German


German YEAR 7

 

Curriculum Modules What will my child be learning? What homework will they be set? How do I support my child?
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Unit 0
Basic personal information (name, age, birthday).
Numbers 1-31.
Countries and nationalities.
● Learning and use of vocabulary and phrases.

● Dialogues (ask and answer questions).

Check that students know the meaning and the spelling of all vocabulary introduced in lessons.
Unit 1a Family members.
Brothers and sisters.
Pets and colours.
Descriptions.
● Vocabulary.

● Writing paragraphs about  self, family and friends.

● Answer questions.

Encourage your child to say aloud longer sentences / paragraphs to improve confidence in speaking.
Unit 1b Classroom objects.
School subjects and opinions.
Telling the time.
Days of the week.
● Vocabulary.

● Writing paragraphs about your school objects and subjects.

● Express simple opinions on subjects; add some simple reasons to opinions.

Encourage students to pay attention to accuracy in their spelling, punctuation and good homework presentation.

 

Ensure students have a quiet place to do their homework within the best of their ability.

 

German YEAR 8

 

 

Curriculum Modules What will my child be learning? What homework will they be set? How do I support my child?
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Deutsch 1Unit 2a
Sports, hobbies, activities you do outside school. Weather.

Grammar:

  • Learn a variety of sentence structures.
  • Present tense (regular and irregular verbs)
  • Write and speak longer paragraphs expressing opinions with reasons.
  • Use longer and more complex sentences.
Challenge the length of paragraphs and time spent doing homework (minimum
of 30 minutes).Ask students to come back
and check work when
complete to improve
accuracy and add detail.
Unit 2b Talk about where you live, describe the rooms in your home, describe your bedroom and talk about your daily activities at home.

Numbers up to 100.

Grammar:

  •  Present tense of some regular and irregular verbs.
  • Use of he/she form and other verb forms.
  • Prepositions.
  • Speaking: asking and answering questions in detail.
  • Translations.
  • Writing descriptions, giving opinions and reasons demonstrating the various grammar rules learnt in class.
As above.
Unit 3a Food and drink.
Opinions.
In the restaurant.
Numbers up to 1000.
Healthy eating.Grammar:

  • Negative forms.
  • Use “verb second” word order.
  • Writing and learning by heart long paragraph using accurately 2 tenses.
  • Learning phrases and dialogues in shop situations.
Witnessing the learning and ensuring that the students reproduce the paragraphs accurately and fluently both verbally and in writing (using minimal support).
Unit 3b Local area.
The places in a town.
Asking and giving directions.
Buy tickets and presents.Grammar:

  • Modal verbs.
  • Give instructions.
  • Ask questions.
  • Writing and practising dialogues asking and giving directions.
Witnessing the learning of the dialogues.
Checking accuracy.

 

German YEAR 9

 

Curriculum Modules What will my child be learning? What homework will they be set? How do I support my child?
Module 1 Vocabulary:

  • Revisiting personal information
  • Talk about hobbies.

Grammar:

  • Revisit present tense of regular and irregular verbs + haben + sein
  • Learn the perfect tense – regular and irregular verbs.
Describe yourself and your family.

 

Writing and learning by heart long paragraph using accurately
2 tenses.

 

Translations.

Challenge the length of paragraphs and time spent
doing homework (minimum of 30 minutes).Ask students to come back and check work when complete to improve accuracy and add detail.Check that verbs and grammar rules have been learnt by heart.
Module 2 Vocabulary:

  • Daily routine
  • Ways of keeping fit
  • Daily routine.

Grammar:

  • Word order
  • Use of 3 tenses.
Demonstrate the knowledge of vocabulary and grammar points through writing, speaking, listening and reading. As above.
Module 3 Vocabulary:

  • Talking about your family and friends, your favourite things
  • Body parts and saying what is wrong with you (at the doctor’s).

Grammar:

  • Possessive adjectives
  • Comparative and superlative
  • Adjective agreements.
Demonstrate the knowledge of vocabulary and grammar points through writing, speaking, listening and reading.

 

Speaking: role play at the doctor’s.

As above.
Module 4 Vocabulary:

  • Food, quantities, prices, ordering food.

Grammar:

  • Use of tenses.
Express opinions and reasons about food.

 

Take part in role play ordering food.

As above.

 

Please view our Year 9 Options Booklet 2019-2021 by clicking here.

Support/Study Guides Available for years 7-9:

Support/Study Guides Available:

Title Available From Approximate Cost
Vocabulary and extra work booklets Classroom teacher First one free, replacements (if lost) might come at a small cost.
Trips abroad MFL department Depending on trip

 Other ways in which parents/carers can help:

  • Languages must be learnt and revised on a daily basis as a little bit and often is more efficient than last minute “all of it”.
  • Reinforce the importance of learning a second language (personal enrichment).
  • Lessons must be revisited the night before any new lessons and all equipment must be brought to everysingle lesson (pack bag according to the timetable on the previous night).
  • Testing vocabulary on a regular basis.
  • Ask that students explain the different grammar rules learnt in class.

German A Level

For a booklet containing information on A Level German please click HERE