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Sascha and Anna share a flat in Berlin. One day Sascha receives a letter from her old penfriend from America. He’s planning to visit her – on that very day! Sam’s arrival makes the girls’ life complicated. Due to his very weird and annoying attitude, the girls want him to leave. But there is another side of Sam…
TOPICS: Greeting and meeting, family and friends, daily routine, home and coexistence
GRAMMAR: Present tense, imperative, interrogative pronouns, negative, modal verbs
TOTAL / UNIQUE WORDS: 1620 / 575
SAM GOES SHOPPING
Sam definitely needs new clothes. But his little knowledge of German won’t be of any help. The friends will find out after Sam had his first experience of grocery shopping. Thus Anna, Sascha and Nic decide to give him a make-over which turns out to be a disaster – so he ventures out to clothes shops by himself…
TOPICS: Fashion and clothing, style of life, relationships, meeting people, making good impressions
GRAMMAR: Personal pronouns, present perfect tense, reported speech, adjectives, demonstrative pronouns, possessive pronouns
TOTAL / UNIQUE WORDS: 1646 / 542
SAM HAS A DATE
Anna is trying to find a boyfriend through the internet and the two boys decide to find out if they can get a date on the internet too. Anna finds out that she has hundreds of messages on the computer in response to the boys’ advert. Anna is furious, so she decides to drop the boys in it…
TOPICS: Dating, fashion and clothing, appearance, shopping
GRAMMAR: Imperative, past participle, reported speech, passive voice, demonstrative pronouns
TOTAL / UNIQUE WORDS: 1542 / 608
SAM LOOKS FOR A JOB
Sascha needs a promotion to earn more money, so she approaches her boss about it. Sam starts looking for a job, but ends up being the waiter for Sascha, during a meal with her boss, cooked by Nic. The evening is a disaster, but the young friends cement their friendships as a result of it.
TOPICS: Professional life and writing application letters, food and ordering at restaurants, cooking and enjoying meals
GRAMMAR: Adverbs, modal verbs, auxiliary verbs
TOTAL / UNIQUE WORDS: 1726 / 616
A STAR IS BORN
Sam starts to notice Anna in a romantic light and, in a bid to win her over, starts learning to cook. Anna becomes obsessed with television commercials, and Nic’s acting career receives a boost when he takes on the role of weather forecaster. Will he be a new star on TV or will he embarrass himself with a disastrous performance?
TOPICS: Hobbies, professional life, cooking, relationships, weather
GRAMMAR: Future tense, conditional tense, present perfect tense, imperfect tense, imperative, interrogatives
TOTAL / UNIQUE WORDS: 1956 / 724
SASCHA WINS THE LOTTERY
Sascha thinks she has won the lottery, but Sam has lost her ticket. Nic is also desperate to find the ticket, as he had written a girl’s telephone number on the back. They finally find the ticket, but retrieving the ticket doesn’t mean good news.
TOPICS: Misunderstandings, sports, relationships and love, daily routine, numbers, horoscope
GRAMMAR: Future tense, numbers, present perfect tense
TOTAL / UNIQUE WORDS: 1870 / 653
Sascha has a twin, Maria, who is coming to visit. However, Sam, Nic and Anna don’t know that Sascha has a twin, and so much confusion ensues when they presume that Maria is actually Sascha. Anna is the first to find out the sisters’ secret. It’s time to finally hoax the boys…
TOPICS: Meeting and greeting, friends and family, daily routine, home and coexistence
GRAMMAR: Imperative, useful phrases, story telling
TOTAL / UNIQUE WORDS: 1766 / 665
THE LANDLADY'S COUSIN
The landlady’s cousin Edeltraud is taking over business temporarily. Edeltraud dislikes the girls, but takes a shine to the boys, particularly Nic. He goes on a series of dates with her, but starts to regret it when she won’t leave him alone. Meanwhile, the others build shelves with disastrous consequences, and romance finally flourishes between Anna and Sam.
TOPICS: Friends and love, expressing feelings, friends and family, daily routine, home and coexistence
GRAMMAR: Interdictions, useful phrases, objective pronouns, imperfect tense
TOTAL / UNIQUE WORDS: 1695 / 624
JOBS FOR THE BOYS
Sascha has a new job at Channel 9. She encourages Sam to audition as a reporter to impress her new editor, but Nic's acting tips ruin Sam's performance. Luckily, the new editor finds Sam attractive and hires him anyway. Meanwhile, Nic is looking for a role in a Shakespeare play, and finds a part that is not all it seems.
TOPICS: Professional life and writing applications, application interviews, personal interests
GRAMMAR: Imperative, auxiliary verbs, negative, adjectives, interrogatives
TOTAL / UNIQUE WORDS: 1956 / 646
Anna and her friend drop off a mysterious package, with careful instructions on what to do. Sascha is off on another press conference. Anna has very different concerns and is organizing a press protest outside a factory that uses animals for testing. Later, Nic wakes up to find out what’s in the box. At the demonstration, Sam is instructed to find the ringleaders.
TOPICS: Hobbies, preferences, animals, friendship, interviews, TV
GRAMMAR: Objective pronouns, prepositions, demonstrative pronouns, possessive pronouns, formal speech
TOTAL / UNIQUE WORDS: 1629 / 611
It’s time for a vacation and everyone has their own idea where they should go. Nic tells everyone that all you really need is ticket, passport and credit card. The foursome end up in an interesting place. There, Sascha meets a guy.
TOPICS: Vacation, city trips, eating and drinking, friendships, cultures
GRAMMAR: Prepositions, adjectives, possessive pronouns, reflexive verbs
TOTAL / UNIQUE WORDS: 1869 / 773
It’s World Cup time! Sam, Anna and Sascha are watching the soccer games on TV. Nic is out. Sam is depressed. Sascha is very distracted. Anna walks in on Sam helping Sascha, and gets the wrong idea. Then, there's a resolution and an interesting development.
TOPICS: Hobbies, soccer, meeting new people, friendships, love
GRAMMAR: Concept of time, present tense, compound verbs, objective pronouns, personal pronouns
TOTAL / UNIQUE WORDS: 1709 / 614
A WEDDING IN THE AIR
Sam and Anna are trying to agree on what sort of wedding they are going to have. Anna wants a simple ceremony at the animal sanctuary. Unfortunately for Sam, his mother is taking it all very seriously, and is on her way over in the family jet.
TOPICS: Weddings and love, family and friends, future plans
GRAMMAR: Subordinate clauses, conjunctions, present tense, conditional tense, adjectives, reflexive verbs, useful phrases
TOTAL / UNIQUE WORDS: 1987 / 718