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KS5 GERMAN

KS5 GERMAN

A 5 slides Power Point to support your KS5 students for the Edexcel AS & A Level Speaking Exam (Part 1) It comes with its worksheet and can be added/ adapted to the needs of your students. It shows supportive and useful phrases as “Openers” to allow students focus only on the main ideas & arguments without missing out of high quality of language. There are some examples as advice. At the end there is a task, just two questions to be answered following the Formulierungshilfe given in the presentation. A smart way to deal in a natural way with the speaking Exam at A- Level. It helped massively my students! They had to learn by heart 3-4 phrases and link beautifully their arguments and evidence during their Exams. It saved them so much time during their preparation, as they could just focus on main ideas and not miss out from high aspects of Language. Please leave a comment if this helped your KS5 students. Enjoy!
viola12
A2 AQA German Speaking "Integration auf dem Arbeitsmarkt"

A2 AQA German Speaking "Integration auf dem Arbeitsmarkt"

AQA Speaking Karte H "Integration" - Hilfe auf dem Arbeitsmarkt - QUESTIONS and ANSWERS. How and where to get recognition of qualifications obtained outside Germany; checking compatibility; help available for further training in teaching jobs, the medical profession, social care, etc. Problems for immigrants with no qualifications. Links to up-to-date newspaper articles.
StartGerman
Lied zum Thema Umwelt / Song about the environment:

Lied zum Thema Umwelt / Song about the environment:

“Hundert Prozent” by Aixellent is a song aiming to raise awareness about fossil fuels and encouraging a move to 100% use of fossil fuels. MP3 available for download, as well as lyrics here: https://www.sfv.de/artikel/2007/hiphop_s.htm Great for A Level classes!
hasslethehog
Das Leben der Anderen Mind Map

Das Leben der Anderen Mind Map

A blank mind map for DLDA which can be used to jot down notes when students view the film for the first time, and then added to as they continue their studies. It could also be used as memory aid for revision. I photocopied it onto A3 size paper so there was more room to write notes.
lentils22
(German Language) Nibelungenlied - Shorted Story and Resources

(German Language) Nibelungenlied - Shorted Story and Resources

This is a shortened form of the famous legend of the Nibelungs of Germany. The story is shortened into 5 sections for students to read and have a vocabulary presentation for each section. I’ve also made a background knowledge reading and research piece to help students understand more of the historical background of the piece. I’ve also included a video project guide and final test. Would take about 25 minutes a day for about 7 days or you could chunk it into a longer period of time. I like to break it up. Also…there is a movie you can buy that is pretty good and fun to watch afterwards! The story is fun and historically interesting. Viel Spass!
Busybugsy
(German Language) Ich Einfach Unverbesserlich -Despicable Me - Video Guide

(German Language) Ich Einfach Unverbesserlich -Despicable Me - Video Guide

This resource is a video guide to go along with the German version of Despicable Me (Ich Einfach Unverbesserlich). I use it in higher levels of German (levels 3-5). The guide is written entirely in German. The guide is 2 pages long, includes 20 questions and 1 essay question. The grammatical structures in the questions include the narrative past tense, subjunctive, opinion statements and infinitive clauses. The document is in Word format for customization by the teacher. I show the movie over 3-50 minute class periods with a break at the end of each period for the students to work on the video guide. On the last day they do the essay. See my other German resources ☀☀☀ PLEASE FOLLOW ME FOR NEW PRODUCT UPDATES ☀☀☀
Busybugsy
FIlmdossier Das Leben der Anderen - a starting point to help study the film

FIlmdossier Das Leben der Anderen - a starting point to help study the film

Including as many essay titles as I could find for both AS and A level (not many yet), this booklet is a first go at making one and has elements of ideas that I got from other people in it too. No claim to perfection and I would be very happy to hear other people's ideas as mine are drying up through exhaustion! I hope it helps someone else starting to teach the film.
semerson6
Die fetten Jahre sind vorbei - writing paragraphs on characters and themes

