Set the mood

The following set of tips can help teach moods and feelings for “Warum bist du?” This is a difficult day for beginners and these ideas may help break up the length and complexity of the sentence.

* Make feeling flashcard faces with paper plates. (glücklich, traurig, sauer, etc.)

* Use colors to represent the feelings. (rot= sauer oder böse)

* Use different hats to represent feelings.

*Bring pictures from magazines with people expressing different feelings.

* Review “warum...weil” first and teach emotions “Ich bin…” before the whole new structure.