GCSE German


Succeed in the Exams! Grammar Practice Die Medien Reiselust Unser Schulleben Kind, Freund, Bürger Gesundheit
 
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GCSE Examination Skills: How to Succeed!
1 Quia Matching games to help you to learn the German instructions and questions that will appear on the new GCSE reading and listening exam papers.
2 Quia Matching games to help you to learn the German instructions and questions that will appear on the new GCSE writing exam paper.
3 Quia Adjectives are a very common feature of the listening exams. If you can match these up, you will get a higher mark in the exam!
4 Bananas Play a matching game to learn some of the little words that the examiners use to try and catch you out!
5 Matchup Drag and drop activity on false friends - don't let these words catch you out!
6 Multichoice How many false friends can you identify before you run out of lives or time.
7 Snap Play snap with false friends. This will drive you mad!
8 Rhubarb Spell out these false friends by tapping on the tiles, the word is correct so long as it stays green.
9 Wksht Print and complete this worksheet to check how well you know false friends.
10 Activity A
11 Activity B
12 Activity C
Useful preparation for GCSE reading and listening exams.
Make sure you do each activity in sequence beginning with activity A.
Get into the mind set of the people who write your exams!
13 Quia Rags to Riches game: Can you pick out key words to do well in the GCSE reading examination?
14 Quia GCSE Higher Reading activity for candidates who want one of the highest grades.
15 Reading Read through these passages and answer the questions - useful revision of many topics. Check your answers using a dictionary.
16 i-c@fé Reading practice with interactive exercises presented in a colourful magazine-like lay-out from OUP. Well worth a look!
 

Grammar Practice
1 Presentation Practise plurals of 20 common nouns. Would you recognise these words in reading and listening exams?
2 Matchup Drag and drop matching activity on 20 common plurals. Play this more than once as 10 will be randomly selected each time.
3 Snap Play snap with plurals of common nouns.
4 Presentation Investigate the present tense of irregular verbs using this activity.
5 Matchup Drag and drop matching activity on the present tense of irregular verbs.
6 Multichoice How many irregular present tense verb forms do you know? What is your highest score?
7 Worksheet Print and complete this matching activity to check your understanding of the present tense of irregular verbs.
8 Noughts One or two player games of noughts and crosses to practise ten commonly confused verbs.
9 Memory Find the hidden commonly confused verbs.
10 Snap Play snap with ten commonly confused verbs - this will really wind you up!
11 Labelling Can you spell the ten commonly confused verbs from memory?
12 Presentation Use this activity to research the past tense (perfect) of a selection of common irregular verbs. The closest English equivalent is the second meaning given, but the first is more frequently used.
13 Rhubarb Click on the right letters to spell out the perfect tense of these common irregular verbs. Remember to tap on a space tile between each word and to tap on ... as if it is a word in the middle, e.g. ich bin ... gekommen, otherwise this activity will not work.
14 Anagrams Can you solve these anagrams of the perfect tense of irregular verbs?
15 Worksheet Print and complete this worksheet on the perfect tense of irregular verbs.
16 Quia   Win a million euros - how well do you know the past tense (perfect)?
17 Presentation Use this activity to learn the past participles of ten verbs beginning with ver-.
18 Flashcards How well do you know the above past participles?
19 Multichoice How many past participles beginning with ver- can you identify before you run out of time or lives?
20 Presentation Practise the forms of the imperfect tense which are most commonly used in the Higher Reading exam. Will you be caught out by them? This is another past tense.
21 Noughts One or two player games of noughts and crosses on a random selection of 9 of the above verbs.
22 Multichoice How many imperfect (past) tense verb forms can you match before you run out of time or lives? What is your best score?
(For more grammar revision see links under topic headings below.)
 

