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German – Describing People – Physical Descriptions & Characteristics.

German – Describing People – Physical Descriptions & Characteristics.

This is a set of resources to introduce describing others and oneself. There is a lengthy PowerPoint (76 slides) that goes through describing height, build, hair and eyes with reinforcement activities, match up activities, gap fills, translations and reading comprehension. It then goes on to introduce 16 characteristics with match ups, snake sentences and reading comprehensions. The final activity is the creation of a wanted poster for students to complete. There is an 8-page worksheet that accompanies the PowerPoint. These resources are enough for several lessons and start from introduction through to pupils confidently using all of the new language, creating whole descriptions of themselves and others.
cgazzal
German - Personality words

German - Personality words

Use this PPT to introduce personality words in German. After being introduced, the image will fly past quickly and pupils have to give the relevant German word.
TheMFLTeacher
24  German Language Sudoku Activities

24 German Language Sudoku Activities

These sudokus consist of 6, rather than 9, words or sentences, covering a variety of topics. If you want to try one for free, I have also uploaded the weather sudoku to give you an idea. Each worksheet also has an additional question or activity as extension for those who finish early or for those who do not like sudokus. The worksheets are particularly useful for KS3 but can also be used for a quick fun revision in KS4 or maybe even for KS2. Topics covered: Characteristics Clothes Colours Countries Days of the Week Directions Food Hobbies Illness Lost Property Members of the Family Months of the Year Nationalities Opinion Words Parts of the Body Pets Prepositions Questions Rooms in the House School Subjects Shops Transport TV Programmes Weather and, of course, the answer!
angelikadavey
End of term puzzle for Stimmt 1 unit 2 Familie und Tiere

End of term puzzle for Stimmt 1 unit 2 Familie und Tiere

This is a tarsia puzzle to practise vocab from chapter 2 in Stimmt 1 (family and pets. 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, cover lessons or end of term. This download includes: sheets for students with jumbled up puzzle pieces, an answer sheet for the teacher in list form and one showing the shape. If the print quality of the student slide isn’t good enough, use the attached pdf file.
jusch12
German KS2 & KS3 - Creating Funny Families. (Self & Family)

German KS2 & KS3 - Creating Funny Families. (Self & Family)

This set of resources is an excellent way to finish work on self and family. It will take at least 4 lessons. There is a build up to the main activity when pupils work in groups and create their own funny families, which they present to the rest of the class. I have used this over many years with many groups and have refined it. I can honestly say pupils love doing it. Everything is presented in a step-by-step format and could be used by a non-specialist or cover teacher. There are two Power Points and range of worksheets. The first PowerPoint is to re-cap work on self and family and will be a lead into the main activity. In this first PowerPoint three members of the same family present information about themselves – the first very simply, the next has more information and the third is a longer text. For the first two family members there are differentiated exercises – very simple with circling the correct answer or true and false to open ended questions. You can choose to use different tasks for different ability groups within the class or it can all be used for the whole class. The second PowerPoint introduces the group activity in a step-by-step way. Pupils will work in groups to create a funny family, but each person in the group will be responsible for one family member so ultimately each pupil will be producing their own piece of work. There are several help sheets for pupils of all abilities and there are answers for all exercises included. Finally the pupils will present their families in groups to the rest of the class. They can be assessed on the written work produced and/or the oral presentation.
cgazzal
Body Parts Treasure Hunt Activity

Body Parts Treasure Hunt Activity

Here is an activity for all age ranges learning the different body parts. Print off the body parts cards and stick them around the room. Pupils get the skeleton that they have to label using the clues. Rewards can be given for quickest. Extension activity to find plurals in a dictionary. Enjoy!
swillard8
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.
jusch12
SEIN, adjectives and more

SEIN, adjectives and more

Complete PPT (with basic notes of ideas for using each slide) - recap of verb SEIN in present tense - introduction of simple adjectives to describe personality - worksheet (gap fill) of adjectives - translation tasks into and out of German - poem writing activity - reading comprehension Also includes: - questioning activity to recap/intro the verb FINDEN - photo card description activity to practise vocab in another context - recap of possessive determiners in nominative case with SEIN and adjectives - ideas for extension work I hope you find this useful.
jhalkyard
Guess Who template

Guess Who template

Template to use in a lesson or a one-off activity. Great to laminate and have students draw on them with whiteboard pens.
bob_norris
Colour and Appearance - Farben und Aussehen

