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German Reading Comprehension

German Reading Comprehension

These 50 ready-to-go German Mini Stories with comprehension questions will help to build your students vocabulary skills and reading fluency in German. The goal of these worksheets is to introduce basic German vocabulary in context without the stress of mastering complex grammar structures. Each reading passage consists of 3 sentences followed by 3 comprehension questions. All texts and questions are written in simple present. They are suitable for young and absolute beginners. I have included full page answer keys.
Little_Helper
German Literary Texts- Goldlöckchen und die drei Bären lesson

German Literary Texts- Goldlöckchen und die drei Bären lesson

A lesson plan and materials for an hour lesson based on Goldlöckchen und die drei Bären from thegermanproject.com read aloud in slow German. The lesson consists of match up exercises, a listening gap fill,reading aloud and a script for groups to work on their pronunciation and perform in front of the class. There is also back up work provided for anyone who misbehaves.
chloeb1995
Russendisko Chapter-by-Chapter Guide

Russendisko Chapter-by-Chapter Guide

This is a guide I made for my Year 13 German class (AQA) to help them while reading 'Russendisko' by Wladimir Kaminer in German. I have provided the English translation of key words from each chapter, as well as a summary of each chapter in English. Students can use the guide while reading the book in German to help them understand what is happening in the text. This could, of course, also be used with Year 12 pupils if they are studying 'Russendisko' for the new AQA A level.
roxanneconlon52
NEW A-LEVEL GERMAN SPEAKING + WRITING PREPARATION

NEW A-LEVEL GERMAN SPEAKING + WRITING PREPARATION

These are PDF docum and Powerpoint Presentations to prepare well Y12 German students to tackle the Speaking and Writing paper. It includes: essay title + example on historical background and summary of unit Natur und Umwelt. To complement this bundle of resources I added a useful vocab list to help students memorise the most useful words. I hope you like it
MrFLB
Goodbye, Lenin essay title + example on historical background

Goodbye, Lenin essay title + example on historical background

This is an essay, that I wrote, about the film: Goodbye, Lenin. It focuses on the historical background and on how the director tells the story. It includes: essay title (which matches the new specification: title + bullet points) and a 500 words essay-example to give students some ideas about how tackle the writing paper. I hope you like it
MrFLB
Introducing present-tense regular verb conjugation

Introducing present-tense regular verb conjugation

Originally an observed lesson (hence the lesson plan) introducing verb conjugation in the present tense to beginners of German. Introduces 7 key verbs through a story, using nouns they've already learnt for phonics (Rachel Hawkes' set of 16 nouns, also featured in Stimmt!1). Plus comprehension exercises and creation of a verb table.
hasslethehog
Phrases to discuss a German text or article at A level

Phrases to discuss a German text or article at A level

A list of higher level phrases to explain a text/article in German; especially useful for the role play component of A2. Sentences focus on: 1) Introductory remarks 2) Explaining key points in a paragraph 3) Linking/developing language (essay type phrases) 4) Linking out to wider issues/giving personal opinion 5) Talking about statistics and figures accurately.
NicholasMorgan