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Umwelt / Environment - Speaking Game

Umwelt / Environment - Speaking Game

This is a resource based on the card game Cheat, which I adapted to practise speaking about environmental issues. The game is very competitive and my classes have always enjoyed it. Rules included. I recommend printing onto card so that the students can't see through the paper...

By jhalkyard

KS3/4 German: Environment/Umwelt in 3 tenses (Present, Future, Perfect)

KS3/4 German: Environment/Umwelt in 3 tenses (Present, Future, Perfect)

A couple of help sheets and activities on the topic of the environment which revise the use of three different tenses. Based on Echo 3 Rot K4E4 Umweltschutz (pp.66-67). Included are: - helpsheet of sentence builders on present tense (ich-form); - helpsheet of sentence builders in three tenses, plus hints on how to use and extend them (NB the same verbs are used in all three tenses) (all in wir-form); - set of sentences to translate into German (differentiation is in the 'level' on which students attempt the task - details on sheet. I devised this for my year 9 beginners' class. They found it tricky - I think the challenge would be there for learners who have more years of German behind them.

By hasslethehog

Probleme und Loesungen  (environmental problems- Die Umwelt Edexcel/ AQA GCSE red textbook )

Probleme und Loesungen (environmental problems- Die Umwelt Edexcel/ AQA GCSE red textbook )

This whole lesson power point gets pupils to discuss environmental problems and possible solutions. After an initial picture starter in the new GCSE style (1-9) it explores environmental problems vocab to explore a listening, then it explores the use of accusative with prepositions (also the wechselprepositionen with dative and accusative) and at the end a very engaging group discussion activity. The worksheet contains the differentiated listening questions! This was judged ggod with outstanding features for lesson observation!

By antmfl

Varmints Multi-Lingual Pack

Varmints Multi-Lingual Pack

This bundle contains all the resources/booklets from all 3 language versions of the Varmints Activity Booklets which can be found for sale individually. You will need to find/buy the film in order to use these resources properly.

By elwood

Varmints Spanish Activity Booklet

Varmints Spanish Activity Booklet

This is a set of resources to be used with the animated film ´Varmints´, which can be found to purchase. The booklet could be done over series of lessons, or as a unit of work with other exercises/lesson sections in between. The tasks gradually increase in difficulty. There is a booklet for students (one with vocab, one without) plus a guide booklet for teacher. Students should watch various parts of the video and complete sections of the booklet at appropriate times.

By elwood

Varmints German Activity Booklet

Varmints German Activity Booklet

This is a set of resources to be used with the animated film ´Varmints´, which can be found to purchase. The booklet could be done over series of lessons, or as a unit of work with other exercises/lesson sections in between. The tasks gradually increase in difficulty. There is a booklet for students (one with vocab, one without) plus a guide booklet for teacher. Students should watch various parts of the video and complete sections of the booklet at appropriate times.

By elwood

Varmints French Activity Booklet

Varmints French Activity Booklet

This is a set of resources to be used with the animated film ´Varmints´, which can be found to purchase. The booklet could be done over series of lessons, or as a unit of work with other exercises/lesson sections in between. The tasks gradually increase in difficulty. There is a booklet for students (one with vocab, one without) plus a guide booklet for teacher. Students should watch various parts of the video and complete sections of the booklet at appropriate times.

By elwood

Die Umwelt: Probleme und Lösungen

Die Umwelt: Probleme und Lösungen

This would make excellent resource for any 6th former who would want to have an overall view on the topic environment. It would be a nice way to see a summarised version of the causes and solutions to environmental issues.

By Germanforest

Developing speaking in German: Shrink me, grow me!

Developing speaking in German: Shrink me, grow me!

A way of modeling and encouraging extended answers. Model a lengthy sentence, and students must take turns to remove one element but leave the sentence 'intact' (i.e. still sensical) until they get down to the most basic structure. Then it's their turn to build up again from a basic structure, element by element. Some students will want to race ahead and put in 5 things at once - this is ok if they can do it correctly; if not, encourage them to go step by step. The example here is on the topic of environment/Umwelt.

By hasslethehog

Die Umwelt - Authentic Texts

Die Umwelt - Authentic Texts

A booklet of authentic texts on the topic of home and local area, suitable for GCSE German reading practice. Also available for free here: http://www.thegermanclassroom.co.uk/KS4/Umwelt/umweltauthentictexts.pdf

By thegermanclassroom

KS3/4 German Umwelt phrases with 'zu'

KS3/4 German Umwelt phrases with 'zu'

Resources for a lesson with a lower set on protecting the environment and phrases with 'zu&'. Lots of room for fun (with phrases such as &';I refuse to take the bus!') and extension by coordinating sentences (&'...but I promise to protect the environment!&';). Includes Diamond 9 activity (with support for discussing in German), guess my sentence activity, battleships, and Os and Xs. (Another successful interview lesson!)

By hasslethehog