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Do you know the names of these clothes in German?

Filed under: General News — German at 4:20 pm on Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Reception children have been helping Kaspar with his washing as his washing machine has been broken…

Do you know the names of these clothes in German?

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Ein gesundes neues Jahr!

Filed under: General News — German at 4:01 pm on Monday, January 5, 2015

In Germany people wish each other ‘Ein gesundes neues Jahr’ instead of a ‘Happy new year’.

Can you find out what it means? 

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Frohe Weihnachten!

Filed under: General News — German at 3:46 pm on Friday, December 5, 2014  Tagged

We have looked at different German Christmas decorations.

Do you know what a ‘Räuchermännchen’ is? How does it work?

There is one in the picture below.

Weihnachtsdekoration

Nikolaus war da!

Filed under: General News — German at 1:55 pm on Friday, December 5, 2014  Tagged

We had a visit from Nikolaus today. He left a gift in our shoes. What was it?

Click on Nikolaus to find out more!   

1L class photo with giftsAnna's letter to St Nick

Anna wrote a note prior to his visit: Zu St. Nikolaus. Alle von uns waren ganz brav. Von Anna, das deutsche Kind in 1L (To St Nicholas. All of us have been very good. From Anna, the German child in 1L) Prima, Anna! I think Nikolaus has read your message as he has given everybody a gift. Nobody got branches.

 

Advent in Deutschland

Filed under: General News — German at 1:42 pm on Thursday, November 27, 2014  Tagged

Many people in Germany celebrate Advent. They have an Advent wreath (der Adventskranz) in their house and light a candle for each Advent Sunday.

Here is a German Advent poem: 

Advent, Advent, ein Lichtlein brennt.
Erst eins, dann zwei, dann drei, dann vier,
dann steht das Christkind vor der TÏ‹r.

Can you say it?

Why is the 11th November a special day for children in Germany?

Filed under: General News — German at 6:10 pm on Monday, November 10, 2014  Tagged ,

Why do children in Germany walk around holding lanterns?

It all has something to do with a man who lived a long time ago…

Find out by clicking here

St. Martin's Day singers

Es ist Hebst! – It is autumn!

Filed under: General News — German at 3:47 pm on Monday, November 3, 2014  Tagged

Here is a German song about autumn:

Der Herbst

Can you figure out what it says? Do you recognise some words? 

Do you know these farm animals in German?

Filed under: General News — German at 9:28 am on Wednesday, October 15, 2014  Tagged ,

Can you introduce yourself in German?

Filed under: General News — German at 4:11 pm on Monday, September 29, 2014  Tagged

Use the sentences below and have a go! Click to expand!

Introducing Myself

Nursery children have started learning German

Filed under: General News — German at 8:20 am on Tuesday, September 23, 2014  Tagged

King’s Nursery children began learning German two weeks ago.  They have two puppets helping them: ‘Friedolin Frosch’ and ‘Sonja Schnecke’.  Just have a look at the photos below! What do you think they are learning about? 

 

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