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KS3 German: Mein Haus

KS3 German: Mein Haus

Lesson introducing rooms in the house, including a guessing-game for the starter, a match-up, a reading activity, battleships for speaking practice (handout version is already available on TES), a longer reading activity and an ongoing dictionary task as an extension activity. Successfully used as an interview lesson!

By hasslethehog

Signposting Opinions Reference Sheet for Exercise Books

Signposting Opinions Reference Sheet for Exercise Books

A reference sheet with useful phrases to signpost opinions in German writing and speaking. They have been split into their effect on the word order. It could be laminated and kept in the classroom, printed off for students' books or displayed.My students often refer back to this sheet when speaking and writing in order to help extend their ideas and to make their opinions clear. Using these also helps improve their mark for Range of Structures.

By aimeevs3

Reading Text on clothing/school uniform (includes adjective endings)

Reading Text on clothing/school uniform (includes adjective endings)

This is a reading text which can be used to consolidate or revise the topic of clothes and school uniform.The text includes adjective endings, conjunctions and 'ich möchte'.It is a useful resource either as part of a lesson or as cover work. It could also be used as a scaffolding activity for students to write their own text.

By aimeevs3

German Higher Level Language List for GCSE

German Higher Level Language List for GCSE

A list of higher level language for GCSE German. Emphasis is on grade-boosting phrases and constructions.Ideal revision for those targeting higher grades in the Writing, Reading and Listening components.5 pages with plenty of examples.Followed by a 'learning check' section - 30 examples from the main section to translate into English.The next section has the answers in English with space to translate them back into German. In 'Word' so it's customizable.

By jmeier

German GCSE Key Language Summary

German GCSE Key Language Summary

A list of key language for GCSE German. Emphasis is on grammar rather than vocabulary.Ideal for revision for all four skills papers, especially writing and reading.4 pages with plenty of examples.Followed by a 'learning check' section - 30 examples from the main section to translate into English.The next section has the answers in English with space to translate them back into German. In 'Word' so it's customizable.

By jmeier

Reading based on German sport stars and their hobbies.

Reading based on German sport stars and their hobbies.

I have used this reading resource with numerous groups from year 7 to GCSE. It revises opinion phrases and 'weil' clauses. The students enjoy this reading comprehension as they learn a bit about German culture too! It is a staged reading which could also be used for cover.

By aimeevs3

KINOKLUB- STIMMT 2 MODULE 2

KINOKLUB- STIMMT 2 MODULE 2

A Power Point covering a whole lesson whose aim is to introduce film vocab and express opinions on films. Grammar focus is how to use qualifiers (ziemlich, zu, ein bisschen) with opinions and use "gern/nicht gern" and connectives for the more able. Lots of fun activities, all differentiated for you (listening, battleships, guess the film starter). Hope you enjoy!

By antmfl

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Stimmt GCSE Red Family Puzzles - Menschliche Beziehungen

Stimmt GCSE Red Family Puzzles - Menschliche Beziehungen

Save nearly 60%.A worksheet with 3 word puzzles for each double spread in Chapter 3 Menschliche Beziehungen (Relationshipts) of Stimmt! GCSE Higher.Includes puzzles on word and sentence level to practise vocab and grammar.Ideal as starter or plenary or for cover lessons.Answers included.

By jusch12

Auf zum Oktoberfest! - Leseverstehen, Landeskunde Deutschland / Bayern, Präpositionen DAF / DAZ A2 -

Auf zum Oktoberfest! - Leseverstehen, Landeskunde Deutschland / Bayern, Präpositionen DAF / DAZ A2 -

