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At the beach German flashcards

At the beach German flashcards

Flashcards with the word in German and English and a picture to help remember it. Great for revision of German beach vocabulary. Could also be cut up and used as a matching game.

By louisehurley20

KS4 German Holiday Complaint Letter

KS4 German Holiday Complaint Letter

A task to write a holiday complaint letter with step-by-step instructions to create a good answer. Used as an opportunity for students to write their first controlled-asessment style piece of writing, with plenty of support and room for extending with adverbial phrases (on separate sheet). I hope you have as much fun reading/teaching it as I did making it up!

By hasslethehog

Wo soll ich Urlaub machen? Using QR Codes

Wo soll ich Urlaub machen? Using QR Codes

Extended Cultural ProjectPPT presentation + QR codesWorking in pairs students need to research a city in Germany and convince their teacher that they should go there on holiday.Slides include QR codes for students to research their city from the UK-Germany Embassy websiteIncludes helpful vocabOption of 18 cities to chose from (adaptable for larger/smaller classes)

By amjscorr

MFL Talk boardgames 3 and 4 -  Leisure and Holidays

MFL Talk boardgames 3 and 4 - Leisure and Holidays

Gameboards for holidays and leisure. Print them out in colour A3 size. You will need counters and dice. There are suggestions on how to use them. I have uploaded boards for the other GCSE topics too. Very good for independent learning, encouraging spontaneous speaking (group talk) and GCSE revision. DO let me know if you think it needs altering in any way.

By maryjane1969

Cultural dominoes

Cultural dominoes

A domino activity in English about Germany, Switzerland, and Austria. Students cut out a set of domino cards and have to arrange them in a circle so that matching ends are next to each other. The PowerPoint with solutions is attached too.

By Beansmeansbooks

Writing Frames

Writing Frames

Writine frames - a sheet you can give your students to aid them to put a text together. There are some various ones here - past tense, present tense, future tense on holiday, and opinions The future one also shows how to make conditional sentences (in red and bold)

By lighthouse_keeper

Holidays Speaking Cards

Holidays Speaking Cards

I originally made these cards to be used for a snakes and ladders game but they could be used in any language in any tense in speaking activities

By chatterbox81

Writing mat for past tense

Writing mat for past tense

Contains a summary of sentence starters, modal verbs, opinions, infinitive clauses, relative clauses etc to help students to improve their past tense writing.

By sommersprossen

Presentation Berlin

Presentation Berlin

This presentation can be used to introduce the German capital to the pupils and develop their reading, listening and note-taking skills further.

By rosered27

GCSE German - Holidays

GCSE German - Holidays

Powerpoints and supporting worksheets for talking about future holidays, using 'werden&' and talking about your dream holidays.

By wealj002

Ferienpostkarten

Ferienpostkarten

Four short texts encourage pupils to revise vocabulary and practice their reading skills in the topic area “Ferien”. Revision of Wortarten is possible here as well as a follow-up activity for pupils to write their own holiday postcards whether from a real or dream destination. Please feed back. Thanks.

By rosered27

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

Using the future tense / Describing a future visit to Berlin / Mixed-case prepositions

Using the future tense / Describing a future visit to Berlin / Mixed-case prepositions

This lesson is designed to teach students how to discuss and describe what they will do on a future visit to Berlin. It also teaches students about mixed-case prepositions and how to use them accurately. The lesson includes:- 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 - 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 BerlinFor a version of this lesson designed especially for the AQA and EDEXCEL GCSE textbooks, please see my online shop.

By ftbnemesis

GCSE German - Holidays

GCSE German - Holidays

Powerpoints and supporting worksheets for countries, fahren, accommodation, transport, what is important to you in a holiday, what you can do on holiday and weil.

By wealj002

GCSE German Speaking Preparation - Holidays

GCSE German Speaking Preparation - Holidays

This worksheet contains suggested questions and answer assistance for the GCSE topic of holidays. Differentiated worksheets appropriate for Foundation & Higher level are included in the resource.

By ryansl

Die Ferien /  Wo warst du?

Die Ferien / Wo warst du?

ppt working on simple past tense phrases describing holidays. An information gap activty for speaking practise on same topic. Planned to support echo 2.

By lydiadavies

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NEW GCSE GERMAN EXAM SKILLS

NEW GCSE GERMAN EXAM SKILLS

These 4 Powerpoint Presentations illustrate clearly how to tackle the new reading, speaking, writing and listening exams. It contains useful tips and exam examples.

By MrFLB

Urlaub / Die Ferien / Holidays / Types of Holiday / Conditional

Urlaub / Die Ferien / Holidays / Types of Holiday / Conditional

This is a series of two lessons which teach students to:Understand and produce the vocabulary to describe different types of holidayUnderstand express holiday preferencesUse conditional sentences with the infinitive and imperfect subjunctiveThese lessons were originally designed to work alongside the AQA AS German Nelson Thornes textbook.

By ftbnemesis

Berlin ist eine Reise wert

Berlin ist eine Reise wert

A ppt and a gap text can support a Berlin lesson and allow pupils to learn more about the German capital before trying out their reading skills. The gap text can be the basis for further guided research on the topic. Please feed back.

By rosered27