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CLIP 2013

Eating out in Berlin

Eating out in Berlin
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Key Info
  • Eating out in Berlin
  • Duration: 03:13
  • Daniel goes to a restaurant in Berlin and orders some food from the waiter. He then orders a typical German dish of Eisbein, Sauerkraut and Salzkartoffeln. When it arrives he shows it to the camera and says how delicious it looks. A girl, Esther, then talks about her town Kreuzberg and the things she likes about it. She also mentions the crime and violence, which she doesn't like.
  • Subject:

    German

       Topic:

    Hometown

  • Keywords: restaurant, Berlin, town, Stadt, Vorteile, Nachteile, advantages, disadvantages
Ideas for use in class
  • The first part of the clip could be used to introduce the vocabulary of arriving at a restaurant and ordering food. The second part is a good listening comprehension about the good and bad parts of living in a town. Students could list the pros and cons or make notes about what she says.
Background details
  • Clip language : German
  • Aspect ratio : 4x3

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