Essen und Getraenke

The topic of traditional German food and drink is always popular with students.

Food
Activities
Eat Out

Übers Essen

http://www.audio-lingua.eu/spip.php?article650 Added: 02 Jul 2009 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Lesson Plan

A short listening peice in which a native speaker talks about food.

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How it maps to the curriculum

SC
German

Strand: Listening/Hören

Strand unit: Food/Essen

Asset type: Audio
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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German Food Guide

http://www.germanfoodguide.com/ Added: 07 Jul 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes

American site that looks at traditional German dishes and gives recipes for soups, salads, pastas, meat dishes, breads and desserts. Only available through English.

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
German

Strand: Topics

Strand unit: Food/Essen

Suggestions for use: This site can be used as an introductory activity to engage students with German foods.

Key Skills: Managing Information and Thinking


Strand: 3. Socio-Cultural Knowledge & Awareness

Strand unit: 1. Facts, People, Places & History

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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Steak Lexicon

http://www.maredo.de/nc/frische-und-genuss/steak-lexikon.html Added: 08 Jul 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes

Alphabetical listing of the different types of steak from Chateaubriand to Zwischenrippenstück. Some of the descriptions can be a bit technical - describing 'marbling' and protein content but the descriptions are short.

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How it maps to the curriculum

SC
German

Strand: Reading/Lesen

Strand unit: Food/Essen

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: German
Rights: All rights reserved
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Food Quiz

http://www.purposegames.com/game/das-deutsche-essen-quiz Added: 09 Jan 2012 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Game

Interactive food quiz. Users are presented with a series of quick multiple choice questions involving food. Accuracy and response time are recorded and given at the end of the quiz.

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
German

Strand: Topics

Strand unit: Food/Essen

Suggestions for use: This quiz could be used to introduce the topic of food. It is a fun activity and could also be used as a competitive activity in class. Some students might respond to a competitive element. Students could add the new words to their vocbulary notebooks

Key Skills: Communicating Literacy

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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German Food Quiz

http://www.braingle.com/trivia/21536/german-food.html Added: 08 Jul 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Assessment

English language quiz examining various aspects of German food.

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
German

Strand: Topics

Strand unit: Food/Essen

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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Essen und Trinken

http://www.nthuleen.com/teach/vocab/essen.html Added: 29 Sep 2008 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Assessment

Essen und Getränke, Mahlzeiten, Pluralformen, Verben - all on one large worksheet which includes identifying food and odd one out exercise.

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
German

Strand: Topics

Strand unit: Food/Essen

Suggestions for use: Acquiring new vocabulary. Repetition and contextualisations.

LCA
Modern Languages

Strand: German

Strand unit: 1.4 Food & Drink

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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Mein Frühstück

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/6299/6104.pdf Added: 22 Sep 2008 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Assessment

Wordsearch, odd one out and crossword based on breakfast food and drinks. [From http://eurobourne.org.uk/mfl_resources]

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
German

Strand: Topics

Strand unit: Food/Essen

LCA
Modern Languages

Strand: German

Strand unit: 1.4 Food & Drink

Asset type: Document
Language: German
Rights: All rights reserved
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McDonald's Germany

http://www.mcdonalds.de/ Added: 07 Jul 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Other

The website of McDonald's in Germany. Get to grips with the various types of hamburgers, desserts, milkshakes offered by the popular chain of fast food outlets - and all in German.

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
German

Strand: Topics

Strand unit: Food/Essen

Suggestions for use: This will be accessible to the students and will give them a feel for ordering food in German.

Key Skills: Communicating Literacy

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: German
Rights: All rights reserved
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Burger King Germany

http://www.burgerking.de/ Added: 07 Jul 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Other

German language site for the fast food outlet. Get familiar with the German for burgers (flame-grilled of course), milkshakes, desserts and other 'Essen und Getraenke' offered in their restaurants.

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
German

Strand: Topics

Strand unit: Food/Essen

Suggestions for use: Accessible site with terms that should be picked up easily by students. Good way to introduce ordering food.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: German
Rights: All rights reserved
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Nordsee

http://www.nordsee.com/de Added: 07 Jul 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes / Other

Information about the Nodsee chain of fast food outlets that specialise in fish. Nordsee is a German company and their site has a good section on the history of the company back to 1896 when their first shop was opened in bremen. The site also includes recipes and details of their current outlets.

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
German

Strand: Topics

Strand unit: Food/Essen

Suggestions for use: Get the students to order some basic meals from the site.

Key Skills: Communicating Literacy

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: German
Rights: All rights reserved
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Vapiano

http://de.vapiano.com/de/home Added: 08 Jul 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type:

Website of a new trendy chain of German franchise restaurants that specialise in pasta, pizza, antipasta and salads - all made fresh on the premises. Site available through German and English.

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How it maps to the curriculum

SC
German

Strand: Reading/Lesen

Strand unit: Food/Essen

Suggestions for use: Vapiano does not exist in Ireland so get the students to explain to you what it is that they do. And what makes them unique.

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Language: English , German
Rights: All rights reserved
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