In diesem Arbeitsblatt bringt uns Maria, eine junge Mutter aus München, das Oktoberfest näher. Sie beschreibt einen typischen Tag auf dem größten Volksfest der Welt.Die Arbeitsblätter enthalten: - Verstehensfragen zum Text - auf Landeskunde bezogen- Übungen zu Präpositionen- Exkurs: Bayerische Redensarten / Phrasen- Übungen zum intensiven Auseinandersetzen mit Vokabular: Kosenamen, Synonyme und Antonyme, - Aufgaben zum Kreativen Schreiben - eine Email zu einem besonderen (Volks-) Fest / Event schreiben- zur Binnendifferenzierung: Suchworträtsel mit Begriffen rund um das Thema OktoberfestGeeignet für: junge Erwachsene und Erwachsene, Level A2 upper / B1

By denisinlove

German Grammar Blockbusters

German Grammar Blockbusters

There are 40 squares on the board. In pairs, the aim is to answer questions and get across the board from left to right uninterrupted. If a team gets an answer wrong the question can be answered by any of the other teams (first to buzz) – if they are correct they get the square and the team that has been blocked will need to start from the beginning again. Players can either work in pairs or can alternate answering questions. Suitable for use on interactive whiteboard for the whole class or to be printed to be used in groups.

By amjscorr

German- Klammerkarten deutsche Präpositionen

German- Klammerkarten deutsche Präpositionen

A great exercise for free work. The students independently practice German prepositions. There are 20 cards with short sentences. The students choose one of three possible answers and attach a paper clip or a clothes clip. On the back you can check the answer.Eine tolle Übung für die Freiarbeit. Die Schüler üben selbständig die deutschen Präpositionen. Enthalten sind 20 Karten mit kurzen Lückensätzen. Die Schüler wählen eine von drei möglichen Antworten aus und befestigen eine Büroklammer oder eine Wäscheklammer. Auf der Rückseite können sie die Antwort kontrollieren.

By aminascrafts

KS4 GCSE German Quiz - Words & Phrases -  Topic: Cinema&TV [AfL, Test, Vocab, Vocabulary]

KS4 GCSE German Quiz - Words & Phrases - Topic: Cinema&TV [AfL, Test, Vocab, Vocabulary]

This 30 question quiz is focussed on the topic of Cinema&TV(Kino&TV) in line with the AQA GCSE German Specification.The questions take a number of formats. Differentiation can be achieved by adjusting team sizes (or, indeed, having students work individually).Question instructions are in German, and the presentation features high quality graphics and animations.Please feel free to contact me with requests for other Quiz's or resources for German language teaching!

By Maxi88

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Grammatik Selbstbedienung

Grammatik Selbstbedienung

Developed by experienced language teachers, these unique reading practice cards are designed for individual, “self-service” use. They can be placed in a Resources Centre, used in class (e.g. for carousel activities) or borrowed for homework.The cards are intended to be printed and laminated to be used again and again. Students help themselves to cards, answer the questions in their exercise book, then mark their work (or their peers’) and write their scores on the record sheet. There is no preparation, marking or duplication for teachers, allowing time to be spent where most needed.Set of 30 full-colour A4 grammar cards for Intermediate level (KS4). Includes a reproducible record sheet and answer cards.

By linguascope

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Wir verstehen uns gut...manchmal (part 1)

Wir verstehen uns gut...manchmal (part 1)

This is a 2 hours lesson on family members and relationships from the new Stimmt GCSE 9-1. It starts with a very brief revision of family members, it includes relative pronouns in the nominative case and then practice with possessive adjectives in the nominative and accusative case (see grammar worksheets). Pupils will do a running dictation with relationship phrases (ich komme gut mit...aus/ ich kann sie nicht leiden...) and then solve a mystery. Final activity a timed speaking presentation on your family and friends + relationships. Pupils really understood the grammar and the vocab by the end of it.

By antmfl

Conditional Tense in German (context of ideal partner)

Conditional Tense in German (context of ideal partner)

Formulation and use of conditional verb forms. Authentic text about ideal partner (written by our assistant teacher from Cologne). Emphasises use of connectives to build complex sentences. Can be used in a simple way for foundation pupils concentrating on simple sentences with a range of adjectives to describe people or in a more challenging way for more able students. Lots of opportunity for reading, writing and speaking.

