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Articles and adjective endings in German

Overview of the articles and adjective endings in all four cases with example sentences

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Die Probleme und die Loesungen

students find solutions to given problems using modal verbs du sollst/solltest/koenntest/musst can be used in face-to-face tutorials or on Elluminate

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Dual-case prepositions - a drag-and-drop grammar exercise

This is a drag-and-drop grammar activity for online use. Students can practise to use the correct case with dual-case prepositions. This activity was designed with the aim to create an animated activity in OU Live. Starting with a board saved in PowerPoint, the prepositions were added in OU Live and saved in the .wbd format.

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Expressions for Discussions, German-English

useful expressions for discussions in table format, English-German

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German TV

word document outlining German TV stations

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Haensel und Gretel - ein Maerchen

reading comprehension - the fairy tale is divided into approx. 10 parts, with follow-up comprehension questions. Modelling of imperfect tense.

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Heimat

I have adapted this from an old Lyceum tutorial. I find my students enjoy discussing the concept of Heimat.

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Hobbies

This a set of additional Thema 3 materials, focussing on the topic "Hobbies", with attention to comparative/superlative practice, giving reasons, saying how often one does certain hobbies and some activities for a brief presentation. Preparation for TMA 03. also a very brief overview of common German prepositions and cases. Aimed at a 1 hour to 1.15 hour long tutorial

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L130 ECA 2 Specimen series

Transfer of material from Assessment booklet: ECA2 Specimen paper, assessment booklet 2010, pages 29ff.

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L130 Overview of Elluminate Tutorial materials

This is an excel sheet with a list of all Elluminate tutorial materials for the Open University course L130, Auftakt.

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L130 Thema 0, Elluminate Whiteboards to practice basic communication, English

2 Elluminate Whiteboards to practice Elluminate's basic communication tools, first on-line tutorial

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L130 Thema 0, Overview of all official course resources, Word document

Word document with an overview of all the official Elluminate Course Resources

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L130 Thema 0, erste Schritte in Elluminate - die Werkzeuge

4 Whiteboards designed for the first Elluminate Tutorial, in German, to practise using the basic Elluminate communication tools

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L130 Thema 1 Teil 1 Akt. 1 Sich vorstellen

Students describe which parts of German speaking countries they know

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L130 Thema 1 Teil 1 Akt. 2 Person vorstellen

Introducing others, countries one has visited, etc.

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L130 Thema 1 Teil 1 Akt. 3 Auftakt Quiz

Quiz concerning the Auftakt course materials

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L130 Thema 1 Teil 1 Akt. 4 Stadtbild

Description of features of typical German houses

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L130 Thema 1 Teil 1 Akt. 5 Akkusativ

Overview of the German articles in the accusative

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L130 Thema 1 Teil 1 Akt. 6 Staedte vergleichen

Comparison of three cities: Tuebingen, Leipzig and Graz

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L130 Thema 1 Teil 1 Akt. 7 Ich bin hier fremd

German phrases to ask for directions

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L130 Thema 1 Teil 1 Akt. 8 Wo bin ich?

Asking for locations using the dative case

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L130 Thema 1 Teil 1 Akt.10 Tuebinger Stadtplan

Practising asking directions using a street map of Tuebingen

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L130 Thema 1 Teil 2 Akt. 1 Transportmittel

Talking about means of transport

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L130 Thema 1 Teil 3 Akt. 1 Wohnen Icebreaker

Icebreaker about how people live

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L130 Thema 1 Teil 3 Akt. 2 Es gefaellt mir!

Talking about preferences for different types of houses

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L130 Thema 1 Teil 3 Akt. 3 Komparativ

practising the comparative in German

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L130 Thema 1 Teil 3 Akt. 4 Interview zum Wohnort

Interviewing a partner as to where and how they live

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L130 Thema 1 Teil 4 Akt. 1 Beruehmte Personen

Talking about the nationalities of famous people who spoke German

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L130 Thema 2 Teil 1 Akt. 2 Interview Tagesablauf

Asking each other questions regarding daily schedules

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L130 Thema 2 Teil 1 Akt. 3 Tagesablauf Koenigin

asking about the Queen's daily routines, using sequencing vocabulary

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L130 Thema 2 Teil 1 Akt. 4 Sequenzen

Continuation from 2_1_3: report back from breakout rooms, students report on daily routine of the Queen, students also say what they would do differently.

