Questions and activities relating to the Goodbye Lenin film. Creative writing homework task (good one for the holidays) to imagine they are a teenager in the DDR at the time of the Wende and to write diary entries about what they experience.
Part of a series of lessons to improve essay writing skills about Goodbye Lenin. 11 idioms are introduced and practised through exercises that are directly linked to the movie. Am a native German speaker so if my English idioms are not quite spot on, just
I couldn't add any more files my 1st offering so here are some more materials I have come across for teaching Goodbye Lenin. Be careful when printing the German Cinema chap 12 document as it is a proof copy.
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).
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
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.
Two longer texts looking at why Germany was divided into two different states in 1949, one looking at the development in the East, the other in the West. Includes a vocab list, a timeline that the students have to fill in and some discussion questions.
Suitable for 6th form students preparing for the history option of the research based essay or the topic area of "Aspects of political life" in the new AQA specifications.