Geistreich! German Level 2 Workbook (Brilliant Foreign Languages)

Geistreich! German Level 2 Workbook (Brilliant Foreign Languages)

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Item #: 072701
ISBN: 9781947180369
Grades: K-4

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For those students who are ready to learn German with reading or writing, the Brilliant! Foreign Language level 2 workbook supplements the lessons given in the Textbook to round out an older child's language learning program (recommended for 3rd grade and up).

Category Description for Geistreich! German:

Geistreich! (Brilliant!) is a charming program to introduce your children to the German language. You can start at any point between kinder and grade 4. The publisher suggests using the textbook with a student starting in 1st grade and adding the workbook once your child is reading/writing in their first language well (about 2nd grade.) So, to implement the whole course simultaneously, begin with students in 2nd to 4th grades. Younger students (K-2) can use the course without reading and writing. The textbook is a small-format (5.5"x 8.5"), spiral bound book with 96 units and a pronunciation guide. Several of the units actually review previous lessons (e.g. units 6, 9, 12, 15, 18, 21 & 24 are all reviews, followed by a review week (units 25-27). The lessons are pretty short, 1-4 pages, and instructions are in English. A good schedule would be a unit daily (for 3 days a week) for 32 weeks.

Unit 1 is greetings (good morning/day/evening/night). You use the audio CD here to model the correct pronunciation and accent (the CD also has 96 units). The speaker on the disc is pretty fast, but it is easy enough to listen to it several times. Then, you learn to say yes/no. The teacher asks the student several questions in English and the kids respond with ya/nein. For example, Do you like apple pie? Ja! Adding to the theme here, kids are asked Would you like...? and have to answer with Ja, bitte (yes, please) or Nein, danke (no, thank you). Students are encouraged to use these phrases throughout the day. Doesn't that sound like and easy way to teach and learn German? I think so! The workbook has one page of practice per unit. The flashcards add a fun, interactive, colorful opportunity for language practice outside of the lessons. One side has a colorful illustration with the word printed very small in English. On the back is German word in large, bold black type on a white background. There are 4 different packs, A-D, each pack with 52 cards (5.75"x 3.5"). Use them to reinforce vocabulary, practice pronunciation and even come up with your own games! Light bundle includes the textbook, workbook and CD. Full bundle includes the textbook, workbook, CD and all 4 sets of flashcards. ~ Sara




Primary Subject
Foreign Language
Grade Start
K
Grade End
4
ISBN
9781947180369
Format
Paperback
Brand Name
Brilliant! Foreign Languages
Weight
0.6 (lbs.)
Dimensions
11.0" x 8.5" x 0.25"
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I am excited to find this German workbook to provide needed grammar and written practice.I already own the textbook. These will make a nice supplement to the online language program we are using for High School German 1.
Colene B on Aug 15, 2019
I am excited to find this German workbook to provide needed grammar and written practice.I already own the textbook. These will make a nice supplement to the online language program we are using for High School German 1.
Colene B on Aug 15, 2019
Is there an answer key for the workbook pages?
A shopper on Sep 30, 2018
BEST ANSWER: The answer sheets are taped in the back of the book. They are easily removable prior to giving the student the workbook to complete.
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