Complete Beginner German Workbook and Textbook ~ Deutsch für Anfänger (Gr. 8+)

Complete Beginner German Workbook and Textbook ~ Deutsch für Anfänger (Gr. 8+)

This 84-page file is a complete beginner textbook and workbook that I've completed over my last 15 years of teaching/tutoring German. It includes careful explanations and exercises on all the topics covered in a first year German course. It also includes a detailed description of grammar terms and a full appendix with all the most important charts for studying the German language. This PDF can be used on its own or as a complement to any beginner German language course of study.You can use it get its entirety or simply print out pages as worksheets. Course Outline (It is thematic) Unit 1: The Basics Alphabet, pronunciation, greetings Unit 2: Talking about Family Family vocab, gender and plurals, haben Unit 3: Describing People Verb conjugations, sein Unit 4: Numbers and Time Phrases Numbers, Telling Time Unit 5: My House Word order Unit 6: Common Irregular Verbs Haben, sein, werden, The Weather Unit 7: Asking Questions Question Words, Stem-change Verbs Unit 8: Talking about Hobbies Months, Days of the Week, Modals Unit 9: At a Restaurant Nominative and Accusative, Possessives Unit 10: Around Town Prepositions of Place, Dative Unit 11: At a Soccer Game Comparatives and Superlatives Unit 12: New Year’s Eve Future tense Unit 13: Taking a Trip Separable prefix verbs Unit 14: At the Movies The Conversational Past Unit 15: Grocery shopping Expressing Likes, Gefallen, Gern haben Unit 16: Daily Routines Reflexive Verbs Unit 17: A Postcard Conjunctions Unit 18: A Day in Berlin The Simple Past, Modals Unit 19: Renting an Apartment Genitive Case, Adjective endings Unit 20: A Day Hike Relative Pronouns Appendices A-E: Declension Charts Prepositions Grammar Terms
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Spanish Subjunctive Bundle - El subjuntivo - (3 Readings and 7 Worksheets!)

Spanish Subjunctive Bundle - El subjuntivo - (3 Readings and 7 Worksheets!)

This 15-page bundle covers all the uses of the present subjunctive in Spanish. 1. Subjunctive Worksheet: Verbs of Influence 2. Subjunctive Worksheet: Impersonal Expressions 3. Subjunctive Worksheet: Verbs of Doubt and Emotion 4. Subjunctive vs. Indicative Worksheet: Conjunctions 5. Subjunctive Worksheet: Certain Expressions (Ojalá etc.) 6. Subjunctive vs. Indicative: Multiple-choice Worksheet 7. Subjunctive vs. Indicative: Translation Worksheet 8. Spanish Reading ~ An ideal boyfriend (2 pgs) 9. Spanish Reading ~ Apartment Hunt (2 pgs) 10. Spanish Reading ~ Giving Friends Advice (2 pgs) 11. Present Subjunctive Reference Sheet Handout It includes: -5 worksheets with between 10-14 exercises per page. -1 multiple-choice worksheet -1 translation worksheet -3 Readings with a lot of common present subjunctive verb forms as well as a reading comprehension worksheets/writing sections. -1 reference sheet for regular and irregular forms of the present subjunctive. A great complement to any unit on the present subjunctive!
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Spanish Readings MEGA Bundle: Latin Cultural Readings - 20 Lecturas Culturales!

Spanish Readings MEGA Bundle: Latin Cultural Readings - 20 Lecturas Culturales!

This 35-page Spanish Reading Bundle includes ALL of my cultural readings at 55% off! The readings highlight culture from various Latin countries. Each reading includes a glossary of new vocabulary and a reading comprehension section. File includes one reading each on: 1. Los gauchos y la yerba mate 2. El Toreo 3. Machu Picchu 4. La ropa tradicional 5. La comida tradicional 6. La sangría y las tapas 7. Mesoamérica 8. El fútbol 9. Música ~ Mariachi, Salsa y Cueca 10. El Tango 11. El flamenco 12. La Semana Santa y la Pascua 13. El cinco de mayo 14. El día de la madre 15. Navidad 16. El día de los muertos 17. El día de la raza 18. La quinceañera 19. Los padrinos 20. Las telenovelas The readings are in a mixture of present and past tenses and therefore suitable for students of all levels. They may be used on their own or as a complement to your unit on music, food, history, culture etc. These readings also make for great Sub Activities and Early Finisher Activities!
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Thanksgiving English Cultural Reading - (Pilgrims, Mayflower)

Thanksgiving English Cultural Reading - (Pilgrims, Mayflower)

