German teaching resources: My life

Resources and ideas for German, written by teachers to support teaching and learning

Les Animaux - Blockbusters

Les Animaux - Blockbusters

A fun way to practise being able to talk about animals in French. Could also be used for German, Italian, Spanish and any other foreign language. Contains 25 images:un chatun chienun poussinun lapinun oiseauune sourisun cochonun tigreune libelluleun agneauune mouetteun cochon d'Indeune coccinelleun canardun moutonun hibouun chevalun poissonun serpentune chèvreun lionun éléphantun papillonun perroquetune chenilleun chatonIf you consider this worth buying, 'un très grand merci.' Feedback and comments are always welcome and appreciated.No attribution is required.

By labellaroma

Les Animaux - best flash cards ever!!

Les Animaux - best flash cards ever!!

Flashcards showing 28 fabulous 'life-like' images of animals. French animal names have also been included. Animals include: pets, farm animals, wild animals, insects and others. Animal names could be stuck on the back of the flashcards. Children are shown a picture, which they have to name the animal. Card is then turned over to reveal the word. If you consider this worth buying, 'un très grand merci.' Feedback and comments are always welcome and appreciated.No attribution is required.

By labellaroma

German clothing - Kleidung - Puzzles

German clothing - Kleidung - Puzzles

Fun puzzles - word search, crossword, missing letter, anagrams plus a handout - to practice German clothes vocabulary - die Mütze, der Schal, die Schuhe, die Socken, die Handschuhe, das Hemd, die Bluse, das T-shirt, die Jacke, die Hose, der Pullover, die kurze Hose, der Rock, das Kleid, die Stiefel, der Schlafanzug.These puzzles are also included in our German clothing activities, games and puzzles topic set - flashcards, write around the room, flip book, bingo, dominoes, matching cards and more. Please don't purchase this puzzle set if you have already bought the complete topic set.You might also like our German clothing Go Fish! game.

By LlanguageLlamas

German clothing - Kleidung - Go Fish ! game

German clothing - Kleidung - Go Fish ! game

Fun Go Fish! clothes game with cute graphics for practicing German clothing vocabulary – die Mütze, der Schal, die Schuhe, die Socken, die Handschuhe, das Hemd, die Bluse, das T-shirt, die Jacke, die Hose, der Pullover, die kurze Hose, der Rock, das Kleid, die Stiefel, der Schlafanzug.Two versions of the game are included - one set of cards shows just the pictures of the clothes, the second also includes the words. This allows for differentiation in the classroom. Instructions for the game are also included.This game is designed to complement our German clothing activities, games and puzzles and so uses the same vocabulary items.

By LlanguageLlamas

Perfect Tense - McDeutsch

Perfect Tense - McDeutsch

A resource I made after teaching the perfect tense in German using a burger analogy. Students make as many sentences as they can using the scaffold of the McDeutsch burger menu...

By jhalkyard

Hallo, wie geht's?

Hallo, wie geht's?

Powerpoint introducing various ways of greeting people in German and how to answer the question 'wie geht's?'. Includes listening exercise.

By Mortimer007

ANIMALS - MATCHING PAIRS

ANIMALS - MATCHING PAIRS

A matching pairs game to practice and reinforce animal vocabulary in French, but could also be used for any language. There are 24 images, which include: pets, farm animals, wild animals and insects. If you consider this worth buying, 'un très grand merci.' Feedback and comments are always welcome and appreciated.My thanks to 'pexels.com' for the use of the pictures, even though attribution is not required.

By labellaroma

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

Ideas Generator - A Level MFL

Ideas Generator - A Level MFL

Do your A Level students lack opinions? Phew, thought mine were the only ones. Here's a table to help them generate ideas by having a column for their opinion, the opposite of their opinion, and someone else's opinion (family member, classmate, whoever...)Headings in German but you can adapt them to your TL.

By jhalkyard

Introducing yourself Cartoon Cards

Introducing yourself Cartoon Cards

These cards can be printed and cut up. Use as speaking and listening activity. Pupils work in pairs asking and answering questions about the person on their card in German and see if they can work out who their partner is.

By Mortimer007

Town/Local Area Photocard and Role Play

Town/Local Area Photocard and Role Play

A resource to practise role play and photocards on the topics of town and local area. Encourages students to predict questions and be thorough in their responses. Multi-skill resource!

By jhalkyard

Running Gap Fill - Lieblings...

Running Gap Fill - Lieblings...

A resource originally designed for a lower ability German group to practise spelling and comprehension. Stick up the completed version of the gap fills at various points in the classroom. Work in pairs. Give students the blank templates. One student runs to collect information about each person and reports back to their partner who completes the sheet. Competitive and rewarding.

By jhalkyard

Puzzles for Stimmt 1 Chapter 4 School

Puzzles for Stimmt 1 Chapter 4 School

Save 50%!Puzzles for every double page in chapter 4 in Stimmt 1 German. Each includes three different word puzzles to practise vocab and grammar and answer sheets. Ideal as plenary, revision or for cover lessons.

By jusch12

30 x German Vocab Starter Activities GCSE KS3 Keyword Crossword Homework Cover Lesson Plenary

30 x German Vocab Starter Activities GCSE KS3 Keyword Crossword Homework Cover Lesson Plenary

30 starter-style keyword wordsearches, crosswords and anagrams, covering 10 themes. 3 starters for each theme. They are:Days of The Week, Months of The Year, Numbers, All About Me, Family, Food and Drink, School, Things To Do, Animals,Colours.Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen.

