Preschool German resources: phonics

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German alphabet

German alphabet

Teacher presentation introducing the German alphabet. Puzzle to solve first as the starter rearranging a familiar phrase. Then there is drilling of the alphabet sounds. Pupils complete a short dialogue introducing themselves and spelling their name. To consolidate learning there is a quiz of 9 common German words in the English language e.g. Fahrenheit that the pupils have to spell using their knowledge of the German alphabet. Also included is a print out of the alphabet that is ideal for learners to stick in their book for future reference and encourage independent learning.

By rooney33

Grammar Jenga

Grammar Jenga

1. Purchase enough Mini-Jenga sets (Topple Tower) for each group of 4 in your class (= £1 each)! 2. Label each wooden block with a number (1-48?)! 3. Assign to each number a challenge: e.g. grammar (conversion [spielen = gespielt]/translation [spielen = to play]/answer [Hast du am Freitag Federball gespielt?]) e.g. vocabulary (conversion [spielen = das Spiel]/translation (Wir haben am Samstag das Spiel verloren! =We lost the game on Saturday!)/sentence [spielen = Ich spiele Samstags mit Freunden im Park Fussball!]) e.g. pronunciation (word [verlieren = /fe-lear-r£n])/sentence prominence/intonation) 4. Provide each student group with the challenge sheet and the answer sheet. 5. Ascribe points to Easy (1), hard (2) and harder (3) tasks and students tally their scores. 6. Play Jenga as per normal, but the winner is the one with the most points from the challenges. My thanks to Emilie Burguin for her inspiration!

By trumpetrich

Der Alphabet Rap

Der Alphabet Rap

Great way to teach the alphabet - the students love it. I use it in my beginners German class to teach the alphabet. I then split the class into two teams and have a rap war - great fun!

By kimmccarney

Speak4Me - Speak in a Foreign Language

Speak4Me - Speak in a Foreign Language

That's it! My first app is waiting in the appStore for you to download. This app will help your students polish up their pronunciation and intonation by reading the text they enter in the foreign language of their choice. French, Spanish, German, English, Russian are supported, as well as many other languages such as Mandarin, Thai, Dutch, etc... This app does not require an internet connection; it works on iPad, iPod and iPhone with iOS 8.1+ OK, it's a simple app, and there are similar ones, but this one works and works well. Without any adds or in-app purchases. Please take the time to have a look, try it and give me some feedback. https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/speak4me-speak-in-foreign/id1010175907?mt=8

By flunkidotcom

Lilys ABC-Safari - German Alphabet

Lilys ABC-Safari - German Alphabet

Join Lily on her ABC Safari through the African bush. Meet all her amazing, and sometimes endangered friends, from A to Z. Lily’s ABC Safari is a Alphabet Concept book for Lily’s younger followers. Begleiten Sie Lily auf ihre ABC-Safari durch Afrika, während dessen sie das Alphabet lernt, gleichzeitig wunderbare neue Freunde trifft.

By WSGoosen

Das ganze ABC song

Das ganze ABC song

Written originally for beginner students in Year 8 this song has also been sung with great enthusiasm by older students. There are three consecutive Powerpoints and recordings of the song to assit in memorising the vocabulary. A great item for assembly or performances for family concerts. CathyJay

By CathyJay