Getting to Know… Fundbüro

Suitable for:
  • AQA AS & A Level
  • WJEC A Level

Ready-to-use research tasks, worksheets, background information and practice exam questions ensure comprehensive understanding of Fundbüro. Students will get to know the novel, its engaging central character and the realistic depiction of social issues in Germany at the end of the twentieth century, and be fully prepared for the AQA or WJEC writing exam. The structure offers the perfect balance between guided classwork and independent study:

  • Before: Sections on Lenz’s life and background, Germany at the time, topic-specific vocabulary and grammar will help students prepare to read the novel.
  • During: A variety of exercises relating to each chapter will enable understanding of the plot as the story unfolds.
  • After: Structured activities provide the opportunity to analyse the main themes, literary techniques and characters in the novel. Exam-style questions for the writing exam and insight into the Individual Research Project for the speaking exam offer vital practice and revision.

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