today’s class & homework

Since we didn’t get a chance to check last time’s homework, please DO IT and bring it with you next time (p. 40 / ex 1 – 3)
We did some exercises on the Reported Speech and I gave you the solutions to the homework from April 27.

Please take special care with the red hints in the book – check the texts in the back because they will help you with the exercises, they explain the tasks and guide you through it.

If you can, please take a look at p. 41, read the text and do 1a) – this will really help you with the topic vocabulary!
We worked on pp. 42 and 43, we managed to do Ex 1 and we worked on ex 2
Possible solutions to ex 2:
Joe is relatively modest:
“To be honest, mixing came quite naturally to me” (1st paragraph); “it was hardly professional” (2nd paragraph); “I was over the moon, but I knew I’d have to stay calm” (4th paragraph); “I just kept on practising” (4th p.); “I got quite nervous” (5th p.); “alongside the real DJ-ing masters like Carl…” (7th p.); “I’m happy just working toward my ambition” (7th p.)
Joe is not so modest:
“I thought I had a chance of doing well because I’m so dedicated” (5th paragraph); “I had a quick chat and he said how impressed he was with me” (6th p.); “When I found out I had won, I wasn’t too shocked as I think I’m good at what I do” (6th p.); “I love it and it shows!” (6th p.); “I gave the crowd what they wanted and everyone went bananas” (6th p.)

As for exercise 3, I will give you some hints. Please take a MONOLINGUAL dictionary (you can borrow mine if you want to) and try to solve this exercise!!
Spin-tastic
1st paragraph: amp; pretty
2nd p: get the whole dance thing; be over the moon; I guess
5th p: ‘cause; loads
6th p: go bananas

The use of informal and slang words (together with the very straightforward language) make the text sound both cool and chatty. You feel Joe is talking directly to you.

Further HOMEWORK: read the HINTS!
Read p. 44 / do ex. 1, 2, 4, 5.

GRAMMAR (REPITITION)

Beispiel He said, “I am happy.” – He said that he was happy.
Wörtliche Rede Indirekte Rede
Simple Present Simple Past
Present Progressive Past Progressive
Simple Past Past Perfect Simple
Present Perfect Simple
Past Perfect Simple
Past Progressive Past Perfect Progressive
Present Perfect Progressive
Past Perfect Progressive
Future I (going to) was / were going to
Future I (will) Conditional I (would)
Conditional I (would)
Die Verben could, should, would, might, must, needn’t, ought to, used to ändern sich normalerweise nicht.

p. 40ff – important vocabulary – please learn these well!
emergence = appearance = das Auftauchen, das Aufkommen, der Austritt, das Erscheinen
phenomenon = das Phänomen, die Erscheinung
leisure time = die Freizeit
rite of passage => ceremony or event that marks an important stage in sb’s life = der Schritt ins Erwachsenenleben
to provoke a response = Eine Reaktion / Antwort bewirken / auslösen
contradictory = widersprüchlich // contradiction = Widerspruch
a defining moment = a key event = ein Schlüsselereignis
inspire sth = etw. anregen
impact = die Auswirkung
lead the way = führend sein
slow down = nachlassen, abnehmen; auch Nomen
distinct = deutlich, eindeutig
contemporary = zeitgenössisch, zeitgemäß, zeitnah
dull = matt; uninteressant, öde, stumpf
contain sth. = etwas enthalten, umfassen, beinhalten
make a point = ein Argument anbringen, seine Ansicht durchsetzen
relate to sth = etw. mit etw. in Beziehung bringen
revival => process in which sth becomes popular or fashionable again = die Wiederbelebung, die Auferweckung
honest =
keen =
be over the moon =
to get used to sth =
to have a laugh =
to be dedicated to sth =
to have a chat =
down to earth =
wish sb. luck =
in the meantime =
ambition =

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this Thursday!

Hi everybody,

Please be aware that we are going to do something new this Thursday: First, we’re going to have our regular English lesson, afterwards, another group will join us and we’ll do a combined French lesson – it’ll be fun – please stay with me!

Please bring your stuff along. Thank you.

Homework

Please read the text on p. 40 and do exercises 1 – 3.
Please take a look at the vocab and on the red prompts on the left and means: take a look at pp. 270 and 286 as well, thank you).

vocabulary “Youth Culture”

Hi guys,
You can find a pdf in the dropbox folder,

Here it is, just for you:
Young People
youth Jugend/Jugendlicher
youths männliche Jugendliche
youngster Kind/Junge
adolescence Jugendalter
adolescent Jugendlicher
teenager Teenager
teenage (adj.) im Teenageralter

Leisure Time
free/spare time Freizeit
go out weggehen/ausgehen
go clubbing in einen Club gehen / tanzen gehen
club Club
go to a concert/gig zu einem Konzert/Auftritt gehen
venue Veranstaltungsort/Treffpunkt
pub Kneipe
party Party
go shopping shoppen/einkaufen gehen
listen to music Musik hören
drink trinken
have fun Spaß haben / sich amüsieren
chill out relaxen/abhängen
hang out sich herumtreiben
at home zu Hause
be/feel relaxed entspannt sein

Music Styles
gothic Gothic
rock Rock
pop Pop
house House
techno Techno
hip hop Hiphop
grunge Grunge
punk Punk