By mikedean

Food/Shopping Photocard and Role Play

Food/Shopping Photocard and Role Play

A resource to practise role play and photocards on the topics of food/shopping. Encourages students to predict questions and be thorough in their responses. Multi-skill resource!

By jhalkyard

German GCSE New Specifications Speaking Exam - General Conversation.

German GCSE New Specifications Speaking Exam - General Conversation.

This is a booklet that can be printed for each student and contains over 150 general conversation questions. These questions have put together by researching all exam boards specifications and example materials. The questions are in themes are also broken down into sub-themes. Within each set of questions in a sub-theme, they have be classified into tenses so that pupils can be clear of the tense they need to use to answer the relevant question. These can form the basis of regular classroom practice for the speaking exam and if pupils are confident with these questions, they will also be able to answer many of the questions that will form part of the photo card section of the exam.

By cgazzal

Complete Beginner German Workbook and Textbook ~ Deutsch für Anfänger

Complete Beginner German Workbook and Textbook ~ Deutsch für Anfänger

This 83 page file is a complete beginner textbook and workbook that I've completed over my last 15 years of teaching/tutoring German. It includes careful explanations and exercises on all the topics covered in a first year German course. It also includes a detailed description of grammar terms and a full appendix with all the most important charts for studying the German language.This PDF can be used on its own or as a complement to any beginner German language course of study.You can use it get its entirety or simply print out pages as worksheets.Course Outline (It is thematic)Unit 1: The BasicsAlphabet, pronunciation, greetingsUnit 2: Talking about FamilyFamily vocab, gender and plurals, habenUnit 3: Describing PeopleVerb conjugations, seinUnit 4: Numbers and Time PhrasesNumbers, Telling TimeUnit 5: My HouseWord orderUnit 6: Common Irregular VerbsHaben, sein, werden, The WeatherUnit 7: Asking QuestionsQuestion Words, Stem-change VerbsUnit 8: Talking about HobbiesMonths, Days of the Week, ModalsUnit 9: At a RestaurantNominative and Accusative, Possessives Unit 10: Around TownPrepositions of Place, DativeUnit 11: At a Soccer Game Comparatives and SuperlativesUnit 12: New Year’s EveFuture tenseUnit 13: Taking a TripSeparable prefix verbsUnit 14: At the MoviesThe Conversational PastUnit 15: Grocery shoppingExpressing Likes, Gefallen, Gern habenUnit 16: Daily RoutinesReflexive VerbsUnit 17: A PostcardConjunctionsUnit 18: A Day in BerlinThe Simple Past, ModalsUnit 19: Renting an ApartmentGenitive Case, Adjective endings Unit 20: A Day HikeRelative PronounsAppendices A-E:Declension ChartsPrepositionsGrammar Terms

By ninatutor

GERMAN VOCABULARY (2) - GAMES & ACTIVITIES

GERMAN VOCABULARY (2) - GAMES & ACTIVITIES

99 ESSENTIAL WORDS AND PHRASES FOR BEGINNING GERMAN LEARNERS!This set of games and activities really do help students to develop and embed their beginning GERMAN vocabulary in a cooperative, communicative and interactive way. They’re ideal for independent learning, and perfect for pair and small-group work. Students can quiz/test themselves and each other on a regular basis - they're a very popular alternative to more traditional vocabulary 'drilling tasks', and really do help to create a lively language learning environment.This set features 99 BEGINNING WORDS AND PHRASES that students are likely to meet in the INTRODUCTORY stages of their GERMAN learning:- Begrüßungen (2)- die Farben- der Körper/die Körperteile- die Zahlen 21-40- das Wetter- Deutsch im Klassenzimmer (2)- Fragen und Antworten (2)I've described the resource as suitable for ages 7-14, but it does depend on the age at which your students begin GERMAN - the games and activities work well with any appropriate learning group, depending on their starting point. There are two non-editable files in a zipped format - the other files you can see are preview images to give you an idea of what the resource looks like as a whole:FILE 1: GERMAN and ENGLISH game cards, with all the words and phrases to use in a variety of games and activities - I've suggested a range of games and activities that have worked well for me. This file also includes the game card template, which encourages your students to apply their developing knowledge of GERMAN practically and creatively.FILE 2 - this is an 18-page REFERENCE, RECALL & WRITE booklet, best photocopied double-sided, and double-stapled down the left-hand side. This format is very learner-friendly, and easily kept in a learning file or folder for regular reference.All the words and phrases are listed GERMAN-ENGLISH in language categories. There are 3 differentiated RECALL & WRITE activities to help your students really practise and review the vocabulary:CHILLOUT CHALLENGE: students write from memory all the words and phrases in ENGLISH from a GERMAN prompt - all the words/phrases are in their language categoryCHAMPION CHALLENGE: students write from memory all the words and phrases in GERMAN from an ENGLISH prompt - again, all the words and phrases are in their language categorySUPERCHARGED CHALLENGE: all the words and phrases appear in random order, and switch from GERMAN to ENGLISH at each question - this really does put students' memories to the test!Please read the Terms of Use carefully - this resource is copyright, and for single-classroom use only. VIELEN DANK UND VIEL SPAß!

By LivelyLearning

German GCSE New Specifications Translation Exercises.

German GCSE New Specifications Translation Exercises.

This document is in the format of worksheets/ a booklet that can be given to all GCSE students. It is broken down into themes and then into the topics within each theme. For each topic there are 10 translation exercises, as on the Reading Exam. It is contains in total 60 translations of varying lengths and levels of challenge. The translations have been created carefully and are in line with exam board exemplar materials. This could be used by pupils at the end of teaching each topic/ sub-theme in order to test/ check understanding and to practise translation skills or used for wider translation purposes.

By cgazzal