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Please, help me with this German review!?

Teil 1 -

Jutta and Manfred sehen das Theaterprogramm in einer Wiener Zeitung an. Was sagen sie? In today's free reponse, for each of the 6 plays that is showing, write out the time and the title as it is shown in the example below.

Beispiel: 19.00 bis 22.45 ,,Das goldene Vließ"

Von sieben Uhr bis Viertel vor elf gibt es ,,Das goldene Vließ’1.

1. 19.30 bis 22.00 ,,Tosca"

2. 16.00 bis 18.45 ,,Martha"

3. 19.30 ,,Cats"

4. 20.00 ,,Die Eiiand Rockshow"

5. 15.00 bis 17.30 ,,Mittagswende" ("At the Stroke of Noon")

6. 20.15 ,,LOwe-Löwe-Skorpion" ("Leo-Leo-Scorpio")

Teil 2

Ulrike has a job conducting telephone surveys about TV viewing trends, and she has just contacted the Dietlein family. How does Frau Dietlein respond to Ulrike’s survey questions?

Beispiel: Wie oft sehen Sie eine Quizsendung? (every evening)

- Jeden Abend.

1. Wie oft sehen Sie die Nachrichten? (twice an evening)

2. Wie oft sehen Sie einen Spielfilm? (every evening)

3. Wie oft sehen Sie den Wetterbericht? (every afternoon and every evening)

4. Wie oft sehen Sie emen Krimi? (once a month)

5. Wie oft sehen Sie einen Dokumentarfilm? (twice a week)

6. Wann sehen Ihre Kinder Kindersendungen? (in the afternoons)

7. Wie oft sehen Sie eine Sportsendung? (two or three times a month)

8. Wann sehen Sie am Wochenende fern? (in the evenings)

just a few short questions, I'm not too good on this part of German, please help and leave tips.

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    For the first part, they want you to write out the time that each play is showing in German. When Germans tell time, instead of saying "half past" they say "half until," and they also have a tendency to use army time in writing, so 19.30 would be "halb acht." What you want to say is "From half past seven, until eleven there is ,Tosca.'" Once you figure out the time, you can just copy the example for the rest. So, number 1 would be: Von halb acht bis elf Uhr gibt es ,,Tosca".

    For part two, you just need to translate the part in parenthesis into German. If it's a number, you need to use "mal" (times). i.e. "Einmal, Zweimal" (one time, two times) So, "twice an evening" would be "Zweimal im Abend." Remember, "im" changes based on the gender of the noun. "Abend" is masculine, and "in," in this case, is dative, so "der" becomes "dem," and "in dem" forms the contraction "im." "Woche," on the other hand, is Feminine, so it would be "in der Woche"

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