Sehen Sie das Kapitel 11 - Teil 2 Video. Klicken Sie hier!

1b. **SUBMIT** When you're ready, click here to take the online Kapitel 11 - Teil 2 "pre-quiz" and use the "Submit" button to submit your score to your instructor. You need to get a score of 80% or higher in order to get a "check."  Click here for more info and troubleshooting advice about this assignment

  • Suggestion: Keep the video lecture open in a separate window while you work on the quiz, so you can refer back to it as needed!
  • You actually see 20 questions out of an item bank of 30 for this particular exercise. To see all 30 items, click here. Note that this version of the exercise is not "submittable"; it's just available for additional practice.

2. iLrn: S:11-2G, S:11-2H

Stunde 46: Mittwoch, 29. November

1. **SUBMIT** Review the annotated Kapitel 11 vocabulary list ("Kapitel11CEM.docx"). Then complete and hand in this worksheet.

  • Remember the earlier advice to save Kapitel11CEM.docx on your computer and edit it to make it useful for you: highlight information you especially want to remember; delete information you're less interested in, so that the parts that are most useful for you stand out.

2. iLrn: T:11-30, T:11-35, S:11-1Q

  • HIGHLY RECOMMENDED (but NOT required!): S:11-1S (Great Passive practice)
  • ALSO RECOMMENDED (but NOT required!): S:11-1P (Present tense Passive practice)
Stunde 47: Donnerstag, 30. November

1. Absprungtext lesen (In order to be prepared to participate, please do this before the beginning of the next class!): Do iLrn T:11-22, T:11-23, T:11-25, T:11-27, T:11-29, and S:11-1N as follows:

  • First, read "Deutschland: von der Monarchie zur Demokratie I, II & II" (pp. 434, 444 & 455), and this timeline of postwar German history in English. This will help you a lot with the rest of this assignment!
  • Next, do T:11-22 and T:11-23. Hopefully, you will already know the answers to most of these questions, and be able to guess the rest via a process of elimination. If not, look up unknown vocabulary and look up events/people you're not familiar with on wikipedia as needed!
  • Now scan the text, "Die Geschichte Berlins" (V Seite 446-7) for the answers to T:11-25
  • Next, look up the words in bold print at the start of each question (i.e. "die Machtergreifung," "stattfinden," "besetzen" etc.) in T:11-26 (but DON'T do the activity)
  • Next, read the text thoroughly in order to do S:11-1N and T:11-27.
  • Finally, do T:11-29 (extrapolating some info about the Passive based on the text. Note that for question 2, none of the subjects in the examples are actually people, but they still want you to choose "a person or a thing" because in fact the subject of a Passive sentence can indeed be a person or a thing)
  • HIGHLY RECOMMENDED (but NOT required!): S:11-1O (Fill in the blanks in statements from/about the Absprungtext: good practice for learning this vocabulary and for understanding the text better)
  • ALSO RECOMMENDED (but NOT required!): S:11-1R (crossword puzzle: good vocab practice, though it's an odd format for some of this very serious subject matter. Click here for some more info about how the iLrn crosswords work)

2. **SUBMIT** AMD 6. Pick an activity (visit your class blog for ideas!), do it, then post about what you did. Please remember to choose "AMD 6" as the category for your post!

  • One additional idea for any German 102 AMD: Follow up on a few items that interest you in the 365 Dinge book, and write about what you found!
Stunde 48: Montag, 4. Dezember

1. **Prepare for in-class Mini-Quiz** Lesen Sie Die Känguru-Chroniken, Seite 187d-190, 195-7, 237e-239. Click here to download some notes to help you with the text. Note that class will begin with a mini-quiz on the assigned reading.

  • Remember the earlier advice for reading this book: work one chapter at a time. For each chapter, (1) read the notes, (2) read the chapter once without stopping, (3) re-read the notes and (4) re-read the chapter carefully.

2. iLrn: T:11-32

BITTE BRINGEN SIE NÄCHSTES MAL DAS KÄNGURU-BUCH!

Stunde 49: Dienstag, 5. Dezember

1. **SUBMIT** Kapitel 11 iLrn assignments must be completed by the beginning of the next class!

This assignment will be graded as follows:

  • 2 points for the Kapitel 11 iLrn activities that did NOT involve listening
  • 2 points for the Kapitel 11 iLrn LISTENING activities

SUMMARY: Click here to see all the iLrn activities due in this chapter, in the order in which they were assigned!

