Bringing German to Life is a photocopiable resource that provides a cross-curricular approach to teaching German in primary schools, combining art, design and foreign languages with various aspects of the National Curriculum such as Literacy, Numeracy and PE.
This unique practical resource comprises an engaging storyline about a day in the life of two German children and gives an opportunity for learners to re-enact their day, using finger puppets, crafts and exciting games to practise new language. Each of the 14 sections begins with a short accessible dialogue in German and is followed by suggestions for using the new vocabulary in pairs, small groups or as a whole class.
- Willkommen bei der Familie Fuchs! Welcome to the Fuchs family!
- Wie spät ist es? What time is it?
- Ich stehe auf I get up
- Das Frühstück Breakfast
- Das Picknick The picnic
- Herzlichen Glückwunsch zum Geburtstag! Happy birthday!
- Die Tiere The animals
- Im Wald In the wood
- Der Schuppen The shed
- Die Insekten Insects
- Der Sport Sport
- Wie ist das Wetter? What’s the weather like?
- Das verlorene Eigentum Lost property
- Guten Appetit! Enjoy your meal!
The main story is accompanied by fun craft activities linked to the story (one for each section) for children to create in class using the templates and instructions provided. A wide range of further activities follows, consisting of lively games, songs and opportunities to communicate simple ideas. Language extensions are suggested, focussing on imaginative writing and reading ideas linked to the theme of each section.
Written to support the new foreign languages programme of study the book also includes:
Bringing German to Life
- Cross-curricular links to numerous subjects including Literacy, Numeracy, PE and ICT
- Classroom games and activities
- Photocopiable resources and templates for fun classroom activities and projects
- Language extension activities that extend the target language in a relevant context through a variety of methods.
has been developed for use with children aged 5 - 11 years (Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2) who are learning German as beginners. There is a good level of support for the non-specialist teacher.
Paperback, 112pp, 210 x 295 mm