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      Einzelne Passage anhörenAbspielen
      Listen to individual passages

      You can jump to the exercises by clicking 'Next' at the top right of the page.

    5.  This icon takes you directly to a list of vocabulary for the lesson and provides quick access to the dictionary.

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      Translation of new words by mouse touch

      To have a translation of individual terms, move the hand over the word(s) written in blue.

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    8. Click on one of these buttons to learn the vocabulary.

      The vocabulary items are sorted into different sections of the card system depending on your learning progress.

      1.  Section 1: "Not yet practised" or "Not known at last check"
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      With every exercise that is completed successfully your learning progress advances. As you improve by twenty percent, more success is added to your side of the scales.

    10.  The 'exchange ideas' icon provides access to the forum where you can discuss things with your fellow learners. Once you have registered, you have full access to the forum.

    11. Proposed solutions are generally written in lower case - even those that come at the beginning of a sentence - otherwise it would make the exercise too easy!

    You will now see a number of pictures and will hear the corresponding names or descriptions.

    Listen and click the correct picture.
    Suchen Sie die zusammenpassenden Kärtchen.
    Nachdem Sie sich die Kärtchen eingeprägt haben, klicken Sie einmal zum Starten.
    Drag the word that is read to you onto the corresponding picture.
    Enter the translation that is read to you into the gap, then click on the solution button.
    Click on the corresponding picture as soon as you hear the name.
    Click on SOLUTION to have the translation displayed. Click on "Next" to move on to the next card.
    TIP: you can also use the ENTER key.
    If you click on the vocabulary card the translation will be shown to you - select the 'thumbs-up' sign   if you were right, if not   
    Type in the translation required, then click on SOLUTION.
    Wäre richtig gewesen
    Wäre auch richtig gewesen
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