Essen und Getraenke

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

Food
Activities
Eat Out

Hofbräuhaus Menu

http://www.hofbraeuhaus.de/de/00/speisekarte_standard.pdf Added: 08 Jul 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type:

The menu from the famous Munich beer hall and restaurant which dates back to 1589. The menu is very clear and there is an excellent description about the Hofbräuhaus towards the bottom. Includes some images.

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
SC
German

Strand: Reading/Lesen

Strand unit: Food/Essen

Suggestions for use: Print out and get the students to order a meal from the menu.

Strand: Reading/Lesen

Strand unit: Food/Essen

Suggestions for use: Print out and get the students to order a meal from the menu.

Asset type: Document
Language: English , German
Rights: All rights reserved
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German Menu

http://www.dorfheuriger-breitenlee.at/Speisekarte.pdf Added: 08 Jul 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type:

Food menu from a restaurant in Vienna. This is typical a menu for traditional-style restaurants. Sections on the menu include vom Huhn (from Chicken), Vom Schwein (from Pig), Von der Pute (from Turkey), Vom Fisch (from Fish), Vegetarische (Vegetarian).

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
German

Strand: Vocabulary/Wortschatz

Strand unit: Food/Essen

Suggestions for use: Print out and get the students to order a meal!

Asset type: Document
Language: German
Rights: All rights reserved
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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: Useful Websites

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

Key Skills: Managing Information and Thinking

JC
Home Economics

Strand: Food

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: Vocabulary/Wortschatz

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: Reading/Lesen

Strand unit: Food/Essen

JC
Home Economics

Strand: Food

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: Vocabulary/Wortschatz

Strand unit: Food/Essen

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

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: Vocabulary/Wortschatz

Strand unit: Food/Essen

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: Reading/Lesen

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
Special Needs:

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: Reading/Lesen

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
Special Needs:

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
SC
German

Strand: Reading/Lesen

Strand unit: Food/Essen

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

Key Skills: Communicating Literacy

Strand: Reading/Lesen

Strand unit: Food/Essen

Suggestions for use: Get the students to follow the historical timeline and let them explain in their words the main developments for Nordsee.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: German
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:

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.

Asset type:
Language: English , German
Rights: All rights reserved
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Wienerwald

http://www.wienerwald.de Added: 08 Jul 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type:

Website of a German restaurant chain that specialises in chicken. The Kinderclub section has a nice interactive animation of a pastoral scene with people, chickens, dogs, cows with simple explanations of their roles in the Winerwald experience.

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
SC
German

Strand: Reading/Lesen

Strand unit: Food/Essen

Suggestions for use: Winerwald is not really known outside germany so get the students to discover what they offer. Also, check out the Kinderclub for more accessible German.

Key Skills: Communicating Literacy

Strand: Reading/Lesen

Strand unit: Food/Essen

Suggestions for use: Winerwald is not really known outside germany so get the students to discover what they offer. Also, check out the Kinderclub for more accessible German.

Asset type:
Language: German
Rights: All rights reserved
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