This English language cultural reading describes the history and meaning behind the holiday of Thanksgiving as celebrated in Canada and the US. It talks about the history of the first Thanksgiving in the United States in the 1620s and also its cultural significance today. Reading is followed by 8 true/false reading comprehension questions.
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Gauchos and Yerba Mate Cultural Reading (In English)

Gauchos and Yerba Mate Cultural Reading (In English)

This English language reading is about the south American traditions of gauchos and the taking of yerba mate. Spanish vocabulary is introduced at the top with English translations. The reading is followed by a true false reading comprehension section.
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Meine Freundin Celine Lesung - My Friend Celine German Reading

Meine Freundin Celine Lesung - My Friend Celine German Reading

This reading is about a young medical student who goes to Africa to volunteer with children. We also learn about her family and boss. This reading serves as good practice for describing people's appearance, personality, profession etc. This reading is accompanied by a glossary of new vocabulary and 8 true/false reading comprehension questions. Activity idea: After reading, have students show pictures of friends and describe them to their classmates.
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Beim Fußballspiel Lesung - At a Soccer Game German Reading

Beim Fußballspiel Lesung - At a Soccer Game German Reading

This beginner level German reading is centered around two friends who go to a soccer game. The reading includes a glossary of new vocabulary, five reading comprehension questions and a conversation activity. Includes: spannend die Mannschaft gegeneinander schießt das Tor der Spitzenspieler der Schiedsrichter der Elfmeter Note: this reading is also available in my Complete Beginner German Workbook and Textbook and my Beginner German Reader.
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En la oficina Lectura - Spanish Reading At the Office

En la oficina Lectura - Spanish Reading At the Office

This Spanish reading is focused around office and business vocabulary and discusses the typical day of Pedro, a young San Francisco-based IT worker. The reading includes a glossary of business related vocabulary and 8 true/false reading comprehension questions. Vocabulary included: el informático los empleados una reunión el/la colega el jefe, la jefa los negocios los correos electrónicos las llamadas
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Mon amie Celine Lecture - My Friend Celine French Reading

Mon amie Celine Lecture - My Friend Celine French Reading

This reading is about a young medical student who goes to Africa to volunteer with children. We also learn about her family and boss. This reading serves as good practice for describing people's appearance, personality, profession etc. This reading is accompanied by a glossary of new vocabulary and 10 true/false reading comprehension questions.
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Por and Para Spanish Task Cards

Por and Para Spanish Task Cards

This 6-page file includes: 20 Spanish task cards on Por and Para (5 pages x 4 cards) Recording sheet Example task card: Gracias _____ el libro. El alto ____ su familia. Great review for this tricky grammar concept!
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El Día de Acción de Gracias Lectura - Thanksgiving Spanish Reading + Handout

El Día de Acción de Gracias Lectura - Thanksgiving Spanish Reading + Handout

This 3-page file includes: -A reading on the history and meaning of Thanksgiving. The reading includes glossary of new vocabulary. -A reading comprehension worksheet. -A handout featuring useful vocabulary for this holiday. Activity idea: after reading the story together, students can discussed how they celebrate Thanksgiving using the new vocabulary. Vocabulary examples: la cosecha la temporada los peregrinos el pavo
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Spanish Verb Practice Drills - Mad Minute Quizzes - Review ALL 14 TENSES!

Spanish Verb Practice Drills - Mad Minute Quizzes - Review ALL 14 TENSES!

This 15-page file includes one sheet each on the following conjugation forms: Present Present Continuous Imperfect Preterite Future Conditional Present perfect Past perfect Future perfect Conditional perfect Present subjunctive Present perfect subjunctive Imperfect subjunctive Pluperfect subjunctive BONUS* One blank sheet These sheets can be used in class for test prep/review/drills/pop quizzes. Each sheet includes one example conjugation. Includes a mixture of regular/stem-change/irregular verbs: hablar comer vivir beber estudiar mirar abrir dormir querer pensar ir buscar ver venir ser estar hacer poner saber
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Spanish Conversation Starter Task Cards for Beginners - Question Words

Spanish Conversation Starter Task Cards for Beginners - Question Words

This 7-page file includes: ~24 task cards focused on asking questions (6 pages x 4 cards per sheet) ~Recording sheet All 24 task cards feature questions beginning with interrogatives: qué, quién, cuántos etc. Example questions: ¿Cuál es tu número de teléfono? ¿Cuántos hermanos tienes? ¿Dónde viven tus abuelos? Can be used alone, in pairs or in small groups!
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Biographies of Famous Hispanics - Castro, Kahlo, Rivera, Picasso (In English)