Youth as a Consumer Group
pocket money Taschengeld
have a weekend job einen Wochenendjob haben
consume sth. etwas konsumieren
spending power Kaufkraft
major force in the market wichtiger Marktfaktor
wield power Macht ausüben
dominate the market den Markt beherrschen
designer label Designermarke
target of marketing campaigns Zielgruppe von Marketingkampagnen
satisfy new needs neue Bedürfnisse/Wünsche befriedigen

Conformism/Individuality
peer pressure Gruppendruck
group mentality Gruppenmentalität
the in-crowd Schickeria
conform to sth. sich an etwas anpassen
outsider Außenseiter
individual (adj, n) individuell/Individuum
be different anders sein

Self-Image
self-esteem Selbstwert
concern about your image Sorge um sein Image
feel good/bad about yourself mit sich zufrieden/unzufrieden sein
misunderstood missverstanden

Appearance
looks Aussehen
trendy trendy / im Trend
attention-grabbing Aufmerksamkeit erregend
normal normal
slender schlank
thin dünn
anorexic magersüchtig
overweight (adj, n) übergewichtig/Übergewicht
blemish-free makellos
acne Akne
spots Pickel
diet Ernährung/Diät
go/be on a diet eine Diät machen / auf Diät sein
go without food auf Essen verzichten
miss/skip meals Mahlzeiten auslassen
lose weight Gewicht verlieren
gain weight zunehmen
eat healthily sich gesund ernähren
exercise (n, v) Sport / Sport treiben
do sport Sport machen
go to the gym ins Fitnessstudio gehen
do aerobics Aerobic machen
muscular muskulös

Social Involvement
idealistic idealistisch
help others anderen helfen
volunteer (n, v) Freiwilliger / etwas freiwillig tun
community service Sozialdienst
join an organization einer Organisation beitreten
change the world die Welt verändern
be environmentally aware umweltbewusst sein
get involved in sth. sich engagieren bei/für etwas
be committed to sth. sich für etwas engagieren

Drugs and Alcohol
get drunk sich betrinken
have a hangover einen Kater haben
take drugs Drogen nehmen
drug/alcohol abuse Drogen-/Alkoholmissbrauch
become addicted to sth. von etwas abhängig werden

Love/Sexuality
have a girl-/boyfriend einen Freund / eine Freundin haben
have a relationship eine Beziehung haben
be in love (with sb.) (in jdn.) verliebt sein
be crazy about sb. nach jdm. verrückt sein
be attracted to sb. sich zu jdm. hingezogen fühlen
go on a date zu einer Verabredung / einem Date gehen
have a date with sb. eine Verabredung / ein Date mit jdm. haben
pick sb. up jdn. abschleppen
have a one-track mind nur an das Eine denken
have a one-night stand einen One-Night-Stand haben
have (unprotected) sex (ungeschützen) Geschlechtsverkehr haben
pick up / get a sexually transmitted disease / STD eine Geschlechtskrankheit bekommen
get/become pregnant schwanger werden
cheat on sb. jdn. betrügen

Communication
computer Computer
virtual reality virtuelle Realität
the real world die wirkliche Welt
e-mail Email
send an attachment einen Datei-Anhang verschicken
digital camera/photo Digitalkamera/Digitalfoto
(on) the Internet (im) Internet
be/go online online sein/gehen
have access to the Internet Internetzugang haben
download sth. etwas herunterladen
chat (v, n) chatten/Chat
chat room Chatroom
play computer games Computerspiele spielen
mobile phone (BE) /cell phone (AE) Handy
text message sb. jdm. eine SMS schicken
send a text message eine SMS schicken

earworms

In case you want to check on the article again:
Hi guys,

Today, I want to talk about earworms! Have fun!

http://www.sciencedump.com/content/earworms-are-those-songs-get-stuck-your-hand

Earworms

to get rid of sth. = etwas loswerden

annoying = lästig

to get stuck = steckenbleiben

traffic light = Ampel

suddenly = plötzlich

earworms = Ohrwürmer

to plague so = jdn. mit etwas belästigen

an anagram = das Buchstabenrätsel

If you want to know more about anagrams and the like, please check out: http://hello.wordsolver.net/785/words-mixing-it-up

fortunately = glücklicherweise

proliferation = starke Vermehrung

anticipating => to anticipate = etw. erwarten, voraussehen, vorgreifen, vorwegnehmen

what we worked on today

Hi guys,
We took a close look on language (p. 37).
Here’s how to say…

3a)
1) typical of
2) a symbol of
3) a poem by Larkin
4) on television / TV
5) on the radio
6) at the cinema

3b)
1) You agree with sb. on sth: We can agree on that at least. //
We cannot agree with you.
2) Thinking of sth. is sudden, as when sth occurs to you; thinking about is a deliberate act, involving conscious thought over a period of time: I was just thinking of you. // I was thinking about where to go for summer.
3) Looking at sth means you can see it; looking for sth means you are trying to find it. I was looking at that man walking by. // Every morning I have to look for my keys.
4) Asking about sth means trying to get information about that thing; asking for sth means requesting or trying to get that thing.
We could ask the tourist office about the opening times. // There’s somebody on the phone asking for you.

3c)
1) Tomorrow we are going to talk about / discuss adoption by gays / gay people.
2) If I ask my brother, he’ll do anything for me.
3) Do you have a good relationship with your parents?
4) My father’s friends rely / depend on him quite a bit.
5) We agree on one thing: family is important.

If you encountered any areas of difficulty that you hadn’t noticed before, please add these to your self-assessment plan of action in your workbook!