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Brothers and Sisters Relatives Describing Appearance
Describing Character Revision Pets
Larger Numbers Family Podcasts

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
   
  Brothers and Sisters
1 Matchup Drag and drop matching activity on siblings - Hast du Geschwister?
2 Snap Play snap with sentences saying how many brothers and sisters you have.
3 Anagrams Click on the right letters to create sentences about siblings.
4 Syllabary Drag and drop sentence building activity on siblings - Hast du Geschwister?
5 Worksheet Print and complete this matching worksheet on siblings.
6 Penguin Help the penguin to cross the ice floes to reach his family by answering questions about siblings.
7 Elephant Help the elephant walk the tightrope - Hast du Geschwister?
8 Quiz What's your highest score in this multiple choice quiz on siblings - choose from three levels of difficulty.
9 Snakes One to four player games of snakes and ladders on siblings.
10 Battleships Play battleships by answering questions about siblings. Can you sink the computer's ships?
11 Cloze Monkey madness game on siblings. Write out the German and English sentences as you go. How many of the glass monkeys can you fill to the top? Hast du Geschwister?
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  Relatives
1 Matchup Drag and drop matching activity on family words.
2 Multichoice How many family words can you match before you run out of time or lives? What's your best score?
3 Snap Play snap with family words.
4 Anagrams Tap on the right letters to spell out family words.
5 TaskMagic games on family words. Try these activities before playing the Hennings Haus family game.

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Hennings Haus! Play 'Family Ties' - three great games on family words.
7 Bananas Matching game on family words.
8 Quia Battleships game to practise family words.
9 Hangman Hangman games on family words.
10 Wdsearch Find the hidden family words.
11 Tetris Spell out the family words to stop them stacking to the top.
12 Quia Practise words for the/my with family words.
13 Bananas Family quiz to win bananas.
14 Quia Spelling test on family words.
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  Describing Appearance
1 Presentation Click on the pictures of hair and eyes and listen to the German sentences.
2 PicMatch Drag and drop activity to practise describing people's appearance.
3 SoundMatch Listen to the descriptions and match them to the right pictures.
4 SoundBingo Listen to the Germah descriptions and click on the matching picture before the time runs out.
5 PicNoughts Play noughts and crosses on describing people.
6 PicBelt Can you choose the right picture on the conveyor belt?
7 PicMemory How quickly can you match the hidden pictures and sentences? You will need to know how to describe people's appearance.
8 PicChoice How many descriptions of people can you understand before you run out of time or lives?
9 PicBlur How quickly can you identify these blurry pictures of people?
10 PicMissing Can you identify the missing description?
11 SoundDrag Listen to the sentences and match to the correct English descriptions of people.
12 SoundSpell Listen to the sentences and choose from the letters provided to write the descriptions in German.
13 Worksht Print and complete this matching worksheet on describing people.
14 Quia How many sentences can you find to describe your family?
15 Fling How well can you describe people? Can you fling the teacher?
16 Hennings Haus! Who's who? Narrow down which photo to select by asking questions (using the box top right). When you know who the person is, click on their picture. This game introduces you to descriptions of people and practises questions.
17 Match Use a dictionary to research how these sentences describing people's size and shape match up. How would you have to change these sentences to make them fit someone else in the class?
18 SoundCards Use this flashcard activity to research physical descriptions of people.
19 SoundDrag Listen to German descriptions of people and drag the matching sentences into place.
20 SoundDrag2 Listen to the German descriptions and drag the matching English meanings into place.
21 SoundSpell Listen to these descriptions of people and click on the right letters to spell the sentences correctly in German.
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  Describing Character
1 Hangman Play hangman to build your knowledge of adjectives to describe people's character.
2 Matchup Drag and drop activity on adjectives to describe character.
3 Noughts Play noughts and crosses with adjectives to describe people's character.
4 Multichoice How many adjectives can you match before you run out of time or lives?
5 Snap Play snap with adjectives.
6 Rhubarb How well can you spell these 10 adjectives to describe character? The word will turn red if you make a mistake.
7 Use a dictionary to find different adjectives to describe people's character and write sentences to describe your friends and family using them. How many new adjectives can you find?
8 TaskMagic games to practise adjectives.
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  Revision Activities
1 Quia Challenge game for one or two players on family and personality- remember German nouns begin with a capital letter.
2 Schiller Find out family details for Schiller (a famous classical German author).
3 Play these TaskMagic games to learn meanings of sentences in a paragraph about your cousin.
4 Gaptext Put the missing words back in the right place in this paragraph about your cousin.
5 Punctuate Now try putting the punctuation marks in the right place.
6 TextSoup Use this activity to sort the paragraph in different ways, for example - which words occur the most frequently?
7 LineJumble Can you put the sentences in the paragraph about your cousin in the right order?
8 Jumble If you know the paragraph about your cousin, then you should be able to break this coded paragraph. Would you make a good spy?
9 Complete this TaskMagic activity board to practise the whole paragraph about your cousin.
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  Pets
1 Presentation Click on the pictures and listen to Ulrike saying what pets she has.
2 SoundDrag Listen to the sentences about pets and drag the matching sentence into place.
3 PicMatch Drag and drop matching activity on pets.
4 SoundMatch Listen to the sentences about pets and match to the right pictures.
5 PicNoughts Play noughts and crosses with sentences about pets. Hast du Haustiere?
6 SoundDrag Listen to the German sentences about pets and select the correct English meanings.
7 SoundBingo Listen to the sentences about pets and click on the right picture before time runs out.
8 PicBlur How quickly can you identify blurry pictures of pets?
9 PicChoice How many pets can you identify before you run out of time or lives?
10 SoundSpell Listen to the sentences about pets and spell them out in German.
11 Quia Match the pictures to the pets.
12 Invaders Space invaders game on pets.
13 Quia Spelling challenge for pets.
14 Penguin Help the penguin cross the ice floes to reach his family by answering quiz questions about opinions of pets.
15 Aztec How many quiz questions on opinions of pets will you get right in this Aztec quiz?
16 Bee quiz How many bees can you win in this quiz about opinions of pets?
17 Treasure Can you find the most valuable treasure? You will need to answer questions about opinions of pets.
18 Mobile Can you sort out these jumbled text messages about pets? (This also practises the plural words for pets).
19 Diamond 9 Re-arrange post-its in order of what pets you would like to have. The one you like best should be at the top and the one you like least at the bottom. Can you adapt the sentences by choosing different pets or different opinions of the pets? Print a copy for your book or insert a copy into your document using software like Paint.
20 Cloze1 Drag words into the right place to describe pets. Write each pair of sentences in your book before you move on to the next sentence. This also practises the words for 'it'.
21 Cloze2 Drag and drop activity - create a paragraph about a family's pets and write it in your book in German and English.

