Conversation Class Lesson Plan
Section: Intermediate Conversation
Date: Apr 5th 2011
Class theme/topics discussed:
German Song “Berlin City Girl” by Culcha Candela
How did you pick this theme or topic?
Culcha Candela is a very popular Band in Germany right now. Also this song talks about different cities in Germany and uses a lot of youth language.
How did you present the material? (handouts, group work, general discussion, student presentations, etc.)
Listings to the song, and filling in words in spaces I blanked out before,
Talking about where the different cities are in Germany
Talking about youth language, idioms and vocabulary in the song
How did students react?
Did they engage with each other and you?
What materials or media did you use? (articles, satellite tv, digital projector, etc.)
Song is on youtube.
Would you recommend this activity for a future class?
Why or why not?
Students are interested in German music.