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This activity gives students the chance to talk about the Summer School (also The ALE), to get them talking to fellow students after the experience of Jena/ ALE. This could be used online or face2face.
This activity links with the Summer School and gives students another opportunity to develop confidence before the oral.
These cue cards for use either online or face2face to enable students to share tips on surviving exams.
In this first tutorial students get to know each other and learn about some basic functionalities of their online tutorial environment (Elluminate).
This activity uses the same introductory whiteboard slides as L203Unit1Act1a (to familiarize students with Elluminate) but additionally includes some PowerPoints to trigger conversations about German-speaking countries. It is aimed at groups who have already met face-to-face and don't need another tutorial introducing themselves.
For this activity students will need to do some preparatory work online using web addresses of German accommodation agencies to find a house, flat or room they like. They will then describe their chosen object in the tutorial and talk about their preferences.
In this activity students discuss how they go about finding information, and talk about the benefits and disadvantages of a collaborative online encyclopedia like wikipedia.
In this activity students write about their dreams for the future and then check each others writing by using a checklist.
In this activity students talk about their working lives and discuss their views. They describe what their dream job might be like.
Students talk about working conditions in different work environments. They exchange ideas and suggestions using conditional clauses and modal verbs.
In this activity students discuss ideas for an internet start-up company and then present their suggestion.
In this activity students discuss cultural differences between German-speaking countries and the UK.
In this activity students discuss newspapers, in particular the tabloid press. In groups, they then write some tabloid-style articles.
In this activity students collect arguments and have a debate on whether or not soap operas are a waste of time.
In this activity students make plans for a new radio station. They use expressions of opinion and reported speech.
In this activity students discuss the influence of different mass media on their audiences. In groups, they prepare and deliver a presentation on the topic.
In this activity students discuss how they think the internet might change in the future. They make suggestions for desirable developments and react to the suggestions of others.
In this activity students discuss what art means to them.
Students debate whether the internet is the death toll for books.
Before this tutorial students should have read the story "Das Judenauto" by Franz Fühmann. They will discuss the story and find out more about its author.
In this activity students talk about their own and other people's definition of "Glück".
Students discuss pilgrimages and join a web tour of a traditional walk. They then devise their own route.
After some preparatory steps students engage in a debate about the commercialisation of religious festivals or other traditional celebrations.
Students talk about aspects of GDR history and plan a visit to the Gedenkstätte in Hohenschönhausen.
A group&pair work activity in which students exchange info and look for a suitable member for their WG. Many thanks to Dr Beatriz de los Arcos - whose original idea I have adapted to produce this resource. Beatriz' resource can be found here: http://loro.open.ac.uk/969