Getting to Know... Good bye, Lenin!

Suitable for:
  • AQA
  • Edexcel
  • Eduqas
  • CCEA

Ready-to-use research tasks, worksheets, background information and practice exam questions ensure comprehensive understanding of Good bye, Lenin! Students will explore this intriguing tragicomic film directed by Wolfgang Becker and fully prepare for the writing exam. The structure offers the perfect balance between guided classwork and independent study:

Logical structure offers the perfect balance between guided classwork and independent study:

  • Before: Students begin to explore the film with insight into German history, the director, Wolfgang Becker, and the main actor, Daniel Brühl.
  • During: Key scenes are investigated through carefully crafted activities that test comprehension of the film, including translation, grammar and vocabulary tasks.
  • After: This section focuses on analysis of key concepts such as themes, critical reception and main characters, followed by exam preparation techniques and exam-style questions.

Bonus:Audio interview with a person who lived through the ‘Wiedervereinigung’.

  • Answers are provided for all activities, including model essays and indicative content for the exam-style questions.