School Exchange: Audio Texts
The audio texts below were kindly recorded by Carolina Seez, an assistant teacher from Germany, in 2014.
This page was last updated in September 2022.
Part 1: In the Aeroplane
Part 2: Sie oder du?
Part 3: Meeting New People, Expressing Gratitude, and Asking for Help
• Vocabulary explanations and exercises – Word file – The phrases in this episode will help you to express gratitude in a number of ways and in several different situations. You will also learn to express pleasure when meeting a new person, to ask for a person to write down a new word or sentence, to say that you don’t understand and ask for clarification, and to request the wifi password.
Part 4: Describing Australia and Your Home in German
• Vocabulary explanations and exercises – Word file – This text will help you to describe Australia, Victoria and Melbourne in simple German. You will learn to answer some questions that you are very likely to be asked in many family and social situations.
Part 5: Everyday Life with Your German Family
• Vocabulary explanations and exercises – Word file – This episode provides useful phrases for everyday life with a German family – eating, helping out, getting your clothes washed, finding your way to school, and so on.
Part 6: At School in Germany
This episode provides sentences that will allow you to speak to your teacher and classmates in Germany and describe your school life in Australia. You can read this text here .
• Vocabulary explanations – PDF