The little word ‘ the ’ <ul><li>In English there is only one word for ‘the’ which is ‘the’, e.g. There is the kitchen </li></ul>2. In German, the article ‘ the ’ can be masculine = der femine = die neuter = das plural = die 3. To learn the vocabulary just remember the colour of the word and you know whether it is masculine , feminine , neuter or plural! SIMPLE!!
<ul><li>Also, in English there is only one word for the indefinite article ‘ a ’ and that is ‘ a ’ (or ‘an’ before a vowel), e.g. that is a cat and not an owl. </li></ul>The little word ‘ a ’ 2. In German, the indefinite article ‘a’ can be masculine = ein feminine = eine neuter = ein plural = ---
Play games with the pictures on the next slide! <ul><li>Welche Nummer ist das? On the next slide you will see 12 pets with numbers beside them. Your teacher will say the German word for one of the pets and ask: ‘ Welche Nummer ist das ?’ (which number is that?) You then have to call out the correct number </li></ul><ul><li>Wort Lotto: Write down 6 numbers from 1 – 12. Your teacher will call up the name of a pet, you have to look at the picture and the number beside it and check whether it was one of your six choices. The first to have all 6 numbers shouts out ‘Lotto’! </li></ul><ul><li>Was ist Nummer...? Your teacher calls out: ‘Was ist Nummer ...? You have to say the word in German, e.g. der/ein Hund. </li></ul>