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New German GCSE (AQA), Theme 1: Identity and Culture - Me, my family & friends - appearance

New German GCSE (AQA), Theme 1: Identity and Culture - Me, my family & friends - appearance

Worried about the pressures of planning a whole new set of resources for the new GCSE specification? Have no fear, MFL Creativity is here! Over the next year, well-thought out individual and bundle lessons will be uploaded for German, minimizing your planning and saving you time! New SoW based resources that interlink, meaning minimal planning for you. Provisional grade/level boundaries and conversions. Clear instructions available in the “Notes” segment of the PowerPoint. Varied practice and assessment activities throughout. Regular lesson-based, challenging F and H homework. Lower prices for bundle packages. End of module assessments available based on the new exam criteria. Vocabulary slides as investigative revision.

By MFLcreativity

Wo? Reading about European Cities

Wo? Reading about European Cities

This is a reading exercise where pupils find out about different cities in Europe. They match the descriptions with the pictures and then guess the name of the city from the map. Enjoy!

By swillard8

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German Beginner Reader - Deutsch Lesen für Anfänger (12 Readings!)

German Beginner Reader - Deutsch Lesen für Anfänger (12 Readings!)

This 15-page mini book is a fun and interactive reader for beginners of German about two young men in Berlin. The readings get progressively harder each chapter but are all in the present tense except for the final chapter (in future). The readings feature a full glossary of new vocabulary and conversation practice/short answer Kapitel 1 Kurt und Ich Kapitel 2 Meine Familie Kapitel 3 Unsere Wohnung Kapitel 4 Freizeit Kapitel 5 Die Uni Kapitel 6 Lebensmittel Einkaufen Kapitel 7 Eine Reise nach Deutschland Kapitel 8 Making Plans Kapitel 9 Das Fußballspiel Kapitel 10 Oktoberfest Kapitel 11 Weihnachten Kapitel 12 Die Zukunft Note: Some of these stories are adapted versions of readings found in my Complete Beginner German Workbook and Textbook.

By ninatutor

15 German Tongue Twisters

15 German Tongue Twisters

15 German tongue twisters a bit of fun for the beginning or the end of a lesson, or end of term. You'll get the video to hear how they (should) sound and the slides to let the students have a go for themselves.

By angelikadavey

Meine Schule - Reading a longer text

Meine Schule - Reading a longer text

A resource used alongside Echo Express 1 to teach Chapter 2 (School). I used this with year 7, but it could equally be used with year 8 if they had just started German.

By 0612Beth

Writing challenge: Environment/Exchanges + verb guide

Writing challenge: Environment/Exchanges + verb guide

I created this to surreptitiously get my year 9s to rehash a piece of writing they did in an exam. The task was to write a letter home about their German exchange experience - their German exchange partner is Detlev, whose family are incredibly environmentally friendly (no heating, no electricity(!)). This challenge allows all students to create an end-product by choosing one of the three on offer (article, interview, poster). On the back is a colour-coded guide to verb forms and word order (present tense, modal/future structure, and verb-comma-verb/subordination.

By hasslethehog

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.

By cgazzal

Kagen Table Labels in German

Kagen Table Labels in German

These are small squares which can be printed off, laminated and stuck to your classroom tables to introduce Kagen techniques to your German classes. I have created examples in sets of 4, but these can be edited. They go three ways: by A/B, by 1-4, or by table. Enjoy!

By swillard8

IB German Reading/Writing/Speaking Resources

IB German Reading/Writing/Speaking Resources

Resources to develop Ab Initio / Standard / Higher German exam skills in the Reading / Writing and Speaking exams. Included: Cultural starters to develop pupils intercultural competence and knowledge. Paper 2 Writing help, frames and guides Paper 1 Reading guide and practice questions Speaking activity to develop picture description

By swillard8

German Reading Comprehension

German Reading Comprehension

These 50 ready-to-go German Mini Stories with comprehension questions will help to build your students vocabulary skills and reading fluency in German. The goal of these worksheets is to introduce basic German vocabulary in context without the stress of mastering complex grammar structures. Each reading passage consists of 3 sentences followed by 3 comprehension questions. All texts and questions are written in simple present. They are suitable for young and absolute beginners. I have included full page answer keys.

By Little_Helper