Unit 1: Media (Die Medien)
1 Hangman Play hangman with everyday uses of media.
2 Quia Matching activity on everyday uses of media. Play this several times in a row to cover all of the sentences.
3 Syllabary Drag and drop the missing chunks of words to make sentences about the media today.
4 Anagrams Can you sort out these anagrams to reveal sentences about the media today?
5 Rhubarb Face this challenge! Spell out sentences about everyday media, if the word stays green, you are on the right track. But watch out for quakes!
6 Worksheet Print out and complete this matching worksheet on everyday uses of the media and save for revision.
7 Penalty Penalty shoot out game for one or two players on media used in everyday life.
8 Quia How many of these terms from a German online profile do you recognise?
9 Quiz How many bananas can you win in this quiz about an online profile?
10 Hangman Play hangman to practise opinions.
11 Noughts One or two player games of noughts and crosses on opinions.
12 Bananas How quickly can you find the hidden pairs of opinions?
13 Rhubarb Spell out opinion words by tapping the right tiles - but watch out for quakes!
14 Bananas Pelmanism game on adjectives to describe music.
15 Letterdrop Use the magnet to grab the right letters to spell out adjectives to describe music.
16 Match Match up these questions and answers about music interests.
17 Cloze Put these sentences about music interests back in the right order.
18 Penguin Help the penguin to cross the ice floes to reach his family by answering quiz questions about TV programmes.
19 Treasure Find the hidden treasure by answering questions on opinions of TV programmes.
20 Quiz Try this race against the clock quiz on TV programmes - choose from three levels of difficulty.
21 Test What is your score out of 13 on this quiz about TV programmes?
22 Fling What do you think about television? Fling the Teacher activity.
23 Penalty One or two player penalty shoot-out game. How often do you watch TV?
24 Rhubarb Was ist das Hauptthema des Filmes? What is the main theme of the film? Try this fun activity, but watch out for quakes!
25 Quia How well can you describe films? Try these matching activities to improve your descriptions.
26 Alle Filme. Alle Trailer. Alle Neustarts! View trailers of new films and read detailed film descriptions. See cinema programmes for German cities. Click on 'Charts' in the contents banner at the top of the page and then select 'Top 10 Deutschland' to find out about this week's Top Ten in German cinemas. Which of the films have only been released in Germany?
27 Matchup Drag and drop matching activity on opinions of new media. Complete this activity before trying quiz activity 20.
28 Multichoice How many opinions of new media can you match before you run out of time or lives? This helps with the next four activities.
29 CatSort How quickly can you sort the opinions into advantanges and disadvantages of the new media?
30 Matchup Drag and drop matching activity on advantages and disadvantages of the new media.
31 Syllabary Try to reconstruct the above sentences by dragging the syllables into the right place.
32 Quiz Try this challenging quiz on positive and negative aspects of new media - there are 34 questions!
33 Multichoice How well do you know fillers and qualifiers? These high frequency words are useful for speaking and writing.
34 Snap More practice of fillers and qualifiers.
35 Letterdrop Use the magnets to catch the right letters to spell fillers and qualifiers.
36 Rhubarb How fast can you spell out the fillers and qualifiers? But watch out for quakes!
37 Quia Matching activities to build your bank of opinions - it is essential that you include opinions in GCSE Speaking and Writing tasks.
38 Match Build a wide range of opinions using complex vocabulary and qualifiers - try this matching activity. Remember to give reasons for opinions whenever possible!
39 Bananas Find the hidden pairs of time expressions - useful markers to show if you are referring to the past, present or future. Do you know which time expressions are used with which tense?
40 Noughts One or two player games of noughts and crosses on useful time expressions.
 