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TaskMagic games on plural words for pets. (Remember to install the software for this game - see the link on the home page of this website.)
23 Visit the 'Blinde Kuh' website and read these descriptions of pets sent in by German children, use them to help you to write a description of your own pet.
24 Read these emails sent by German children to the 'Blinde Kuh' website - they are all descriptions of pets and include amongst others rabbits, cats, ponies, hamsters, guinea pigs - use these as models to build your own pet description.
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  Larger Numbers
1 Matchup Drag and drop matching activity on the numbers in tens from 10-100.
2 Noughts One or two player game of noughts and crosses on the numbers 10-100.
3 Rhubarb Can you spell out the numbers 10-100 by tapping the correct letters before you run out of time, but watch out for quakes!
4 Wordpoints Can you correctly identify these numbers?
5 Webcam This is more fun if you have a web camera! How well do you know these larger numbers?
6 Multichoice How many points can you score by identifying larger numbers?
7 Anagrams Click on the right letters to spell out these larger numbers.
8 Quia Put numbers in the correct order 1-60. You need to type the numbers in the boxes starting with the smallest number, this is really challenging!
9 Quia Putting numbers in order, you will see any numbers from 0-100.
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  Family Podcasts
 

1 Vokis What does Ulrike say about her mother, her brother and her sister? Make notes in English.
2 Cloze Drag the verbs into the right place to create a paragraph about Ulrike's mother.
3 Cloze Now create a paragraph about her brother.
4 Cloze You can also create a paragraph about her sister.
5 Worksheet Print and complete this worksheet about Ulrike's family - excellent practice of verbs. Then create a text about your own family. How could you include a fourth verb? So far we have used hat, ist and heißt. Remember that you need to use a wide range of verbs and include at least one opinion sentence to attain level 4 in writing or speaking.
6 Listen to this Level 3 Podcast about family and pets and then answer the true/false questions on the worksheet. You can print the worksheet or write the answers in your exercise book. You can listen to the Podcast as many times as you wish.
7 Listen to this Level 4+ Podcast about family and pets and then complete the tasks on the worksheet. You can print the worksheet or write the answers in your exercise book. You can listen to the Podcast as many times as you wish.
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