By s.barfoot

Cases, adjective endings, prepositions and pronouns - handout

Cases, adjective endings, prepositions and pronouns - handout

Useful for Year 10-12 This resource is a visual summary of cases (nominative, accusative, dative, genitive) and adjective endings including an example sentence to show the function of each case. It also contains prepositions and some tips on how to remember prepositions, cases and endings more easily. The second page includes relative (including a comparison with the 'der-word table to see the similarities and differences), personal and possessive pronouns on one page. I asked my students to print two copies (one in A4 and one in A3) in color and stick one in their exercise books and the other one on the door / wall of their room so that they can always see it.

By sebastian222

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GCSE German Controlled Assessment A* structures booklet

GCSE German Controlled Assessment A* structures booklet

A booklet for students to have on hand when writing draft paragraphs for Controlled Assessments.Contains:**Higher-level opinion phrases** More complex adjectives** Higher-level conjunctions with word order tips** Higher-level verb structures** Idiomatic phrases

By nbeardsley

AQA Stimmt! GCSE German (Higher) - Kapitel 3 - Mein Wochenende - Page 57

AQA Stimmt! GCSE German (Higher) - Kapitel 3 - Mein Wochenende - Page 57

This is a complete lesson that is designed to be taught alongside AQA Stimmt! GCSE German (Higher) - Kapitel 3 - Mein Wochenende - Page 57. The lesson includes:- Starter - Introduction to mixed-case prepositions- Activities to teach the meaning of the prepositions - Writing exercise to consolidate using the mixed-case prepositions - Worksheet for further practice of using mixed-case prepositions- Picture description activity to practise using mixed-case prepositions - Grammar handout for student reference - Reading Exercise 4 with answers- Listening Exercise 5 with answers and transcript - Writing Exercise 6 with answers - Link to video of Berlin sights - Practice using the future tense (and other ways to express the future) to describe what students will do in Berlin- Speaking Exercise 7 - Plenary

By ftbnemesis

Town Prepositions Puzzle

Town Prepositions Puzzle

A reading puzzle for KS3-4 practicing places in the town, prepositions and adjective agreements. Pupils read the passage and try and draw the town onto the grid. There may be more than one place on one square and some may be in-between. Answers supplied. Can be adapted for deeper analysis e.g. cases and adjective endings. There are extension questions included.

By swillard8

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German KS3 Worksheets: Holidays - Die Ferien

German KS3 Worksheets: Holidays - Die Ferien

This resource includes 22 worksheets on the topic of holidays, enabling students to practice and revise vocabulary as well as grammar points.Topics covered: - Countries- Transport- AccommodationGrammar covered:- Dative caseActivities include- Gap Fills- Reading Comprehension- Writing Tasks- Speaking Activities- Pair Work- Vocabulary Practice

By Languagesresources

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German GCSE Revision:  Tense and Vocab

German GCSE Revision: Tense and Vocab

German revision/teaching powerpoint includes slides on directions, past tense, past participles, transport, when to use the dative and accusative, present tense, future tense and words I should know. Total of 8 slides very detailed and in friendly format so easy to learn. Learn all and on for getting an A/A*.

By Osauwese

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German KS3 Worksheets: House and Home - Das Haus / Das Schlafzimmer

German KS3 Worksheets: House and Home - Das Haus / Das Schlafzimmer

This resource includes 20 worksheets on the topic of house and home, enabling students to practice and revise vocabulary as well as grammar points.Topics covered: - Rooms in the house- Items in the bedroomGrammar covered:- Accusative Case- Adjective Endings- Dative caseActivities include- Gap Fills- Reading Comprehension- Writing Tasks- Speaking Activities- Group Work- Pair Work- Games- Vocabulary Practice- Translation

By Languagesresources