Unit 2: Holidays (Reiselust)
1 Revision Click here to revise countries and holiday activities from the FCSE German page.
2 Match What are your holiday preferences?
3 Penalty Penalty shoot-out game on holiday preferences.
4 Penalty Penalty shoot-out game on the three words for 'you'.
5 Rhubarb How fast can you spell out these holiday activities? But watch out for quakes! What do you think of these activities and why?
6 Quia Matching activities on past time phrases. Learn these words to help you to identify past tense events.
7 Columns Join up pairs of past time phrases.
8 Wordpoints Can you identify the correct past time phrases?
9 Noughts One or two player games of noughts and crosses on past time phrases.
10 Multichoice How many points can you get in this multiple choice quiz on past time phrases - 37 is the best I have seen!
11 Improve your knowledge of the past tense by playing these TaskMagic games.
12 PicMatch Drag and drop matching activity on past tense holiday activities.
13 PicNoughts Noughts and crosses games on past tense holiday activities.
14 PicMemory Memory game on past tense holiday activities.
15 PicMissing Which past tense holiday activity is missing? Improve your memory.
16 Quia Games to improve your use of the past tense to say what people did on a visit.
17 Quiz What did you do in Liechtenstein and why? Multiple choice quiz.
18 Quia Play these games to help you use the past tense correctly.
19 Quia What did these people do in Salzburg? Listen to the sentences and decide what they did before turning over the flashcard.
20 Noughts Noughts and crosses games on giving directions and travelling.
21 Bananas Find the hidden pairs to practise giving directions and travel vocabulary.
22 Tiletap Spell out directions and travel vocabulary.
23 Presentation Use this activity to familiarise yourself with past tense sentences to describe a disastrous holiday.
24 Anagrams When you think you can remember the above sentences, try this fun anagram challenge!
25 Snap Play snap with past tense sentences about a disastrous holiday.
26 Syllabary Drag the syllables back into place to reconstruct the 6 past tense sentences about a disastrous holiday.
27 Match What did you want to do on holiday and what did you actually do?
28 Quia Did you have any problems while on holiday? Während des Urlaubs hatte ich leider viele Probleme ...
29 Quia Put the text extracts in the correct order to reveal a report about a visit to a German town.
30 Quia Complete these sentences with the correct um ... zu ... phrase. Why did you go there?
31 Cloze Reconstruct these complex sentences about a past holiday - why are these sentences impressive?
32 Quia Can you choose the correct missing words to complete Jana's diary?
33 Quia Join up the halves of sentences on travel preferences.
34 Hangman Hangman games on restaurant vocabulary.
35 Noughts Noughts and crosses games on restaurant vocabulary.
36 Rhubarb Spelling challenge - spell the restaurant words before the tiles jump about!
37 Bananas Adjectives to fit restaurant topic - describe food and waiters.
38 Wdsearch Find above adjectives in wordsearch.
39 Cloze What did you think of the accommodation?
40 Cloze Can you also rebuild these sentences about your accommodation?
41 Noughts Noughts and crosses games on past participles used with verbs (mein Ferienalptraum).
42 Tetris Stop the words piling up by spelling them correctly - these past participles are all used with haben.
43 Fling Fling the Teacher game on holiday activities - preferences and reasons for choices.
44 Quiz Multiple-choice quiz on holiday activities in Liechtenstein.
45 Quia Challenge game for one or two players - improve your writing and speaking by using linking words.
 

