Getting to Know... Die Verwandlung (ZigZag Education)

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Getting to Know... Die Verwandlung

Useful for:
AQA Cultural Topics
Edexcel Research-based Essay
WJEC Guided Studies

Ready-to-use research tasks, worksheets, background information and practice exam questions ensure comprehensive understanding of this defining piece of twentieth-century literature. Students will get to know Die Verwandlung inside out and be fully prepared for the speaking and writing exams. The structure offers the perfect balance between guided classwork and independent study:

  • Before: Introductory tasks covering Franz Kafka and the history of the novella give students a solid foundation from which to begin their study.
  • During: In-depth exploration and analysis of the text ensures thorough understanding. Students consolidate their textual knowledge while critically examining aspects such as characters, themes and narrative techniques.
    • Packed with example analyses and possible interpretations to encourage students to critically evaluate.
    • Activities include: vocabulary, comprehension, translation, grammar, discussion, research and writing.
  • After: Exam-style oral and essay questions help students to apply what they have learnt. Example essay and conversation prompt discussion of successful essay technique.

What do teachers have to say about this resource? (6114)
'I love the introduction both for teachers and students. It really brings the resource alive. I like the question and answer sections for each chapter. This resource is extremely useful for both syllabi I teach.'C Parker, German Teacher and Independent Reviewer
'I particularly liked the breadth of aspects covered, and the fact that the resource involves students by using questions which they need to research. This is a much better approach than just giving the students information.'M D Magnus Lines, German Teacher and Examiner and Independent Reviewer
'This is a really useful resource with a phenomenal amount of detail excellent research and some very good exercises; I would have loved it as a resource for myself at A2. The author clearly knows the work and is passionate about it.'J Tipton, former Head of German and Independent Reviewer
A Level, A2, German

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