Katzensprung 1 Student Book : 9781740850001

Katzensprung 1 Student Book

Rogan, Pauline & Hoffmann, Frauke
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Pearson Australia
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Title type
Katzensprung 1 is designed for students new to German. Students will get to know Andreas, Julia, Patrick and Sabrina, a group of teenage friends living in the town of Epe.
Table of contents

Each of the eight chapters feature:

  • Learn how to - specific learning outcomes stated clearly at the beginning of each chapter.
  • Jetzt sprechen wir! - short, guided oral drills present a step-by-step guide to the key language points of the chapter. Photos, illustrations and realia encourage students to practise new language patterns.
  • Photo-stories - students can identify with the adventures of a group of Year 8 teenagers at a school in the north west of Germany. The photo-stories reinforce the language introduced in each chapter.
  • Sprechen macht SpaB! - lively, interactive speaking tasks encourage students to use their language with increasing independence.
  • Spielen macht SpaB! - language skills are further consolidated through a variety of topic-based games for pairs, groups or the whole class.
  • GruBe aus Deutschland! - a cultural section affords students an insight into everyday life in German-speaking countries.
  • So ist es einfach! - a clearly structured overview of grammar points located at the end of the chapter.
  • Neue Worter - German/English topic-based vocabulary lists. Vocabulary is colour-coded and close to relevant texts for quick reference.
  • So sagt man das! - a guided pronunciation practice.
  • Landeskunde/Lerntipp/Checkliste - brief points of culture, grammar or reference on each page.
  • Text types - authentic texts include: letter, email, recipe, brochure, sign and poem.
Features & benefits
  • Photo stories featuring real German teenagers in north-west Germany
  • A range of speaking activities where students apply the language to their own experience
  • Photos, illustrations and realia, encouraging students to practise new language patterns
  • Guided pronunciation practice
  • Clear grammatical explanations and charts
Author biography
Pearson takes great pride in our authors. We source authors and contributors that are industry leading experts, with extensive experience of teaching and learning in their fields, from every state of Australia. We commission only the best authors who offer valuable insights and something unique to bring to the project.
Contributing Author: Pauline Rogan
Target audience
Years 7-8
Series overview
Students will develop their language skills in leaps and bounds with Katzensprung, a three-level course for secondary students. Researched and written by teachers, the course is comprehensive and practical, providing a wealth of language and cultural activities to cater for students’ different learning styles.
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Sample Pages
Selected sample pages from Katzensprung 1.