Lesson 18, Exercise 8:
When Americans say "I'm German", they mean "My ancestors are from Germany."
Watch the video, then answer the question.
We Americans have some strange habits. For example we say "I'm German" or "I'm Italian" if our ancestors came from Germany or Italy.
- Tony's great grand-parents are from Germany.
- Tony's daughter lives in Germany.
Tap on any word once (mobile), or double-click on any word (computer), to read an English definition. If you need an approximate translation to your own language, the Google Translate button is available at the top of the screen.