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Languages: German

Years 3 and 4


Languages: German - Satisfactory - Years 3 and 4

Portfolio summary

This portfolio of student work shows that the student can interact with teachers and peers in classroom routines, action-related talk and play. The student responds to instructions and uses formulaic expressions to interact, ask questions, seek assistance, and make statements related to their personal worlds (WS1, WS4). The student reproduces German short and long single vowel and diphthong sounds, (WS2) including Umlaut and Eszett (WS5), and initial consonants and blends (WS3)The student answers questions related to their personal worlds with factual information (WS1, WS3, WS4), and responds to imaginative texts by identifying favourite elements, sequencing main events and producing short scaffolded summaries (WS2). The student creates short, simple sentences from modelled language (WS1, WS2, WS3, WS4, WS5) and uses coordinating conjunctions to compose short original texts (WS1, WS4, WS5). The student uses some forms of common regular verbs in the present tensesome irregular verb forms, simple past tense verbs and the accusative case (WS1, WS2, WS3, WS4). The student responds to and uses interrogatives (WS3) and some ja/nein questions. The student refers to time (WS4), manner and place using familiar words and phrases (WS5) 

The student compares aspects of German and English language and culture that are reflected in texts they have viewed, listened to or read and creates texts in German and English for the classroom and school community (WS1). The student differentiates statements, questions, imperatives and exclamations according to intonation, sentence structure and punctuation (WS3). The student identifies the purpose of the Eszett and shows how the Umlaut alters the pronunciation of particular vowels (ä, ö, ü) and identifies single letters, some consonant clusters and vowel combinations (WS3). The student identifies the audience and purpose of familiar personal, informative and imaginative texts (WS1, WS5).  

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