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German Teaching Resources

Finding appropriate teaching materials can sometimes prove difficult. Cactus has carefully selected readily available online teaching resources for German including e-books, audio-visual materials, worksheets and lessons plans. These can be used as a useful support for your lessons – use our German teaching resources in your one-to-one and group classes.

Audio/Visual

Librivox
Free and downloadable audio books.

Lyrics Training
Audiovisual comprehension with YouTube videos and movies in German.

Goethe Institut
Ideas and exercises on how to work with digital media. Class sequences for levels A2-B2 available here.

Vocabulary

Quizlet
Vocabulary training for in-class activities. Teachers can create an account for free and create their own vocabulary lists which the students can use. They can also invite their students into a group to give them online tasks or provide them with exercises.

General

Gutenberg.org
Free books and resources.

Klett Sprachen
Guidelines for teachers with limited experience in teaching.

DAF Material
Directory of German teaching online resources.

Lehrer Online
Online teaching materials.

Schubert Verlag
Large collection of worksheets and exercises for all levels.

Cornelsen
Worksheets and grammar exercises.

ISL Collective
PowerPoint presentations, worksheets and activities for both adults and children.

Deutsch als fremdsprache
Exercises and course materials including grammar worksheets, songs, test examples, etc.

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