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Textbook Series

 

Portfolio Deutsch

The high school textbook series for German I through IV spirals and recycles the material throughout the four levels. Grammar is embedded in context and students learn to connect structures with meaning.
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geni@l klick

A multimedia German course for high school designed according to both the U.S. National Standards and the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR). The series builds cross-cultural competency with culturally authentic material.
> geni@l klick

 
     

Netzwerk

With Netzwerk, students experience college-level pacing, format and content. The modes of communication are addressed and practiced through realistic, up-to-date scenarios that include current media, devices, texts, and topics that relate to the digital world.
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978-3-12-605015-9

Aspekte neu

Standards-based and thematically structured with an emphasis on interpretive, interpersonal and presentational communication, Aspekte neu is the textbook for the AP German Language and Culture Course.
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Readers

The crucial skill of sustained reading needs to be taught from the earliest levels. Instructional scaffolding allows students to experience a complete “novel” in group activities or on their own.
 

leicht & logisch

Have students follow the characters from Portfolio Deutsch with culturally authentic readings with listening and comprehension exercises.
> leicht & logisch
 
     

leicht & genial
This Early Sustained Reading Program expands on the storyline from the characters in the geni@l klick video. The readers contain screen shots, comprehension exercises and authentic cultural material.
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Klara & Theo

Mastering a book on their own at the early stages of language learning gives students a tremendous boost in confidence and encourages them to continue to read. All books come with illustrations and comprehension exercises.
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Felix & Theo

Private eye Helmut Müller and his secretary Bea Braun encounter various mysteries and crimes in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Each time, they are called upon to solve the puzzle as the reader follows their adventure. The books lend themselves to different students reading various books and reporting to one another.
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Tatort DaF

These mystery books with audio-CDs feature gripping crime stories set in real places in various German-speaking regions. Cultural information, geography and explanations of regional features are part of the story.
> Tatort DaF
 
     

Stadt, Land, Fluss

This series focuses on typical German regions and landscapes; colorful illustrations and photos put new vocabulary in context and bring places to life. Exercises at the end of each story enhance text comprehension and creativity.
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Leo & Co.

People of different backgrounds meet at Leo’s diner where the various stories unfold. The reading comes with additional comprehension exercises and cultural background information.
> Leo & Co.
 

 

D-A-CH Culture

Culture is the motor of foreign language instruction – and yet, very hard to teach, especially at the beginning level. These authentic materials give a first impression of the many regional differences in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
 

Treffpunkt D-A-CH

Cultural readings about the three German-speaking D-A-CH countries should be introduced as early as possible. These supplementary readers highlight the geographic and cultural differences from First Year German through AP.
> Treffpunkt D-A-CH
 
     

Entdeckungsreise D-A-CH

This up-to-date 144-page cultural reader focuses equally on all three German-speaking countries, exploring various themes such as: Geografie; Feste und Feiern; Kultur und Wissenschaft; Natur und Umwelt.
> Entdeckungsreise D-A-CH

 
     
 

Orientierungskurs Deutschland

Relevant, up-to-date and stimulating material on German culture (with “C” and “c”) at the low intermediate level for supplemental use or as a separate course on culture.
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60 Stunden Orientierungskurs Deutschland

This cultural reader focuses on Germany’s culture, history and politics utilizing various text types. Includes an audio-CD and workbook.
> 60 Stunden Orientierungskurs Deutschland
 
     

Bilderbogen D-A-CH

The Bilderbogen D-A-CH DVD-ROM features 12 short, authentic city and lanscape portraits, interviews, and historical facts—each approximately 3-5 minutes in length—which paint a lively picture of Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
> Bilderbogen D-A-CH
 
     

Land & Leute D-A-CH

The second in our series of authentic Landeskunde DVDs, also featuring 12 short 3-5 minute clips introducing students to various aspects of the German-speaking world. One-page color worksheets and transcripts accompany each clip and can be printed from the DVD-ROM.
> Land & Leute D-A-CH
 
     
 

Der Fall der Mauer

Have students explore those momentous times in Videoreportagen. Contains worksheets with comprehension exercises.
> Der Fall der Mauer
 

 

Communicative Exercises

Guided paired activities which give students the needed guidance and the freedom to express their own meaning in a variety of formats.
 

Wechselspiel NEU

A new edition of one of our most popular ancillary texts, Wechselspiel NEU features partner activities on various thematic and grammar topics. Students work in pairs, one using sheet A, the other sheet B, to exchange information.
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Wechselspiel Junior

Wechselspiel Junior continues what Wechselspiel and Spielend Deutsch lernen have begun: Sheets for pair work, which provide opportunities to speak by leaving gaps in information. They provide an excellent opportunity for fun repetition and consolidation.
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44 kommunikative Spiele

44 communicative games from the intermediate low to advanced levels.
> 44 kommunikative Spiele

 
     

Grammatik interaktiv

30 interactive whiteboard applications for communicative exercises levels 1 through 3.
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Grammatik im Gespräch

The worksheets enable the teacher to intensively practice grammatical structures through communicative exercises. The material is organized according to topic and level.
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Grammatik & Konversation 1

The worksheets for levels 1-3 cover various topics (e.g. What would you take with you on a deserted island? Horoscopes; the ideal teacher, etc.) which connect discussion points with grammar. The grammatical structures are embedded in context and become meaningful to the student.
> Grammatik & Konversation 1

 
     

Grammatik & Konversation 2

This book for advanced students is similar in design to Grammatik & Konversation 1 and is aimed at intermediate levels B1-B2. The photocopy-ready worksheets contain a varied range of exercises to suit different aptitutde levels and a broad range of subjects.
> Grammatik & Konversation 2

 

 

Grammar

Please have a look at the many approaches to grammar: Contextualized grammar embedded in communicative exercises, review grammar, interactive whiteboard applications for all levels of grammar review and much more.
 