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L130 Thema 2 Teil 3 Akt. 1 Beruferaten Icebreaker

Finding German job vocabulary in a grid: "Wordsearch"

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L130 Thema 2 Teil 3 Akt. 2 Vergangenheit mit "als"

Using the German past tense with "als"

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L130 Thema 2 Teil 3 Akt. 3 Gruende Entscheidungen

Talking about one's own CV and reasons for personal decisions

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L130 Thema 2 Teil 3 Akt. 4 Lebenslauf

Talking about Curriculum Vitae, using the past tense

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L130 Thema 2 Teil 3 Akt. 5 Beruehmte Lebenslaeufe

Talking about the lives of some famous German-speaking people

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L130 Thema 3 Teil 1 Akt. 1 Feierabend

Asking about leisure time activities

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L130 Thema 3 Teil 1 Akt. 2 Volkshochschulkurse

Talking about experiences with evening classes

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L130 Thema 3 Teil 1 Akt. 3 Deutschlernen

Asking about learning schedules

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L130 Thema 3 Teil 1 Akt. 4 Auftakt

Participants are asked to evaluate the course materials

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L130 Thema 3 Teil 1 Akt. 5 Open University

Talking about one's own experiences of being a student at the OU

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L130 Thema 3 Teil 3 Akt. 1 Staedte Icebreaker

Participants are asked to identify German-speaking cities from photos from the course materials

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L130 Thema 3 Teil 3 Akt. 2 Staedtevortrag

Participants are asked to do a presentation on a German-speaking city (covered in course materials)

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L130 Thema 4 Teil 1 Akt. 1 Kalender Icebreaker

Participants talk about special dates like bank holidays, using a calendar, practising ordinal numbers

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L130 Thema 4 Teil 1 Akt. 2 Einladungen

Participants practise issuing invitations to parties, etc.

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L130 Thema 4 Teil 1 Akt. 3 Geburts- und Feiertage

Similar to 4_1_1 but using own birthday dates this time. More Ordinal numbers.

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L130 Thema 4 Teil 2 Akt. 1 Deutsche Weihnachten

Talking about German Christmas traditions

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L130 Thema 4 Teil 2 Akt. 2 Christmas

Participants are invited to first describe English Christmas traditions and compare them to German ones (follow on from 4_2_1)

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L130 Thema 4 Teil 3 Akt. 1 Maerchen Icebreaker

Organising features from well-known German fairy tales

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L130 Thema 4 Teil 3 Akt. 2 Erzaehlstruktur

Participants organise typical narrative strands in fairy tales according to key words

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L130 Thema 4 Teil 3 Akt. 3 Maerchenmotive

Expand and develop vocabulary pertaining to fairy tales via typical fairy tales elements

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L130 Thema 4 Teil 3 Akt. 4 Maerchen erzaehlen

Using beginnings of fairy tales, participants are invited to invent the story in small groups and to present the finished story in the plenary

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L130 Thema 5 Teil 1 Akt. 1 Welches Datum?

Identifying historic events in recent German history

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L130 Thema 5 Teil 1 Akt. 2 Deutsche Nachkriegsgeschichte

Participants are asked to reflect upon post war events of 20th century Germany

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L130 Thema 5 Teil 1 Akt. 3 Meinungsaustausch - deutsche Geschichte

Participants are asked to express their opinions on the German re-unification process, using standard phrases and expressions

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L130 Thema 5 Teil 1 Akt. 4 Eindruecke

Participants describe what they know about the unified Germany in the 21st century

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L130 Thema 5 Teil 2 Akt. 1 Europakarte

Participants revise and extend the German vocabulary for European countries with a map of Europe

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L130 Thema 5 Teil 2 Akt. 2 Europatag/Kulturelle Unterschiede

Participants are invited to talk about cultural differences and similarities in European countries, using own experiences.

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L130 Thema 5 Teil 2 Akt. 3 Europatag planen

Participants are encouraged to plan a "Day of Europe" in small groups and present the results.

