Differentiated Homeworks for GCSE AQA German

Differentiated Homeworks for GCSE AQA German

Two (smaller) volumes available for AQA French

Facilitate independent learning with these comprehensive, ready-to-use homeworks for GCSE AQA French, Spanish and German! Differentiated, stand-alone worksheets cover every topic in the 2016 specifications and provide carefully structured support to reinforce learning:

  • Three levels of differentiation – set homework appropriate to the needs of each student!
  • Each worksheet builds upon a wide range of skills, from vocabulary and reading to grammar and writing
    • Plus! Translation into both English and target-language
  • Full answers provided for easy self-, peer- or teacher marking
  • Consolidate and build upon knowledge and skills already learned – no additional teacher input required!
  • ‘Mix and match’ as homeworks, cover lessons, end of topic revision or classroom-based learning tasks – ultimate flexibility
  • Meet the demands of the 2016 AQA specification and give students all the necessary tools to succeed in their exams

On the whole a fantastic resource with clear progression tailored to suit the different needs of our GCSE students.
– A Page, Independent Teacher

Offers a range of activities on every topic, which is differentiated throughout and places emphasis on a high level of grammatical awareness and understanding, which is essential for a good performance in the new GCSE writing exam.
– C Benn, German Teacher and Independent Reviewer

Price is £69 — Includes photocopiable master with site licence; electronic copies available. Orders are normally dispatched in 2-5 working days.
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Skills-focused Homeworks for AS AQA German

Skills-focused Homeworks for AS AQA German

Bespoke, interesting and engaging homeworks covering all 2016 AS AQA topics and practising a wide range of skills. For each of the six AS topics, there are three one–hour worksheets with different skills focus: ❶ Vocabulary, reading and summarising ❷ Grammar ❸ Writing and translation (both ways).

  • Ensures students revise content and practise exam skills at the same time
  • Relevant and contemporary texts will keep students engaged and ensure up-to-date knowledge of Target Language countries
  • Every worksheet has built-in differentiation, making the resource suitable for all learners

Plus!

  • Incredibly versatile: use as independent homework, topic revision or skill-based exam practice
  • Clear and detailed mark schemes for easy assessment including translations and summaries

Price is £59 — Includes photocopiable master with site licence; electronic copies available. Orders are normally dispatched in 2-5 working days.
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Translation Practice for GCSE AQA German

Translation Practice for GCSE AQA German

Tackle this challenging new exam requirement with comprehensive, fully differentiated packs written specifically for the 2016 specifications. Split into:

  1. Practice section: 19 Foundation and 19 Higher worksheets, with preparation tasks developing useful translation techniques and relevant vocabulary
  2. Exam section: 12 sets of two-way translation tasks for both Foundation and Higher
  • Gradually builds students’ skills and teaches them strategies for translating from and into Target Language – ensure they are ready to tackle any exam text!
  • Full coverage of the 2016 specification – topics, grammar and vocabulary mirror the specification
  • Exam-style translation mark schemes and model answers – so you know what to expect
  • Flexible: ‘Teachers can use the resource as classwork and homework or students can even use it as self-study’ (review from N Booth). Also suitable for exam revision.

‘Excellently conceived… Very well matched to the new specification, all areas and subtopics are covered.’ – S Bridge, German Teacher & Independent Reviewer

Price is £89 — Includes photocopiable master with site licence; electronic copies available. Orders are normally dispatched in 2-5 working days.
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Practice Papers for GCSE AQA German: Speaking

Practice Papers for GCSE AQA German: Speaking

Available for Foundation and Higher

Comprehensive practice for Papers 1, 2, 3 and 4 of the 2016 GCSE AQA German specification. For each tier, there are three full practice papers, mirroring AQA Sample Assessment Materials.

All practice papers meet the requirements of the 2016 specifications and are followed by mark schemes which closely match those used by the exam board.

