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A2 German Speaking Test 'Internationale Verhältnisse'

A2 German Speaking Test 'Internationale Verhältnisse'

A2 German Speaking Test Revision material for Edexcel and AQA exams - " Internationale Verhältnisse" - Questions and answers on the EU, Exit, Volksabstimungen (Referenden), Populismus, Euro. A list of arguments to start a discussion is included. The material is current, as of March 2017, and comprises 3700 words.

By StartGerman

Umwelt / Environment - Speaking Game

Umwelt / Environment - Speaking Game

This is a resource based on the card game Cheat, which I adapted to practise speaking about environmental issues.The game is very competitive and my classes have always enjoyed it.Rules included.I recommend printing onto card so that the students can't see through the paper...

By jhalkyard

NEW. GCSE German vocabulary for new AQA spec

NEW. GCSE German vocabulary for new AQA spec

An updated list of vocabulary in German AND English for the NEW AQA specification, covering vocabulary old and new across all 4 contexts. It is not absolutely exhaustive, but covers the vast bulk of the new material. Layout suits being collated into an A5 booklet.

By noonoophil

KS3/4 German: Environment/Umwelt in 3 tenses (Present, Future, Perfect)

KS3/4 German: Environment/Umwelt in 3 tenses (Present, Future, Perfect)

A couple of help sheets and activities on the topic of the environment which revise the use of three different tenses. Based on Echo 3 Rot K4E4 Umweltschutz (pp.66-67).Included are:- helpsheet of sentence builders on present tense (ich-form);- helpsheet of sentence builders in three tenses, plus hints on how to use and extend them (NB the same verbs are used in all three tenses) (all in wir-form);- set of sentences to translate into German (differentiation is in the 'level' on which students attempt the task - details on sheet.I devised this for my year 9 beginners' class. They found it tricky - I think the challenge would be there for learners who have more years of German behind them.

By hasslethehog

Describing your school

Describing your school

KS3 or KS4 booklet covering the topic of school to accompany the Logo 4 textbook - has a front vocabulary page and then multiple exercises practicing the vocabulary. Only reading and writing skills are covered and so it can be set easily as a cover work or homework task - or just when you need a break from all-singing, all dancing. I'm not a German specialist so please let me know if you spot any mistakes. Hope it's helpful.

By hazjazmaz

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AQA A2 Level German - Ausländische Mitbürger - Complete Lessons and Resources

AQA A2 Level German - Ausländische Mitbürger - Complete Lessons and Resources

This is a complete set of 18 lessons and resources to accompany the Ausländische Mitbürger unit in the Nelson Thornes textbook AQA A2 Level German. The lessons include starters, plenaries, videos and a range of engaging activities to support the textbook.Any reference to an Uebungsheft refers to resources provided on the online Kerboodle platform.

By ftbnemesis

Jeopardy/Blitz Game Tenses & GCSE/SG Topics Review - German

Jeopardy/Blitz Game Tenses & GCSE/SG Topics Review - German

I got the template from another teaching website - it can be altered as needed. Macros must be enabled. Click on a box on the first page and you are transported to a page with an English sentence which pupils must translate into German. The more points, the harder the sentence. Click again and the answer appears. Click the return box and you return to the front page, where the original box will disappear to reveal a piece of the picture in the background. Record the points. I find having mixed ability groups all writing the answers on mini-whiteboards is good with this. Note: to change the picture in the background, move one box aside, right click on the picture, click Order and Move to front. Then delete it and put in your new picture, resize it, right click on it - Order - Send to back. Put the box you moved back in place.

By mozartkugel

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The Moral Dilemma Generator - [200 Slide PPT with 'Randomiser'] GERMAN VERSION

The Moral Dilemma Generator - [200 Slide PPT with 'Randomiser'] GERMAN VERSION

This resource has been translated from the English version with the author's (godwin86) position so that German teachers can foster moral debates in their classrooms. This is a great way to contribute towards SMSC education in your MFL classroom.The original English version can be found here:https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/-p4c-the-moral-dilemma-generator-200-slide-ppt-with-randomiser-philosophy-for-kids-11381522Uses:-P4C (Philosophy for kids)-Form time activities-German lessons (KS4 & 5)-Debating societies-Making best use of spare time at the end of lessonsDiscussions follow one of four formats, each asking students to move from one side of the room or the other to make their position clear: teachers should then use questioning to foster a debate between students, encouraging them to present reasons for their choice and defend their position.The formats are:-"Which is more moral?" (students chose between two options)-"Agree or disagree?" (where students respond to a presented statement about morality of a moral issue)-"Who do you save?" (where students need to save one of two people/options, and justify the morality of their decision)-"Moral or immoral?" (where students cast their judgement on a given action, event or person.This resource is great value at £4.99 and cannot be found elsewhere:-It clearly contributes to the Moral aspect of your school's SMSC provision-It allows for countless hours of discussion and debate to be structured in a focussed and engaging manner.-It would take days to reproduce yourself.-It can save vast amounts of staff time in preparing cover lessons-It is the perfect way to make the most of any time a teacher might have left at the end of a lesson.-It deals with cross curricular issuesPlease note: this resource deals with controversial issues, debates and questions that may be deemed unsuitable for younger children. It is designed for secondary school students, but can be easily adapted to younger years with appropriate amendments by their teacher.

By Maxi88

NEW Edexcel GCSE Schemes of Work

NEW Edexcel GCSE Schemes of Work

Please feel free to download and adapt these SoW for the new Edexcel GCSE (Sept 09). The "TSL" column is an internal thing at my school and can be edited etc. I have done a dated week-by-week timetable. Hope these help. I'm still in the process of polishing them up but they are fine in this good-as-dammit version.

By parkert

ideas for French and German songs you can use in class

ideas for French and German songs you can use in class

I copied and pasted everyone’s ideas from three discussion threads on which songs we can use to try to inspire kids. It’s a numbered list which will hopefully make it easier to go down bit by bit, investigating and adding to our repertoire. Thank you to all the great people who contributed, whose ideas are here but whose names aren’t- please don’t take offence at this- just accept a massive thank you from me and everyone else who is inspired by you.

By whapbapboogy

Edexcel GCSE Guide for pupils

Edexcel GCSE Guide for pupils

I created this PowerPoint so that my department could go through the key elements during the first week back with Yr 10 to introduce the course and the new GCSE Edexcel requirements.

By saley

Die Nachrichten The News

Die Nachrichten The News

Want to develop your upper level German students into more globally educated citizens? Looking to expose them to a reasonable sized piece of native audio visual material?This product is designed around an authentic German News broadcast that gives the news in under 2 minutes! The news clips are done daily, include the important topics from around the global and wrap up with the weather in Germany! A link to the news site is included in the PDF and Power Point!This document is a PDF and also Power Point version of a listening and reflection guide for students to fill out and use for reflection.This lesson is fast and easy! Students will struggle at first, but with some vocab help and all the visual support they soon be proud that they are able to understand more than they thought. The fact that there are pictures and headlines in the newscasts allows them to draw information from multiple avenues.

By Busybugsy