  • Click here to review the multiple ways in which the iLrn assignments are flexible, AND for some important information on how to use iLrn (note the details about "Mechanics" at the end!).
  • If you've been following the recommended schedule, all you have left to do is S:11-2A ***as follows***: This is the only longer listening text we are assigning for this chapter. Please listen to the text two or three times and NOTE EVERYTHING YOU UNDERSTAND IN THE ANSWER WINDOW AS YOU LISTEN. Ignore the instructions in the activity, which only asks you to write down the names of the places that are mentioned in the passage. [Anna and her cousin Katja are visiting Leipzig. This listening text is great practice for the kind of language you will hear and use when you're a tourist!]
  • HIGHLY RECOMMENDED (but NOT required!): S:11-2D (This is a very interesting text about life in the former DDR, using lots of vocabulary and structures we've learned in German 101 & 102. It will be hard to understand just by listening to it ==> please click here for a transcript of the text with extensive annotations (more annotations than you should need, to make sure it will be easy for you to follow along!))
  • HIGHLY RECOMMENDED: Click on the "Video Library" tab, ignore the first video, and watch the short interviews: Was halten Sie von der Wiedervereinigung? and Gibt es noch große Unterschiede zwischen Ost und West?
  • ALSO RECOMMENDED (but NOT required!): S:11-1T (challenging reading practice), S:11-2B (This is a long, difficult, but very informative text on the history of Germany. If you want to try it, email Hartmut: then he can send you an annotated transcript of the text in order to help you follow along), S:11-2E (For number 10, remember that the verb "möchten" is technically a subjunctive form, even though we don't usually think of it that way), S:11-2F (Subjunctive practice. Each item consists of a statement followed by a question. The question always assumes that the activity mentioned in the statement really happened, and you have to decide if that assumption is logical. In order to decide if the dialogue is logical, you need to listen for whether the initial statement is in the indicative (in which case it really happened and so the question makes sense) or in the subjunctive (in which case it did not happen and so the question doesn't make sense))
  • **ALTERNATIVE** If you feel strongly that iLrn is not a good way for you to learn, please do this alternative worksheet instead. Please choose this option only if you are SURE you will learn more from the worksheet than from iLrn!!

2. **SUBMIT** Complete and hand in this worksheet.

Stunde 50: Mittwoch, 6. Dezember

PLEASE REMEMBER TO VISIT CANVAS TO FILL OUT AN ONLINE COURSE EVALUATION FOR THIS COURSE

1. **SUBMIT** Post to your class blog on the Kapitel 11 Kultur-Texte. Click here for instructions and to access the articles. Please remember to include your name and the assignment name as tags!

  • Remember to come to class knowing the name and number of your favorite of the 10 items from the 365 Dinge... book that your instructor assigned to you via email!

2. OPTIONAL: Watch the "Kapitel 11 Videos zum Spaß"

3. Start reviewing for the final exam! For example, you could get an early start on the review sheet (see the next assignment!), or you could click here to review all of the video lectures from German 102, and perhaps also some of the German 101 video lectures.

Stunde 51: Donnerstag, 7. Dezember

PLEASE REMEMBER TO VISIT CANVAS TO FILL OUT AN ONLINE COURSE EVALUATION FOR THIS COURSE

1. **SUBMIT** Endexamen Informationsblatt. In case you did not get the review sheet in class, click here to download it. Please email Hartmut if this review sheet (or link) is not up-to-date!

  • Please show your instructor your completed Informationsblatt in class. If you've attempted most of the sections, you will get a "check"; if you've done everything and drafted the essay, you will get a "check plus."
Stunde 52: Montag, 11. Dezember

PLEASE REMEMBER TO VISIT CANVAS TO FILL OUT AN ONLINE COURSE EVALUATION FOR THIS COURSE

1. Lernen Sie für das Endexamen! IDEEN:

  • Go to iLrn, click on the "Self-tests" tab, and take "Post-Test 11," and as many of the earlier "Diagnostic Tests" as you have time/patience for.
  • Visit this page to review the Kapitel 11 Teil 1 & Teil 2 video lectures, and as many of the earlier video lectures as you have time/patience for.
  • Review the annotated Kapitel 11 vocabulary list. Hopefully, you have already saved the document with your own highlights and deletions to make it as useful as possible for you for studying for the test; if not, you can do so now! If you have time, review the annotated vocabulary lists from Kapitel 7-10 as well!
  • Lesen Sie im Web über Konjunktiv II, über Active vs Passive Voice und über das Passiv. You need not "submit" the diagnostic exercises electronically, but of course we encourage you to try them, as well as the practice exercises.
Stunde 53: Dienstag, 12. Dezember

PLEASE REMEMBER TO VISIT CANVAS TO FILL OUT AN ONLINE COURSE EVALUATION FOR THIS COURSE smiley

1. Lernen Sie für das Endexamen

2. Sprechen und lesen Sie in den Ferien Deutsch! 
Gehen Sie in einen Park, entspannen Sie sich, und sehen Sie sich die Pflanzen und Tiere an.
Sehen Sie einen Film, weil er ein Klassiker ist.
Lesen Sie ein Buch, weil es ein Klassiker ist.
Schreiben Sie einen Brief mit der Hand.
Fragen Sie einen alten Menschen über die alten Zeiten.

Frohe Ferien!!