CBG 1-36

Lesson 36 – Coffee Break German

Introduction

Mark’s continuing his trip to Austria in this lesson, and as usual he’s accompanied by Thomas who is helping him practise his language skills. This week Mark’s buying postcards and Thomas is buying sports shoes with his friend, Daniel.

Coming up in this lesson…

In this lesson you will:

  • practise words and phrases for shopping scenarioes;
  • learn about the expression könnte ich…? meaning “could I…?”;
  • see further examples of German modal verbs and the word order rules associated with them;
  • discover a new way to say “goodbye” in the south of Germany and Austria;
  • practise different conversational structures.

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4 Comments

  • zouaghi hakim

    Reply Reply August 5, 2014

    ich moechte deutsche sprache lernen

    • Radio Lingua

      Reply Reply August 5, 2014

      We hope you enjoy learning with Coffee Break German!

  • Julio Carbone

    Reply Reply August 9, 2014

    In lesson 36 in the shoe shop, it sounds like Daniel tried on the size 43 shoes which he found too small and then asked for size 44 which they didn’t have. Yet in the discussion with Thomas you talk about sizes 39 and 40. Am I hearing this correctly?

    • radiolingua

      Reply Reply August 9, 2014

      Hi Julio. You’re right – Daniel was looking for size 43/44 and then in our discussion back in the studio Thomas and I got mixed up and used sizes 39 and 40 as the example sizes! Sorry for the inconvenience! Es tut uns Leid!

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