1. Think of as many German words as combinations of these letters:
D E U T S C H L A N D
2. Think of things that can found themselves in a bag (bellow letters can also be somewhere in the middle of the word):
3. How many people speak German as mother tongue in Europe?
A 132 million people
B 105 million people
C 95 million people
4. How many Nobel prize winners does Germany have?
5. Which German speaking town in the best place for living in the world for the 7th time in a row?
6. How many companies in Germany have been founded by women?
A 13 %
B 25 %
C 43 %
7. In how many different ways can you say “money” in German?
8. In which European country is German the most popular foreign language after English?
9. Which of these things is a German invention?
C contact lenses
10. What else can the word “Junge” (boy) mean?
11. What else can the word “faul” (lazy) mean?
12. How do you say “very small amount of money” in German?
A wenig Geld
13. Most of the nouns in German are…
14. Germany has the world’s largest number of amateur and professional soccer clubs. How many German clubs are members of the German Football Association?
15. What is the meaning of the word “Audi” (car brand)?
A drive fast!
B do it!
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1. more than 30 words: an, na, es, alt, aus, das, des, und, neu, Hut, tun, euch, auch, acht, echt, laut, halt, Tuch, nach,
Nase, Haus, Dach, Land, Lust, Dunst, Sand, Hase, Haut, Sache, Schule, Stuhl, Schade, Schande, Schund, Stand, Stunde,
Tasche, Dusche, duschen, Suche, suchen, halten, lachen, lausen, tauchen, Deutsch, autsch, tausend, schalten. 2. For example:
Taschentuch, Handy, Sonnenbrille, Regenschirm, Uhr, Feuerzeug. 3. 132 4.78 5. Vienna 6. 13 % 7. 15 different words for
“money”: Kohle (coal), Mäuse (mice), Knete (dough), Kröten (frogs), Kies (grit), Moos, (moss), Marie, Zaster, Flöhe (fleas),
Pinkiepinkie, Pulver (powder), Lappen (cloths), Piepen, Koks, Schotter (broken rocks).8. Netherlands (71 %),
Denmark (47 %), Sweden (26 %), Belgium (22 %), Poland (19 %) and Hungary (18 %) 9. printing: Johannes Gutenberg, 1440
10. das Junge = offspring 11. rotten 12. Kleingeld. 13. masculine: 41%, feminine: 35 %, neuter: 24 % 14. 26,000 15. listen!
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