German conversation patterns....Four


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

Wie (viel)?          How (much/many)            combien              quanto                 cuánto
Zwei Euro. How much is a kilo of tomatoes?
Two Euros.
                                               How much is a large pizza?
                                 How much is it
to get in?
          Ein tausend. How many grams are there in a kilo?
A thousand..
                                          hundert. How many centimetres are there in a metre?
          Ein Meter siebzig. How tall are you?
One metre 81.
                      ...were you?
                      ....will you be?
         Zweieinhalb Kilo. How much
does it weigh? Two and a half kilos.
         Er ist siebenund-siebzig, aber sechzehn im Herzen. How old is he?
He's 77, but
16 in his heart.



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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