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I am a German native speaker from Berlin who works in a secondary school in Dorset. I have been teaching for nine years from year 7 to A-Level and my specialty is using technology, puzzles and games in lessons.

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I am a German native speaker from Berlin who works in a secondary school in Dorset. I have been teaching for nine years from year 7 to A-Level and my specialty is using technology, puzzles and games in lessons.
An Introduction to France Escape Room
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An Introduction to France Escape Room

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Try it out here: https://view.genial.ly/602bdcd49f40ab0db681553f A web-based activity to introduce students to France’s geography and culture and first French words. Unlike other webquests, students here use internet research to solve puzzles and codes while learning about France . It also does not require any printing as all answers are entered and checked in the webpage. Ideal activity at the beginning of a course in French or European geography or as a fun activity last lesson before the holidays. The activity includes tasks on: • France’s location in the world • French cities • 360-degree picture quests • famous French people • French companies • Greetings in French
Beginners German Escape Room - Ideal for Remote learning and end of year
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Beginners German Escape Room - Ideal for Remote learning and end of year

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** A lesson that your students will not forget quickly! Digital version - no prep - self marking Try a sample: https://view.genial.ly/5ee51a1558db040dade9f706 A-Level and GCSE versions available as well. A spy themed escape room activity in which students need to do German language related puzzles to get a code to jump from one website to the next in search of the “mole” . Ideal as vocab and grammar revision for year 7, year 8 or year 9. Will keep them focused even in the last lesson before the holidays! It includes vocab from the topics family, school subjects, hobbies, adjectives, pets, present tense verb endings. Includes answers.
Stimmt GCSE Murder Mystery – Menschliche Beziehungen (Chapter 3)
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Stimmt GCSE Murder Mystery – Menschliche Beziehungen (Chapter 3)

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Murder Mystery to run alongside Stimmt AQA GCSE Higher/Foundation Chapter 3 “Menschliche Beziehungen”, (some of the tasks would have to be adapted for Stimmt Edexcel.) Turn a whole chapter into a crime story! This project is intended to complement/ replace exercises from the text book and will link the pages together into one thrilling crime story. My students ask every lessons if they will find out ‘whodunit’, especially as there is a prize for the best detective! The project should not take up much more time than using the book on its own as some tasks can replace text book tasks and get students to revise the text book vocabulary in a different context. The topics included: describing appearance and character speaking about friendship family relationships and reasons why you (don’t) get on with each other weddings and opinions about marriage separable verbs future tense imperfect modal verbs Includes: • puzzle, reading, writing, listening, speaking, translation and role play tasks • film trailer for the project, powerpoint (more than 60 slides) and work booklet (12 pages) • teacher guidance (hidden in the ppt, can be seen in edit mode) • activity overview • answers to all tasks
Berlin Wall Escape Room - remote learning/ end of year activity
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Berlin Wall Escape Room - remote learning/ end of year activity

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Let history come to life with an escape room lesson! Try out a sample here: https://view.genial.ly/5ef4a659be972e0d68958fbe New version: no preparation, self marking, remote learning ready. Get students to puzzle their way through the history of the Berlin Wall, trying to stay in touch with their long lost friend Thomas on the other side of the wall. Engage students with a story website that will require them to work through a mix of text, video, jigsaw puzzles and codes to be the first one to win. This resource can be used as a revision lesson on the topic of the Berlin Wall or, with some internet research by the students, as a first introduction to the topic. It should take between 45 min and 2 hours, depending on age and prior knowledge. The new digital version is longer. As a native of Berlin I have been teaching this topic as part of my German lessons for about 10 years now. On the 3rd October, German national day, all my classes (aged 13-18) get a one lesson run through of the history of the wall and students are always fascinated by it. The topics covered here are: • the situation of Germany under the occupation of the allies after the war • the differences between East and West • why people escaped to the West • the building of the wall • what is the Stasi • what led to the fall of the wall • what happened on the 9th of November 1989 Includes: • link to dedicated story website (2 versions) • documents, excel and powerpoint files • puzzles • lesson plan • answers I have also included a powerpoint presentation of statistics showing the present-day differences between former East and West Germany and a collection of my favourite youtube videos on the topic.
Feste und Traditionen - German holidays and celebrations
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Feste und Traditionen - German holidays and celebrations

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The pictures in the presentation can be used to introduce and talk about celebrations in Germany and how important they to the people. It is aimed at AQA AS Level or Higher GCSE level. The first part of the puzzle sheet is a version of my puzzle sheet to go with Stimmt AQA GCSE "Wir feiern", the second part (crossword) is to aid understanding of the text on page 60 in the new Hodder AQA AS Level book. With answers on the worksheet and in the presentation. NB The presentation does not contain the description of all the celebrations, but pictures and names.
Stimmt GCSE Green Hobbies puzzle - Musik ist mein Leben
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Stimmt GCSE Green Hobbies puzzle - Musik ist mein Leben

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A fun starter or plenary practising hobby vocab from pages 28-29 in the new AQA GCSE Stimmt! Green book (music types and opinions, gern/lieber/am liebsten). Includes three word puzzles and answers. The powerpoint shows the CD covers for the crossword puzzle because they might be easier to recognise in colour. Note: corrected version
Good Bye Lenin and Berlin Wall Puzzles
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Good Bye Lenin and Berlin Wall Puzzles

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For teaching Good Bye Lenin to 6th form students. This contains two vocabulary lists in German-English, one general Berlin Wall vocab, one more specific Good Bye Lenin film vocab, there is also a big crossword puzzle for each vocab list, including answers.
Die Schule - School cut out puzzle for GCSE
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Die Schule - School cut out puzzle for GCSE

