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A series of reading, writing, listening and speaking activities based on Heinrich Heine's famous poem 'die schlesischen Weber'. Suitable for advanced (post A-level) students of German. Answers are provided.
This material is best used as a follow-up after the completion of the exercises and conversation practice centred on the accusative. Students will have a chance to gain further practice in the definite conjugation -- form and function. The last two pages offer two short poetry readings by two of Hungary's most prominent mid-twentieth century poets. This material can be introduced after approximately 30 taught hours.
Goethe's poem Das Rosenband performed by Christian Wewerka in German, with text and synchronised translation. From the Goethe Podcasts web site, by Dr. Sean Allan of the University of Warwick. http://go.warwick.ac.uk/goethe