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GCSE AQA German - Oral and Writing detailed revision notes

GCSE AQA German - Oral and Writing detailed revision notes

This a detailed revision note which provides A* very high level GCSE answers to frequent questions asked during an oral and which will form part of an essay answer. These questions are on the main topics of Socialising, Travelling Abroad, Being part of a Community, and Making Choices as per the GCSE AQA German specification, Thanks and good Luck

By gaspardduchaff

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 120 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

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

GERMAN GCSE SPEAKING EXAM NEW SPEC SUPPORT BOOKLET/WORKBOOK

GERMAN GCSE SPEAKING EXAM NEW SPEC SUPPORT BOOKLET/WORKBOOK

(Newly added note - I've just gone to download the booklet from school, having produced it at home, and the formatting is different, must be a different version of Word. So I've gone through again and amended. If anyone has bought this one and would like the other version, please comment and I'll send it to you. Thanks) I've used the new AQA specimen papers to create this comprehensive booklet which will support GCSE pupils in their learning for the Speaking exams. Although I've used the AQA specimen, I'm sure this would be very usable for Edexcel too. Included on here is the English and example answers for all sections - role-play, photo cards and general conversation, for both higher and foundation, plus the mark scheme and the example cards. There's also a tracker, lots of explanations and a list of high frequency words which can be used for testing. There are two sections for them to practise their own answers and they can fold the papers over for better testing. Students can pair up and take turns to be the examiner and they can check their answers with the mark scheme. I plan to give this to my year 10 class in chunks at a time, so we have continued work on one section at a time as we go through - this booklet will feature heavily in homework I set my year 10s for the next year and a half! (Could also be given as advanced prep to year 9s). This has taken an enormous amount of time so I'd appreciate any feedback. If you spot a mistake, please be gentle ;) but please let me know. I phoned up the exam board and checked that they were happy for me to do this and that I wasn't showing anything I shouldn't, and it's all fine :) Hope it's really useful!

By lilaclanguagelearning

AQA AS German 2016 Speaking Cards (UPDATED Apr 2017)

AQA AS German 2016 Speaking Cards (UPDATED Apr 2017)

AQA AS German NEW SPEC 2016 UPDATED - there were previously some small grammatical mistakes which are now corrected UPDATED - now includes the Berlin topic A total of 24 speaking cards I've made to practise for the speaking exam. Please leave a review :-)

By jhalkyard

German GCSE New Specifications Speaking Exam Photo Cards.

German GCSE New Specifications Speaking Exam Photo Cards.

Based on the new specifications of exam boards for German GCSE, I have produced 40 different photo cards, all have 5 questions. The range of questions covers both foundation and higher tiers. The cards cover all 3 themes and all sub-themes. The questions are based on information/ specifications/ sample materials from several exam boards. They can be used over many lessons for practising this part of the exam and/or as part of mock exams.

By cgazzal

KS3/4 German Umwelt phrases with 'zu'

KS3/4 German Umwelt phrases with 'zu'

Resources for a lesson with a lower set on protecting the environment and phrases with 'zu&'. Lots of room for fun (with phrases such as &';I refuse to take the bus!') and extension by coordinating sentences (&'...but I promise to protect the environment!&';). Includes Diamond 9 activity (with support for discussing in German), guess my sentence activity, battleships, and Os and Xs. (Another successful 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

Technologie / Technology Gap Fill

Technologie / Technology Gap Fill

Gap fill and reading task on the subject of technology. Good for a starter and text can be exploited further. Could easily be changed into a running dictation.

By jhalkyard

Umwelt - Environment Helft der Umwelt

Umwelt - Environment Helft der Umwelt

German GCSE AQA new GCSE lesson for first lesson on environment. Focus on speaking at end of lesson. 2 Listening activities and some whole class AfL. Listening files needed from AQA book (first from F book, second from H book pg 115).

By danrogersmfl

Colour by numbers

Colour by numbers

COlour by numbers sheets in French and German - pupils read the colour in target language and colour in the flags. Extension - write the name of the country in target language.

By Mortimer007

GCSE German Photo Cards, General conversation, Translations, Exam Rubrics.

GCSE German Photo Cards, General conversation, Translations, Exam Rubrics.

