Book: Zoom Deutsch 2 (continue) (oxford University Press)  

              German for Edexcel International GCSE (9-1) (Hodder Education)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

Year 4 Lesson Plan       Teacher: Electra Demetriou                          periods teached: 4 per week (80 min. each) 


UnitObjectivesGrammarSkills and pronunciation    periods 


4A. Die Umwelt 


Page. 116 










  • Describe where you live and give your opinion of it 
  • Talk about ways to travel 
  • Talk about ways to be environmentally friendly 
  • Talk about environmental problems/issues and solutions 
Use correct word order with weil 

Use Dativ: prepositions: mit, zu,zum, zur 

Use compound nouns 

Use comparatives and superlatives 

Use the present, past and the future tense 

Use knowledge of language patterns 

Identify language patterns 

Evaluate language tasks 

Work out meaning 

Improve written work 

Pronunciation:long and shot u 









4B. Schule und Zukunft 










    School and future plans 

  • Part time jobs, spending and saving 
  • Compare school life in Germany and the UK 
  • School subjects and plans for next year 
  • Jobs and future carreers 
  • The school day 
Akkusativ: für 

Use a range of tenses (present,perfect, imperfect, future) 

Ich möchtewerden 

Masculine and feminine forms of jobs 

Word order 

Ask and answer questions 

Work out meaning 

Use knowledge of language patterns 

Work out the masculine and feminine forms of jobs 

Use strategies to sound more authentic when speaking German 

Pronunciation: ö 






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1:Everyday life at Home and at school 


Page. 8 


(Divided in 5 small chapters) 

























2: Self, family and friends-at home and abroad 


Page 58 


(Divided in 6 small chapters) 








  • Say where you live 
  • Describe your home and its rooms 
  • Say what you do in the different rooms at home  
  • Describe your school timetable and giving opinions about it 
  • Ordinal numbers, days of the week 
  • Describe a typical school day 
  • Describe your school buildings and facilities 
  • Learn about life in a school in Germany 
  • Describe typical food and drink 
  • Compare foods and give your opinion 
  • Describe a healthy diet 
  • Name parts of the body and say how well you are or not 
  • Describe a healthy lifestyle 
  • Talk about sport and healthy diet 
  • Say  how you watch TV and describe programmes and  

favourite films 

  • Talk about your family and pets 
  • Describe yourself and others 
  • Describe people’s characteristics 
  • Say with whom you get along with and with whom not 
  • Describe your daily routine at home 
  • Say how you can help at home 
  • Talk about your leisure activities outside the home 
  • Make arrangements to meet up 
  • Describe a week full of activities 
  • Lear about different festivals 
  • Understand party preparations 
  • Describe special occasions  
  • Learn about countries and tzpes of holidaz accommodation 
  • Plan your next holiday 
  • Describe different types of holiday accommodation 
  • Understand and give directions 


Nouns with the indefinite article 

Definite articles (Nom. Akk) 

Non-declined adjectives 

regular verbs in present tense, pronouns in nominative 

Prepositions in Dativ 

Present tense of irregular verbs 

Prepositions wit AKK. 

Forming gquestions 

Plural nouns, kein 

The comparative (positive, komparativ and superlative) 

Impersonal verbs: es gibt, es geht, es tut weh 

Adjectives used as adverbs 


Seperable verbs 

Coordinating conjuctions 

Subordinating conjuctions 

Perfect tense 












 possessive adjectives  

Adjectives after the indefinite article 

Relative pronouns 

Reflexive verbs 


Verbs in Dativ 

Adverbs of frequency 

Future tense 

Perfect tense 

Ordinal numbers (dates) 

The imperfect tense (präteritum) 

möchten + infinitive 

word order: main and subordinate clauses 

demonstrative pronouns: dieserjener 


Phonics äu and au 

Compile zour own bilingual vocabulary lists and learn the words on them 

Learn and apply the patterns of regular verbs 

Phonics ie and ei 

Get used to using the Grammar section at the back and read the explanation before you do the grammar task 

Plan vocabulary learning into your regular routine and find which learning methods suit you best 

Phonics ä and a 

When describing a photo , qualify your observations with adjectives 

Build up a bank of frequently used words and phrases, learn them and use them regularly 

Give your opinionand then give the reason for the opinion and if possible a justification 







Improve your pronunciation 

Produce material from each topic to keep for revision ex. Paragraphs, mini-essays, filled in information grid 

Use the verb tables and gradually build up a knowledge bank of the most common irregular verb forms 

Improve your spelling 

Improve your reading and listening skills 

Practise the present, past and future tense whenever possible 

Adapt phrases you already know by heart to help deliver accurate and authentic language 






































































3: The world around us 


Page 112 



(Divided in 8 small chapters) 















