Ideas for teachers for special activities related to German held in their own schools.
If teachers know of other options, please let us know agtv[a]agtv.vic.edu.au.
Teachers can screen a film as part of a learning program or for a promotional event such as a German Day at the school, a family afternoon/evening, or event for colleagues.
The Goethe-Institut has a range of options to screen films in schools.
Look out for the Sommerkino program for schools to register to stream films for students.
Borrow DVDs from their library.
Various films screened throughout the year which may be suitable for students.
Virtual borrowing of films (and more) through Onleihe.
Borrow a film from ‘The Goethe Collection’ housed at the National Film and Sound Archive (NFSA) in Canberra. The NFSA lends more than 800 DVDs and 16mm films to non-commercial organisations like community groups, film societies, language studies groups, educational institutions, government departments and professional bodies around Australia for public non-commercial screening
- National Film and Sound Archive (NFSA)
- NFSA Goethe-Institut Collection – list of films
- Carrousel Theatre – bilingual puppet shows
- Roving Oompah Band
Planning a trip to South Australia?
Food Deliveries or Orders
Bretzel (pretzels) have been a part of German baking traditions for centuries.
- Bretzel Biz – based in Melbourne, delivered around Australia
Or make some playdough and ask students to shape a Brezel without showing them how!
Flammkuchen or Flammekueche, also known in France as Tarte Flambé, is a traditional, regional gastronomic product from the French German border region of Alsace. Order the bases to make at school, perhaps in collaboration with the Food Technology department.
- Flammekueche – based in South Australia with deliveries to Melbourne
Order Kuchen or Torten
- Zimt Patisserie – Surrey Hills
- Vienna Patisserie – Kew East
- Austro Bakery – South Melbourne
- Silkes German Bakes – in Torquay
- The Enemy at Home – German Internees in WWI, Migration Heritage NSW
- Karl Muffler – migrant interned during WWII, Immigration Museum Victoria