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This is a Tarsia puzzle to practise and revise German school vocabulary for GCSE students, including subjects, rooms, uniform and rules. A tarsia consists of puzzle pieces that the students cut out and then match words to form a certain shape (ideally students don’t know what shape that is). They will quickly realise their mistakes if the puzzle won’t fit together. Great activity for Friday afternoons or end of term. This download includes: sheets for students with jumbled up puzzle pieces, a answer sheet for the teacher in list form and showing the shape. If the print quality of the powerpoint is not good enough, please use the pdf file for the students.
Resources for Berlin Wall
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Resources for Berlin Wall

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This is a bundle of six resources to teach the Berlin Wall to 6th form students, either as preparation for the research based essay (old spec) or the topic of "aspects of political life" (new spec). It includes: Ost-West-Kontrast PPT: a presentation of 8 maps of Germany (2016-2014) showing the distribution of e.g. unemployment and election results )to highlight the continuing differences between east and west Germany. Two lists of past research based essay questions for Edexcel (old spec) Potsdamer Plaz PPT: four pictures illustrating changes in Berlin's centre Quiz Berliner Mauer: 11 Questions about the history of the Berlin wall, including answers Survey: a survey of 10 questions in English to check how much students already know about the history of the Berlin wall before starting the unit
Stimmt 3 Chapter 3 (Meine Ambitionen) GCSE Style role play, picture description and translation
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Stimmt 3 Chapter 3 (Meine Ambitionen) GCSE Style role play, picture description and translation

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Get your students used to GCSE-style questions early on with translations (Eng-Germ and vice versa), picture description and role plays based on vocab learned in Chapter 3 Stimmt 3 Red. This download includes: -PowerPoint with three pictures with questions in German and optional English to guide students along. The first picture can be used as example/writing task, the other two for pair work. -translation worksheet -two role play cards for student pair work -example answers for speaking and translation tasks included in the PowerPoint. More chapters available soon! Note: vocabulary slide should be first in ppt, was put to back so preview on TES shows pictures.
German Escape room Der Stundenplan - Remote learning End of year activity
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German Escape room Der Stundenplan - Remote learning End of year activity

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A lesson that your students will not forget quickly! Now includes a remote learning ready, digital only version. Try a sample here: https://view.genial.ly/5ee69dd40d7bd20d89ff30b6 A timetable themed escape room activity in which students need to do German language related puzzles to get a find all the codes to help Johann stay out of trouble at school . Ideal as vocab revision for the first year of German. Will keep them focused even in the last lesson before the holidays! It includes vocab from the topics school subjects and opinions, numbers, colours, telling the time, hobbies (online activities). There is a “digital only” version and a" mixed media" (digital+paper) version. The “mixed media” version is more fun because it involves the game website and real life puzzles ( jigsaws, code wheels and string activities) that make the activities more “real”, but requires quite a bit of preparation by the teacher. The “digital” version only requires one print out and can be done last minute. Student will need one computer, laptop or iPad per group. The resource includes: Link to "Der Stundenplan” website Teacher instruction, including how to put together the puzzle items and example pictures Teacher answers Powerpoint with game introduction Puzzles to print out/Files for digital versions
Escape Room for GCSE German - Remote learning
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Escape Room for GCSE German - Remote learning

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** A lesson that your students will not forget quickly! Now digital version included - no prep - self marking Try a sample: https://view.genial.ly/5ee4f42237584d0da6288527 A-Level and first year learners available as well. A spy themed escape room activity in which students need to do German language related puzzles to get a code to jump from one website to the next in search of the “mole” . Ideal as vocab and grammar revision for the second, third or fourth year of learning German. Will keep them focused even in the last lesson before the holidays! It includes vocab from the topics family, celebrations, hobbies, perfect and imperfect tense. Includes answers.
German numbers escape room - remote learning/ end of term activity
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German numbers escape room - remote learning/ end of term activity

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A lesson that your students will not forget quickly! Digital version - no prep - self marking Try it here: https://view.genial.ly/5efcfb7c9ac3580d7dc7b88a/game-breakout-sample-alien-uber-deutschland Students are immersed in exploring a secret space facility to find the alien and practise German numbers and dates on the way as well as cultural skills like recognising Euro coins. There are two versions included: A new digital only version which can be played on any device. The original version which includes some documents to print out to use in class. Answers included.
Treasure Hunt Plenary Game
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Treasure Hunt Plenary Game

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A fun plenary or starter game for any subject or topic that doesn't need any preparation. On each slide there are 16 squares with five treasures hidden behind them. Students answer a question and if they get it right they choose a square and get a point/sweet/sticker if they find a treasure. There are 11 slides with treasures hidden in different places and the slide to be used can be chosen randomly by clicking the spinning wheel on the first slide. This activity is based on the gamification theory that random rewards make games more addictive and fun. Note: In presentation mode click on squares to make them disappear and reveal the treasures.
Rescue the fairytales - Escape room on hobbies for beginners
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Rescue the fairytales - Escape room on hobbies for beginners

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A fun escape-room style revision activity for first year learners of German on the topic of hobbies. It is based on Echt 1 but can be used with other beginners’ courses. Try a sample here: https://view.genial.ly/606c687ae7557e0d18df5ab5 The topics include: music opinions sports hobbies time phrases verb second rule word order with gern present tense verb endings
"Weil" sentences
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"Weil" sentences

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The word weil wears a big boot that kicks the verb to the end of the sentence. An exercise on recogognising verbs, then some demonstrations of the boot and then some sentences for the students to work out themselves.
Weather and activities sentence builder game
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Weather and activities sentence builder game

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Sentence builder for weather and activities (Es regnet, also spiele ich Fussball). Students write down one sentence and then guess what sentence their parter has written. Can also be used as a kind of bingo game, the students write down 1-3 sentences, if they have the same sentences as the teacher they win.