Describing work experience (Part 1/3)

In this lesson we practise the modal verb "müssen" in the imperfect tense in the context of describing work experience.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.What does "Mir gefällt die Abwechslung." mean?

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Q2.What does "Chef" mean in German?

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Q3.Translate: I am a polite civil servant.

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Q4.Translate: I like to do something practical.

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Q5.Translate: I work in an office and I sit in front of the screen every day.

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The next 7 questions cover some very common words you will need in German in KS4. These words are very important because they give away or subtly change the meaning of a sentence. Select the correct meaning for each word. When you get your score, check your answers and write down any of these words that you didn't know.
 
Q6.gern

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Q7.lieber

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Q8.nichts

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Q9.nur

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Q10.von

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Q11.wird

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Q12.und

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

Question 7

Question 8

Question 9

Question 10

Question 11

Question 12

Q1.What does "Mir gefällt die Abwechslung." mean?

1/12

Q2.What does "Chef" mean in German?

2/12

Q3.Translate: I am a polite civil servant.

3/12

Q4.Translate: I like to do something practical.

4/12

Q5.Translate: I work in an office and I sit in front of the screen every day.

5/12

The next 7 questions cover some very common words you will need in German in KS4. These words are very important because they give away or subtly change the meaning of a sentence. Select the correct meaning for each word. When you get your score, check your answers and write down any of these words that you didn't know.
 
Q6.gern

6/12

Q7.lieber

7/12

Q8.nichts

8/12

Q9.nur

9/12

Q10.von

10/12

Q11.wird

11/12

Q12.und

12/12

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Describing work experience [1/3]

Plenary quiz

Question 1

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Q1.What is the German for "on work experience"?

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Q2.What is the German for "to file documents"?

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Q3.Put this sentence in the right word order: machen / musste / ich / Telefonanrufe

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Q4.Translate into German: "I had to make tea, but it was boring."

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Q5.Translate into German: "On work experience I sometimes had to make appointments."

5/12

The next 7 questions cover some very common words you will need in German in KS4. These words are very important because they give away or subtly change the meaning of a sentence. Select the correct meaning for each word. When you get your score, check your answers and write down any of these words that you didn't know.
 
Q6.einige

6/12

Q7.es gefällt mir

7/12

Q8.gefallen

8/12

Q9.genug

9/12

Q10.ich würde lieber

10/12

Q11.der Morgen

11/12

Q12.niemand

12/12

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Describing work experience [1/3]

Plenary quiz

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

Question 7

Question 8

Question 9

Question 10

Question 11

Question 12

Q1.What is the German for "on work experience"?

1/12

Q2.What is the German for "to file documents"?

2/12

Q3.Put this sentence in the right word order: machen / musste / ich / Telefonanrufe

3/12

Q4.Translate into German: "I had to make tea, but it was boring."

4/12

Q5.Translate into German: "On work experience I sometimes had to make appointments."

5/12

The next 7 questions cover some very common words you will need in German in KS4. These words are very important because they give away or subtly change the meaning of a sentence. Select the correct meaning for each word. When you get your score, check your answers and write down any of these words that you didn't know.
 
Q6.einige

6/12

Q7.es gefällt mir

7/12

Q8.gefallen

8/12

Q9.genug

9/12

Q10.ich würde lieber

10/12

Q11.der Morgen

11/12

Q12.niemand

12/12

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