Die fetten Jahre sind vorbei - writing paragraphs on characters and themes

Writing essays on films is a skill which students often struggle with, and it can be difficult to pinpoint exactly what students need to do to improve their essays and get better marks. This is a sequence of exercises which lead students toward writing their own paragraphs which would score highly in the A Level exams by drawing evidence from the film and analysing it. The exercises will also deepen students' understanding of aspects of the film 'die fetten Jahre sind vorbei', and give them valuable practice of analysing the characters, events and themes of the film. Answers to the exercises are included (but for the full paragraph exercises, clearly many answers are possible).
hasslethehog
(German Language) Was ist Fasching? Karneval, Fastnacht, Carnival Germany

(German Language) Was ist Fasching? Karneval, Fastnacht, Carnival Germany

I use this article in my level 4 class to start talking about what Fasching (Carnival) or Karneval is in Germany. The article is written for native German elementary school kids, yet the language level is best suited toward more advanced language students. You could use it in level 3, overall a A2 early B1 language level. This resource includes: - The 1 page article in PDF format - A target vocabulary Word Cloud - Before and after reading questions Questions are in power point so you can customize them. Takes about 45 minutes if teacher lead and discussed. Students work independently and turning the assignment in would take about 30 minutes. I'll be posting more Fasching resources soon. Please check my store. You can also check out my other German Resources: German Studies: Language, History and Culture ☀☀☀ PLEASE FOLLOW ME FOR NEW PRODUCT UPDATES ☀☀☀
Busybugsy
(German Language) Wie Tanzen als Medizin wirkt und glücklich macht - Dancing

(German Language) Wie Tanzen als Medizin wirkt und glücklich macht - Dancing

I use this article before doing a fun unit on German folk dancing. Have upper level German students read about how dancing affects people by reading this article. The article is an interview conducted by Der Spiegel. It makes light of the benefits of dancing. This resource includes: - The 3 page article in PDF format - A condensed article version that is 1 page long - A target vocabulary Word Cloud - Before and after reading questions Questions are in power point so you can customize them. Takes about 1- 50 minute period.
Busybugsy
GERMAN LANGUAGE: Sprüche und Rätsel - 11 Short Readings for German Students

GERMAN LANGUAGE: Sprüche und Rätsel - 11 Short Readings for German Students

This is a set of 11 short stories in German that are sayings meant to teach a moral or vocabulary puzzles that have students try to decide what is being described. These would good for students with some German background. Levels 2-3 or A.2. See other Hin and Her German Short Story Resources From the Hin und Her collection of German short stories, which played a key role in maintaining and developing the German language of the US German population during the highest years of immigration. I've included the original text and have added images, a key vocab section and follow up questions to extend vocab aquistion and grammatical knowledge. Easy to use in any beginner level course. They would take about 15 minutes each. PDF and Word Format. ☀☀☀ PLEASE FOLLOW ME FOR NEW PRODUCT UPDATES ☀☀☀
Busybugsy
Oh du Shrekliche Weihnachtsspecial - AUF DEUTSCH

Oh du Shrekliche Weihnachtsspecial - AUF DEUTSCH

Entirely in German! Film and guide! This is a ppt of the questions I use to go along with Shrek Christmas in German. I found a link to the film online and have embedding it into the PPT. The guide is made for levels 3-5 yet could be modified for other levels. ☀☀☀ PLEASE FOLLOW ME FOR NEW PRODUCT UPDATES ☀☀☀
Busybugsy
Weihnachtsbräuche Weltweit - Reading guide - AUF DEUTSCH

Weihnachtsbräuche Weltweit - Reading guide - AUF DEUTSCH

Entirely in German! Article and guide! Have upper level students read about Christmas traditions around the world. This article is 19 pages long and go over 25 countries. I have the guide set up for each student to read about 1 country, fill out a chart and then share with the class. The guide is a PDF and PPT. The Article is included as a PDF as well or you can bring it up online. ☀☀☀ PLEASE FOLLOW ME FOR NEW PRODUCT UPDATES ☀☀☀
Busybugsy
Joyeux Noel (movie) Worksheet -- with answer sheet

