Seit wann? Since when and for how long?

In this lesson we learn about the use of 'seit' with the present tense, meaning 'since' and 'for' and we learn how to distinguish between them. We also revisit the short vowel sounds [e] and [ä].

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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!

Q1.What is the correct English for 'erlauben'?

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Q2.What is the correct English for 'erklären'?

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Q3.What is the antonym (opposite) of 'reich'?

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Q4.What is the antonym (opposite) of 'dunkel'?

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Q5.What is the correct German for the pronoun 'them'?

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Q6.What is the correct German for the pronoun 'us' ?

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Q7.What is the correct German for the pronoun 'them' with the verb 'erzählen'?

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Q8.What is the correct German word for 'their' in this sentence? '__________Schule ist nicht so streng wie unsere.'

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Q9.9 .What is the correct German word for 'our' in this sentence? ' Wir denken, ________Schule ist ziemlich modern.

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Q10.What is the correct German word for 'sadness'?

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Q11.What is the meaning of 'die Wahrheit'?

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Q12.When do German students get a 'Schultüte'?

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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!

Q1.What is the correct English for 'erlauben'?

1/12

Q2.What is the correct English for 'erklären'?

2/12

Q3.What is the antonym (opposite) of 'reich'?

3/12

Q4.What is the antonym (opposite) of 'dunkel'?

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Q5.What is the correct German for the pronoun 'them'?

5/12

Q6.What is the correct German for the pronoun 'us' ?

6/12

Q7.What is the correct German for the pronoun 'them' with the verb 'erzählen'?

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Q8.What is the correct German word for 'their' in this sentence? '__________Schule ist nicht so streng wie unsere.'

8/12

Q9.9 .What is the correct German word for 'our' in this sentence? ' Wir denken, ________Schule ist ziemlich modern.

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Q10.What is the correct German word for 'sadness'?

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Q11.What is the meaning of 'die Wahrheit'?

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Q12.When do German students get a 'Schultüte'?

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Seit wann - Since when and for how long?

The following questions will help you improve your recall of the vocabulary from this lesson.

Q1.Wie sagt man „eine Weile" auf Englisch?

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Q2.Which of the following options includes the 3 key meanings of the preposition 'vor'

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Q3.What is the correct German word for 'lawyer'

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Q4.weiterer/weitere/weiteres

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Q5.Which of the following is the best translation of „bei Oma"?

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Q6.which of the following words means to 'give up' or 'stop doing' something

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Q7.Which of the following words means 'to watch

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Q8.während means...

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Q9.seit means...

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Q10.Wie sagt man 'to know (a person, place or thing) auf Deutsch?

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Q11.'aufstehen' means....

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Q12.What is the plural of Stadt?

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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:

Seit wann - Since when and for how long?

The following questions will help you improve your recall of the vocabulary from this lesson.

Q1.Wie sagt man „eine Weile" auf Englisch?

1/12

Q2.Which of the following options includes the 3 key meanings of the preposition 'vor'

2/12

Q3.What is the correct German word for 'lawyer'

3/12

Q4.weiterer/weitere/weiteres

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Q5.Which of the following is the best translation of „bei Oma"?

5/12

Q6.which of the following words means to 'give up' or 'stop doing' something

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Q7.Which of the following words means 'to watch

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Q8.während means...

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Q9.seit means...

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Q10.Wie sagt man 'to know (a person, place or thing) auf Deutsch?

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Q11.'aufstehen' means....

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Q12.What is the plural of Stadt?

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