Exam Techniques for German

German

HideShow resource information
  • Created by: Jessica
  • Created on: 22-04-12 18:29

Look For Cognates

E.g. schiff - boat

1 of 5

Look for Language Clues

G/Y Gelb Gestert

Ch/K Machen Koch

D/T (th) Bad Ding Danke Tun Reiten

Cht/Ght Nacht Macht

V/F/B Vor Volk Dieb Sieben

Ss/T Wasser Hasse

Pf/P Pfeffer

Z/T Zungle Zehn

2 of 5

Look For The Stem Of A Word You Know

E.g. Bad

Badezimmer Baden Freibad Hallenbad Badewanne

E.g. Kauf

Kauffmann Kauffrau Kaufen Verkaufen Einkaufen

3 of 5

Long German Words Are Often Compounds Of Shorter W

E.g.Winterfestzeit - winter - fest - zeir

E.g.Schwarzwalderkirschtorte - schwarz - wald - kursch - torte

4 of 5

Watch Out For 'False Friends'

Turnen Turnhall - Gym

Sensibel - Sensative

Mude - Tired

Symptisch - Nice

Gymnasium - Grammer School

Bummeln - To Walk, To Stroll

Wadern - Hicking

Boot - Boat

Pension - Guest House

Vollpension - Full Board

5 of 5

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar Modern Foreign Languages resources:

See all Modern Foreign Languages resources »See all resources »