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(Exploring German instruction on the worldwide web.)
This page is intended primarily as the home page for my German I class, but serves also as a launching point to other relevant pages.

For our textbook at Marquette, please visit the new geni@l A1 page.
For assignment updates, click on the homework icon below the site menu.
If you were directed here for the textbook Komm mit 1, you will find it here.
For some practices not specific to any textbook series, click here.


Practice Greetings and Goodbyes, August 2016
1.   Die Konversation beginnt hier.  (Classroom notes)
2.   Jigsaw Matching (Match the German and English vocabulary.)
3.   Concentration Matching (Find the vocab matches.)
4.   Vocabulary Spelling (with 3 speeds)
5.   Match All Greetings
6.   Match All Goodbyes

Practices for Name, Status, Origin, and Location, September 2016
Name and Status
1.   Jigsaw Matching (Match the German and English vocabulary.)
2.   Concentration Matching (Find the vocab matches.)
3.   Vocabulary Spelling (with 3 speeds)
Where from and Where Living
Note: to make the words fit, these games use abbreviations and split some phrases, such as "where" and "do you live?" (inf.)
1.   Jigsaw Matching (Match the German and English vocabulary.)
2.   Vocabulary Spelling (with 3 speeds)
3.   Take a practice quiz over this content.

Numbers Practices
Zero through Ten
1.   Jigsaw Matching: Numbers 0-10
2.   Concentration Matching: Numbers 0-10
3.   Word Search: Numbers 0-10
4.   Word Web Spelling: Numbers 0-10
5.   Vocabulary Spelling: Numbers 0-10
Eleven through Twenty
1.   Jigsaw Matching: Numbers 11-20
2.   Concentration Matching: Numbers 11-20
3.   Word Search: Numbers 11-20
4.   Word Web Spelling: Numbers 11-20
5.   Vocabulary Spelling: Numbers 11-20
Zero through Twenty
1.   Jigsaw Matching: Numbers 0-20
2.   Concentration Matching: Numbers 0-20
3.   Word Search: Numbers 0-20
4.   Word Web Spelling: Numbers 0-20
5.   Vocabulary Spelling: Numbers 0-20 (with 3 speeds)

Colors
1.   Die Farben (Aussprache/pronunciation online)
2.   Die Farben: Bildleselernkarten (Picture flashcards)

Activities Practices
1.   Activity Matching 1
2.   Activity Matching 2
3.   Activity Check

New Activities in October 2016
1.   Verb Conjugation: spielen
2.   Verb Conjugation: wohnen
3.   Verb Conjugation: heißen
4.   Verb Conjugation: haben
5.   Verb Conjugation: sein
6.   Verb Conjugation: mögen
7.   Verb Conjugation: können
8.   Verb Conjugation: tanzen
9.   Selective Reading Practice 1

Weather (and Seasons) Practices for November 2016
NOTE: Be sure to include the period if it's a sentence.
1.   Jigsaw Matching (Match the German and English vocabulary.)
2.   Concentration Matching (Find the vocab matches.)
3.   Vocabulary Spelling (with 3 speeds)
4.   Weather: Try to answer the questions.

More Numbers Practice: The Tens
1.   Tens (Jigsaw matching)
2.   Tens (Concentration matching)
3.   Tens (Word search)
4.   Spell the tens.  (Wordweb spelling)
5.   Spell the tens.  (Speed spelling--play if you dare)

Telling Time Practice
1.   Time Matching 1
2.   Time Matching 2
3.   Time Quiz 1

Other Kinds of Time Practice
1.   Jigsaw matching
2.   Concentration matching
3.   Speed spelling
4.   Days of the Week Quiz
5.   Time Phrases References (will open in a new window)
6.   Time Phrases Practice: am, im, oder um?

Essen und Trinken
1.   Jigsaw matching
2.   Concentration matching
3.   Word search
4.   Speed spelling
5.   Was möchtest du essen oder trinken? Picture Matching

School
1.   Picture Flashcards for selected classroom objects
2.   Vocabulary Matching for school subjects
3.   Word Search for school subjects
4.   Vocabulary Spelling for school subjects (3 speeds)

Place Phrases: Going to Places
1.   Place Phrases: Articles
2.   Place Phrases: Nouns

Verb Conjugation Practice
1.   Full Verb Conjugation: essen
2.   Full Verb Conjugation: gehen
3.   Full Verb Conjugation: haben
4.   Full Verb Conjugation: heißen
5.   Full Verb Conjugation: können
6.   Full Verb Conjugation: mögen
7.   Full Verb Conjugation: sein
8.   Full Verb Conjugation: spielen
10. Full Verb Conjugation: wohnen
11. Full Verb Conjugation: fahren
12. Full Verb Conjugation: laufen
13. Full Verb Conjugation: sehen
14. Full Verb Conjugation: wissen
15. Full Verb Conjugation: basteln
16. Full Verb Conjugation: reiten
17. Full Verb Conjugation: kommen

New in January 2017
1.   Animal flashcards
2.   Animal picture flashcards
3.   Animal vocabulary (Jigsaw matching)
4.   Animal vocabulary (Concentration matching)
5.   Animal vocabulary (Speed spelling--play if you dare)
6.   Animal vocabulary: test the genders
7.   Take an animal plurals quiz.

New in February 2016
1.  Family vocabulary (Jigsaw matching)
2.  Family vocabulary (Concentration matching)
3.  Family vocabulary (Word search)
4.  Family vocabulary (Speed spelling)

Word Order
1.   Word Order Practice 1
1.   Word Order Practice 2
2.   Word Order Quiz 1
3.   Word Order Quiz 2

General Review
1.   Jigsaw Matching (Match the German and English vocabulary.)
2.   Concentration Matching (Find the vocab matches.)
3.   Vocabulary Spelling (with 3 speeds)
4.   Rejoinders 1 (Match expressions and responses.)
5.   Rejoinders 2 (Match more expressions and responses.)
6.   Rejoinders Matching
7.   Questions and Answers 1 (Try to answer these German questions.)
8.   Picture Flashcards: Was ist das?
9.   Picture Flashcards: Was spielst du?
10. Picture Flashcards: Was machst du?
11. Questions and Answers 2 (Try to answer these German questions.)
12. Practice Quiz with Some Kulturfragen






















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