2 Vocabulary1. GreetingsBuild into daily routines starting with Guten Tag and Tschüss and then gradually adding in more vocabulary as learners progress.Hallo HelloGuten Tag Hello/Good dayHallo allerseits! Hello everyone!Guten Tag Frau … Hello Miss …Guten Tag Herr … Hello Sir …Die Anwesenheit überprüfen! We will take the registerTschüss ByeAuf Wiedersehen GoodbyeSchlaf gut Sleep wellGute Nacht! Good night!Schönes Wochenende Have a nice weekendBis Morgen! See you tomorrow!
13 Embedding the language Using the greetings as part of everyday routine in class e.g. Guten Tag at the start of everyday, Bis Morgen at the end of the day and Schönes Wochenende on a Friday at the end of the school day! Do the register in German each morning – teacher says, “die Anwesenheit überprüfen” and pupils respond with “Guten Tag”. Use a Guten Tag song and/or an Tschüss song at the start and end of each day.
14 Sample activitiesYou will find a bank of sample activities which you can use to practise the vocabulary in the classroom.This is not a prescriptive list of activities and you can use or adapt them to suit the needs of your class.
15 Guten Tag und Tschüss!Pupils walk around the class whilst some German music plays. As they walk around, they should greet each other saying Guten Tag!Teacher then plays more lively music and everyone skips and mimes wearing a backpack and waving to each other and saying “Bis Morgen!” to each other.Music gets even livelier and pupils now dance about saying “Schönes Wochenende!”Lastly the music is sad and they pretend to cry and look sad, waving each other goodbye saying “Tschüss!”
16 und Hallo mit der Hand zeigen! Musik hören……spazieren……Hallo sagen...Listen to the music, walk, say hello and wave.The image is a youtube clip you can use for the music.und Hallo mit der Hand zeigen!
17 und Tschüss mit der Hand zeigen! Musik hören…springen……bis Morgen sagen...Listen to the music, skip, say see you tomorrow and wave goodbye.The image in the top right hand corner is a sample song which you can useund Tschüss mit der Hand zeigen!
18 … schönes Wochenende sagen... Musik hören……tanzen…… schönes Wochenende sagen...Listen to the music, say see you tomorrow and wave goodbye.The image in top right hand corner takes you to cancan music which you can use.undTschüss mit der Hand zeigen!
19 Songs and videos!You will find a bank of sample songs and videos which you can use to practise the vocabulary in the classroom.This is not a prescriptive list of songs and you can use or adapt them to suit the needs of your class.You will find a set of more supported activities in Early Feelings and more challenging activities in Level 2 Feelings.
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