Joyeux Noel (movie) Worksheet -- with answer sheet

Joyeux Noel is one of the greatest movies ever made, and I like to show it just before introducing a U.S. History segment on World War One. My wife, a French teacher, also shows it in her French classes. This worksheet has a variety of content-based questions requiring 1-3 sentence answers, along with a few that require outside research on the topics of international law and other issues. The questions are designed for a U.S. history class, but can be adapted for the cultural aspects of a French or German language class. Questions preceded with a “►” can be used as DBQs for longer 5x5 essays. – Thomas R. Eddlem
teddlem
Der letzte Film, den ich gesehen habe

Der letzte Film, den ich gesehen habe

AS Topic: Kino Exam style reading comprehension exercise on Blade Runner 2049, followed by exercises on the perfect tense in order to talk about the last film you saw at the cinema. Also available at www.thegermanclassroom.co.uk
thegermanclassroom
Zonenkinder Reading Tasks II

Zonenkinder Reading Tasks II

The material covers the final chapters 6-8 and follows on from the previous uploads. Included this time also some web links for furher research, and a short English-German translation.
brettl
Zonenkinder Reading Tasks

Zonenkinder Reading Tasks

Following the introduction resource, these 2 cover up to chapter 5. Given the students have the same edition, I could work with page numbers. Tasks include discussion questions, partly based on quotes from the text, some translations, comparisons etc. The intention is to either put in on Moodle or send it to the students, then use it as we go along, do some tasks in class, have some for hwk, allow some individual pace, use some of the questions for writing.
brettl
Musik zum Thema Grammatik für Fortgeschrittene SET 1

Musik zum Thema Grammatik für Fortgeschrittene SET 1

Enrich instruction by using my Musik zum Thema Grammatik für Fortgeschrittene sets. Have upper level students at A.2 level listen to authentic songs and then follow a set of text codes to analyze 5 of the grammatical structures used within the lryics. Students get to listen, analyze, build vocabulary and see their grammatical knowledge grow. In my classroom I introduce the song to the class and let them listen to it. Then I have them work on the grammatical analysis, following the text codes. Many of the concepts are familiar to them and some are new. When they come across new concepts I encourage them to look online to try and determine more information about that concept. This empowers them to use the web for a research purpose. The analysis worksheet included asks students to list the coded word/s, identify their grammatical name and give an additional example of the grammatical topic not listed in the song. This forces them to extend beyond what is just listed in the song and helps them to grow their grammatical competence. Each set has 3 German songs by recent artists of various genres. The sets include a PowerPoint slide show that includes the songs embedded, a song analysis worksheet, and the song lyrics with various grammatical concepts coded. The PowerPoint is editable for customization and I also provide the set in PDF form to share with students as well. Songs in this set: Set 1: Du bist die Sonne - Die Drogen (modals, accusative pronouns, coordinating conjunctions, accusative prepositions, da-compound) Erkläre mir die Liebe - Philipp Poisel (interrogatives, accusative pronouns, accusative prepositions, dative pronouns, dative prepositions) Krieger des Lichts- Silbermond (subordinating conjunctions, accusative pronouns, genitive, imperative, infinitive construction) More Song Sets Coming Soon in My Store! PLEASE FOLLOW ME FOR PRODUCT UPDATES. DANKE!
Busybugsy
Anne Frank

Anne Frank

This is a reading comprehension worksheet about Anne Frank and her life.
ftbnemesis
Zonenkinder: Chapter 1 study materials

Zonenkinder: Chapter 1 study materials

Suitable for A level German students studying Jana Hensel's Zonenkinder as their set text. This includes a set of detailed reading questions which test students' understanding of the German and form an English key to the events of the first chapter. The second document draws together quotations which exemplify various themes that emerge in the first chapter. I intend to make these for each chapter. The reading notes encourage students to read independently after we have completed the first section together in class. We will then use them in the following lesson to ensure they have a good understanding of the reading they have completed at home and to identify any misconceptions. The thematic quotation sheet demonstrates how textual evidence can be found for the emerging themes of the text. As they gain confidence I intend to give just headings or a heading and one quotation and ask pupils to find their own for further themes.
Caity52
Individual Research Project - Complete student/teacher study guide - New A-level (2017) NEW UPDATE!!

