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I'm seeking some advice and ideas for a german lesson I have to teach year 9 top set.
We are starting module 5 of echo express 2 (turning down invitations).
I don't really know what to do because they are a top set who already know higher level connectives, past present future and modal verbs.
I was thinking about getting them to come up with the most weird, funny excuses.
If you had any ideas, I'll be happy to hear them.
MariamaBahI don't really know what to do because they are a top set who already know higher level connectives, past present future and modal verbs.
Then you've already covered the main grammatical points. Have you dealt with word order in a subrodinate clause when there are two verbs at the end? Combining that with the most weird and funniest excuses may be all you need for one lesson.
Perhaps you can follow with a role play or letter to a friend in which the pupils have to decline an invitation, give reasons and apologise (if this is already in the book, please accept my apology - I'm not familar with Echo), again concentrating on the most outlandish reasons.
Or you could do a Mr Men story? Herr Arrogant invites people to a party and nobody wants to come, so they all come up with different excuses?
I think a role play is definitely a good idea for this topic.
These are really good ideas, thanks a lot for that! You both saved me from a boring lesson lol!
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