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Year 11: German

Scholarship application for a Regional Exchange Program to Germany


Activity 1: Audio presentation

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Year 11 German: audio presentation

Grade Student work samples
Grade A Eric   Jonathan   Lou   Pat   Thomas
Grade B David   Jo   Tom
Grade C Alex
Grade D  
Grade E  

Description of activity

Speaking and writing in German

Task 1 is based on an advertisement for a 3-month reciprocal exchange program to regional Germany (see below) for which you have decided to apply. Record an audio in which you address all the information in the advertisement. You must speak for approximately two minutes in German.

Experience  the real Germany on a three-month exchange program

Man on a bike at an intersection

You might think you know Germany, but Germany isn’t Berlin or Hamburg or Munich! There is a whole world outside the big German cities that you can get to know.

  • If you are over 16 why not come to Germany for a three month exchange
  • The exchange will provide you with accommodation during the period you attend school with a German family
  • There will be two months of school and one month of holidays
  • The exchange is reciprocal. If you are accepted you will be expected to host a student either before or after your exchange
  • What you can offer a potential exchangee will be considered
  • To be successful you must demonstrate that you:
      • are outgoing and interested in Germany
      • are a good student of German
      • enjoy new challenges
      • can act as a global ambassador.

If you are interested, please submit a two-minute audio in which you address the selection criteria to:

Context

Students would have studied approximately 200 hours of the German course. They are assumed to be competent in communicating ideas and information.  They have knowledge of past, present and future tenses, and relevant vocabulary. Students are aware of the language and culture of German speaking communities.

Areas of assessment for Task 1

  • Relevance of the response to the task with specific reference to the stimulus material
  • Capacity to manipulate German to create comprehensible text

Outcomes

Stage 6

The student:
2.1  applies knowledge of language structures to create original text
2.2  composes informative, reflective, persuasive texts appropriate to context, purpose and/or audience
2.3  structures and sequences ideas and information
3.1  conveys the gist of texts and identifies specific information
4.3  reflects upon significant aspects of language and culture

Criteria for assessing learning

In Task 1 (audio presentation), the student will be assessed on how well s/he:

  • Composes text appropriate to context, purpose and audience
  • Structures information and ideas
  • Demonstrates capacity to manipulate language structures and vocabulary in German.
  • Demonstrates control of German pronunciation and intonation

Activity 2: Blog

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Year 11 German: Blog

Grade Student work samples
Grade A Billie   Jackie
Grade B Alex   Chris   Jo   Pat
Grade C Dominique   Kit   Lou
Grade D  
Grade E  

Description of activity

Writing in German

Task 2 Imagine that you are the student who stayed with Markus. He has posted the blog below based on his exchange with a different family in Melbourne. You decide to write a blog about your experiences with his family in Germany. In your blog refer specifically to Markus, his family, school and the town where you stayed using information from his blog. 

Der Blog von Markus

Mein Aufenthalt in Australien

Man on a bike at an intersection

Grüβ Dich. Ich heiβe Markus. Ich habe drei Monate in den westlichen Vororten von Melbourne verbracht, wo ich in einer relativ kleinen Wohnung lebte. Ich weiβ nicht, warum alle Leute so verrückt auf Australien sind. Mein Wohnort war ein richtiges Kaff und die ganze Zeit hat es nur geschüttert! Es war alles ganz anders als zu Hause, wo ich in einem kleinen Dorf ungefähr 15 Minuten von Xxxxx wohne mit meinem Vater, meiner Mutter, meinem kleinen Bruder und den Tieren. Die Schule in Australien war ganz locker und nicht besonders anstrengend. Die Lehrer waren erstaunlich nett und hilfsbereit, und ich habe es richtig genossen, mehr Zeit am Wochenende mit meinen neuen Freunden zu haben und zu chillen. Interessanterweise war es einfacher hier neue Leute kennenzulernen als bei mir zu Hause.

Das Essen zu Hause ist ganz anders als hier. Meine Mutter ist eine fantastische Köchin und ich genieβe besonders die regionale Küche.

Hier sieht man mich auf einem Fahrrad in der Stadt. Das Bild erinnert mich an meinen Gastbruder aus Sydney der letztes Jahr bei uns war. Du wirst es nicht glauben, aber er konnte nicht radfahren!

Ich denke jetzt oft an ihn. Zuerst habe ich wenig Zeit mit ihm verbracht. Aber sein Deutsch war so miserabel und ich bin nicht besonders geduldig. Ich glaube, er fand die Schule am Anfang recht schwierig und das Essen ungewöhnlich.

(In Sydney iβt man nur Fastfood, glaube ich!) Aber es wurde immer besser, und am Schluss wäre er gerne noch länger geblieben.

Context

Students would have studied approximately 200 hours of the German course. They are assumed to be competent in communicating ideas and information.  They have knowledge of past, present and future tenses, and relevant vocabulary. Students are aware of the language and culture of German speaking communities.

Areas of assessment for Task 2

  • Relevance of the response to the task with specific reference to the stimulus material
  • Capacity to manipulate German to create comprehensible text

Outcomes

Stage 6
The student:
2.1  applies knowledge of language structures to create original text
2.2  composes informative, reflective, persuasive texts appropriate to context, purpose and/or audience
2.3  structures and sequences ideas and information
3.1  conveys the gist of texts and identifies specific information
4.3  reflects upon significant aspects of language and culture

Criteria for assessing learning

In Task 2 (blog), the student will be assessed on how well s/he:

  • Composes text appropriate to context
  • Demonstrates the relevance of information, ideas and research
  • Structures information and ideas
  • Demonstrates capacity to manipulate language structures and vocabulary in German.
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