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German

Year 7
Year 7
Autumn
What am I Hallo! Introduction to German basics
learning?
Key skills to Language structures:
Simple present tense verbs
be
(ich heisse / wohne)
developed?

Spring
Summer
Ich bin ein Star! Securing and developing the Kevin das coole Kaninchen
basics of German

Language structures:
Language structures:

ich habe / ich bin er / sie hat er / sie ist


Simple present tense verbs (ich heisse /

Simple present tense talking about what I do / am doing


wohne)
w ohne
/ spiele / trinke / esse / fahre etc.)
Ich habe . . . Ich bin . . . (I have / I am) Ich
h
abe
. . . Ich bin . . . (I have / I am) ( ich
Using
p resent

the
/

a


d
er
/

d
ie
/

d
as



e
inen/
e
ine
/
ein


















tense to talk about what other people do /
Describing things (adjectives)
are doing.(er / sie wohnt / spielt / trinkt / isst / fhrt etc.)
(Ich habe / mchte einen/ eine /ein)
der / die / das _____ ist . . . (sind = are)

Saying how often you do something (oft / manchmal / nie)


Plurals
Connectives: und / aber

Saying if you like / dont like doing something (gern / nicht



Describing things (adjectives)
gern)
Language (Themes / Topics / Vocab):
der / die / das _____ ist . . . (sind = are)

Starting a sentence by saying when / where you do


nd
Greetings and how you feel
something verb 2 (Am Freitag spiele ich . . . In der
Connectives: und / aber / oder / auch
Schule esse ich . . .)
Basic personal info (name, age, where you live)

Language (Themes / Topics / Vocab):
Basics (colours / numbers / alphabet,
Language
(Themes / Topics / Vocab):
countries)
Greetings and how you feel

Revision of basics:
Phonics German sounds and spellings
Basic personal ID (name, age, where you live,
(Name / Age / Where you live / Birthday)
birthday)
Intercultural understanding: Germany /

Pets / Family
German / the Germans
Saying what you have and describing things

Looks / Character / Personality


you have

Free time activities / Hobbies


Basics (colours / days / months / numbers /

Some German words for different kinds of Food and Drink


alphabet, countries)

Saying when you do something (Days / Months / Seasons /


Times of Day)
Pets & family

Saying where you do something (in / on / at . . . )


Physical descriptions & character

Simple opinions


How am I Speaking Interviews (peer assess)
being Writing Ich habe . . . posters
assessed? Listening and Reading Comprehension

Speaking and Writing Ich bin ein Star


presentations
Listening and Reading Comprehension


Speaking and Writing Kevin das coole Kaninchen
presentations
Listening and Reading Comprehension

Follow the links on the Eskdale German website for home-learning, wordmats, extension activities and links to language learning
websites.

How can I
support and
extend my
learning?

Year 8
Autumn
What am I Krimis
learning?
Key skills to Language structures:
be Revision of present tense :
developed? ich spiele / esse / trinke / gehe / fahre etc.

er / sie spielt / isst / trinkt / geht / fhrt etc.


ich bin / habe er / sie ist / hat
Introduction of past tense:
ich habe / bin . . . ge_____.
(er / sie hat / ist . . . ge____.)
Word order - Verb 2nd part of sentence in past
tense (after day / time / place):
Am Freitag habe ich Musik gehrt)
Simple adjective endings:
(einen + en / eine + e / ein + es)

Language (Themes / Topics / Vocab):
Past tense saying what you did / have done in the
past
Past tense talking about what other people did /
have done in the past
Describing the Weather
Telling the Time
Descriptions of people (looks / character)
Clothes / Describing clothes
Using this language creatively to describe a crime
scene and a suspect

Spring
Gute Reise

Summer
Gesundheit

Language structures:
More past tense:
ich habe / bin . . . ge_____.
(er / sie hat / ist . . . ge____.)

