[German] 1st class review

Michel Lallement milall1662 at gmail.com
Mon Oct 31 19:47:29 PDT 2011


Hi,
I'm interesseted to join the German corner but could not come the two first
times. Is it still possible to join ? If yes, is there a meeting tomorrow ?
Where and when ?
Thanks for all information !
Bis bald vieilleicht dann
Michel



2011/10/22 William Budington <bill.budington at gmail.com>

> Ich glaube dass es besser ist, wenn wir auch eine englische Uebersetzung
> einschliessen.  Deswegen koennen auch Deutsch-anfaenger(innen) an die
> Auseinandersetzung teilnehmen.  Sogar fuer nicht-anfaenger(innen) ist das
> vorteilhaft.
>
> I think it's better if we also include English translations.  That way
> beginners can also take part in the discussion.  It's even advantageous for
> non-beginners.
>
> (Here I include the (innen) in parenthesis as a political nod.  The
> proper, traditional German is for the plural to be masculinized, unless all
> participants are female.)
>
>
> On Fri, Oct 21, 2011 at 3:48 PM, Sean Fridman <fridman at mail.sfsu.edu>wrote:
>
>> Ach, sorry. Ich glaub, ich soll womöglich auf dieser Mailliste nur in
>> Deutsch schreiben. Ab sofort mache ich das ;)
>>
>> - Sean
>>
>> On Fri, Oct 21, 2011 at 3:43 PM, Sean Fridman <fridman at mail.sfsu.edu>wrote:
>>
>>> Hey Lucy,
>>>
>>> Sorry, I didn't get around to checking my mail again until late last
>>> night, actually, after I went! The movie was pretty good. I wasn't blown
>>> away or anything. My tandem partner didn't end up going, either.
>>>
>>> -Sean
>>>
>>>
>>> On Thu, Oct 20, 2011 at 1:12 PM, Lucy (diN0bot) Mendel <
>>> a.downy.hint at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Sean, gehst du noch? Hast du ein Handy oder trägst du etwas bestimmt?
>>>> 540-346-0268
>>>>
>>>> 2011/10/19 Sean Fridman <fridman at mail.sfsu.edu>:
>>>> > Hey,
>>>> > I might try to catch Almanya tomorrow at that festival. I have a
>>>> language
>>>> > tandem partner at SF State and I'll see if I can drag him along as
>>>> well. No
>>>> > idea, though, whether either of us will go. Ich bin mir auch nicht
>>>> ganz
>>>> > sicher, ob ich Zeit vor oder nach dem Film haben würde, um spazieren
>>>> zu
>>>> > gehen oder zu diskutieren oder was auch immer... aber vielleicht doch.
>>>> > Anyone else interested in Almanya?
>>>> > - Sean
>>>> >
>>>> > On Wed, Oct 19, 2011 at 9:37 PM, Lucy (diN0bot) Mendel
>>>> > <a.downy.hint at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> >>
>>>> >> 2011/10/19 Christian Wolff <sub-nbgerman at scara.com>:
>>>> >> > Hi,
>>>> >> >
>>>> >> > I did not make it yesterday due to my first cold of the season...
>>>> >> >
>>>> >> > As for german movies, the "berlin and beyond" festival starts
>>>> >> > tomorrow at the castro:
>>>> >> >
>>>> >> > http://www.goethe.de/ins/us/saf/prj/bby/enindex.htm
>>>> >>
>>>> >> Gibt's einen bestimmten Film, den jemand ansehen will? Es freut mich
>>>> >> nicht so viel als wenn wir wandern oder reden.....wir können also
>>>> >> vorhin zusammen essen, oder nachher den FIlm diskutieren. Was denkt
>>>> >> ihr? Dann bin ich dabei!
>>>> >>
>>>> >> Ich habe auch viele Bücher (Eine Tiefe am Himmel, lustige
>>>> >> Taschenbücher, Siddhartha, Faust, Aus dem Leben eines Taugenichts...
>>>> >> vielleicht die Bibliotek hat sie auch, oder jemand liest ein bisschen
>>>> >> vor, um uns ins Laufen zu bringen.) Also, wie haltet ihr dann für
>>>> eine
>>>> >> Buchgemeinschaft?
>>>> >>
>>>> >> >
>>>> >> > I also have a number of german children's shows (and other shows
>>>> and
>>>> >> > movies) on DVD. We can maybe organize a viewing party, if there is
>>>> >> > interest? These are mostly german audio with german subtitles,
>>>> which
>>>> >> > appears to be very helpful.
>>>> >> >
>>>> >> >   Alles Gute, bis zum nächsten mal,
