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A2 - Essay 'Elektroauto' UMWELT

A2 - Essay 'Elektroauto' UMWELT

A2 UMWELT - Essay about the electric car as the car of the future; it states advantages and disadvantages but argues in favour. Resources and some questions are given.words 521; date: 26.24.2017

By StartGerman

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

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

AQA A2 Level German Heutige gesellschaftliche Fragen - Ethische Fragen

AQA A2 Level German Heutige gesellschaftliche Fragen - Ethische Fragen

This a complete set of two lessons designed to accompany the double-page spread "Ethische Fragen" in the AQA A2 Level German Nelson Thornes textbook. 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

AQA A2 Level German Heutige gesellschaftliche Fragen - Medizinische Forschung

AQA A2 Level German Heutige gesellschaftliche Fragen - Medizinische Forschung

This a complete set of two lessons designed to accompany the double-page spread "Medizinische Forschung" in the AQA A2 Level German Nelson Thornes textbook. 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

AQA A2 German - Unsere Umwelt - Ursachen und Auswirkungen

AQA A2 German - Unsere Umwelt - Ursachen und Auswirkungen

This resource is two complete lessons to accompany pages 10 and 11 in the AQA German Nelson Thornes textbook "Ursachen und Auswirkungen". It features a variety of engaging and motivating activities.Any reference to an Uebungsheft refers to resources provided on the online Kerboodle platform.

By ftbnemesis

Passiv und Technologie

Passiv und Technologie

AS topic: KommunikationstechnologieStudents to form passive sentences in a variety of tenses on the topic on technology.Could be set as homework/ cover lesson, if the passive voice has already been introduced.Also available for free at www.thegermanclassroom.co.uk

By thegermanclassroom

German Tarsia Puzzle- Science and Technology

German Tarsia Puzzle- Science and Technology

This Resource includes 1 Tarsia Puzzle and matching table including all the words in each puzzle, this is useful for checking answers, to keep in students workbooks, or to cut up and use as a separate matching task.The Vocab used to create this Tarsia Puzzle is aimed to help A Level students with topics surrounding science and technology, however some vocab may also be useful for advanced GCSE students. This recourse is useful as a starter activity to introduce students into the topic, or could be used to reinforce the vocab learned during the lesson. Tarsia puzzles are especially effective for group work, and visual or physical learners, it gets students moving and working together as well as using their existing knowledge of the language to help them complete the task.These are also really effective as revision tools when coming closer to the exam, as they can be completed quickly and refresh the vocabulary knowledge without being laborious.

By glastogirl97

Mobile technology in the MFL classroom

Mobile technology in the MFL classroom

This innovative project has explored the use of mobile devices such as the iPad and the iPod Touch to enhance the teaching and learning of languages, to complement schemes of work, to motivate learners, to truly collaborate with partner institutions and to raise the profile of languages within the schools. Resources from 'Links into Languages&', Crown Copyright. More information and resources can be found at: www.linksintolanguages.ac.uk/

By LinksIntoLanguages

Tierversuche Pro und Contra

Tierversuche Pro und Contra

Group activity followed by discussion and essay. Students have to cut out 18 opinion cards and sort them into Pro and Contra groups. They then have to create a diamond nine with each set, before using these as reference materials for a discussion. Finally there is the inevitable essay title.

By petermorris2001

Klonen kann sich lohnen?

Klonen kann sich lohnen?

Aimed at Year 13, a series of activities on the topic of human cloning. First there is a gap-fill activity linked to the song 'Klonen kann sich lohnen'. This is followed by a T / F / NiT activity relating to a news report. Students then have to read and sort 18 statements about human cloning into 'For' and 'Against' groups. They must then analyse and categorise the arguments into moral arguments, medical arguments etc. This is followed by a translation into German and an essay title.

By petermorris2001

A2 German - Space Exploration/Vorwärts ins Weltall Booklet

A2 German - Space Exploration/Vorwärts ins Weltall Booklet

Booklet covering 2 lessons, including reading, listening and DE-EN / EN-DE translations. Based around The theme of space exploration and travel. Some activities are linked to Zeitgeist 2 book. One listening question is from exampro (AQA question). Please feel free to use, adapt or simply ignore!

By samcosgrove11

Klonen Kann Sich Lohnen

Klonen Kann Sich Lohnen

Starting with a reading comprehension to get the thinking going, pupils then listen to the hilarious 'Klonen kann sich lohnen&' by Max Raabe, with gapfill/ multichoice and qu.s to discuss.

By brettl

German: New Technologies - Onlinesucht Listening

German: New Technologies - Onlinesucht Listening

Listening activity based on a short report by ZDF heute - Onlinesucht bei JugendlichenThe listening activity is differentiated - one set of questions is completely multiple choice, the other the students have to fill in their own answers.The headphones image on the first slide of the powerpoint hyperlinks to the video in the ZDF Mediathek. The video does show some of the answers in text so you might not want to have the video showing when the students do the activity.There's also a set of answers to the questions.You can download the video from the following link (right like "save link as" [chrome]/ "save target as" [IE] on one of the "Abspielen" links):http://www.zdf.de/ZDFmediathek/beitrag/video/2615338/Onlinesucht-Risiko-bei-Jugendlichen?flash=off

By lmd030190

German: New Technologies Listening Activity (Differentiated) - The effects of Instagram & Facebook

German: New Technologies Listening Activity (Differentiated) - The effects of Instagram & Facebook

Listening activity based on a short report by ZDF heuteplus - Warum sind wir so #likegeilThe listening activity is differentiated - one set of questions is completely multiple choice, the other the students have to fill in their own answers (except on question 5 where it is multiple choice).The headphones image on the first slide of the powerpoint hyperlinks to the video in the ZDF Mediathek. The video does show some of the answers in text so you might not want to have the video showing when the students do the activity.There is also a transcript of the video and a set of answers to the questions.You can download the video from the following link (right like "save link as" [chrome]/ "save target as" [IE] on one of the "Abspielen" links):http://www.zdf.de/ZDFmediathek/beitrag/video/2607954/Warum-sind-wir-so-%23likegeil%3F?flash=off

By lmd030190