Lesson plans for primary school teachers, covering the first and second year of learning German (ideally starting in Year 3 classes), available free of charge. Download now from our website.
New lesson plans for the third year of German at primary school level (ideally with Year 5 classes). Materials are available as a free download.
This new game will be fun for the children, build on their language and IT-skills and provide information on their progression.
A new 10-minute film shows how easy it is to include German in the timetable.
The ARD recently produced new adaptions of the brothers Grimm’s classic fairy tales. The films were shot at romantic castles and in enchanted forests all over Germany.
A fairy tale themed touring poster exhibition is available for schools to borrow up to 3 weeks. Teaching resources are available online.
Double Club is a program of the Arsenal football club in cooperation with the Goethe-Institut London to combine language learning with Football.
The songbook of Martina Schwarz provides you with many ideas for the use of music in class.
The second volume of Martina Schwarz' songbook for German in primary schools is a great addition to your German lessons.
Gut macht Schule II is a selection of great animated short films from Germany, which can be easily integrated in German classes.
Have a look at this short play designed for primary level and get your pupils involved!
It’s time for fun and laughter: Here you can 'browse' through our game collection: Exercises for fun dialogues, activity games, ring games, vocabulary games etc.
Book Recommendations for Teaching German as a Foreign Language at using Books, Films and CDs
This publication is directed at all those who are working in the field of Early Language Learning.
This booklet aims at increasing awareness of the multilingual world surrounding young learners.
These Teaching Modules have been developed and piloted by the Goethe-Institut Glasgow in order to introduce German to very young learners.
Interactive presentations for the German lesson with comprehensive teacher’s notes. Basic language and introduction to highlights in the German festive calendar. Suitable for non-specialists in Primary schools.
This new and exciting project "Lesekiste" aims to motivate pupils from P6 to S3 to take part in a "Reading-Marathon" and to tackle books in German.
One Third Stories have created a children’s book that starts in English and ends in German - great for families and Saturday Schools.
A website for primary pupils in Germany and the UK, packed with interactive activities.
German Language assistants can help students with on developing their conversation skills and understanding other cultures.
This German course with 10 after-school sessions can be held at your school and is free of charge.