Unit 3 School Life (Unser Schulleben)
1 Anagrams Revise school subjects by solving these jumbled words.
2 Matchup What do you think of German?
3 Snap Play snap with the above sentences giving opinions of German.
4 Cloze Fill the glass monkeys to the top by reconstructing these sentences giving opinions of school subjects.
5 Presentation Use this activity to familiarise yourself with sentences comparing German and History.
6 Matchup Drag and drop matching activity to compare German and History.
7 Memory Find the hidden pairs of sentences comparing German and History.
8 Rhubarb Spell out sentences comparing German and History.
9 CatSort Drag and drop sorting activity on comparing German and Geography. Which sentences are positive statements and which are negative?
10 Rhubarb Can you spell out the past participles from the text on page 50 of Echo for GCSE?
11 Quia Practise describing schools.
12 Task Magic games to help you to describe a school.
13 Quia Put these sentences describing a typical school day in the right order beginning with the earliest.
14 Cloze Monkey madness sentence-building activity to practise the pluperfect tense - great for A/A* students!
15 Penalty Penalty shoot-out game about Sutton High!
16 Speedword How quickly can you type out these past tense sentences about break activities?
17 Wordweb Write past tense sentences about break activities - don't forget to have a space between each word.
18 Quia Matching game to practise the future tense. What will you do next term?
19 Jigword Complete the sentences. What will you do next term?
20 Match Memory game. What will you do next term?
21 Wdweb Follow the paths to spell out the rest of the sentences. What will you do next term?
22 Fling You can fling the teacher if you know sentences for what you will do next term.
23 Hangman How many of these verbs for things you can't do at school can you work out?
24 Noughts Play noughts and crosses with verbs connected to school rules.
25 Bananas Find the hidden verbs connected to school rules.
26 Tetris Stop the words from piling to the top by typing them correctly - verbs connected to school rules.
27 Gaptext Fill in the missing words in this set of school rules.
28 Quia Games to practise school rules vocabulary.
29 YouTube Why do German children receive Schultüten on the first day at school? Frag' doch mal die Maus Show!
30 Cloze Fill the glass monkeys to the top by reconstructing 7 sentences giving the advantages of a school uniform.
31 Penalty Penalty shoot out game on the advantages and disadvantages of a school uniform. Are you for or against a uniform?
32 Quia Match pictures and sentences to build vocabulary to describe your ideal uniform: Wie wäre deine ideale Schuluniform?
33 TaskMagic3 Sentence and picture matching activities on ideal clothes to wear to school - use the conditional tense to access higher GCSE grades.
34 Snakes Snakes and ladders game for one or two players/teams on talking about school.
35 Bananas Win bananas by answering quiz questions about a school.
36 Quiz Join up these sentence halves to describe the school of the future.
37 Quia Matching activities - how should your school be improved?
38 Quia Match up the sentence halves correctly - how and why should your school be improved? This activity practises using damit and so dass (so that) to link sentences.
39 Noughts Play noughts and crosses to talk about pressures at school.
40 Bananas Find the hidden pairs of words about pressures at school.
41 Letterdrop Use the magnets to grab the right letters to spell words and phrases to talk about pressures at school.
42 Tiletap Can you spell out the above vocabulary by tapping on the right tiles?
43 Quiz Multiple choice quiz about problems at school - are these sentences in the present, past or future tense?
44 Noughts Noughts and crosses games on linking words (SVTE = Sends Verb To End!)
45 Rhubarb Spell out the linking words but watch out for quakes!
 

Unit 4: Family and Citizenship (Kind, Freund, Bürger)
1 PicBelt Pick the matching picture on the conveyor belt to revise pets.
2 PicChoice How many sentences about pets can you understand before you run out of time or lives?
3 PicBlur Can you identify the blurry pictures of pets before they come into focus? What's your highest score?
4 Quia Picture-matching game to revise pets and descriptions of pets.
5 Noughts Play noughts and crosses to revise family words.
6 Bananas Find the hidden pairs of family words.
7 Rhubarb Can you spell out the family words before the quakes hit?
8 Cloze Drag and drop activity about family - learn how to translate 'who' in German (relative pronouns).
9 Hangman Hangman games on adjectives to describe people's character.
10 Noughts One or two player games of noughts and crosses on characteristics.
11 Bananas Can you find the hidden pairs of characteristics?
12 Rhubarb This is great fun. Can you spell out 10 characteristics even though the letters keep jumping around? Hint: the word goes red if you select an incorrect letter.
13 Invaders How many points can you get on this space invaders game on characteristics? Copy this ö and have it ready to paste into a word when needed!
14 Quia Quiz testing 'weil' sentences for the topic of family relationships.
15 TaskMagic games to describe a best friend.
16 Match Matching vocabulary activity on the qualities of a good friend.
17 Quia Build your knowledge of adjectives to describe people.
18 Quia Games to practise German words to describe people.
19 Meet your dream partner through this fun Channel 4 game and revise personal information at the same time!
20 Matchup Drag and drop matching activity - what do you find attractive?
21 Snap Play snap with the above sentences.
22 Anagrams Unjumble these anagrams - what do you find attractive?
23 Quia Matching activities - what turns you on?
24 JMatch Can you match appropriate reasons to the things people find attractive in a dream date?
25 Fling You can fling the teacher if you can discuss what you find attractive.
26 Penguin Help the penguin to reach his family by answering questions about marriage.
27 Quiz How well do you know vocabulary about marriage? Try this quiz and see.
28 Gridrace Connect the top row to the bottom row by answering questions about marriage.
29 Snakes One or two player game of snakes and ladders to practise vocabulary about marriage.
30 Treasure This is like 'Deal or no Deal'. Can you find the biggest treasure? You will need to know words connected to marriage.
31 Penalty Penalty shoot out game on future plans and conjunctions.
32 Snakes Play snakes and ladders to practise future plans.
33 Bananas How many bananas can you win by answering questions on future plans?
34 Match You have just 30 seconds to complete this matching activity on young peoples' problems.
35 Madness Monkey madness sentence building activity. Can you fill all the monkeys to the top?
36 Match What should you do to solve your problems? Vocabulary matching task.
37 Penalty Penalty shoot out game on problems you faced last year.
38 Noughts Noughts and crosses games on citizenship vocabulary.
39 Letterdrop Use the magnets to grab the right letters to spell out citizenship vocabulary.
40 Tiletap Tap on tiles to spell out citizenship vocabulary.
41 Mobile Can you sort out these jumbled text messages about helping other people?
42 Wheel One or two player games of the wheel of fortune - create sentences about helping other people.
43 Penguin Help the penguin cross the ice floes by answering questions about how you help other people.
44 Quiz Multiple choice quiz on helping other people - choose from 3 levels of difficulty.
45 Worksheet Printable version of the above quizzes.
46 Penguin Help the penguin to cross the ice floes and reach his family by answering questions about what you did last year to help other people.
47 Quiz grid Capture the squares for the noughts or crosses team by answering questions about how you helped people last year.
48 Gridrace Bridge the grid from top to bottom by answering questions on how you helped people last year.
49 Multichoice Complete these past tense sentences about helping others - choose easy-peasy, fair or intense!
50 Test How many marks out of 11 can you get in this test on ways you have helped people in the past?
51 Rags Win a million Euros in this Rags to Riches quiz on adjectives used with etwas and nichts.
 

