# Fast Food in German-Speaking Countries

## ACTFL Can-Do Statements

• I can understand the essential information in a short informational text
• I can understand a conversation about going out to eat
• In my own and German-speaking culture I can compare products related to everyday life
• I can interact to order food appropriately
• I can exchange opinions about fast food in my culture and in German-speaking culture
• I can describe a specified food order
• I can understand the impact of Gastarbeiter in Germany

## National Standards

Standard 1.1: Students engage in conversations, provide and obtain information, express feelings and emotions, and exchange opinions

Standard 1.2: Students understand and interpret spoken and written language on a variety of topics

Standard 2.1: Students demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between the practices and perspectives of the cultures studied

Standard 2.2: Students demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between the products and perspectives of the cultures studied

Standard 3.2: Students acquire information and recognize the distinctive viewpoints that are only available through German and the German-speaking world

Standard 4.2: Students demonstrate understanding of the concept of culture through comparisons between the cultures in German-speaking countries and their own

Standard 5.2: Students demonstrate understanding of the concept of culture through comparisons between the cultures in German-speaking countries and their own

## Idaho Standards

COMM 1.1: Interact and negotiate meaning (spoken, signed, written conversation) to share information, reactions, feelings, and opinions

COMM 2.1: Understand, interpret, and analyze what is heard, read, or viewed on a variety of topics.

CLTR 1.1: Analyze the cultural practices/patterns of behavior accepted as the societal norm in the target culture.

CLTR 1.2: Explain the relationship between cultural practices/behaviors and the perspectives that represent the target culture’s view of the world.

CLTR 1.3: Function appropriately in diverse contexts within the target culture.

CLTR 2.1: Analyze the significance of a product (art, music, literature, etc...) in a target culture.

CLTR 2.2: Describe the connections of products from the target culture with the practices and perspectives of the culture.

CLTR 2.3: Justify the underlying beliefs or values of the target culture that resulted in the creation of the product.

CONN 2.1: Access authentic materials prepared in the target language by or for native speakers.

CONN 2.2: Analyze the content and cultural perspectives of authentic materials prepared in the target language by or for native speakers

COMP 1.1: Observe formal and informal forms of language.

COMP 2.1: Identify, describe and compare/contrast products and their use in the target culture with the learner’s culture.

COMPT 1.2: Discuss personal preferences in activities and events both within and beyond the classroom