This source covers KITA, childcare, changes in family life, e.g different family forms, marriage, including Austria and Switzerland.
It includes activities such translation into and out of German, question and answer, gaps. Answers and ALL translations are at the end of the paper. they are numbered and in order
Good as a booklet
Format Windows Word – easy to adapt - 15 pages
The Stimulus Cards are all in a group of 23 separate slides so can either be individually printed out or shown on the board. They cover all the topics. At the bottom of most there are links to Austria and Switzerland for a very quick idea of how ‘it is’ in the other German speaking countries.
Digital world has 4, but Family and Jugendkultur only one each
PowerPoint, easy to change or adapt.
All tasks are numbered and solutions are at the end of the resource, including all translations
Collection of texts, with questions and exercises, translations German/English, and into German
The work covers authentic texts on migration and integration and their problems as experienced through people in Germany and Austria. Useful links to information (2 audio), one authentic story printed out (3 pages) which may be useful for the very able or native speaker. All texts are authenticated and therefore can be found. One page at end: List of alphabetical German –English vocabulary.
2 Pages useful for AQA oral
Ideal addition to Textbook
Format: Windows Word and fully adaptable 22 pages
Topic: All Topics for AS and A-level Level
All topics covered NOW INCLUDES finished translation INTO German
Format Windows Word – easy to adapt
On average there 5 translation per sub topic altogether 55 pages
Revised NEW Edexcel /AQA A-Level German Topic: Feste und Traditionen
Now with all answers and translations at the end of the paper, tasks are numbered and but not open questions, though there are possible answers also at the end
collection of texts, with questions and exercises, translations German/English, translations into German are included at the end
The work covers New Year (not Christmas), 1 Mai, Reformationstag, Karneval und Oktoberfest, and general information on festival and customs(2) and one article on Switzerland
ideal addition to Textbook
Format: Windows Word and fully adaptable 14 pages
Corrected mistakes and includes completed translation into German
A short history of how the Wiedervereinigung came about and how two important people contributed to this event in history. The 17 pages include information on the historic, eventful days and months before the Mauerfall, with gaps and questions, as well as personal and historic details of Brandt and Gorbatchow. Texts for translation into German (translations included) referring to time before the change. (includes text on Joachim Sauer). Option to translation into English.
Format Windows Word – easy to adapt - 17 pages
NEW Edexcel A-Level German Topic Education/Bildung
Revised, tidied up and all answers and translations are now at the end of the paper
Die deutsche Schule– eine Übersicht, mit Fragen und Übungen
including Die duale Ausbildung
The work covers: the school system, sitzen bleiben, nachsitzen, Strafarbeit, Prügelstrafe, truanting, Die Duale Ausbildung,
Methods: short articles on the required topics, gap filling, true or false, German questions, translation into and out of German, vocab lists
Finally one page visual stimuli
It covers pretty much all you need to know for this topic. Translation into German and other answes are given throughout or at the end
Useful for Reading, Translation and Oral preparation
Format: Windows Word and fully adaptable 20 pages
Corrected mistakes and includes completed translations into German and English, tasks are numbered
Topic: Die Welt der Arbeit
Now withall translations and gap fills, plus a possible solution to Edexcel Sample question GN3
Surely one of the driest topics. This resources covers all the areas mentioned in the book, such as Hartz IV, Weihnachtsgeld, Betriebsrat, etc and offers gap execises, translations, open questions. In the end it is a way of teaching and learning essential vocab which will prove useful all-round. At the end of the resource I have collated three pages of cartoons relating to things like Hartz IV and Weihnachtsgeld which could help oral work and lighten the load!
I have a help page for Stimulus Card
All translations into German are now found completed at the end.
Format: Windows Word, fully adaptable - 23 pages
Revision for German Edexcel Foundation GCSE
This paper consists of basic revision exercises: a. Guide to Basic Writing 80-90 words - guides through the bullet points, lots of simple ideas in English to translate per bullet point to finally present an ‘essay’.
b. Basic grammar and structure revision: basic vowel change verbs, basic prepositions, simple verb,verb ideas, simple case situations, the question form, simple modal verb form, gern, - , asking questions in Oral, -all at basic level
c. simple guide to the picture essay of up to 40 words
just some work might be above foundation –diversification!