Biographies of Famous Hispanics - Castro, Kahlo, Rivera, Picasso (In English)

This 8-page file offers all of my most popular hispanic biographies in English at 50% off! Bundle includes one bio each on: 1. Eva Perón (Argentine First Lady) 2. Fidel Castro (Cuban Revolutionary) 3. Frida Kahlo (Mexican artist) 4. Rigoberta Menchú (Guatemalan activist) 5. Pablo Picasso (Spanish painter) 6. Diego Rivera (Mexican muralist) 7. Shakira (Colombian singer) 8. Messi (Argentine Soccer player) Reading comprehension questions are included with each reading. Great for Hispanic heritage month!
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ESL/EFL TASK CARDS - Conversation Starters (Grades 7-12)

ESL/EFL TASK CARDS - Conversation Starters (Grades 7-12)

This 7-page file includes: ~24 task cards with Conversation starters (6 pages x 4 cards per sheet) ~Recording sheet These task cards provide a great way to get students talking in the target language! Example Questions: What holiday do you most look forward to? What is your favorite time of day? What three qualities do you look for in a friend? How do you like to spend time on your own?
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Spanish Task Cards Bundle

Spanish Task Cards Bundle

This bundle includes all of my Spanish task cards at 40% off! Talking about friends Present Subjunctive Spanish Conversation Starters - Question Words Trivia task cards!
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Present Subjunctive Task Cards - Subjuntivo

Present Subjunctive Task Cards - Subjuntivo

This 8-page file includes: ~24 task cards focused on the present subjunctive (6 cards x 4 cards per sheet) ~Recording sheet ~Answer key These task cards provide a perfect cumulative review of the WEIRDO acronym as they include a mixture of: Verbal expressions: quiero que... insisto que.. Impersonal expressions: Es bueno que... Es raro que... Emotions: Me alegra de que.... Temo que... Conjunctions: Estudia para que... Other expressions: Ojalá que.... Regular and irregular verbs are featured!
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Imperfect Subjunctive Task Cards - Imperfecto de Subjuntivo

Imperfect Subjunctive Task Cards - Imperfecto de Subjuntivo

This 8-page file includes: ~24 task cards focused on the imperfect subjunctive (6 cards x 4 cards per sheet) ~Recording sheet ~Answer key These task cards provide a perfect cumulative review of the WEIRDO acronym as they include a mixture of: Verbal expressions: deseaba que... insistía que.. Impersonal expressions: Era bueno que... Era raro que... Emotions: Me alegraba de que.... Temaba que... Conjunctions: Estudiaba para que.... Regular and irregular verbs are featured!
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La fiesta de Halloween Lectura - Spanish Halloween Script + Handout

La fiesta de Halloween Lectura - Spanish Halloween Script + Handout

In this fun Spanish reading three friends are attending a school Halloween party together. They talk about their costumes, the decorations at the party and how they all know each other. The reading includes a glossary of new Halloween related vocabulary and and 8 true/false reading comprehension questions. The second page is a handout with numerous Halloween related phrases for students to write their own script about what they are planning to do for Halloween. Activity idea: This script contains three parts. Put students in groups of three to read and translate the script together. Vocab examples: el disfraz espantoso el esqueleto el loro vestido como la máscara las arañas
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German Task Cards Bundle

German Task Cards Bundle

German Task Cards Bundle at over 40% off! Case Review All about me Conversation Starters Verbs
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German Conversation Starter Task Cards - Deutsch Sprechen (Beginner Level A1/A2)

German Conversation Starter Task Cards - Deutsch Sprechen (Beginner Level A1/A2)

This 7-page file includes: ~24 task cards with Conversation starters (6 pages x 4 cards per sheet) ~Recording sheet These task cards provide a great way to get beginner students talking in the target language! Example Questions: Was für Musik hast du gern? Was ist dein Lieblingsfach in der Schule? Wie oft gehst du ins Kino? Wohin reist du gern? Wie lange schläfst du? Just print out on card stock or laminate and enjoy!
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Au Restaurant Lecture en Français - French Reading The Restaurant (conditionnel)

Au Restaurant Lecture en Français - French Reading The Restaurant (conditionnel)

This French reading is a script between two friends who are out enjoying a meal at a restaurant. Students are introduced to the conditional form of verbs as used for polite requests. The reading includes a short glossary of new vocabulary and five reading comprehension questions. Activity idea: after reading the script in groups of three, have students write their own script to perform for the class where they role-play going out to eat.
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