Colour and Appearance - Farben und Aussehen

This is a powerpoint presentation for about 2 lessons, practising colours and appearance (focusing on hair/eyes) in German. It includes speaking and writing tasks and a game as well as grammar practise for the forms of to be and to have and pronunciation practise of words ending in ‘e’. Answers and teacher’s notes are included in the powerpoint. Extra: Puzzle sheet with three different word puzzles as plenary or starter.
jusch12
Describing People (Adjectives): German Vocabulary Card Sort

Describing People (Adjectives): German Vocabulary Card Sort

This is a card sort to help students learn adjectives for describing people (20 words in total). This would be a useful task with younger groups or low ability groups. There are three separate files, depending on how you want to present the task. - The 'teacher copy' shows a grid with all items already matched. - The 'student version' is a random layout, print this out and give to students. They can then cut out the items and match them, or stick them into their workbooks. - The 'quick cut' is designed so that you can produce 10 packs of cards quickly and easily using a guillotine. Each page has the same card 10 times over. This allows you to remove words that may not be suitable or needed. Alternatively you can print the same page twice double-sided to produce flash cards.
ineedtoteachthat
Physical characteristics / Describing personality / Using adjectives

Physical characteristics / Describing personality / Using adjectives

The lesson teaches students how to describe physical and personality characteristics and contains: - Introduction to vocabulary to describe physical characteristics - Introduction to vocabulary to describe personality - Vocabulary list - Motivating activities and games to consolidate and practise the vocabulary - Introduction on using adjectives by themselves and after the verb "sein" and with the accusative case - Grammar handout - Activities to consolidate the use of adjectives with answers - Plenary
ftbnemesis
Charakter und Aussehen. Personality and appearance.

Charakter und Aussehen. Personality and appearance.

Powerpoint to introduce 9 personality adjectives (kreativ, nett, faul, intelligent, schüchtern, lustig, musikalisch, sportlich, laut), description of hair, height and build. Slide 1 - Er hat or Er ist starter Slide 2 -shows the 9 adjectives for students to guess and consider pronunciation Slides 3-11 -images to represent the adjectives Slides 13-21 'funny' pictures- student faces the class and guesses the adjective demonstrated by the image. Rest of class shout 'nein!' and 'ja!' when the student gets it right Slides 22-29- creating sentences about self and others- get students to discuss how to improve their sentences - use mini-whiteboards for students to write sentences-could be individually or as a group, 2/3 words each. Slide 30- gapfill using 'nicht' Slides 31-32- introducing height and build adjectives Slide 33- students work out as many hair adjectives as they can and match to images (students could transfer this knowledge to describing eye colour-work it out for themselves) Slide 34- match descriptions to celebrities- students could add personality/other physical description - examples on slide 35. Slide 37- true or false starter Slide 38- new vocabulary- use thinking skills before dictionaries Slide 39- who is being described? Image animated to come up on next click Slide 40 Justin Bieber gapfill
khindmarsh
Puzzles for Stimmt 1 Chapter 2 Family and Pets

Puzzles for Stimmt 1 Chapter 2 Family and Pets

Save 60%! Get a puzzle worksheet for each page of Chapter 2 in Stimmt! 1 book. Each worksheet contains three different types of word puzzles (crossword puzzles, unjumbling, word clouds, cryptograms…) to practise the vocabulary and grammar on each page. Also includes answers.
jusch12
Improve your text - Introducing yourself

Improve your text - Introducing yourself

A worksheet for beginners to make them aware of common mistakes and how to improve them. The task is: Text 1 is not very good. Text 2 would get an excellent grade. How do you get from 1 to 2? 1. Underline mistakes in 1 and annotate with marking codes (see below) 2. Underline extras in 2 3. Write advice in the box (e.g. Use more…, Be careful with…, Connect…)
jusch12
Puzzles for Stimmt 1 Chapter 1

Puzzles for Stimmt 1 Chapter 1

Save 60%! Get a fun worksheet with three word puzzles for each double page in Chapter 1 of Stimmt! 1 'Meine Welt'. Ideal as starters or plenaries and for revision of vocabulary and grammar.
jusch12
Describing personality - Bist du kreativ?

Describing personality - Bist du kreativ?