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L130 Thema 5 Teil 4 Akt. 1 Stadtleben und Umweltschutz

Discussing aspects important for quality of life in a city

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L130 Thema 5 Teil 4 Akt. 2 Lebensqualitaet

Participants discuss which aspects might improve the environment and thus, the quality of life

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L130 Thema 5 Teil 4 Akt. 3 Projekt Lebensqualitaet

Students are given three different subtopics and have to give a presentation / discuss how to improve the quality of life in their town

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Materials for first Face-to-Face Tutorial, 4.5 hours

Materials for a 4.5 hour long face -to- face tutorial, including an icebreaker (party interviews), a proof-reading exercise, a presentation exercise, etc.. The quiz is designed to raise awareness about the usefulness of dictionaries

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Meine Tagesroutine

This activity was adapted from the French resource http://loro.open.ac.uk/535/ In talking about their daily routine and/or what they did yesterday, students can revise the present tense and the perfect tense. There is also a matching activity, a story telling activity and card activities for use in face-t-face tutorials.

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Online self-help preparation for Speaking Test

A 7-stage preparation for the Speaking Test based on the specimen test materials. Designed to be used by students without any tutor input, it can easily be adapted for tutorials as well. Students first work on the discussion phase, to acquaint themselves with all four options, before moving to the presentation phase, then simulating the Speaking Test.

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Oral practice - "Jubilaeumsfeier"

An oral group exercise to practice discussing options.

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Oral practice - Familienfeier

A group exercise discussing options for a Familienfeier.

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Oral practice: The German Umlaute

A short sound file (mp3) with some help as to pronounce the German Umlaute

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Passive Voice - wie macht man eine Tasse Tee?

Students review passive in major tenses, then talk about how to make a cup of tea. Order of actions must be negotiated and correct passive forms used

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Photos, practising prepositions

Two photos with various objects. Open in Breakout Room. Label photo "A" and "B". Make sure students can roam. Each student looks at different photo. They compare where the objects are: "On my photo, the shoe is..."

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Quiz: Resource to consolidate tenses and structures.

The quiz could be used as an ice-breaker at the end of the course to bring together a variety of tenses and to practise the Passive. The quiz is perhaps useful at the beginning of L203.

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Superlativ

Unspecified

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Superlativ

Unspecified

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Telephone Tutorial, ECA 2 preparation

talking about future plans , more short presentations, using expressions for discussions

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Telephone Tutorial, ECA preparation

Using past tense, planning an anniversary and presenting it, describe a photo to plenary

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Telephone Tutorial, Thema 2, Bildung

Talking about hobbies, evening classes, course feedback

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Telephone Tutorial, Thema 2: Berufe, Lebenslauf

Telephone tutorial, practising spelling of German professions, talk about the past using "als" and the imperfect, using "weil" clauses, role play, job interview

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Telephone Tutorial, Thema 2: Seqenzen

A Telephone tutorial for practising sequencing vocabulary, reflexive verbs and talking about daily routines

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Telephone Tutorial, Thema 4: Feste und Märchen

A combination of Thema 4 topics: talking about fairy tales, comparing Christmas traditions, using the imperfect

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Telephone Tutorial, Thema 5, Deutschland und Europa

Discussing issues of 20th century Germany, talking about cultural differences and similarities in Europe, planning a Europe Day celebration

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Telephone tutorial - extra topic: Health

Revising body parts, talking about health, using compound nouns, using modal verbs. This topic is currently not covered by the course materials but it worked well. Edit and extension of an old Lyceum tutorial.

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Telephone tutorial, Thema 1, Teil 2: Verkehr

Telephone tutorial covering means of transport, dative with "mit", perfect tense, etc.

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Telephone tutorial: Extra topic: Familie

Using some old Lyceum materials, this tutorial deals with family relationships, talking about dates and locations, presenting a famous person.

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Telephone tutorial: Wohnen, Thema 1

description of house types, expressing opinion

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Urlaub

Various Elluminate activities on Urlaub. I finished with an online quiz: http://viatoura.de/quiz/quiz.php

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Wo wohnen Sie - Partnerarbeit

This is a pair work activity, practising talking about one's place of residence, using "es gibt... zu sehen/zu tun", "seit", expressing likes and dislikes and talking about advantages and disadvantages of living there.

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connection phrases English -German

A table (one page) with English-German connection phrases, useful for essays, presentations, etc. Handout for students.

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icebreaker - discussion "Einsame Insel"

Students discuss which items to save for use on a dessert island.

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oral practice - mock EMA

oral practice in EMA style - students discuss best business accommodation option

This list was generated on Thu Sep 18 14:40:14 2014 BST.