Teachers of German know that the language can be challenging to learn, but also very rewarding! Help your students grasp German grammar and vocabulary with these easy-to-employ lesson plans and teaching ideas. You’ll find everything from teaching basic German phrases, to ideas for group work and dialogue as well as understanding grammar and writing. Dig into our teacher resources and start using these ideas today!
Lesson Plan for Teaching the Imperative Mood in German The imperative mood makes direct commands, expresses requests, and grants or denies permission. The following article describes a lesson plan for teaching basic commands in German to first year English-speaking German students and includes examples to illustrate the German imperative verb form.
German Travel Vocabulary Lesson Plan and Activity Preparing your German students for a trip to a German-speaking country? Planning on needing to communicate in the German language on your own vacation? If you answered yes to either or both of these questions, this lesson plan will teach you some useful travel German vocabulary.
Learn Your German Food Vocabulary Knowing your way around food is one of the first steps to German fluency—and a good meal. This article provides an overview of German food vocabulary and related words, including a printable download of the vocabulary lists.