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Daily routine

Example answers: daily routine

Compare what Adelina and Ruben said in this conversation and find out why the teacher gave Ruben a higher mark.

1. Gibt es Fächer, die du nicht gern hast? - Are there any subjects you don't like?

Adelina says:

Geografie und Kunst.

Geography and Art.

Ruben says:

Ja, natürlich. Ich mag Geografie und Kunst nicht, meistens weil ich die Lehrer nicht mag.

Yes, of course. I don't like Geography or Art, mainly because I don't like the teachers.

Ruben answers in a full sentence and gives a reason for not liking these subjects.

 

2. Wann stehst du auf und wann gehst du schlafen? - When do you get up and when do you go to bed?

Adelina says:

Ich stehe spät auf und ich gehe um elf Uhr schlafen.

I get up late and I go to sleep at 11.

Ruben says:

Ich stehe so spät wie möglich auf und ich gehe gegen elf Uhr schlafen.

I get up as late as possible and I go to sleep at around 11.

Ruben improves his answer by adding 'so ... wie möglich' (as ... as possible) and 'gegen' (at around) instead of 'um'

 

3. Was machst du in der Mittagspause? - What do you do in the lunchbreak?

Adelina says:

Ich esse und spiele Fussball.

I eat and play football.

Ruben says:

Ich esse mit meinen Freunden und dann spiele ich Fußball.

I eat with my friends and then I play football.

Ruben tells us who he eats with, and uses 'dann' (then) to tell us what he does next.

 

4. Hast du immer viele Hausaufgaben auf? - Do you always have homework?

Adelina says:

Ja, jeden Tag.

Yes, every day.

Ruben says:

Ja, wir bekommen jeden Tag Hausaufgaben.

Yes, we get homework every day.

Ruben turns this simple answer into a long sentence.

 

5. Was wirst du nach den Prüfungen machen? - What will you do after the exams?

Adelina says:

Ich fahre mit meiner Familie auf Urlaub und ich finde einen Sommerjob.

I'll go on holiday with my family and find a summer job.

Ruben says:

Ich fahre mit meiner Familie auf Urlaub und dann werde ich einen Sommerjob finden.

I'll go on holiday with my family and then I'll find a summer job.

Ruben adds a future tense using 'werden' to his answer.

 

6. Wie findest du deine Schuluniform? - What do you think of your school uniform?

Adelina says:

Sie ist doof.

It's stupid.

Ruben says:

Ich muss keine Uniform tragen.

I don't have to wear any uniform.

Ruben answers in a full sentence.

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