Getting to Know… Die fetten Jahre sind vorbei (2nd edition)

Suitable for:
  • AQA AS and A Level
  • Edexcel A Level
  • Eduqas AS and A Level

Ready-to-use research tasks, activities, background information and practice exam questions ensure comprehensive understanding of Die fetten Jahre sind vorbei. The pack teaches students about the twentieth-century history that has made Germany the politically charged country that it is today, while covering the film’s key concepts and characters.

The structure of the resource offers the perfect balance between guided classwork and independent study, and enables students to prepare fully for the writing exam:
  • Before: Varied activities introduce students to the context of the film, including German political history, the director, and the film’s structure using film stills.
  • During: Students test their comprehension of the film and analyse scenes with engaging questions and activities. Key themes, film critiques and music are also covered.
  • After: Exam requirements, essay tips and exam-style questions prepare students to write a successful essay.
  • Answers are provided for all activities, including model essays and indicative content for the exam-style questions.
  • Excellent resource to enhance learning as it develops background knowledge, deepens the understanding of the film, gets students to analyse the scenes and characters and gets the students to think beyond the obvious. It also allows students to practise a range of skills they need for other aspects of the exam: listening for detail, true and false answers, translations, summaries.D Micic, Head of MFL and Ind. Reviewer

What do teachers have to say about this resource? (8261)

'As well as being clearly set out and working through the themes of the film, I particularly liked the essay answers at the end for all the exam boards with explanations. It will be useful for both experienced teachers and teachers new to A level teaching.' L Dunato-Davis, MFL Teacher and Ind. Reviewer.

‘Excellent resource to enhance learning as it develops background knowledge, deepens the understanding of the film, gets students to analyse the scenes and characters and gets the students to think beyond the obvious. It also allows students to practise a range of skills they need for other aspects of the exam: listening for detail, true and false answers, translations, summaries.’ D Micic, Head of MFL and Ind. Reviewer