From 25 to 29 September, the Goethe-Institut Sydney is offering holiday courses for Years 11 and 12 students who wish to enrich their knowledge of German. These courses are a great opportunity for students to consolidate and extend the skills they have gained in the classroom. The courses are based on themes and topics specific to the NSW curriculum (Continuers and Extension). Follow this link for more information www.goethe.de/ins/au/en/sta/syd/kur/kuj.html
Study day NSW: Language, Higher Education and Exchange - 23 Mar 2017
University of Sydney
Join us on 23 March 2017 for an insight into higher education and exchange in Germany. Invited are German teachers and their students that are interested in studying at a Germany university. The day will be a great opportunity for your students to learn more about study and research in Germany. For more information and to RSVP, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Study day NSW: Language, Higher Education & Exchange
HSC Continuers and Extension Days NSW - 5 May and 2 June 2017
Goethe-Institut Australia, Sydney
Do your students want to improve their German for the HSC exams? Then enrol your class for one of the GI's full-day events of intensive communicative activities for Year 12 HSC students and support their preparation for the oral HSC examination.
HSC Continuers and Extension Days NSW
German School Film Festival - Palace Cinema, Sydney
Deadline 8 Sep 2017
Finale 19 Oct 2017
This year, the German School Film Festival will take you on a time travel into the future. “Deutschland im Jahr 3017”: Imagine it is the Year 3017. What does the world – what does Germany – look like? Entries for ACT, NSW, NT and QLD close on 8 September 2017. Further information will be available soon on the GI website.
Felix and Franzi - New teaching materials
Some of you might already know the fun Felix and Franzi teaching materials for primary level. Another set of lesson plans with new topics has been developed by our colleagues in London and is now available for download.
Concepts and Materials: German for Children
"Das Autobahnspiel” 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 of German and even for parents. Please contact the GI if you would like to have "Autobahn" at your school.
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