Secondary German resources: songs and games

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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

German Literary Texts- Goldlöckchen und die drei Bären lesson

German Literary Texts- Goldlöckchen und die drei Bären lesson

A lesson plan and materials for an hour lesson based on Goldlöckchen und die drei Bären from thegermanproject.com read aloud in slow German. The lesson consists of match up exercises, a listening gap fill,reading aloud and a script for groups to work on their pronunciation and perform in front of the class. There is also back up work provided for anyone who misbehaves.

By chloeb1995

Exploiting songs for cognates and phonics

Exploiting songs for cognates and phonics

A short lesson (with extension activities suggested in the notes on slides) to introduce students to the song "Einmal um die Welt" by German hip-hop artist Cro. Discussion of cognates and phonics. The song is easily available to find on YouTube or the Step Into German website.

By jhalkyard

KS4 GCSE German Quiz - Words & Phrases -  Topic:Food&Eating Out [AfL, Test, Vocab, Vocabulary]

KS4 GCSE German Quiz - Words & Phrases - Topic:Food&Eating Out [AfL, Test, Vocab, Vocabulary]

This 30 question quiz is focussed on the topic of Food&Eating Out (Nahrungsmittel und auswärts essen) in line with the AQA GCSE German Specification. The questions take a number of formats. Differentiation can be achieved by adjusting team sizes (or, indeed, having students work individually). Question instructions are in German, and the presentation features high quality graphics and animations. Please feel free to contact me with requests for other Quiz's or resources for German language teaching!

By Maxi88

PGCE Fun Shiny Games and Plenaries

PGCE Fun Shiny Games and Plenaries

Want to end your lessons with a bang? Pupils fed up of noughts and crosses every other lesson? Well plenarise to your heart's content with this huge plenary games pack for all seasons! Games can be used in all subjects - it's you who decides the questions!

By leszekekert

End of Term activity using authentic resources for beginners' German

End of Term activity using authentic resources for beginners' German

Here is an idea how to add more authentic resources as asked for in the new specifications. This is a worksheet and a presentation based on a German pop song and includes a gap fill, a translation task and a creative project. The song is slow and suitable for beginners but is ideally used after the introduction of numbers and plurals. (E.g. in chapter 2 of Stimmt 1). This download includes a PowerPoint with an introduction, the answer to the tasks and a translation of the text, a worksheet and a lesson plan. Note: This unit of work is based on the song Einmal by Die Prinzen. Please make sure you can access it on https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ZHrsf4xDE4 or somewhere else before buying. The song is not included.

By jusch12

Languages vocabulary workout - works for all languages

Languages vocabulary workout - works for all languages

Here's a game I invented to practise vocabulary - best for more advanced KS4 groups or KS5. Begin with the bits of vocab you want to learn cut up on small bits of paper. Cut some coloured card up as tokens. Instructions are on the board. Best played in groups of 3 -4. Best printed A3 if possible. Also great to explain to people born post 2000 is who Mr Motivator is. Essential cultural knowledge. I've attached some vocab I used as an idea.

By jamesesmith

German literal translations of Famous Brands

German literal translations of Famous Brands

4 pages of activities based around famous brands, logos and their literal German translations. The resource includes answers to all the activities. Differentiated activities suitable for near-beginners up to more advanced learners. A fun filler activity. A nice end of term or start of term resource. A distraction from the assessment grind.

By jmeier