What did you have for lunch yesterday?

Contacts 5th Edition Chapter 4 Plan
Contents of Detailed 3-Day Outline for Chapter 4

Goals and Topics of Chapter 4
Online images Chapter 4
Chapter 4 / Day I:

Daily routine handout day 1
Contacts overhead: daily routine (perfect)
Perfect handout

Chapter 4 / Day 2:

Contacts overhead: other people's experiences (perfect)

Chapter 4 / Day 3:

Daily routine handout day 3
Contacts Overhead 1 and Contacts Overhead 2: Eating and drinking
Presentation of Text on pages 143-144

Chapter 4 / Day 4:

Handout to the text: "When you celebrate, celebrate properly."
Berlin Chronology and Mauer Text in the perfect: Handouts

Chapter 4 / Day 5

Quiz: on / in / at // verbs
"Berlin, look forward to it!" Handout for the film about the fall of the Berlin Wall


Goals of Chapter 4

I. Goals

A. Talking about the past
B. Giving Dates and Ordinal Numbers
C. Talking about food (Taken from Chapter 8)
D. Discussing Childhood Memories / Childhood of Famous People

II. Topics

A. Everyday life (what did I do?)
B. Vacation and free time
C. Food (What did you eat and drink?) From Chapter 8
D. Birthdays and Holidays
D. Childhood and memories
E. University and study
G. Ingeborg Bachmann

III. Structures

A. Talking about the past: Perfect tense
B. Strong and weak past participants
C. Dates and ordinal numbers
D. Prepositions of time: um, on, in
E. Past participants with and without ge


Chapter 4 / Day I.

Homework after the test on Chapter 3:
Essay on chapter 3 (e.g. what can / must / should one do when visiting Berlin)
Read / Learn 140-142 + Grammar 4.1 ([W158-159] 161-163 above)

I. Warm-up:

A. Listen carefully! I'll tell you what I did this morning! Pay attention to the details !!!

I got up at seven this morning. I slept later than normal because last night I read and corrected very long tests. I had some wine and went to bed at 1:00 am or so. I didn't get up until 7 a.m., that was late for me. First I drank orange juice, then I showered and shaved. I spoke to my friend Donald about our plan for this week. I have a party on Wednesday and a friend from Germany is coming on Thursday. Donald's gallery show starts on Saturday. He has a lot to do for this weekend. He said, "I'm very busy."

We ate our breakfast and drank coffee. I read the NYT and heard it on the NPR radio. Donald then went to the gallery and I came to university. First I read my email, then I wrote a letter. I planned our class for today and then I came to class.

B. Daily routine handout day 1

Order: What did I do first / second / third / fourth / fifth / sixth and seventh this morning?

_____ First you read your email, then you wrote a letter.
_____ You spoke to Donald about your week and his show.
_____ This morning you got up at seven o'clock.
_____ You had breakfast and you read the newspaper.
_____ Your friend went to the gallery and you came to college.
_____ You drank orange juice, then you showered and shaved.
_____ You planned your classes, and then you came to class.

II. Daily routine - first with Contacts overhead: (140 in the text) and then with a clock

A. Let's repeat the activities on page 140

I took a shower.
I had breakfast.
I went to university.
I've been to a class.
I had tea with my friends.
I came home.
I ate lunch.
I stayed home in the afternoon.
I studied in the evening.

B. With the clock (introduce he / she has / is)

C. Students play and guess what they did

1. Students are given pictures and have to depict the activity
2. Have other students guess what he / she was doing

II. Dictation

A. Correct forms of having / being (Exercise 1 + 2, 162)
B. Answer questions about this
C. With partner: Exercise 3 on page 163: Correct forms of the participles from the list

II. Situation 1 (page 141)

A. # 1 as an example

1. I read out the correct order
2. I read the 2X and the students repeat

B. Rapid repetition of sentences in 2-5
C. Partners do 1-5

III. Dialog "Das Fest" in situation 2 (in the cafeteria) on page 141

Silvia and her boyfriend Jürgen are sitting in the cafeteria and have lunch. (what time is it? is it day or night? What do you do in the cafeteria? How often? Do you sit alone when you are in the cafeteria? Who are you sitting with? Who did you sit with last night in the cafeteria? with Who did you sit in the cafeteria this morning? Did you talk about politics? Did you talk about the weather? Did you talk about the weekend?