Einfach Grammatik

A substantial 272-page grammar exercise book for students who wish to refresh or consolidate their basic knowledge.
> Einfach Grammatik

 
     

Perfekt in Deutsch

Provides motivating exercises with age-appropriate topics and simple vocabulary, easy-to-understand monolingual explanations, and a steady progression in 24 chapters. Grammar rules are presented using short dialogs and pictures, explained systematically and in an easy-to-understand fashion, and the practiced in various ways. Appealing characters and their stories create a fun link between the theory and practice sections. Comprehensible, clearly structured charts and learning tips complete this innovative grammar exercise course for young people.
> Perfekt in Deutsch

 
     

Klipp & Klar A1-B1

99 double-pages featuring 99 grammar chapters: explanations are provided on the left-hand page, while exercises (for work alone or in pairs) can be found on the right-hand page. The progression is similar to that found in most textbooks. Concise and simply formulated rules, along with many pictures and links to daily life.
> Klipp & Klar A1-B1

 
     

Klipp & Klar C1-C2

This grammar practice book for the emerging advanced level has the same concise, clear format as Klipp und Klar for the elementary level. Grammatical structures are presented and practiced in context. The book contains many helpful tips on stylistic issues and typical language use, and comes with an audio-CD to develop awareness of spoken language use.
> Klipp & Klar C1-C2

 
     

Die Schöne ist angekommen

This book presents all the grammar topics which are important for passing the exam Zertifikat Deutsch (B1) in the context of a thrilling crime story. Along with the story come easy-to-understand grammar explanations, as well as various exercises and questions for self-evaluation. The book can be used in lessons as well as for self-study.
> Die Schöne ist angekommen

 
     

Grammatik interaktiv

30 interactive whiteboard applications for communicative exercises levels 1 through 3.
> Grammatik interaktiv

 
     

Grammatik im Gespräch

The worksheets enable the teacher to intensively practice grammatical structures through communicative exercises. The material is organized according to topic and level.
> Grammatik im Gespräch

 
     

Grammatik & Konversation 1

The worksheets for levels 1-3 cover various topics (e.g. What would you take with you on a deserted island? Horoscopes; the ideal teacher, etc.) which connect discussion points with grammar. The grammatical structures are embedded in context and become meaningful to the student.
> Grammatik & Konversation 1

 
     

Grammatik & Konversation 2

This book for advanced students is similar in design to Grammatik & Konversation 1 and is aimed at intermediate levels B1-B2. The photocopy-ready worksheets contain a varied range of exercises to suit different aptitutde levels and a broad range of subjects.
> Grammatik & Konversation 2

 

 

Vocabulary and Writing

Organized vocabulary training from German I to AP. Übung macht den Meister!
 

 

Schreiben Intensivtrainer

This workbook is intended to solidify writing skills at the introductory level and can be used both in the classroom and at home.
> Schreiben Intensivtrainer

 
     

Einfach schreiben!

Just write! – It sounds easy, but it can be really hard in a foreign language. Einfach Schreiben! provides writing practice for the kinds of texts required at levels A2/B1, and gradually develops writing skills. The answers are available online as a free download.
> Einfach schreiben!

 
     

Wortschatz Intensivtrainer NEU

The Wortschatz Intensivtrainer enables the learner to thoroughly practice and strengthen the vocabulary of levels A1 and A2. With numerous varied and illustrated exercises, the book creates a sound foundation for elementary communication.
> Wortschatz Intensivtrainer NEU

 
     

Idiomatische Redewendungen

600 everyday idiomatic phrases, with examples of use and explanations.
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Das A und O der Redewendungen

The book contains approximately 500 typical expressions used in everyday German, organized by topic into nine chapters. It has a double-page structure: the left-hand page contains and explains the expressions, as well as providing examples and illustrations. The right-hand page contains appropriate exercises based on interesting, everyday situations.
> Das A und O der Redewendungen

 

 

Listening Comprehension

 

 

Keine Panik!

Keine Panik! is an exciting radio play which, in short chapters, tells the story of a meeting that becomes a romance. Keine Panik! is the perfect supplementary material for third year high school German.
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Ein bisschen Panik

Ein bisschen Panik is similar in style to Keine Panik! but can be used independently for basic level teaching. It is suited for students with around 100 hours of German.
> Ein bisschen Panik

 
     
                   

Der Auftrag

Two slightly dim-witted detectives, Gröger and Schlock, are given the job of finding a mysterious woman in Berlin. H. M. Enzensberger tells this tongue-incheek detective story with his usual wit.
> Der Auftrag