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KS5 German: Introduction to the Passive (using recipes and eliciting)

KS5 German: Introduction to the Passive (using recipes and eliciting)

A really solid introduction to the passive voice (and another of my successful interview lessons)! Warning: many example sentences are based on recipes for e.g. Lebkuchen/Gluehwein - do not teach this on an empty stomach! There is enough for two lessons here, or perhaps one lesson and a homework. First lesson: focus is on UNDERSTANDING the passive voice, in the present tense only. Agents using 'von' are also touched upon. (.ppt and handout 1) Second lesson: the focus turns now to using the passive in a range of tenses: present, imperfect and perfect. This worksheet provides systematic practice in the style of a real-life situation.
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Das Essen / Im Supermarkt - German Grocery Worksheet and Partner Activity

Das Essen / Im Supermarkt - German Grocery Worksheet and Partner Activity

This worksheet is a great introduction or review for beginner German students on basic groceries/food. Includes three parts: 1. Matching 2. Reading (short dialog in a grocery store including quantities) 3. Writing (students create their own dialog Vocab includes: die Milch die Bananen die Wurst die Bohnen das Brot die Eier der Apfelsaft die Gurke ein Dutzend Gramm Flasche Liter
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Kleider Kaufen - German Worksheet on Clothing Shopping (Partner Activity)

Kleider Kaufen - German Worksheet on Clothing Shopping (Partner Activity)

This worksheet is a great way to review clothing vocabulary in German! It includes 3 parts: 1. Matching - students match up the English and German clothing vocabulary 2. Short reading-students read a short dialogue about someone buying clothes 3. Writing - students are required to write their own short script (this can be handed in for homework or performed for the class) based on the model script Vocab includes: das Hemd der Rock die Hose das Kleid die Jacke die Bluse die Schuhe die Grösse
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Colourful German Christmas Super- bundle

Colourful German Christmas Super- bundle

Start your lesson with a thinking skills puzzle problem solving snowman-themed activity. Then move on to an array of Christmas-themed activities constructed around the same set of vocabulary. A 65-slides presentation to introduce the German Christmas vocabulary, a vocabulary list, 2x2 differentiated word searches ,2x2 differentiated crossword puzzles, mini-picture-flashcards with the new words for reading or to play memory/pairs or snap, a set of sequencing cards, a page with word search solutions as well as explanations for the clues to the puzzles and finally a list of suggestions for use and differentiation.
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Ein Tag im Museum Lesung - German Reading a Day at the Museum

Ein Tag im Museum Lesung - German Reading a Day at the Museum

In this reading, our narrator spends a day at the museum admiring the new exhibit on important people from the 15th century of German history:Johannes Gutenberg, Albrecht Dürer und Martin Luther. Reading include a glossary of new vocabulary and reading comprehension questions. Vocabulary die Ausstellung das Jahrhundert weltberühmt die Erfindung Druckerei hervorragend empfehlen
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Wir Kochen Zusammen Lesung - Let's Cook German Reading (Commands)

Wir Kochen Zusammen Lesung - Let's Cook German Reading (Commands)

In this reading students learn to recognize command forms by way of a recipe for cooking! Peter and his girlfriend are trying a new recipe from her grandmother. Reading includes a glossary of new vocabulary and reading comprehension questions. Activity ideas: Have students underline all the verbs they find in the command form. Have students write their own recipe to bring to class or hand in for homework. Vocab: das Rezept die Zutaten die Zwiebel die Pilze die Gewürze die Stücke die Lage die Pfanne Guten Appetit!
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Winter / Christmas German problem solving with clue cards, solution, picture cards and vocabulary

Winter / Christmas German problem solving with clue cards, solution, picture cards and vocabulary

This is a logic puzzle activity for learners of all ages and stages of German. Logic puzzles not only help to exercise the brain, they also further the development of learners' deduction skills, critical thinking ability and strategy skills. If working together, students will also use and grow their communication skills. One of the files included in this pack contains suggestions for use and differentiation of this resources with learners of all abilities. I hope you and your students enjoy this activity.
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German Fun Info Gap 3 Page Activity - Question Words / City Vocabulary

German Fun Info Gap 3 Page Activity - Question Words / City Vocabulary

This 3-page file includes: ~2 pages of 8 short dialogs where various people explain where they are going, at what time and who they are with. ~1 worksheet page where students then fill in an info gap with the missing information and then answer 8 reading comprehension questions based on the dialogs. Great activity for beginners to review vocabulary of places around town, family members, telling time and question words. Can be used alone or in pairs. Idea: print the first 2 pages on card stock to reuse! Also works as a sub activity, bell work or for early finishers!
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Halloween German problem solving - logic puzzle

Halloween German problem solving - logic puzzle

This is a logic puzzle activity for German learners of all ages and stages. Logic puzzles not only help to exercise the brain, they also further the development of learners' deduction skills, critical thinking ability and strategy skills. If working together, students will also use and grow their communication skills. One of the files included in this pack contains suggestions for use and differentiation of this resources with learners of all language abilities. I hope you and your students enjoy this activity.
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