A PowerPoint on the topic of 'describing personality'. This has links to Logo 1 ('Bist du kreativ?') but could easily be used without this textbook. I used this over a series of 30 minute lessons, but could easily be adapted to suit a longer lesson. The PowerPoint covers: -basic vocabulary (adjectives to describe personality) - intensifiers (sehr, ziemlich, nie) - describing your own personality and describing the personality of others (third person) - asking questions about others (du/er/sie)
RLMcKie
Qui est-ce? DIY  game to print Who's Who

Qui est-ce? DIY game to print Who's Who

Taken from the wonderful website momes.net, here is a game of Who's Who to print. An excellent activity to have the students describe the images, work on adjectives and be creative as well!
minik66
Stimmt 1 Translation and Speaking tasks

Stimmt 1 Translation and Speaking tasks

Save 60% on individual purchase. Stimmt 1 New GCSE-style translation and speaking tasks Get your students used to GCSE-style questions early on with translations (Eng-Germ and vice versa), picture description and role plays based on vocab learned in Stimmt! 1 -powerpoint with three pictures with questions in English to guide students along. The first picture can be used as example/writing task, the other two for pair work. . -translation worksheet -two role play cards for student pair work -example answers for speaking and answers for translation task included in the powerpoint
jusch12
Stimmt 1 Chapter 2 New GCSE-style translation and speaking tasks

Stimmt 1 Chapter 2 New GCSE-style translation and speaking tasks

Get your students used to GCSE-style questions early on with translations (Eng-Germ and vice versa), picture description and role plays based on vocab learned in Chapter 2 Stimmt 1 Familie und Tiere This download includes: -powerpoint with three pictures with questions in German and English to guide students along. The first picture can be used as example/writing task, the other two for pair work. -translation worksheet -two role play cards for student pair work -example answers for speaking and answers for translation task included in the PowerPoint More chapters available soon! Note: vocabulary slide should be first in ppt, was put to back so preview on TES shows pictures. Some of the tasks are also included in my download "Das Geheime Leben der Tiere"
jusch12
Key Stage 2 Primary Languages End of Year Review French, Spanish, German

Key Stage 2 Primary Languages End of Year Review French, Spanish, German

This document includes worksheets to fit your classes' needs in reviewing progress in French, Spanish and German - one of, or all three languages. This is the perfect review document to test progress in personal information, fitting in with the statutory requirement for Key Stage 2 languages. There is a self-assessment review page at the back also, and a 'just-for-fun' adjectives self-description activity in all three languages which can be adapted easily. Enjoy! #primary #primarylanguages #keystage2 #french #german #spanish #endofyearreview
loveparis77
Writing practice family and personal information

Writing practice family and personal information

Translation practice giving personal information. The worksheet contains 2 copies per hand-out and the teacher solution is provided. The Familie und Freunde acrostic is a great prompt where the letters of the title have been used to form sentences with high frequency personal information and physical description vocabulary. Pupils can translate the information and use as a prompt to do their own creative writing. These are great resources to improve written accuracy and address areas of weakness. They are suitable for classwork, homework or cover work. You will also find them easy to print and edit.
rooney33
Personal and character descriptions

Personal and character descriptions

Vocabulary sheet for physical descriptions. Teacher presentation and worksheets to recap on or review character descriptions in a fun way. 2 crosswords provided - both have solutions for the teacher to display. Match up activity and translation activity on teacher PPT. There is also a speaking/writing frame for describing in the 3rd person. These resources are ideal as starters, plenaries, tests, homework, cover work or revision. The resources can be easily edited or printed.
rooney33
German MFL describing yourself lesson bundle.

German MFL describing yourself lesson bundle.

2 lessons with activities included, graded as an outstanding lesson. Presentation 1: describing eye colour and hair colour and style. Games and activities included, including gap fills and matching tasks. Using audio in the presentation and using SPaG elements. Presentation 2: recap of presentation 1, then introducing height and weight. Activity at the end to recap all presentation 1` and 2. Images are not my own. Ideas for activities taken from various websites.
kirstybryden
Charaktereigenschaften

Charaktereigenschaften

Interactive activity for practising the personal qualities frequently tested by the GCSE. The file contains 20 key adjectives but will select a different set of ten every time it is opened, Will work on IW or PC and can used on a computer suite so that each student has a slightly different activity in front of them.
petermorris2001