Silvia and Jürgen sit in the cafeteria and have lunch, they talk about Silvia and what she did yesterday: Listen carefully and answer the following questions:

Books too!

A. Questions:

How is Silvia?
Where was she last night?
What did she do there?
Who did she meet at the party?
What time did she stay at the party?
When did she come home?

B. Open the books: tries to write the entire text. Then: second listening:

What is Jürgen's reaction to the information from Silvia?
Why is Silvia so tired?

C. What other questions can we ask Silvia?

D. (The cafeteria): Tell an anecdote in perfect tense + then ask T / F questions; the better students may be able to tell stories already too

Questions / anecdotes about the cafeteria

What is the name of the cafeteria here? and to Barnard? Do you eat in the cafeteria? How many meals do you eat in the cafeteria every day? What are the three meals called? What time do you have breakfast / lunch / dinner?

Did you have breakfast today? Who did you have breakfast with? What did you eat? drank?

IV. Situation 3 (page 142)

A. Adverbs of time:

1. today / yesterday evening / yesterday / the day before yesterday / two days ago / last week / last Monday / last year
2. (Calendar + model sentence in the perfect)

B. communicative exercise (interview) to practice everything that you have already done manipulatively in the lesson

V. Berlin:

What can / must / should you see in Berlin? do? visit?
List on the board and then model sets:
I went to Berlin on the weekend.
My grandmother and I went to Berlin over the weekend.
I visited Berlin over the weekend.
My grandmother and I visited Berlin over the weekend.
I've seen x, y, z.
My grandmother and I saw x, y, z.

V. Assign:

A. Repeat 140-142 + [W158-159] + 161-162
B. Learn 4.1-4.2: have-verbs (161 + 162) and being-verbs (161/164)
C. Do exercises 1-3 (fill-ins IN THE BOOK!)
D. Write good answers to questions on the Perfect Handout


Chapter 4 / Day 2:

I. Warm-up
A. Calendar: the first / second / third, etc
B. Questions with the verb forms built in:
Did you sleep well or badly? What time did you get up? Did you have breakfast? Did you drink coffee or tea? Did you learn German last night? Etc.

II. Situation 3 (Chapter 4 / page 142)

A. Adverbs of time:

1. today / yesterday evening / yesterday / the day before yesterday / two days ago / last week / last Monday / last year
2. (Calendar + model sentence in the perfect)

III. What did you do this morning:

A. Write down what you did this morning.
B. Report to partner
C. Partner tells a third person

IV. Repitition and then questions to expand haben-hat-hat // bin-bist-ist

A. Daily routine on page 140 Overhead without text: students tell or write
B. Vacation and free time (Contacts overhead, Page 145)
1. Repeat with overhead with text
2. Overhead without text: Students get alternatives without text
and WRITE the correct answer to each picture:

1. Did Maria run to the swimming pool or did she drive?
2. Did she sit or lie in the sun?
3. Did she hike or swim?
4. Did she play or listen to music?
5. Did Jens and Robert read or write postcards?
6. Did you drive or hike in the mountains?
7. What did you play?
8. Have you written or read books?

Expand this by asking questions using the verbal phrases above of individuals and then their neighbor:

Are you / Do you have ___ on Saturday?
Yes, I am / have ___ on Saturday. // No, I am / don't have ____.

V. Other pictures
Small groups tell about the person and the activity from an "album"

VI. To write: Richard's weekend (situation 5 on page 146)

A. Using picture associations, make a list of infinitives on the board
B. Individual / Partner write Richard's weekend
C. Uncompleted text is added to homework for tomorrow (Arbeitsbuch 108)

VII. Homework:

A. Repeat 140-142, 145-46, and 161-164
B. Workbook 103-108
C. Writing "Richard's Weekend" (Workbook, 108) as a take-home quiz
D. Learn 150 + 165-166
E. Write exercises 6 (165) and 8 (166)


Chapter 4 / Day 3:

I. Warm-up:

A. Listen carefully and write down what I did yesterday!

I had a very good weekend. It was nice to be home. On Friday I went shopping after work and I made a soup. I also baked an apple pie. I called my mother but she wasn't home. You and my brother went to the restaurant. That's how I talked to your machine. Donald and I ate and we liked the cake very much. He washed up after dinner and I went to bed early. I'm always so tired on Friday nights.

