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Lesson 3: Talking about doing things

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In eine Bar oder in ein Restaurant gehen?

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Theodor Behr and Mark Schumacher are close friends. On a Thursday afternoon, while still at work, they talk to each other on the phone and decide, where to go for dinner. Read aloud, what Theodor and Mark say about their plans for tonight. The English translation will help you to understand each new German word (new vocabularies are underlined).



Theodor (T):
Hallo
? Behr am
Apparat
.
Hello. This is Mr. Behr.
Mark (
M
):
Hallo
  Theo.
Ich
 
bin
 
es
, Mark.
Hello Theo. It'
s
  me, Mark.
T:
Hi
  Mark.
Wie
 
geht
'
s
?
Hi
  Mark. How is it going?
M
:
Gut
,
danke
,
und
 
dir
?
Good, thanks. And you?
T:
Auch
 
gut
,
danke
. Was
machst
 
du
 
heute
  abend?
I'
m
  fine, too, thanks. What are you doing tonight?
M
:
Ich
 
möchte
 
in
  eine Bar
gehen
.
Ich
 
möchte
  ein
Bier
 
trinken
.
I would like to go to a bar. I'd like to drink a beer.
T: Hmm,
ich
 
möchte
 
lieber
 
in
  ein Restaurant
gehen
 
und
 
essen
.
Hmm, I would rather like to go to a restaurant and eat.
M
:
Das
 
ist
 
auch
  ok.
Ich
 
bin
 
dabei
.
That'
s
  ok, too. I'
m
 
in
.
T:
Sehr
 
gut
,
dann
 
bis
 
später
.
Very well, I'll see you later then.
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Now read aloud the German part of the dialog again without looking at the English translation.


Exercise
Without looking at the dialog anymore, can you answer the following questions in English?

Example:
What do you think does the word 'Apparat' means in the context of the dialog above?
Telephone

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for correct answers
1) Who is Theo calling?
?
2) Are both Theo and Mark doing fine?
?
3) What does Theodor ask Mark next?
?
4) What does Mark want to do?
?
5) Does Theo want to do the same?
?
6) Does Mark want to go with Theo?
?

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