German Level 1
Feelings
Vocabulary
2. Feelings
Initially teacher can ask the question and start with 3 (e.g.) possible responses. This can
progress to the learners using und dir? and then adding in more responses and Wie
gehts? as they grow more confident.
Wie gehts?
Mir gehts sehr gut
Mir gehts gut
Gut danke
So so
Nicht schlecht
Mir gehts nicht so gut
Mir gehts schlecht
Und dir?
How are you?
I am very well
I am well
Good thanks
So-so
Not bad
I am not good
I am bad
And you?
Wie gehts?
Mir gehts gut!
Mir gehts sehr gut!
So so!
Nicht schlecht
Mir gehts nicht so
gut!
Mir gehts schlecht!
Und dir?
Embedding the language
Start each day with asking Wie gehts? Around
the class.
Create Wie gehts? Cards for pupils with printed
off miniature copies of the pictures, ask Wie
gehts? at the start of the day, after break, after
lunch and ask pupils to choose their answer and
say it to a partner or around the class.
I am aware of and able to express my feelings and am developing the ability to talk
about them.
HWB 0-01a / HWB 1-01a / HWB 2-01a / HWB 3-01a / HWB 4-01a
Sample activities
You will find a bank of sample activities which you can use to
practice the vocabulary in the classroom.
This is not a prescriptive list of activities and you can use or
adapt them to suit the needs of your class.
You will find a set of more supported activities in Early Feelings
and more challenging activities in Level 2 Feelings.
Please note that some of the activities carry over from Early
Level.
Übung– Wie gehts?
Class will draw 5 circles in their jotter or have
five circles cut out in front of them.
They will ask the teacher the question – Wie
gehts?
and the teacher will respond with a feeling.
The pupils should then choose a face which
matches what the teacher has said to draw as a
smiley onto their circle.
Zeichnen fünf Kreise.
2.
1.
4.
3.
5.
Die Frage: Wie gehts?
Hören
und zeichnen
Zum Beispiel
Mir gehts gut
Wie gehts?
Wie gehts? around the world
1. Look at the faces in the following
photos, decide on how the person is
feeling and then say what this is in
German.
2. You can also make the face of the
person in the picture!
I am aware of and able to express my feelings and am developing the ability to talk
about them.
HWB 0-01a / HWB 1-01a / HWB 2-01a / HWB 3-01a / HWB 4-01a
Wie gehts?
Wie gehts?
Wie gehts?
Wie gehts?
Wie gehts?
Wie gehts?
Wie gehts?
Wie gehts?
Wie gehts?
Wie gehts?
Wie gehts lotto!
• Copy the table into your jotters.
Draw six smileys
• Ask the teacher Wie gehts?
• If what they say matches your smiley, you can
tick it off.
• Whoever gets all six ticked off first, is the
winner!
• If you win, you should shout out lotto!
Wie gehts lotto! Zum Beispiel
Songs!
You will find a bank of sample songs which you can use to
practise the vocabulary in the classroom.
This is not a prescriptive list of songs and you can use or adapt
them to suit the needs of your class.
Wie gehts? Rap
ICT Resources online
You will find a bank of sample ICT activities which you can use to
practise the vocabulary in the classroom.
This is not a prescriptive list of activities and you can use or
adapt them to suit the needs of your class.
You will find a set of more challenging activities in Level 2
Feelings.
Each of the slides contains an image of the website page. If you
click on the image it will take you to the page. Alternatively you
can use a link address which you will find in the slide notes.
Tschϋss!

German Level 1 Feelings - Edinburgh Modern Languages