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Funny Vocabulary Lesson

(TPRS Method)

TPRS German Lesson

Storytelling Method and Question and Answer Technique

Note: Today I would like to introduce you to one of my TPRS Vocabulary Lessons. I have created 76 lessons of this kind.

These 76 vocabulary lessons are included in my Package XL and Upgrade Package. They start with basic words and take you to a higher level step by step. 

How to learn with part A

  1. Read and listen a few times.
  2. Repeat after the speaker.
  3. Speak at the same time as the recording plays (language shadowing)
  4. Make sure that you imitate the pronunciation of the speaker.
  5. After a few repetitions go on to part B (farther below).

 

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German English
der Finger 
/ die Finger
the finger
/ the fingers
Nimm den Finger aus der Nase. Take your finger out of your nose.
der Fuß / die Füße the foot / the feet
Stinken deine Füße manchmal auch? Do your feet stink sometimes too?
das Auge / die Augen the eye / the eyes
Du hast wunderschöne Augen.  You have wonderful eyes.
das Ohr / die Ohren the ear / the ears
Peter hat große Ohren. Peter has big ears.
der Arm / die Arme the arm / the arms
Ich habe zwei starke Arme. I have two strong arms.
das Gesicht / die Gesichter the face / the faces
Sie hatte einen leichten Sonnenbrand im Gesicht. She got a slight sunburn in the face.
der Kopf / die Köpfe the head / the heads
Mir dreht sich alles im Kopf.  My head is spinning. / I am getting dizzy.

Question and Answer Part (Exercise B)

How to learn with part B

  1. Read and listen a few times to the questions and answers.
  2. Answer the questions in the pauses (you may look also at the answers).
  3. After a few times don’t look at the answers anymore.
  4. Make sure that you imitate the pronunciation of my voice.
  5. Repeat the lesson until you can answer the questions easily.

 

Tip: Please don’t think that this part is too difficult.

If you are able to understand the first part of this lesson above then you will be able to master the question and answer part of this lesson after a few repetitions.

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Question:
Was sollst (shall, should) du aus der Nase nehmen?

Short Answer:
Den Finger

Long Answer: 
Den Finger sollst du aus der Nase nehmen.
Nimm den Finger aus der Nase.

Was stinkt manchmal? 

Füße
Füße stinken manchmal.

Stinken Füße immer (always)

Nein, nicht immer
manchmal (sometimes)
Manchmal stinken Füße.

Hast du wunderschöne Augen oder wunderschöne Füße (feet)

Wunderschöne Augen
Du hast wunderschöne Augen.
Vielleicht auch (maybe also) wunderschöne Füße, aber auf jeden Fall (in any case) wunderschöne Augen.

Hat Peter große Hände (hands) oder große Ohren? 

Große Ohren
Peter hat große Ohren.

Habe ich zwei oder drei (three) starke Arme? 

Natürlich zwei
Ich habe zwei starke Arme.

Hatte sie (she) einen leichten Sonnenbrand (slight sunburn) auf den Pobacken (butt cheeks) oder im Gesicht? 

Im Gesicht
Sie hatte einen leichten Sonnenbrand im Gesicht.
Sie war mit ihrem Gesicht zu lange (too long) in der Sonne (sun) und nicht mit ihrem Hintern (butt).

Ist mir schwindelig (auch schwindlig)

Genau, mir ist schwindelig (dizzy).
Mir dreht sich alles im Kopf.

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Don't stop now - repeat this part again!

Repeat this lesson until you can easily answer the questions.

Repetition is very important!

The question and answer technique is like a simulated conversation and will help you to think in German step by step.

The ability to think in German German is the key to fluency.

Try to answer the questions aloud (after the question but before my recorded answer).

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