Newsletter for Teachers of German - February 2016
This first newsletter for 2016 is filled with lots of exciting information, amongst them is one many of you are waiting for the date of the Festival of German Films. It has been moved! So please read on to find out when the student screenings are held in your city.
Alles Gute für 2016, auf dass es ein erfolgreiches Jahr werde!
AIS In-Service NSW/ACT
7 March 2016
AIS, Level 12, 99 York Street, Sydney
German born and Barcelona based musician and educator Carsten Galle is coming to Sydeny to show you in an interactive and hands-on workshop how to combine German language learning with the use of music and innovative technology such as iPads, smartphones and Nintendo Wii. You will also have time to network and learn about the latest teaching materials and events organized by the Goethe-Institut.
HSC Preparation Courses April NSW
11-14 April 2016
Goethe-Institut Australien, Sydney
For high school students we are also offering HSC preparation courses (continuers and extension). These courses are suitable for Year 11 and Year 12 students who wish to enrich their knowledge of German in their school holidays. The content is based on themes and topics specified to the NSW curriculum.
HSC Continuers and Extension Days NSW
6 May and 3 June 2016
Goethe-Institut Australien, Sydney
Do your students want to improve their German for the HSC Exams? Then enrol your class for one of our one day events of intensive communicative activities for Year 12 HSC students and prepare them even better for their oral HSC examination.
Goethe goes wild! - German Zoo Days
Sydney (date tba)
The German Zoo Days are especially created for Year 7 and 8 students of German and are a fun way to experience and learn about cute animals using the target language German.
Examinations for Students
Fit in Deutsch 1 and 2 are German exams for children and young people between 10 and 16 years of age. To take an exam is a great way to document students level of skills and give them confidence to continue with learning the language.
"Autobahn” is an informative, interactive station game that provides many impressions and facts about the German-speaking countries, their culture and products. It's the perfect motivational game for students who are about to choose a foreign language, for beginners who are already learning German and even for parents. Please contact us if you would like to have "Autobahn" at your school.
Mein Ort in Deutschland - coming soon
15 February-30 April 2016
Is there a place in Germany that is special to you? We're looking for places in Germany that turned into "your" place because of their atmosphere, personal history, etc. Tell us what connects you to this place. Log on to goethe.de/meinort, flag the place and describe in German or English what makes this place so special. Entries submitted before 30.4.16 are entered in a raffle and can win prizes.
German School Film Festival 2016
The German School Film Festival is back in 2016 with another exciting topic: 'When I Grow Up…'. What do you want to be when you grow up? What are your hopes and dreams for your future? Tell us your story. Further information, conditions and registration forms will soon be available on our website.
Calendar 2016 "Arbeitswelten"
The topic for the 2016 calendar is “Arbeitswelten”. Each month will focus on a different subtopic. On the website below you will find the calendar for download and additional teaching material including a teachers manual for each month.
Festival of German Film - Student Screenings
Yes, the Festival of German Films is back and our popular student screenings as well. There will be a new format and there is a new date: November 2016.
Sydney screening - 18 Nov