Learning objects Lost bag: baggage claim [German]

TLF ID L9864

Fly to Berlin. Decide what to do when your luggage goes missing. Watch another traveller talk with a local airline agent. Notice how the airline agent reacts to phrases, tone of voice, gestures and facial expressions. Choose the most culturally appropriate way of asking for help. This learning object is one in a series of two objects.

Educational details

Key learning objectives
  • Students establish and maintain communication with German people, interacting in a culturally appropriate way.
  • Students use language in German to negotiate and question.
Educational value
  • Helps students to compare effective communication styles in German with those of their own culture.
  • Provides opportunities to practise applying functional language such as requesting assistance and asking for information.
  • Includes examples of emotive language in German.
Year level

9; 10

Learning area
  • Languages Other Than English
  • Languages/Understanding (Language)
    Student activity
    • Interactives;
    • Listening activity;
    • Analysis;
    • Modelling

    Other details

    • Technical implementer
    • Publisher
    • Date of contribution: 20 Sep 2013
    • Organisation: Education Services Australia
    • Address: Melbourne VIC 3000 Australia
    • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
    • Subject matter expert
    • Name: Katja Schoenfelder
    • Address: Heidelberg Heights VIC 3081 Australia
    • Script writer
    • Name: Katja Schoenfelder
    • Address: Heidelberg Heights VIC 3081 Australia
    • Technical implementer
    Access profile
    • Colour independence
    • Device independence
    • Generic
    Learning resource type
    • Interactive Resource
    • Microsoft Internet Explorer - minimum version: 8.0 (MS-Windows) - maximum version: 9.0 (MS-Windows)
    • Firefox - minimum version: (MS-Windows)
    • Safari - minimum version: 5.1 (MacOS)
    Operating systems
    • MacOS - minimum version: 10.6
    • MS-Windows - minimum version: XP - maximum version: 7
    Platform requirements
    • Due to the use of rich media content, this learning object is suitable for a connection speed of 256kb/s or faster.
    • © Education Services Australia Ltd, 2013, except where indicated under Acknowledgements.