I'm Sick! - Ich bin krank!

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Title:

I'm Sick! - Ich bin krank!

URL:

https://coerll.utexas.edu/dib/wq.php?k=7&q=2

Content Source:

Other
COERLL University of Texas at Austin
Type: Learning Activity

Overview:

This novice-low to novice-high German activity introduces students to an authentic website as they explore the website of one of Germany's insurance companies. Students start by identifying key information on the website such as address and telephone number. They are then directed to the section of the website that deals with prevention and asked to explore the dental information. Finally, they learn to access the medical glossary on the website and use it to explore health-related vocabulary. 

Content Standard(s):
World Languages
WLAN (2017)
Grade: 7-12
Level I
2) Interpret what is heard, read, or viewed on familiar topics using the present tense.

a. Identify main characters, themes, and ideas from narrative text.

b. Recognize words, phrases and simple sentences in an informational text.

c. Interpret visual and auditory cues.

World Languages
WLAN (2017)
Grade: 7-12
Level I
7) Interpret information related to diverse perspectives in the target culture.

a. Exchange ideas on various audio and visual documents to interpret content.

b. Explore authentic websites and materials to interpret topics.

World Languages
WLAN (2017)
Grade: 7-12
Level I
8) Identify characteristics of the target language and the native language.

a. Observe formal and informal forms of language.

b. Identify word order for dates and placement of descriptors.

c. Identify high-frequency idiomatic expressions.

d. Identify cognates.

Tags: Authentic Resource, Communication, Contemporary Life, Culture, German, Health, Insurance, Interpretive Reading, Novice High, Novice Low, Novice Mid
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Author: Chrissy Roe