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German conversation patterns....Two


...Practice these questions and answers with a partner, substituting your own variations:

Wer?           who    qui      chi      quién
Es tut mir leid, ich hab(e) sie!   Who's got my   magazine?
  Sorry, I've got it!
                              (Es) Tut
mir Leid -
das war ich!
Who's got my sun-glasses?  Sorry, it was me!
                                    Who's eaten my chocolate?
Sorry, it was me!
          Ich bin (e)s! Who's there?
It's me!
            Das sind
Who are the men in dark glasses?
They're spies!
schon wieder!
Who do you think won the election? Schrder, yet again!
Frank - er ist
Who are you going to the party with?
Frank - he's so cool!

Wessen             whose         wessen         di chi         cuyo
Das ist meins! Whose magazine is this?
It's mine!
  Whose is that? 
It's mine!
      sind meine! Whose are these magazines? They're mine!


Our warmest thanks go to ...

Speaker Geographical origin Date of recording Approx age

Sophia Friebe
Frank Bergmann

Oschatz, nr Dresden
Rosenheim, S Germany

July 29, 2002
July 29, 2002



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