Alphabet

CUNY, QCC, Dept.Foreign Lang. & Lit. (H214)                     ??????????????????? LG 111,  Elem. German I
Coordinator:  Dr. Lorena B. Ellis, LEllis@qcc.cuny.edu

Tel: (718) 631-6259 or Voice: (718) 281-5444      Office: H220; Office? hrs. MW. 4-6pm; Tues.5-6pm;

J?gerbuch, Access to German, Band 1, E. Kuhn-Osius, McGraw Hill, 2002

WARM-UP: Go to? http://www.qcc.cuny.edu/ForeignLanguages/LEllis/ to find the maps

1)      Maps: Find a map of Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Liechtenstein
???????? Type ?map Austria? http://travel.yahoo.com/p-travelguide-577490-map_of_austria-i
???????? Type ?map Germany? http://www.iesc.info/2daini/ger/germany-map.gif
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??????Type ?map Liechtenstein? http://www.theodora.com/maps/new9/liechtenstein.gif
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Type ?map Switzerland? http://travel.yahoo.com/p-travelguide-577940-map_of_switzerland-i
2)  Cognates: Find 5 interesting cognates in the site???
?????? http://www.csuchico.edu/~goulding/german1/cognates.htm
3) ?Das Alphabet?:  TBA
The Alphabet: The modern German alphabet is as follows
(sound files are in WAV format):

a

ah

g

geh

m

emm

s

ess

y

?ppsilon

b

beh

h

hah

n

enn

t

teh

z

tsett

c

tseh

i

Ih

o

oh

u

uh

?

eszett

d

deh

j

jot

p

peh

v

vau

?

?h

e

eh

k

ka

q

kuh

w

weh

?

?h

f

eff

l

ell

r

err

x

eks

?

?h

4)  Greetings: Formal: http://german.about.com/lr/german_idioms/252851/1/

????????????????? Formal:???? Guten Morgen!   Guten Tag!    Guten Abend!       Auf Wiedersehen!
                  Informal:  Hallo!     Gr?? Gott!
(south Germany.& Austria)   Tsch?? or Tsch?s

5) Introduction:   ???? Mein Name ist Ellis.  (My name is ?) ?or  Ich hei?e Ellis.    
       
Question:     ??? Wie hei?en Sie? (What is your name?)   or  Wer sind Sie? (Who are you?)
        Answer:        ?? Ich hei?e ?      or      Ich bin ?     Mein Name ist ?
        Question:     ??? Wie schreibt man das? 
(How do you spell  it?)
                              ???????????? Ellis   E(e) ? L(el) ? L(el) ? I(ee) ? S(es)                                    
?????? Q
uestion:     ??? Woher kommen Sie?  (Where do you come from?)                                                     ??????
??????
Answer:        ?? Ich komme aus Brasilien / Amerika / New York / Queens, etc.
       
Question:     ??? Was studieren Sie?  (What do you study?)
       Answer:        ?? Ich studiere  (see p.2) Physik.

Homework (Hausaufgabe):    ??????? Name: ?...................................................................................
Please answer (Bitte antworten)
       Questions (Fragen):              Answers (Antworten):
       Wie hei?en Sie?                   
?..................................................................................................................

       Wie schreibt man das?          
?..................................................................................................................

?????? Woher kommen Sie?            
?..................................................................................................................

       Was studieren Sie?   ???????????
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