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Many teachers open class with greetings and a discussion of the weather. After a while, the routine can get a little old, so try shaking it up a bit by showing audio or video clips of weather broadcasts. Here are a few in German to start with:
The German music video, Wolken, by the Alin Coen Band goes beyond the typical broadcast, but still enables students to use the vocabulary they’ve learned. The lyrics have very little to do with weather forecasting – really nothing to do with it -, but the visuals are great for describing the weather and cities in Germany.
If you’re not already familiar with them, The Alin Coen Band has several music videos which are great conversation starters. And their songs are a combination of pop and folk that may appeal to some students.
Here are links to their website and social media: