Use the following exercise to practise your writing skills.


Nutze die folgende Übung, um deine Schreibfertigkeiten zu trainieren.

Describing what you are doing at the moment

Beschreiben, was du gerade tust

Imagine that some of your friends are visiting you. While they are at your place, another friend is calling you on the phone. He or she asks what you are doing at the moment. Think about your answer and write it down. Use the present progressive tense as well as some adverbs of time such as just, right now, at the moment, etc. There is no right or wrong answer! You can take a look at the sample solution if you need to.
Stell dir vor, dass einige deiner Freunde dich besuchen. Während sie bei dir zuhause sind, ruft dich ein anderer Freund an. Er fragt dich, was du gerade tust. Denke über deine Antwort nach und schreibe sie nieder. Verwende die Verlaufsform der Gegenwart sowie ein paar Adverbien der Zeit wie just, right now, at the moment, etc. Es gibt keine falsche oder richtige Anwort! Du kannst dir, wenn nötig, die Beispiellösung anschauen.
At the moment, some friends of mine are with me. We are just sitting around chatting. We are talking about old times. Some people are looking at photos from our school days. Others are searching for our classmates on the internet. Some are just smoking cigarettes outside.



Use the following exercise to practise your speaking skills!


Nutze die folgende Übung, um deine Sprechfertigkeiten zu trainieren!

Describing what someone is doing at the moment

Claudia is calling her friend Susan. Complete the dialogue using the Drag and Drop exercise! Then practise it (with a partner).

Beschreiben, was jemand gerade tut

Claudia ruft ihre Freundin Susan an. Vervollständige den Dialog mit der Drag and Drop Übung! Dann übe ihn (mit einem Partner).
  • Ok, sounds great! I'll see you then. Bye!
  • I'm good, thanks. How are you?
  • I am just preparing lunch while the kids are playing outside.
  • Yes, we are going to the theatre tonight. Would you like to come?
  • He's fine. He's just washing the car.
  • Not too busy to talk. I've got a few minutes.
  • Hi Susan, how are you?
  • I'm fine. Are you busy right now?
  • What are you doing at the moment?
  • And how's your husband?
  • Oh okay. Do you have any special plans for today?
  • Yes, I would love to! I am just finishing my housework. Then I can come over.
You've done a great job!
Das hast du toll gemacht!