Unit 5: Healthy Lifestyle (Gesundheit)
1 Hangman Hangman games on introductory vocabulary for talking about eating habits.
2 Noughts Noughts and crosses games on eating habits vocabulary.
3 Wdsearch Find the hidden vocabulary on eating habits.
4 Rhubarb Spell out eating habits vocabulary, but watch out for quakes!
5 Penalty Penalty shoot-out game for one or two players on healthy eating.
6 Quia Practise vocabulary related to healthy living.
7 Bananas Pelmanism matching game on healthy eating.
8 Word attack Tetris style game on healthy eating.
9 Connect 3 Triple trouble quiz on healthy eating.
10 Quiz Banana quiz on healthy eating - why are certain foods healthy?
11 Snakes Snakes and ladders game on healthy eating.
12 Quiz Banana quiz - for/against vegetarian food.
13 Snakes Snakes and ladders game - for/against vegetarian food.
14 Website Visit this website to find out about a healthy eating campagne: '5 am Tag - Obst und Gemüse'. Some free downloadable resource sheets. For example, download and read through these information sheets: Alle Folie im Paket.
15 Quiz Try this online quiz about fast food.
16 Noughts Play this noughts and crosses game a few times before trying the next activity.
17 Quiz Match up these sentence halves to discover why vitamins and minerals are an important part of a healthy diet.
18 Noughts Noughts and crosses games on 'Stubenhocker oder Sportskanone'.
18 Bananas Find the hidden words for 'Stubenhocker oder Sportskanone' - how fit are you?
20 Tiletap Spell out general words for sporting fitness.
21 Quia How can you stay fit?
22 Wordsearch Find the hidden words connected to the topic of weight problems.
23 Rhubarb Spell out words connected to weight problems. But watch out for quakes!
24 Fling Can you fling the teacher by correctly categorising typical causes of stress in teenagers?
25 Cloze Monkey madness game constructing sentences about causes of stress in teenagers. Can you fill all the monkeys to the top?
26 Website Visit this website to consider how to overcome stressful problems at school.
27 Match Match up activity to practise conditional sentences - what would you do if ...?
28 Noughts Noughts and crosses games on smoking vocabulary.
29 Hangman Hangman games on smoking vocabulary.
30 Cloze Put these sentences about smoking back in the right order.
31 Quia Rags to riches game on health problems (smoking, alcohol and drugs) - can you win a million?
32 TaskMagic games for health problems (smoking, alcohol and drugs).
33 Website Try this Swiss website with information, games, videos, tests and animations on topics such as alcohol, tobaccos, drugs, sport and food.
 