I got up early on Saturday, I worked a little and then I rode my bike. The weather was very, very nice, but very windy. We cycled for four hours. I watched TV in the afternoon. I was so tired. I didn't go to the cinema, I didn't go dancing, I didn't drink anything either. I just fell into bed.

On Sunday I worked on the computer for two hours and then I went to the park. I saw my friend Raylynn. She bought new in-line skates and is now learning to rollerblade.

B. Daily routine handout day 3

First order: What did I do first / second / third / fourth / fifth as sixth / seventh and eighth last night?

Last night...
_____you called your mom, but she went to the restaurant and wasn't home.
_____ you went to bed early.
_____ did you talk about your mother on the phone machine.
_____ you baked an apple pie.
_____ you went shopping and then you went home.
_____ did you make soup?
_____ Donald and you ate, you liked the cake very much.
_____ Donald washed the dishes.

Second order: What did I do first / second / third / fourth / fifth as sixth / seventh and eighth this morning?

This morning...
_____ you saw a film about Berlin in the office.
_____ you had lunch and planned our course.
_____ you got up early.
_____ did you work a little and then you rode your bike.
_____ you got to the office at eight thirty.
_____ you went to the Berlin course.
_____ the students discussed Berlin.
_____ are you here.

II. What did you do over the weekend?

A. Questions with repeated verbs

1. When did you get up yesterday?
2. Did you sleep well?
3. Did you read anything for your homework? What did you read
4. Were you in the park yesterday?
5. Did you lay in the sun yesterday afternoon?
6. Did you take a book? Did you have a picnic?
7. Did you read the book in the park? Did you have the picnic in the park?
8. What did you eat?
9. What did you drink?

B. Eating / Drinking (Contacts overhead 1 and Contacts overhead 2: Eating and drinking - also on pages 270-271 in the text book)
C. Asking each other: What did you eat / drink yesterday?
D. What did you do over the weekend?

write it down (VERBS WE HAVE)
tell, retell

III. Reading: Cleaning up: (Presentation of Text on pages 143-144)

A. Related Activity: Exercise 4 to 164 (could be used as warm-up)
B. Before reading: talk about childhood / questions 1 and 2 (143)
C. Repeat new phrases
C. Underline participles in the first paragraph - What is the first, the second, the third, etc. What is the name of the infinitive of the first, of the second, of the third

IV. Cardinal Numbers // Birthdays

A. Counting
B. Birthdays: page 150 Situation 9
C. in / on / at

What do you like to do in winter, in January, in summer, in August?
What do you do on Monday, Tuesday, in the morning, in the evening?
What are you doing at 11am on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday?
What are you doing on Saturdays at 12? Wednesdays at 11?

V. Game: Situation 10 (151)

VI. Assign:

A. Repeat 164-166
B. Write situation 12 (151)
C. Verb quiz about all verbs in chapter 4
D. Finish the worksheet to read


Chapter 4 / Day 4:

I. Warm-up: dates / what are you doing?

A. Count cardinally (!) Calendar
B. Exercise 6 on page 165

First question: what is the date today?
Second question: what date is tomorrow?
Third question: when do you celebrate Christmas?
Fourth question: When do you celebrate the American National Day?
Fifth question: when do you celebrate the new year?
Sixth question: When do you celebrate Valentine's Day?
Seventh question: In what month do we celebrate Martin Luther King Day?
Eighth question: when does spring begin?
Ninth question: when does summer start? the winter?
Tenth question: When is your birthday?

C. Was it your birthday this year? What did you do for your birthday?

II. On / At / At: Dictation: Write the questions you hear (afterwards, ask the questions to a partner and get good answers!)