  • Every specification topic is covered, ensuring that students are familiar with questions on a wide range of issues
  • Interesting and up-to-date texts and recordings will stimulate students and encourage them to engage with the material
  • All activity, text and transcript types are covered – students will be completely familiar with the exam format

Price is £49 each — Includes photocopiable master with site licence; electronic copies available. Orders are normally dispatched in 2-5 working days.
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Getting to Know… Das Wunder von Bern

Getting to Know... Das Wunder von Bern

Ready-to-use research tasks, worksheets, background information and practice exam questions ensure comprehensive understanding of this award-winning 2003 film by Sönke Wortmann. With over six million cinema visitors, it remains one of Germany’s bestselling films and is often regarded as a portrait of post-war Germany. Ensure students are fully prepared to discuss the film in their AS and A Level writing exams. The structure offers the perfect balance between guided classwork and independent study:

  • Before: Introductory tasks covering relevant vocabulary and historical and political context give students a solid foundation for their study.
  • During: The comprehensive scene-by-scene analysis ensures thorough understanding. Students consolidate their knowledge of the film through activities that include: vocabulary, comprehension, translation, grammar, discussion, research and writing. Also includes critical examination of all main characters, themes and cinematographic techniques used.
  • After: A bespoke exam section covering new Edexcel requirements, tips and sample essays with activities for both AS and A Level.

‘This is an interesting resource, providing good background information about post-war society and the film itself. The football part of it should also capture the interest of the students.Students learn significantly more about Germany after the war, the development of a new consumer society and provides valuable insights into the historical context of the film.’ – H Rentel, Teacher and Independent Reviewer

Price is £69 — Includes photocopiable master with site licence; electronic copies available. Orders are normally dispatched in 2-5 working days.
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Freaky Fiction: GCSE German Advanced Pack (Gothic)

Freaky Fiction for GCSE German

This range of compelling, genre-specific narratives and accompanying exercises merges teen-friendly themes with essential GCSE skills.

If your students are more interested in the latest sensation in teen fiction than the complexities of the German language, if they prefer vampires to verbs, then look no further!

  • Carefully written, authentic and compelling stories broken into six manageable chapters
  • Differentiated exercises covering a wide range of skills: vocabulary, grammar, translation, comprehension, speaking and writing
  • Support sheets provide additional scaffolding while extension tasks stretch the most able
  • Includes full answers for easy self-, peer- and teacher assessment

And with authentic texts, translation practice, relevant topical links and historical and cultural references aplenty, you can be sure you are preparing students for the expectations of the new 2016 GCSE specifications. What better way to get pupils enthused about language?

Advanced Packs – designed for GCSE Year 2, or higher-ability groups
Freaky Fiction: GCSE German Advanced Pack (Gothic)
Heidelberg at the end of the nineteenth century. When rushing to his work at the local Ratskeller one evening, Arthur has an uncanny, unexpected encounter with a stranger who whispers his name before disappearing into the dark alleys of the city. From that moment onwards, Arthur is tormented by the sound of a ticking clock in his ears and unable to find the source, reason or cure for his affliction… Will his life ever return to normality?

‘Absolutely wonderful – offers an engaging story line and tons of varied, interesting exercises and even links to find out more about the town of Heidelberg (…) The story is very gripping and entertaining and will definitely appeal to students doing their GCSEs.’ – F Reichmann, German Teacher and Independent Reviewer

Price is £54 — Includes photocopiable master with site licence; electronic copies available. Orders are normally dispatched in 2-5 working days.
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Stretch and Challenge for GCSE Edexcel German – Reading

Stretch and Challenge for GCSE Edexcel German – Reading

(Listening, Speaking and Writing coming soon)

The fun, fresh approach to differentiation

Reward your fast finishers! Engaging, ready-to-use, skills-focused packs of independent exercises to enthuse high achievers.

  • A wide range of original stimulus material covering different types of sources
  • A wealth of fun and engaging tasks, such as games, cryptograms, taboo, speed-dating and races – enjoyable extra work for G&T students
  • Clearly marked individual, pair and group tasks with each topic – flexible resource suitable for individual extension work and whole-class use by able groups

Plus! A close focus on exam success:

  • All 2016 GCSE Edexcel Topics covered
  • Additional grammar support deals specifically with the trickiest points from the Higher Tier list
  • Clear links to useful exam skills, with a cross-reference grid (reading) or useful phrases (speaking) provided at the start of the resource

‘This is a fantastic resource that will most definitely challenge more able pupils, keep them engaged and interested in the subject! The texts are really interesting and I think most students will find them appealing; there is a vast variety of different exercises through which students can work through – either individually, in pairs or even small groups.’
– F Reichmann, Teacher and Independent Reviewer

Price is £64 — Includes photocopiable master with site licence; electronic copies available. Orders are normally dispatched in 2-5 working days.
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