Unit 6: The World of Work (Die Arbeitswelt)
1 PicMatchup Drag and drop picture matching activity on jobs - male and female spelling variations.
2 PicBelt Identify the correct job picture on the conveyor belt - remember the male and female patterns.
3 PicChoice How many job pictures can you identify before you run out of time? What is your best score?
4 PicMissing Which job picture is missing?
5 PicBlur How quickly can you identify these jobs before they come into focus?
6 Quia What would you like to do in the future as a job? Picture matching activity.
7 Bananas Matching game to practise jobs.
8 TaskMagic games to practise jobs.
9 Quia Matching activities to practise jobs. Expert level as this is an extensive list!
10 Scramble Six anagrams to puzzle over. Can you identify the jobs? Drag and drop the letters. If you get an answer right, the letters will move closer together!
11 PicMatch Why do these people like their jobs?
12 PicBelt Choose the correct picture on the conveyor belt
13 PicBlur Identify reasons for liking jobs before each picture comes into focus. What's your highest score?
14 PicMissing Find the missing reason for liking a job.
15 Answers Print this answer blank to record your answers to the Treasure Hunt quiz.
16 Treasure Can you find the most valuable hidden treasure? Quiz on jobs and advantages of jobs.
17 Penguin Help the penguin to cross the ice flows safely. Quiz on jobs and advantages of jobs.
18 Wheel Wheel of fortune game for one or two players on the advantages of jobs.
19 Mobile Drag and drop texting activity on the advantages of jobs.
20 Mosaic How quickly can you solve these mosaic puzzles on the advantages of jobs?
21 Clouds Drag and drop the swirling words to create advantages of jobs - will you choose the easy or the difficult level?
22 Matchup Drag and drop matching activity on characteristics.
23 Syllabary Reconstruct these characteristics by filling in the missing chunks.
24 Webcam Webcam Wonder needs a webcam to work! A fun activity to practise characteristics.
25 Multichoice How many characteristics can you match before you run out of time?
26 Snap Play snap with characteristics.
27 Matchup Drag and drop activity. What would a good doctor or a good clown be like?
28 Memory Find the hidden words. What would a good doctor or a good clown be like?
29 Codebuster What should a good gardener be like? Can you break this code?
30 Quia Quiz on characteristics - what kind of person would get the job?
31 Quiz Multiple choice quiz on the world of work. What am I?
32 Quia Games to practise part-time job vocabulary.
33 Presentation Click on the pictures to hear where each person did their work experience.
34 SoundMatch Match the sound files to the correct pictures - where did each person do their work experience?
35 SoundDrag1 Listen to where each person did their work experience and drag the matching German phrase into place.
36 SoundDrag2 Where did these people do their work experience? Drag the matching English sentence into place.
37 SoundBingo Listen to where these people did their work experience and click on the matching picture before time runs out.
38 SoundSpell Listen to Ulrike saying where she did her work experience, choose from the letters provided to type out the phrases in German.
39 Wheel Wheel of Fortune game for one or two players on questions about work experience.
40 Quia Put this day on work experience in the right order.
41 Matchup Drag and drop matching activity on typical tasks completed on a work experience.
42 Memory Find the hidden pairs of work experience activities.
43 Snap Play snap with work experience activities.
44 Wheel One or two player games of fortune on work experience activities - what did you do?
45 Mobile Unjumble the text messages about a recent work experience - what did you do?
46 Clouds How many work experience activities can you find - choose easy or difficult.
47 Syllabary What did you do on work experience? Reconstruct these sentences.
48 Gaptext Fill in the gaps in this account of a work experience in a school.
49 Codebuster Break the hidden code to create an account of a work experience.
50 Website Visit this German website to read real letters of application for part-time and student jobs and real job offers. Click on 'Bewerbeprofil' and 'lesen'. Have a go at writing your own letter of application for one of the jobs, but hand it to your teacher rather than submitting it online to this website! This site is open to both employers seeking part-time staff and students seeking part-time positions.
51 JMatch Hot potatoes matching activity on questions which might be asked in an interview.
52 Matchup Drag and drop matching activity on future plans (job and study).
53 Multichoice How many phrases connected to future plans can you match before you run out of time or lives?