German GCSE New Specifications – Speaking Exam – Photo Cards, General Conversation, Reading Exam -Translations, Exam Rubrics.This is a bundle of 4 large resources:1. A booklet that can be given to all GCSE students, containing 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.2. Based on the new specifications of exam boards for German GCSE, there are 40 different photo cards, all have 5 questions. The range of questions covers both foundation and higher tiers. The cards cover all 3 themes and all topics/sub-themes.3. 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 topics/ 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. 4. For the new GCSE exams, pupils will be expected to understand all German exam rubrics. This PowerPoint goes through all rubrics needed, starting with understanding the main verbs, commonly used words and then through to whole instructions in German. There are plenty of exercises for pupils to complete and a worksheet that accompanies the PowerPoint.

By cgazzal

Year 12  New German Preparation for Oral or Writing  Topic  Recyceln  (Edexcel)

Year 12 New German Preparation for Oral or Writing Topic Recyceln (Edexcel)

Topic Umwelt und Recyceln in DeutschlandFormat Windows Word - 7 pages (easy to adapt)Consisting of short details to the topic followed after each detail with succinct sentences of the essential information. In each sentence the fat print verb (often at the end) must be deleted by the teacher to create a worksheet. Because these sentences often contain the Passive it can be an introduction to the Passive (or a good revision)An alphabetical list of all the verbs is included with Infinitive, Imperfect, PP and Englisch translationExample: Das Duale System wurde 1990 (gegründet)Reasonably demanding because of the new Vocab after GCSE. Suitable for AQA as well

By mahlzeit

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

AQA-GCSE German Personal Learning Checklist (PLC) [Revision, DIRT, Exam Prep] Essential Download

AQA-GCSE German Personal Learning Checklist (PLC) [Revision, DIRT, Exam Prep] Essential Download

This download contains two Personal Learning Checklists (PLCs) designed for the AQA GCSE German Specification.The first side is a PLC with two ways for the student to rate confidence and the second side features a key-word check as well as various DIRT tasks.This double-sided A4 worksheet is great for:-Revision lessons-AfL-Fostering teacher-student dialogue-Directed Individual Reflection Time (DIRT)-Exam preparationThis is an ideal tool for your students to help them keep track of their learning, and help you monitor the classes strengths and weaknesses. It serves as a highly efficient form of self-assessment.On the reverse of the sheet are other useful measures that allow teachers to gauge a student's confidence and reflective abilities.The worksheet:-Allows the student to see clearly what they need to know for the exam.-Allows the student to communicate to their teacher how they can be best helped.-Gets the student to analyse their progress in relation to their target grade.-Encourages students to reflect in a structured manner on their necessary revision focusses.-Gets students to establish both a revision and an exam technique focus.

By Maxi88

NEW Edexcel /AQA A-Level German Texte zu: Feste und Traditionen

NEW Edexcel /AQA A-Level German Texte zu: Feste und Traditionen

NEW Edexcel /AQA A-Level German Topic: Feste und Traditioneneine Sammlung von Texten, mit Fragen, Übungen und Übersetzungen Deutsch/EnglischThe work covers New Year (not Christmas), 1 Mai, Reformationstag, Karneval und Oktoberfest, und allgemeine Informations über Feiertage und Bräuche (2)ideal als Ergänzung zum TextbuchFormat: Windows Word and fully adaptable 12 pages

By mahlzeit

Outgoing (current) A2 French / German / Spanish unit 4 role play card preparation grid

Outgoing (current) A2 French / German / Spanish unit 4 role play card preparation grid

These two grids (in one document) guide students through the process of preparing a unit 4 role-play card. The first version of the grid includes guidance on breaking down the opinion on the card and how to prepare the first minute and anticipate challenges. The second version of the grid has less guidance and more space for students to make notes. Instructions are based on the specification, examiners' reports and guidance for teacher-examiners.

By twainman

Outgoing (current) A2 French / Spanish / German revision and progress trackers

Outgoing (current) A2 French / Spanish / German revision and progress trackers

This revision tracker focuses on the non-cultural topics that come up in units 3 and 4. Split into sub-topics, the revision tracker has columns for students to tick as they complete translations, practise speaking and learn vocabulary.The practice paper progress tracker breaks down the unit 3 results by section (listening, reading, translation both ways and the essay question) to allow for analysis. There are spaces for students to record feedback for each section of the paper.

By twainman