A. Dictation

First question: what are you doing in the Winter? in the summer
2. Question: What is the weather like? in the Spring? in the Autumn?
3rd question: What are you doing at the Tomorrow?
4th question: What are you doing at the Eve?
5th question: What are you doing at the Friday? at the Saturday?
6. Question: What are you doing today around 6 p.m? around 10 pm?
7th question: In which Year you were born
8. Question: What are you planning in year 2006?

III. Text: When you party, you party right!

See handout to the text

IV. When did you eat breakfast, lunch, dinner?

A. Questions with clock.
B. Vocabulary on pages 270-271 (contacts overhead 1 and contacts overhead 2: food and drink)
C. What did you have for breakfast yesterday? Etc.

V. Assign:

A. Worksheet for the text "When they celebrate ..."
B. Read / Learn 153-155 / 167-169
C. Berlin Chronology and Mauer Text in the perfect: Handouts
D. Write Exercise 9 +10 (168-169)
E. Quiz about verbs in chapter 4


Chapter 4 / Day 5

I. Warm-up:

A. Data

1. What date is today / tomorrow / yesterday / the day before yesterday
2. When is Christmas?
3. When do you celebrate the New Year?
4. When do you celebrate Valentine's Day?
5. What month does the United States celebrate Mother's Day? Father's day?
6. When is your birthday?
7. When were you born?
8. When do Americans celebrate their national day?
9. When do the Germans celebrate the Day of German Unity?
10. When did Columbus discover America?

B. S1 learns from S2

1. What do you do in winter? in summer
2. What is the weather like in spring? in the autumn?
3. What do you do in the morning?
4. What do you do in the evening?
5. What are you doing on Friday? on Saturday?
6. What are you doing today at 6 o'clock in the evening? at 10 p.m.?
7. What are you doing at 11:00 in the morning?
8. What did you have for breakfast this morning?
9. When did you have dinner last night?
10. What did you eat and drink?

II. Interviews: What did you learn?

III. Quiz: Quiz: on / in / at // verbs

A. Complete the text with the correct prepositions.

I think that's the best holidays __________ are winter. For example, Germans celebrate Christmas __________ 25 and December 26th. My birthday is too __________ December, __________ December the fifth and __________ next day (__________ sixth) comes Nicholas! New Years Eve is also __________ Winter. The last evening The Germans celebrate the __________ year with fireworks and champagne. __________ 12:00 you raise your glass, kiss your boyfriend or girlfriend and say: "Happy New Year!" It was the best New Years Eve party (__________ December 31) in my life __________ 1999.

__________ years 2000 I was also very lucky. __________ but first of January 2000 I had a hangover. I've been very sick! I have taken aspirin and am only __________ 14:00 or Got up at 3 p.m. in the afternoon. I have NEVER drank so much again !!

What are you doing this year __________ 31. and __________ first of January? Are you going to Times Square or staying home with friends? What do you like to do __________ winter when the weather is cold and you have to stay home ??

B. Verbs: Photo album: what did my friends and I do in the picture? (PERFECT verb forms, please!)

III. Events:

A. Dialog for picture 1 (154)

which verb do you associate with picture 1-7
how do you conjugate each verb?

B. Dialog for picture 2 (154)

which verb do you associate with picture 1-7
how do you conjugate each verb?

C. Personalize with a partner (situation 14, page 154)

IV. "Berlin, look forward to it" handoutto the film about the fall of the Berlin Wall

V. An indifferent interview (Sitatuon 14, p. 155) Oprah is coming to Columbia!

A. Interview team should ask questions 155 * + 154/152/142
B. Interviewee tells a story

about family problems and going out
about driving and having an accident
smoke a cigarette
drink beer
Problems in class (F in German!)
a new friend who doesn't love you
going out late, not coming home
eat too much chocolate

V. Homework:

A. Repeat 140-155
B. Learn vocabulary (158-160)
C. Write the dialogue in situation 15 (155)
D. Arbeitsbuch 110-113; 119-121 Chapter 4
E. Test on Chapter 4