Individual Research Project - Complete student/teacher study guide - New A-level (2017) NEW UPDATE!!

A complete study guide for students and teachers to the Individual Research Project (IRP) - examples and structures are in French and there is a Spanish version too! This resource includes: - A complete power-point full of advice, examples, what the examiner is looking for, how to tackle your project, where to start, how to write a good 'problématique' with examples (French & Spanish) - A list of possible questions for the examiner with sample answers (French & Spanish) - A booklet with top band grammar structures you need to include with plenty of examples (Spanish version coming up soon - check updates) - A booklet full of expressions to help you structure and analyse your arguments and ideas (Spanish version coming up soon - check updates) - Plenty of exam tips to be able to analyse, draw conclusions and get the best grade possible - Step by step study guides (French & Spanish) - Three student booklets to guide them - perfect for this summer + NEW -> Student booklet to guide them through the project and for them to complete. Perfect as a log book. (Spanish version now available!!) Teacher tip: I actually gave all these resources to my students this week and asked them to come back in September with a topic they want to research and start selecting a few resources so they can formulate a specific question or area of study in September. For a specific example of an IRP project, there is one available in French! Please copy and paste the link below. :-) https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/an-example-of-an-individual-research-project-complete-study-new-a-level-2017-french-11665989 If you wish to download French or Spanish separately, they are available in my shop at a cheaper price. Spanish only: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/individual-research-project-complete-student-teacher-study-guide-new-a-level-2017-spanish-11676953 French only: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/individual-research-project-complete-student-teacher-study-guide-new-a-level-2017-french-11676950 I hope you will enjoy my resources and if you have a question on a particular slide or activity, please do not hesitate to contact me or leave me a message. I would really appreciate some feedback :-) Thank you very much. @EloCamden
MllePierre
P-E-E Grid - Main Characters in 'Russendisko'

P-E-E Grid - Main Characters in 'Russendisko'

This is a Point-Example-Explain grid I made for my Y13 German class to study the main characters of 'Russendisko' - what they do/say and what their role within the novel is. The grid is in German but could easily be adapted/simplified. I have proof-read the document, but apologise if any errors remain!
roxanneconlon52
P-E-E Grid - Methods in 'Russendisko'

P-E-E Grid - Methods in 'Russendisko'

This is an activity sheet I produced to use with my Y13 German class when discussing the methods/techniques employed in 'Russendisko'. The techniques and key examples of each technique are written in the table in German - students had to fill in the analysis/personal reaction column in their own words. There are additional pages at the end of the document if pupils have additional methods that they would like to analyse.
roxanneconlon52
'Russendisko' - Character descriptions / Translation Task

'Russendisko' - Character descriptions / Translation Task

This is a resource I produced to use with my Y13 German class when discussing the 'Randfiguren' in 'Russendisko'. I used this for the basis of a translation task and then a discussion of the role of minor characters within the novel. A glossary is provided to support students in their translation.
roxanneconlon52
P-E-E Grid for 'Russendisko' Themes

P-E-E Grid for 'Russendisko' Themes

This is a Point-Example-Explain grid that I made containing arguments, evidence and analysis of (what I believe to be) the different themes in 'Russendisko'. The arguments are in German and the ideas behind them are quite challenging - I used this as my starting point and simplified the ideas for my Year 13 students. I have proof-read the document, but apologise if any errors remain!
roxanneconlon52