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German Pack 1

eCD CD-ROM for Pack 1

German Pack 2

eCD CD-ROM for Pack 2

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  What you'll see and do with pack 1

This Starter Pack and its films will help young beginners enjoy their first steps in Primary German and finding out about everyday life in Germany.

Primary German - Lorelei legend

Legend of the Lorelei, who lured sailors onto rocks in the River Rhine

Here is film 9, "Wie ist das Wetter", designed to be shown in 4 sections.

It introduces simple German phrases for diffrent types of weather;
- illustrates Germany in different weathers;
- shows "what is the weather like today"
- contrasts German summers and winters...

The film shows the written words once children are familiar with how they sound.

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... read the chapter to go with this film

Early Start German 1: binder, CD, DVD and VHS video

Just enter your email to download a sample chapter from the Teacher's Manual. It's full of practical teaching ideas using the sample movie about 'weather'.

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Each chapter in Pack 1's Teacher's Manual is full of suggested activities to develop the language and explore the culture shown in the films.

There's also Photocopiable activity sheets to support a variety of games and activities

and e-flashcards including Flashcards, songs and pronunciation guide for teachers - Find out more ->

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NEW e-flashcards help develop children's language skills...

Ready-to-show flashcards
Electronic and printable Flashcards to get to know the sounds of the new words, explore patterns and play games.... with native speaker voice and optional text.

Sing-along songs
Sing-along to the catchy songs from Pack 1 - a great way to imprint new language on the brain (!), with karaoke versions displaying text line-by-line in time with the music....

Add interactive activities with the Interactive CD-ROM 1 to use as part of your scheme. (optional extra).

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...plus NEW tools to help YOU prepare your lessons

1. Pronunciation Guide
Check on the sounds for your next lesson - all the key words presented for each chapter - just click to hear how each is ponounced. Great support for the non-specialist teacher...

2. Phonemes
Planning to focus on phonemes? ... click to hear and compare examples of key German sounds in that chapter...

Primary German Teacher Prep: Pronunciation Guide
Primary German Teacher Prep: Phonemes


 Language and culture
New language is introduced on screen by native-speaker German children, specially filmed in Germany. 1 hour 25 mins of film in 16 sections!

Activities in the Teacher's Manual include links to well-loved fairy tales of German origin, like Rumpelstilskin, Musicians of Bremen, the Pied Piper of Hamelin, the Lorelei...

Pied Piper of Hamelin

Creative projects
Each topic has suggested cross-curricular activities, including writing sumple picture stories with "talking word-processors" like Story Maker 2.1, and class projects in music, PE and exchanging information with a partner school.

Support for the non-specialist
Teacher' Manual suggests games and activities for your lesson-planning.

Fits well with the KS2 Modern Languages Framework, and the "Languages Ladder" acreditation scheme.

Matchs the QCA KS2 German Scheme of Work.

Topics covered

Pack 1 gives a steadily-paced start for young beginners
on the theme of "me and you"..

24-7 on-line teacher's guides

Find out more:

look through the online Teacher's Guide,

QCA Links

NEW! Download links to the QCA Scheme of Work and KS2 Framework Learning Objectives HERE, to help save you time in documenting your lesson planning.


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