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German 2 Mini Projekt – Ein Berühmter Deutscher

The goal of this project is to write and present a brief profile in German about a famous German-speaking person. The text should be approximately 100 words and contain basic biographical information about the person, as well as a picture and brief physical description. This project will be worth 30 points: 20 for the written portion and 10 for your verbal presentation in class. You will be scored based on content, grammatical accuracy and overall effort.

Some questions to keep in mind to guide your writing:

Wer ist das?

Wann und wo wurde sie oder er geboren?

Wo wohnt er oder sie?

Warum ist sie oder er bekannt (famous)?

Warum findest du diese Person interessant?

Wie sieht er oder sie aus?

Your text should be your own. To look up individual words and phrases, please visit http://dict.leo.org

Select from among those below or choose your own with Herr Sidwell’s approval:

Writers:
J. W. Goethe, Thomas Mann, Heinrich Heine, Günter Grass, Friedrich Schiller, The Brothers Grimm, Bertolt Brecht, Michael Ende
Science:
Albert Einstein, Robert Koch, Otto Hahn, Johannes Keppler, Baron Ferdinand von Mueller => option #1 / option #2, Gottlieb (Wilhelm) Daimler, Karl Friedrich Benz, Ferdinand Porsche, Wilhelm Konrad von Roentgen, Georg von Neumayer, Sigmund Freud, Hans Geiger, Werner von Braun, Johannes Gutenberg, Ferdinand von Zeppelin
Actors:
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jürgen Prochnow, Marlene Dietrich, Nastassja Kinski
Film directors:
Wolfgang Petersen, Roland Emmerich, Wim Wenders, Volker Schlöndorf
Music:
Nina Hagen, Udo Lindenberg, Nena, Die Fantastischen Vier, Modern Talking, The Scorpions, Einstürzende Neubauten, Die Toten Hosen, J. Brahms, J.S. Bach, W.A. Mozart, Ludwig van Beethoven, Herbert von Karajan, Die Prinzen, Rammstein
When you are finished, you can visit Quizlet and practice vocabulary.
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