Exam-style Questions: Transport

1. If you need to write an account about a journey you have been on, there are many phrases that will come in useful.

Translate these English sentences into German about what you did on your journey...

a) I slept for one hour.

b) I read a magazine.

c) I looked at the countryside.

d) I ate sweets.

e) I played cards.

(Marks available: 5)

Answer

Answer outline and marking scheme for question: 1

Award yourself 1 mark each for a similar answer with correct grammar.

a) Ich habe eine Stunde geschlafen.

b) Ich habe Magazine gelesen.

c) Ich habe die Landschaft angesehen.

d) Ich habe Bonbons gegessen.

e) Ich habe Karten gespielt.

(Marks available: 5)

2. Here are a few more phrases that will be useful to know for the role-plays in the speaking exam.

Translate them from English into German...

a) How frequent is the number 28 bus, please?

b) Where is the nearest bus stop?

c) How long does the journey take?

d) Where is the lost property office?

e) I've lost my purse.

(Marks available: 5)

Answer

Answer outline and marking scheme for question: 2

Award yourself 1 mark each for a similar answer with correct grammar.

a) Wie oft fährt der Bus Linie achtundzwanzig bitte?

b) Wo ist die nächste Bushaltestelle?

c) Wie lange dauert die Fahrt?

d) Wo ist das Fundbüro?

e) Ich habe mein Portemonnaie verloren.

(Marks available: 5)