  • Learn about buildings in town 
  • Describe town and country locations 
  • Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of different places to live 
  • Learn about shops and prices 
  • Describe shopping habits 
  • Describe pocket money, spending habits and part-time jobs 
  • Talk abou money exchange 
  • Talk about communicating by post , internet or telephone 
  • Talk about what you have lost and found 
  • Describe what you do to help the environment 
  • Talk about national parks and their importance 
  • Talk about environmental problems and possible solutions 
  • Describe weather  
  • Understand weather forecasts 
  • Learn about weather problems and climate change 
  • Learn different greetings 
  • Learn about everyday life in a German-speaking country 
  • Learn about a stay with a host family 
  • Learn about countries and their customs 
  • Learn about festivals in a German –speaking country 
  • Learn about different modes of transport 
  • Learn about public transport 
  • Learn about travel plans with different modes of transport 
Adverbs and adverbial expressions of time 

Indefinite pronouns (etwas,man, nichts, jemand, niemand) 

Prepositions with Genitiv 



Pronouns in AKK. 

Cardinal numbers above 100 

Relative pronouns 

Negative: nicht(s), niemand, nie, kein 

Indefinite pronouns: jemand, etwas, nichts, man 



Weak nouns 

Imperfect tense 

Subordinating conjuctions 


Adverbial phrases 

Modal adverbs: sehr, ziemlich, viel, wenig, ein bisschen 


Pronouns selbst and selber 



Formulate and learn your own responses tot he most likely questions to come up in each topic 

Make notes as you listen but remember to cross them out afterwards 

Listen to native speakers regularly by replaying audio  

When you give a piece of information, back it up with extra details whenever possible 

Practice reading and listening 

Learn how to be polite. For example formal and informal forms of address and understand when to use them 

Ask and answer questions, practice questions forms and predict likely questions  


















The Grammar School Limassol                          Subject: German (A2-B1)                     Book: German for Edexcel International GCSE (9-1) (Hodder Ed.)  

Past paper booklet                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

Year 5 Lesson Plan       Teacher: Electra Demetriou                          periods teached: 4 per week (80 min. each) 


UnitObjectivesGrammarSkills and pronunciation    periods 

4: Life from infancy to adulthood 






(Divided in 10 small chapters) 



















  • Talk about childhood experiences  
  • Talk about the lives of grandparents 
  • Talk about school rules 
  • Say how stress at school arises 
  • Describe school trips and events 
  • Describe a school exchange 
  • Learn about team sports 
  • Learn about successful sportspeople 
  • Describe sports injuries 
  • Learn about disability in sport 
  • Describe jobs and job opportunities 
  • Talk about job wishes and career opportunities 
  • Talk about training places and careers pathways after school 
  • Talk about future plans after school 
  • Talk about casual jobs and a gap year 
  • Talk about voluntary work and its advantages for the future 
  • Talk about communicating 
  • Talk about online safety 
  • Talk about how you keep informed 
Imperfect tense 


Imperfect of modal verbs 


Possessive pronouns 

Word order 

Interrogative pronouns (wer, wen , wem) 

Masculine and feminine nouns for jobs 


Verbs with zu 

Pronouns in Dativ 

Adjective endings after etwas, nichts, viel, wenig, alles 

Adjectives (revision) 

Infinitive sentences (e.g. ohne/um…zu) 




Distinguish between tenses when listening or reading 

Different ways of saying things 

Use the grammar clues to help you work out meaning 

Always check written work for accuracy 

Look at issues from two angles, advantages and disadvantages, positive and negative 

Study the questions first in reading or listening exercises-they will give you an idea about what is coming 

Include all of the information you are asked to give 

Practise different forms of writing you might need in an aexam for ex. Email, letter, essay 

Work with a partner and use peer review on a regular basis: test each other and criticise each other’s work 
















Past paper booklet 














    From February and after 


Year 4 and Year 5 is a two year course preparation for the IGCSE Examination in German  




NOUVELLE EDITION, HANDOUTS WITH VOCABULARY AND QUESTIONS BASED ON THE TOPIC AREAS (A.Home and abroad, B.Education and employment, C.Personal life and relationships, D.The world around us, E.Social activities, fitness and health) NEEDED FOR THE SPEAKING TEST 


Chapter 1 : Jeunes sans frontieres about yourself – ask questions 

2.Present Tense of the three groups 

3.Passé Composé 

4.the agreement of adjectives about family 

6.the reflexive verbs about your favourite day – the use of depuis… 

8.the possessive adjectives about celebrations 



      Pages 6  7 


      Pages 8 – 9 


      Pages 10  11 

       Pages 10 – 11 


       Page 12 

       Pages 12 – 13 

       Pages 14 – 15  


       Page 16 

       Page 16 






     18 periods 













Chapter : En ville et à la campagne 

1.the verb pouvoir about transports 

3.negative expressions 

4.the pronoun «y » about town and countryside (ville ou campagne) 