>>>> >> >     Christian.
>>>> >> >
>>>> >> > On 2011-10-19 15:38, Jacob Ervin wrote:
>>>> >> >> Hey everyone,
>>>> >> >>
>>>> >> >> Thanks to everybody who made it to our first class/meetup. I
>>>> think we
>>>> >> >> came up with a good game plan for the group.
>>>> >> >>
>>>> >> >> For those who weren't able to make it here's a quick rundown.
>>>> >> >>
>>>> >> >> We agreed that one hour a week isn't enough to really help
>>>> beginners,
>>>> >> >> though it is handy for intermediate/experts to stay sharp. So in
>>>> order to
>>>> >> >> help beginners each week we will have an optional study theme to
>>>> keep people
>>>> >> >> busy in-between classes IE "At the restaurant", "Common words and
>>>> phrases"
>>>> >> >> or maybe topics such as gender or plurals in German.
>>>> >> >>
>>>> >> >> It would also be nice for people to share any helpful links they
>>>> find
>>>> >> >> while studying on their own. We can add them to the Wiki as they
>>>> get passed
>>>> >> >> around the mailing list too. Here are some that where recommended
>>>> last night
>>>> >> >> that seem interesting.
>>>> >> >>
>>>> >> >> 1) - 100 most common words in written German. Seems like it would
>>>> be a
>>>> >> >> good foundation to know most of these.
>>>> >> >> http://german.about.com/library/blwfreq_t50.htm
>>>> >> >>
>>>> >> >> 2) - Very good English/German dictionaries / grammar help
>>>> >> >> http://dict.leo.org/?lp=ende&search=hello
>>>> >> >> <http://dict.leo.org/?lp=ende&search=hello>
>>>> >> >> http://www.canoo.net/
>>>> >> >>
>>>> >> >> 3) - Word quiz game
>>>> >> >> http://quizlet.com/subject/german/
>>>> >> >>
>>>> >> >>
>>>> >> >> Lucy had a very good recommendation for beginners; try reading
>>>> German
>>>> >> >> childrens books or watching childrens shows in German (If I find
>>>> any good
>>>> >> >> links Ill send them out).
>>>> >>
>>>> >> heh. My recommendation for beginners is still "extreme learning of
>>>> >> limited structure", particularly grammer. Whether this is a class or
>>>> >> self-study, a good textbook is fundamental.
>>>> >>
>>>> >> I recommend "Kontakte: A communicative Approach"; the "Schritte
>>>> >> International" books used by the Goethe Institut are less compact and
>>>> >> less instructive, in my opinion. Both come with audio components.
>>>> >>
>>>> >> Everything else, in my mind, serves as inspiration for the immense
>>>> and
>>>> >> varied practice that builds upon this limited structural foundation.
>>>> >> They are guides not starting points.
>>>> >>
>>>> >> Songs, poems, short texts---these might be less daunting than books,
>>>> >> or at least provide variety.
>>>> >>
>>>> >> If you switch your computer and browser to German you'll have a new
>>>> >> world at your fingertips.
>>>> >> There are handy browser extensions for spot word translations.
>>>> >>
>>>> >> >>
>>>> >> >> Once the group gets rolling we talked about getting out of
>>>> noisebridge
>>>> >> >> once a month or so. Often it is possible to find German movies
>>>> playing
>>>> >> >> around town, or we could all go out to a german pub like
>>>> Schroeders and
>>>> >> >> practice there.
>>>> >> >>
>>>> >> >> Again, this group is for students of all levels and we should have
>>>> >> >> something for everyone. Personally I am beginning at a very low
>>>> level and so
>>>> >> >> most of the links I contribute will be focused at the simple end
>>>> of the
>>>> >> >> spectrum, however if you are more advanced feel free to post more
>>>> >> >> interesting links. That Pirate movie that got passed around a few
>>>> days ago
>>>> >> >> was perfect.
>>>> >> >>
>>>> >> >> My next email will be full Deutsch, promise :)
>>>> >> >> Jacob
>>>> >> >>
>>>> >> >>
>>>> >> >>
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