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GERMAN VOCABULARY (1-3) - PRACTICE & REVISION - 297 WORDS & PHRASES

GERMAN VOCABULARY (1-3) - PRACTICE & REVISION - 297 WORDS & PHRASES

PERFECT FOR PRACTISING AND REVISING GERMAN VOCABULARY - 297 ESSENTIAL WORDS AND PHRASES FOR BEGINNING GERMAN LEARNERS!This combined pack of vocabulary 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.The pack features 297 BEGINNING WORDS AND PHRASES that students are likely to meet in the INTRODUCTORY stages of their GERMAN learning:SET 1- Begrüßungen (1)- die Tage der Woche- die Monate des Jahres- die Jahreszeiten- Zahlen 0-20- Meine Familie- Alltagswörter- Deutsch im Klassenzimmer (1)- Fragen und Antworten (1)SET 2- Begrüßungen (2)- die Farben- der Körper/die Körperteile- die Zahlen 21-40- das Wetter- Deutsch im Klassenzimmer (2)- Fragen und Antworten (2)SET 3- Deutsch im Klassenzimmer (3)- das Tierreich, definite and indefinite article (1)- die Schulfächer- Obst und Gemüse (1)- die Zahlen 41-60- Fragen und Antworten (3)I've described the resource as suitable for ages 11-14, 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. Each set comprises the following non-editable files: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 with 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 promptCHAMPION CHALLENGE: students write from memory all the words and phrases in GERMAN from an ENGLISH promptSUPERCHARGED CHALLENGE: all the words and phrases appear in random order, and switch from GERMAN to ENGLISH at each questionThe sets are also available separately if you prefer, each priced at £3.00. SETS 1-5, featuring 495 words and phrases, are priced at £10.00 as a combined pack: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/german-vocabulary-1-5-practice-and-revision-495-words-and-phrases-11521405VIELEN DANK UND VIEL SPAß!

By LivelyLearning

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

German  Skills -  Translation - School Subjects - Schulfächer

German Skills - Translation - School Subjects - Schulfächer

A set of two worksheets on the topic of school, practicing translation into the target language.Each worksheet contains seven sentences, which gradually get more complex.Key vocabulary is given at the bottom of each worksheetGrammar tested:- Present Tense Endings- Word Order- Perfect Tense- ComparativeSkills tested:- Giving Opinions

By Languagesresources

KS4 German: Work experience group writing task

KS4 German: Work experience group writing task

Group writing task which could last for two lessons. Used as the concluding task for a series of lessons on work experience, pupils must produce a full report about their imaginary work experience placement using the task sheets, then pupils assess each other's reports and find words/phrases which will be useful to them!

By hasslethehog

Various MFL policy documents

Various MFL policy documents

Here are a selection of policy documents I’ve found when researching for my TtT work. Some from ELL forum and some from NACELL I believe! Top one if MFL policy guidance, the second a MFL policy template then the rest are 5 examples of policy documents.

By lisilu

FRENCH - Les Matières Scolaires Bundle

FRENCH - Les Matières Scolaires Bundle

All you need for practising how to talk about school subjects in French. Bundle includes: vocabulary for 9 subjects with gap-fill boxes Opinions - like and don't like more opinions and justifications comprehension with questions 4 games (1 game revises time and days of the week and 1 games revises opinions.)

By labellaroma

German Puzzles - Crossword - Die Schulfächer

German Puzzles - Crossword - Die Schulfächer

A crossword on the topic of school subjects. A fun way to revise meaning and spelling of the most common school subjects in German.The crossword comes in three different levels. With clues in German, clues in English and straight forward translation of words.Great to use as a starter, a group activity or as out of class learning.

By Languagesresources

Higher General conversation about school

Higher General conversation about school

Two worksheets to help students prepare questions and answers for the German general conversation part of the 2016 spec exam or for a speaking exam for the old 2014 spec specification. They are based on the questions in the back of Stimmt! AQA German higher book, but can be used with any text book.Sheet 1 has questions and answers and sample answers in English and German. (More support)Sheet 2 has the questions and answers English and German and useful vocab, structures and hints on what tenses and content to include. (More independence)

By jusch12

Foundation General Conversation Questions about School

Foundation General Conversation Questions about School

Two worksheets to help students prepare questions and answers for the German general conversation part of the 2016 spec exam or for a speaking exam for the old 2014 spec specification. They are based on the questions in the back of Stimmt! AQA German Foundation book, but can be used with any text book.Sheet 1 has questions and answers and sample answers in English and German. (More support)Sheet 2 has the questions and answers English and German and useful vocab, structures and hints on what tenses and content to include. (More independence)

By jusch12

GERMAN Cluedo card game for speaking / listening on topic of school

GERMAN Cluedo card game for speaking / listening on topic of school

This is a cluedo card game on the topic of school to practise speaking and listening skills with school vocabulary.Powerpoint of instructions.Cards (people, places, weapons) which can be cut up (and laminated?) for each group.Detective notebook sheets for students to record their answers.A good group activity which engages students and means students have to ask and answer questions in German.