Language structures:
Using present and past tenses
(ich / du / er / sie / es)
Gender: the / a
der / die / das einen/ eine /ein
Word order - Verb 2nd part of sentence in past
Plurals
tense(after day / time / place):
Adjective endings:
Im Auto habe ich Musik gehrt)
einen + en / eine + e / ein + es /
Word order:
plural + e (einen grossen Kopf / blaue Augen)
after zuerst / dann / danach / zum Schluss
my / your / his / her:
Word order:
mein(e) / dein(e) /sein(e) / ihr(e)
wann / wie / wo (when / how / where):
Modal verbs: ich kann / ich will / ich muss
Zuerst bin ich mit dem Bus nach Whitby gefahren.
ich sollte / ich mchte










(
ich
s
ollte
g
esund
essen. ich will Cola trinken )
Prepositions - by / to / in (mit / nach / in / an)
Language (Themes / Topics / Vocab):
Past tense saying what you did / have done in
the past
Past tense saying where you went / have been
Describing a journey transport how you got
there
Describing a journey what you did on the
journey
Describing the Weather
Telling the Time
Opinions Meiner Meinung nach war das . . .
Using this language creatively to describe a real
or made-up journey

Language (Themes / Topics / Vocab):


Parts of the body
Illnesses / injuries / problems
Sport
Healthy and unhealthy freetime activities
Healthy and unhealthy food and drink
Writing a short story in German based on "Die
kleine Raupe Nimmersatt".

How am I Speaking Police interview


Speaking and Writing Journey / Holiday
Speaking - Healthy lifestyle presentation
being Writing Wanted Poster
presentation
Writing Little Hungry Caterpillar presentation
assessed? Listening and Reading Comprehension
Listening and Reading Comprehension
Listening and Reading Comprehension



How can I Follow the links on the Eskdale German website for home-learning, wordmats, extension activities and links to language learning
support and websites.
extend my
learning?




Year 9
Autumn
What am I Drakula
learning?
Key skills to Language structures:
be Revisiting present and past tense
(What I do / am doing / did / have done)
developed?

Future tense and modals


(What I will / can / must / want to do)
Asking questions present / past / future


Language (Themes / Topics / Vocab):
Die Geschichte von Dracula - The story of Dracula
Dracula Vokabeln words connected to the
Dracula story (nouns / adjectives / verbs)
Asking questions Interview mit einem Vampir!
Meinungen - Likes / Dislikes and Opinions
Meinungen Giving reasons for opinions

Spring
sterreich
Language structures:
Revision of present and past tenses
(ich, du / er / sie /es + wir / sie)
Future tense (ich werde . . . + verb)
Modal verbs (ich kann / will / mchte / muss . . .
+ verb)
Conditional (wenn ich ____ wre / htte, wrde
ich . . .)
Word order (weil , obwohl + verb to end)
nd
word order verb 2 (zuerst / dann. . .)
um . . .zu . . .

Language (Themes / Topics / Vocab):
Austria: geography / food and drink / leisure /
sporting activities / the environment / music and
films / tourism
Saying what you can / would like to / want to /
will / would do on a visit to Austria.
Writing and talking about what you did on a visit
to Austria.
Giving opinions (about Austria) and reasons for

Summer
Preparation for GCSE
Language structures:
Revision of all key structures:

Past / Present / Future tenses
More complex sentences
Word order
Questions

Language (Themes / Topics / Vocab)

Talking about yourself using the above
structures including:

Basic personal information
Family / Pets
Freetime
School
Holidays
Likes / Dislikes
Opinions
Future plans

them



Speaking and Writing - GCSE style controlled
assessments.
GCSE past paper Reading and Listening tests

How am I Speaking Interview mit einem Vampir!


Speaking and Writing - GCSE style controlled
being Writing Drakula presentations
assessments.
assessed? Reading and Listening comprehension (authentic
GCSE past paper Reading and Listening tests
German articles on Dracula and German pop songs)
How can I Follow the links on the Eskdale German website for home-learning, wordmats, extension activities and links to language learning
support and websites.
extend my
learning?