6.revise Passé Composé 



      Pages 24 – 27   

      Pages 30 – 31 

      Pages 30 – 33  

      Page 30 

      Pages 32 – 33  



      Pages 35 – 37  





     9 periods 

Chapter 3 : Bon séjour! about future plans – Futur Proche / Futur Simple 

2.use sentences with “ if ‘’  (Si + Present + Futur Simple) 

3.discuss formal and informal language – describe your house and your room 

4.numbers and ordinal numbers about a visit to a theme park – emphatic pronouns (moi, toi, lui,…) 

6.the Passé Composé of the reflexive verbs 


      Pages 44 – 45  


      Pages 46 – 47  


      Pages 50 – 51  



      Pages 50 – 51  


      Pages 52 – 55  



      Pages 56 – 57 






     6 periods 

Chapter 4 : Une semaine typique about school and school life 

2.describe the school day about school subjects – saying something is compulsory or forbidden about things that used to be – use of the Imparfait (Imperfect Tense / Past Continuous) 

5.use of Conditionnel Présent (Conditional) – use sentences with ‘’ if ‘’ (Si + Imparfait + Conditionnel Présent) about shopping – demonstrative adjectives (ce, cette,…) – demonstrative pronouns (celui, celle,…) 

7.interrogative pronouns (lequel, laquelle,…)  interrogative adjectives (quel, quelle,…) 



      Pages 62 – 63   


       Pages 64 – 65 

       Pages 66 – 67 



       Pages 70 – 71    




       Pages 70 – 73  





      Pages 74 – 77  




      Pages 74 – 77  












     11 periods 

Chapter 5 : Bon appétit! 

1.discuss typical meals and drinks 

2.the use of the pronoun      ‘’ en ‘’ about shops and services 

4.the indirect pronouns (me, te, lui,…) 

5.discuss fast-food restaurants  order and pay for a meal 

6.the use of :                 a.Passé Récent (Je viens de…)                                               b.Futur Proche (Je vais …) 

c.Présent Progressif / Continu (Je suis en train de…)  


      Pages 86 – 91  


      Page 89  


      Pages 92 – 93  



       Page 95 


       Pages 96 – 99 



       Pages 100-101  










     8 periods 


Plus : 2 tests and 2 quizzes per term 





NOUVELLE EDITION, HANDOUTS WITH VOCABULARY AND QUESTIONS BASED ON THE TOPIC AREAS (A.Home and abroad, B.Education and employment, C.Personal life and relationships, D.The world around us, E.Social activities, fitness and health) NEEDED FOR THE SPEAKING TEST, PAST PAPERS 


Chapter 6 : ça m’intéresse 

1.leisure activities about music about sports (Faire du/de la… – Jouer au…)  

4.adverbs of manner 

5.discuss television programmes – books about cinema and films – the superlative degree 

7.Plus-que-parfait (Past Perfect) – talk about events in the past 


      Pages 106-107 

      Pages 108-109 

      Pages 110-111 


      Page 111 


      Pages 112-115 


      Pages 118-119 



      Pages 120-121 






    13 periods 

Chapter 7 : Nouveaux horizons about different types of holidays – revision of the future tense about an ideal holiday-revision of the Conditional Tense to book a room in a hotel and ask for tourist information 

4.discuss the weather (la météo) in different tenses 

5.revision of different tenses (Present, Past, Future) 



      Pages 128-131 



      Pages 132-133 



      Pages 135-138 



       Pages 140-141 


       Pages 142-143 








    13 periods 

Chapter 8 : A votre santé! 

1.revise parts of the body about holiday health – revise the imperative 

3.the relative pronouns (qui, que) 

4.use the present participle (participe présent, gérondif) about personal feelings and problems 

6.discuss about smoking, drugs, alcohol and addictions 

7.discuss and compare lifestyles 


       Pages 150-151 

       Pages 152-153 


       Page 155 


       Pages 156-159 


      Pages 160-161 


       Pages 162-163 



       Pages 164-165 









    16 periods 

Chapter 9 : Projets d’avenir 

1.discuss plans for the future       

2.Revision of verbs 


       Pages 172-173 


    4 periods 

Chapter 10 : Notre planète 

1.discuss some world problems 

2.discuss climate change and natural disasters 

3.discuss everyday behaviour and the environment 


      Pages 194-195 


      Pages 196-199 


      Pages 202-203 




    6 periods 


Plus : 2 tests and 2 quizzes per term and working on past papers 

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