The pages at the moment run on but can easily be separated for each section
Format: Windows Word and fully adaptable 30+ pages
Topic Umwelt und Recyceln in Deutschland
Format Windows Word - 13 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) has to be completed - a teacher version is given
Because these sentences often contain the Passive it can be an introduction to the Passive (or a good revision) Example: Das Duale System wurde 1990 (gegründet)
An alphabetical list of all the verbs is included with Infinitive, Imperfect, PP and Englisch translation.
I have also included main facts on Atomkraft pros and cons and policy, an essential vocab list without the English, Swiss policy too.
Reasonably demanding because of the new Vocab after GCSE. Suitable for AQA as well
Corrected mistakes and includes completed translations into German
This PowerPoint resource contains information on Berlin of the time between the wars and after; The Golden Twenties, the bomb damage and Trümmerfrauen , it also has texts on Berlin now, with its cultural and tourist attractions. Passages have questions, are stimulus to further writing, or are for translation into both languages. It’s by no means a definitive piece but in addition to material in the text book should easily cover the topic. The two books mentioned may encourage students to read them. At the end of the resource are the answers and translation.
The resource can be used for the oral preparation or for general introduction to the topic.
The PowerPoint resource contains 19 pages and is fully adaptable
Topic A Cultural Change in the 20th Century - Die Wiedervereinigung.
A great time saving resource that provides essential information on the reunification, Willy Brandt and Michail Gorbatschow (German spelling). each section has an appropriate vocab list, the information is basic but nevertheless essential and challenging, the information is repeated in a different form with gaps to be filled in. This allows the pupils to get sufficient knowledge and understanding of the topics.
Format Window Word, fully adaptable - 22 pages, but the vocab lists are repeated
This resource is intended to give extra material and information on the topic Medien.
The resource offers authentic texts with gap exercises, translations, open questions, vocab and answers at the end (including translations into German)
Tasks are now numbered and all at the end
Format: Windows Word and fully adaptable 10 pages (including the solutions)
All tasks are now numbered and answers found at he end, I have also added a small section on energy and nuclear power for A2
This resource offers authentic texts (some unusual new ideas of solving the problem) with gap exercises, translations, open questions, vocab and answers at the end (including translations into German). It covers the wide variety of the Umweltproblem with reference to Germany
All answers and translations are at the end of the paper
Format: Windows Word and fully adaptable 15 pages
Covering the the 5 Themes: School, Local Area, holiday and Travel, Future Aspirations, International and Global Dimensions, I have produced about 7-9 translations per topic. I have not yet done the translations into German myself but I am happy to supply them on demand. Eventually, I will add them but am short of time at the moment. Each translation covers various tenses and grammatical curiosities as indicated in the Edexcel sample.
This resource has 28 slides of which 4 have a just writing stimulus; the others are all a picture stimulus and have matching writing task (80-90 words or more if you want). They cover the 5 topics. They could be used at Foundation of course with less demand on the vocabulary. Print out and set for homework or use in class. Suitable for both Edexcel and AQA
Format PowerPoint– easy to adapt - 28 Slides
Topic: All Topics for AS Level
Gesellschaftliche Entwicklung in Deutschland
Politische und künstlerische Kultur in Deutschland
Format Windows Word – easy to adapt
29 pages, average 5 oral per topic; 3 sub- topics for task 1 (Text 1 and Text 2) and 3 sub-topics for Task 1 with all 4 questions
Task 2 with 2 bullet points and 2 questions
This resource offers gap exercises, translations, open questions, vocab and answers at the end (including translations into German). It covers as much about the music scene as is feasible, including links to ‘famous’ singers, it does not include the classical music scene, though there is the odd reference to it.
German Translations and other answers are given throughout or at the end.
Useful for both oral and reading work
Format: Windows Word, fully adaptable - 17 pages
This resource contains 20 Speaking Practice ideas covering the 4 Topics with practice cues Behauptungen for the sub-topics. Each individual file only has one cue , Behauptung , not two as for student choice in the exam. But the exercise is for the purpose of practice and deepening of the topics. For each sub-topic I have included links to the internet for relevant information, and some parts of the relevant article I have copied to save time for the staff member who has to practise the topics. The cues/ Behauptungen will always revolve around the same topics but just have a slightly different slant in the cues.
Format: Windows Word and fully adaptable: double click on each of the 20 files to see all the information
This short resource offers gap exercises, translations, open questions, vocab and answers at the end (including translations into German). Includes reference to Austria and Switzerland. I have added 2 items
on social media problems
Useful for both oral and reading work
Format: Windows Word, fully adaptable - 12 pages
Corrected mistakes and all completed translations into German