Seien Sie selbst der Trainer!

Statt immer nur unsere Übungen zu bewältigen, greifen Sie jetzt selbst zum Rotstift und zeigen, was Sie schon alles „draufhaben“. Sie werden Fehler finden, diese eliminieren und zum guten Ende auch noch den Text lektorieren. Und wenn Sie dabei auf englisch-amerikanische Unterschiede stoßen, umso besser!

Here is a small passage from an application letter. There are some spelling mistakes in it.

Exercise: Unterstreichen Sie die Schreibfehler

I read your intersting advertisment in the “Abendblatt”. I would be very gratefull if you cuold send me more detials about this vacancy. I am considering to applie for these position. At the moment I am woking for the theatre as assistant to the manger. But I am hoping for a change, as my momentarily occupation is borring.

Looking fowart to hear from you. Your sincirely

Answer key

That was really no challenge, was it? Let us see how good your vocabulary knowledge is.

Exercise: Fehlerkorrektur

Please write down the correct words.
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And how about your editing competence?

Exercise: Verbesserungsvorschlag

Please write down a better version. And use your common sense and write what your reader would expect from you! ::::::_
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Even this last part of the training was easy for you? Great! You are really good at your favourite foreign language, aren’t you? Be proud of it. And carry on.

Exercise: Der britisch-amerikanische Unterschied

Did you find words or expressions which are different in British and American English?
Write them
down!
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Answer key

Enough about writing. Let us turn to oral communication and see what your level of knowledge is in this area.

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