By Mortimer007

GERMAN STARTER VOCABULARY (2) - CHRISTMAS EDITION - GAMES & ACTIVITIES

GERMAN STARTER VOCABULARY (2) - CHRISTMAS EDITION - GAMES & ACTIVITIES

Have some CHRISTMAS FUN with this set of GERMAN STARTER VOCABULARY GAMES AND ACTIVITIES! It features 99 words and phrases to keep your students joyful as they practise and perfect their GERMAN vocabulary at CHRISTMAS!The games and activities really do help to create a lively language learning environment, where students can work happily together, with both teacher-led and independent learning activities.I've classed the resource as suitable for ages 7-14, but it really does depend on the age at which your students begin their GERMAN learning.They definitely take a bit of prep – printing and laminating. Laminating is certainly worth the effort and expense, as you will be able to re-use the cards for many CHRISTMAS lessons to come. They will also take up quite a bit of your colour printer ink – printing in black and white will work equally well, as students can easily identify the GERMAN and ENGLISH cards from the different fonts/backgrounds used for each language. The whole-group practice and quick quiz activity is simply ready to go! The SNOWMEN feature vocabulary in the following word groups:- die Tiere- die Körperteile- das Wetter- Obst und Gemüse- die SchulfächerThe resource itself comprises 3 non-editable files in a zipped format:- game cards in both GERMAN and English - whole-group practice activity and quick quiz - whole-group practice activity and quick quiz that you can load on to a tablet or similar deviceso that students can work independently, and is perfect for your homeschool too I've included a selection of preview images to give you an idea of what the resource looks like as a whole.The SET 1 SANTAS and SET 2 SNOWMEN are also available as a combined mini-pack at the special CHRISTMAS price of £3.00 - you can see it here:https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/german-starter-vocabulary-1-and-2-christmas-edition-games-and-activities-11166960Please read the Terms of Use carefully – this resource is copyright, and for single-classroom use only.VIELEN DANK UND FROHE WEIHNACHTEN!

By LivelyLearning

GERMAN VOCABULARY (3) - PRACTICE & REVISION - 99 WORDS & PHRASES

GERMAN VOCABULARY (3) - PRACTICE & REVISION - 99 WORDS & PHRASES

PERFECT FOR PRACTISING AND REVISING GERMAN VOCABULARY - 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:- Deutsch im Klassenzimmer (3)- das Tierreich, definite and indefinite article (1)- die Schulfächer- Obst und Gemüse (1)- die Zahlen 41-60- Fragen und Antworten (3)I've described the resource as suitable for ages 11-14, 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: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 AND WRITE booklet, with all the words and phrases in full, and 3 differentiated RECALL AND WRITE activities: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!SETS 1-3 featuring 297words and phrases are available as a combined pack, priced at £7:https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/german-vocabulary-1-3-practice-and-revision-297-words-and-phrases-11521379SETS 1-5, featuring 495 words and phrases, are priced at £10.00 as a combined pack:https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/german-vocabulary-1-5-practice-and-revision-495-words-and-phrases-11521405Please read the Terms of Use carefully - this resource is copyright, and for single-classroom use only. VIELEN DANK UND VIEL SPAß!

By LivelyLearning

Die Schule - School cut out puzzle for GCSE

Die Schule - School cut out puzzle for GCSE

This is a Tarsia puzzle to practise and revise German school vocabulary for GCSE students, including subjects, rooms, uniform and rules. A tarsia consists of puzzle pieces that the students cut out and then match words to form a certain shape (ideally students don’t know what shape that is). They will quickly realise their mistakes if the puzzle won’t fit together. Great activity for Friday afternoons or end of term. This download includes: sheets for students with jumbled up puzzle pieces, a answer sheet for the teacher in list form and showing the shape.

By jusch12

School Subjects and opinions

School Subjects and opinions

I have included my lesson plan and the resources for this year 7 (band A) lesson which teaches opinions on school subjects (differentiated).

By joolz47

School subjects & expressing likes/dislikes

School subjects & expressing likes/dislikes

This lesson introduces German school subjects and the use of ' Magst du?&' and &';Ich mag (nicht)' as well as revising days of the week so that learners can say when they have the different school subjects on their timetables.

By rhawkes