Which non-German-speaking country would you move to?

2-3 participants
10 minutes

What could you imagine as your country of choice?

Imagine you had to permanently live in a country different from your own one. What would be your country of choice? And why? Discuss with your speaking partner.

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Useful phrases

  • Could you imagine living in…?

  • What would be your country of choice?

  • I could never imagine living in <>.

  • It is the … that attracts me most.

  • I would like to experience… .

  • I’ve been to … before and I have got to say that I … .

  • Living in … is something I could really imagine as well / is something I couldn’t possibly imagine.

  • After a while, I would … .

  • I guess my life would change in a way that … .

  • One advantage / disadvantage could be that … .

Useful words

  • to live abroad

    to permanently be in a country that is not yours

  • to move out

    to leave your old place of living (e.g. a house, an apartment…)

  • to get used to

    to make something new or unusual become normal to you / familiar

  • customs

    an acceptable way to behave in a society; often also associated with traditions

  • undertaking

    a task or project, especially one that is important and/or difficult

  • to make or break sth.

    to be the thing that makes somebody or something either a success or a failure

  • to be estranged from sth.

    to be no longer involved in or connected with something, especially something that used to be important to you

  • an alien

    a person who is not a citizen of the country in which they live or work

  • to settle in

    to start to feel comfortable in a new home, job, etc.

  • to make friends with

    to become a friend of somebody

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