54 Anagrams

Unjumble these anagrams about future plans.
55 JMix A series of 9 drag and drop mixed up sentences about future plans to put in the right order.
56 Speedword How fast can you spell out phrases about future prospects?
 

Unit 7: Home and Local Environment (Meine Umgebung)
1 TaskMagic activities to say why different rooms in the house are your favourite.
2 Quia Games to practise daily routine sentences.
3 Quia More games for daily routine sentences.
4 Quia Practise GCSE vocabulary for daily routine.
5 Quia Games to practise past and present tense sentences for daily routine.
6 TaskMagic games to practise past and present tense morning routine sentences.
7 Quia Put Geri Halliwell's life in order! Daily routine vocabulary.
8 Matchup 1 Drag and drop matching activity to revise places in a town (1). Was gibt es in deiner Stadt? Es gibt ...
9 Matchup 2 Drag and drop matching activity to revise places in a town (2). Was gibt es in deiner Stadt? Es gibt ...
10 smile TaskMagic games to practise describing St Helens.
11 Missing 1 Can you spot the missing places in a town?
12 Missing 2 Spot the missing places in a town (part 2).
13 Blurgame 1 Can you identify these places in a town before the pictures come fully into focus?
14 Blurgame 2 Identify the blurry places in a town (part 2).
15 What can a tourist do in the North West?
16 Bananas Try this quiz on talking about where you live to win bananas.
17 Snakes Play this snakes and ladders game to practise talking about where you live.
18 Quia What is the traffic like in your town?
19 TaskMagic games for positive and negative statements about your home town.
20 Presentation Introduction to key words to give opinions of where you live.
21 Noughts Noughts and crosses games on giving opinions of where you live.
22 Memory Find the hidden pairs of opinions of where you live.
23 Multichoice How many matches can you find before you run out of time or lives?
24 Syllabary Drag and drop spelling activity on opinions of where you live.
25 Cloze Monkey madness drag and drop sentence building activity. Can you fill the glass monkeys to the top? What is good or bad about where you live?
26 Hangman How many words connected to celebrations do you know?
27 Matchup Drag and drop vocabulary matching activity on celebrations.
28 Tiletap Spell out celebrations vocabulary.
29 Multichoice How many pairs of words connected to celebrations can you find before you run out of time or lives.
30 Rhubarb Spell out words about celebrations by tapping on the tiles, but watch out for quakes.
31 Webcam You need a webcam for this fun matching activity on celebrations!
32 JMix Series of four drag and drop sentence-building activities about celebrations.
 

Unit 8: The Environment (Die Umwelt)
1 Matchup Drag and drop matching activity on weather and climate. Play this a few times - there are 30 different entries!
2 Memory Find the hidden pairs of weather and climate words.
3 Noughts Play noughts and crosses with weather and climate words.
4 Multichoice How many matches can you find before you run out of time or lives?
5 Syllabary Drag and drop spelling activity on climate and weather words.
6 Cloze Monkey madness sentence building activity on the weather.
7 Quia Match the pictures and environment sentences. What should you do to help the environment?
8 Matchup Practise verbs connected to protecting the environment.
9 Snap Play snap with verbs to talk about protecting the environment.
10 Anagrams Can you spell out these verbs?
11 Match Complete these sentences. Was sollte man für die Umwelt machen?
12 Penguin Help the penguin cross the ice floes to reach his family by answering quiz questions about protecting the environment.
13 Ladder Win a million Euros in this quiz on protecting the environment. What could you do? What should you do?
14 Bee quiz How many bees can you win in this environment quiz?
15 Treasure Can you find the most valuable hidden treasure by answering questions about protecting the environment.
16 Test Now test yourself! What is your score out of 14?
17 Diamond 9 Re-arrange the post-its in order of importance - what should you do for the environment? Start at the top with the most important and end with the one you think is the least important. Feel free to edit the sentences. Print a copy for your book or insert a copy into your document using software like Paint.
18 Quia Games to practise environment words.
19 Quia Quick quiz on the environment. What is your score out of 10?
20 Quia Environment vocabulary.
21 Dustbin Can you sort your waste into the right dustbin?
22 Jigword Matching game to build vocabulary - Was machst du für die Umwelt?
23 Wordweb Wordweb game - Was machst du für die Umwelt?
24 Quia Was machst du für die Umwelt?
25 Quia How do you help the environment? This helps to build your understanding of the past tense.
26 Quia Columns matching task for environment vocabulary.
27 Quia Columns matching task for environment vocabulary.
28 Quia Matching game for sentences about the environment.
29 Matchup Drag and drop vocabulary building activity on world problems.
30 Syllabary Can you reconstruct these chopped up world problems?
31 Rhubarb Spell out these world problems by tapping on the tiles, but watch out for quakes! You have made a mistake if your word turns red.
32 Cloze Monkey madness activity on environmental problems.
33 Gaptext Choose the pre-set option and fill the gaps in this short text about solving world problems.
34 Code Once you have completed the above text, see how quickly you can solve this encoded version of the same text.
35 Missing Revise transport by facing this missing picture challenge!
36 Cloze Drag and drop sentence building activity on travel and the environment. Can you fill all of the glass monkeys to the top?
37 TaskMagic3 Complete this gaptext about St Helens and the environment - what does the council do to protect the environment?
 

