Reisen (Traveling)


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 Reisen (Traveling) — German Vocabulary Related to Travel

Video: Eine Reise planen — Was man zum Reisen alles braucht. Basic vocabulary about traveling. Worksheet to go with the video (pdf format).   (V / W)

Transportmittel/Reisen: online match-up exercise.  (O)

Reisewortschatz: online crossword puzzle  (O)

Fahrzeuge (vehicles): picture flashcards.   (F)

reisen prefixes 2Eine Reise mit dem Flugzeug   (very easy reading text with bilingual illustrations for airport vocabulary)  (R)

Traveling to Germany: lots of resources related to travel (English and German)

Zugreisen in der Schweiz (bilingual blog)   (B)

“Schwarzfahrer”: worksheet for the Oscar-winning German short film.  Video Link (version with English subtitles), Video Link 2 (version without subtitles)    (V / W)

Was ist eine Jugendherberge?   Podcast in slow German. The audio is free, but additional materials can be purchased.

Urlaub    Podcast in slow German. Has lots of vocabulary related to travel. The audio is free, but additional materials can be purchased.

Reise zum Mond: classroom activity to practice accusative objects or separable prefixes. (not really about travel, but about the sentence pattern “Ich bringe . . . mit).    (W)

Zitate über das Reisen: a collection of German quotes about traveling by various famous authors. Vocabulary worksheet about some of the quotes on traveling.  (W)