Intro to German

Lesson Title: German 03 – Family
Academic Standards:
Content Creator: Alberto Garcia
Level: Middle School
Duration: 35-45 min
  /  German 03 – Family


  • Learn family terminology (from Grandparents to children).
  • Use possessive articles with their proper gender. (My aunt, my uncle)
  • Practice the conjugations in present tense of the verbs "to be", "to have", "to be called", "to live", "to buy" and "to eat".
  • Learn the articles in the akkusativ case to use the verbs "to buy", "to have" and "to eat".
  • Formulate sentences. "The man is my father. His name is Robert. He is 45 years old. His favorite food/color is ..."


We will mix and match spatial words to connect the sentence scene to learn new vocabulary. We will start by introducing the family members, learning to conjugate the new verbs along the akkusativ case, describe the member’s actions through the verbs, as well as, their preferences.


  1. First station allows students to mix the words "mein / meine" with family members' names.
  2. We practice the conjugation of verbs "to have", "to be called" and "to be" with family names.
  3. Match verbs to their correct scene.
  4. Learn the verbs "to live", "to eat" and "to buy"
  5. Match verbs to the correct sentence.

Demonstratives & Media

Classroom Space
Campus Quad
Virtual Field Trips & Lab Demonstrations
Instructional Videos

Suggested Ancillary Support

IFX of 3d pen, web pictures and screens for presentation. 0-100 numbers video (quick recap)