Unit 9: Leisure (Freizeit)
1 Quia Games to practise free time activities.
2 Games to help you learn common verbs for the free time topic.
3 Matchup Drag and drop activity to practise adverbs of frequency - how often do you do things?
4 Snap Play snap with frequency words.
5 Cloze Monkey madness activity on free time. Can you fill all 7 glass monkeys to the top?
6 Quia Practise past tense sentences for leisure topic.
7 Mobile Sort out these jumbled text messages on past tense free time sentences.
8 Cloud Drag and drop swirling words to make past tense sentences for leisure activities.
9 Mosaics Move the tiles to the right places to make past tense sentences - the background pattern helps if you get stuck.
10 Gaptext Can you put the past participles back in the right place in this text about last weekend? Choose the pre-set option.
11 Codebuster Break the hidden code to create a description of what you did last weekend.
12 Quia Build vocabulary to help you to do the next activity.
13 Quia Put this past tense dialogue about an unhappy weekend into the right order.
14 Presentation Familiarise yourself with twelve of the more challenging words for sports - use the arrows to toggle between languages.
15 Matchup Drag and drop matching activity on more challenging words for sports. Play this more than once as the game randomly selects 10 of the 12 words each time you play.
16 Snap Play snap with words for sports - good way to learn vocabulary.
17 Anagrams How quickly can you unjumble these words for sports?
18 Quiz Try this quiz on pocket money.
19 Snakes One or two player games of snakes and ladders on pocket money.
20 Quia Picture matching games for future tense free time sentences.
21 Cloze Reconstruct these sentences about free-time activities, this practises linking words which are needed for C grade and above.
22 Quia Build vocabulary to help you to do the next activity.
23 Quia Put this future tense dialogue on going to the cinema into the right order.
24 Jigword Matching game for shopping vocabulary.
25 Quia Join up the halves of sentences about shopping.
26 Presentation Use this activity to familiarise yourself with 20 words and phrases connected to shopping for clothes.
27 Matchup Drag and drop matching activity on shopping for clothes.
28 Multichoice How many matches can you find before you run out of time or lives - shopping for clothes.
29 Snap Play snap with words connected to shopping for clothes.
30 Schuhe Which shoes do these young people like to wear?
31 Quia Test your knowledge of German words for fashion accessories.
32 Snakes Snakes and ladders game on expressing opinions about and reasons for and against women's football.
33 CatChoice For or against women's football - category choice activity.
34 CatSort For or against women's football - drag and drop sorting activity.
35 Cloze Put these sentences expressing opinions about women's football back in the right order - also good for practising linking words.
 

Study skills
Foreign accents and your computer

 


Links to other useful websites:

This site helps you to revise for the GCSE examination.
This on-line course for beginners written by the BBC will help you to revise different topic areas on-line.
Ashcombe School's website - videos and quizzes which cover many topic areas and are useful for revision. Wait for the video to download.
BBC Tips from the BBC for learning words.

Visit this website or iTunes Music Store to download this podcast for your mp3 player. DW-World: Deutsch, Warum nicht? Select bits that interest you from Series 1-3.


 

 

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