KEY STAGE 4

GCSE German Scheme of Work (Year 9, Year 10 and Year 11)

Topic 1 : (YEAR 9)

Objectives

School, Study & Further Education 

  • school subjects and reasons offering opinions
  • school uniform
  • daily school routine and a typical day
  • school rules
  • the differences of the German school system
  • discussing school visits to German speaking countries
TOPIC 2 :
Hobbies and Freetime
  • free-time activities
  • reading
  • music, television and film
  • sports in German speaking countries
  • festivals and traditions
TOPIC 3 :
Family and Relationships
  • family members
  • relationships with family members
  • what makes a good friend
  • marriage and it's importance
  • the past tense, life as a child and now
TOPIC 4 :
Town and Area
  • Where you live ; local and global
  • house and home (prepositions)
  • food and drink with cultural links
  • daily routine in the home
  • household chores and activities
  • the usage of social media and internet technology
  • the advantages and dangers of digital technology and social media  
TOPIC 5 :
Travelling and Transport
  • different forms of transport
  • train travel
  • directions - giving and receiving 
  • hotel accomodation, booking and arranging
  • problem with the accomodation
  • directions - asking and giving
  • ordering food in a restaurant 
  • medical problems and ailments
TOPIC 6 :
Jobs and Money
  • jobs and places of work
  • work experience
  • why learn German and other languages
  • pocket money
  • dream jobs
TOPIC 7 :
Holidays and Tourism
  • holiday destinations - countries
  • areas of holiday preference
  • the weather
  • discussing holiday experiences (past and future)
  • fitness and well-being
TOPIC 8 :  (YEAR 11)
Global Issues and Traditions
  • social problems
  • wealth and poverty
  • protecting the environment
  • health - smoking
  • health - drugs and alcohol
  • festivals - local and global