February 22, 2017

Abenteuer Deutsch 1

Abenteuer Deutsch 1 has been written in accordance with the new Junior Cycle Specification for Modern Foreign Languages.

Student Textbook

  • Abenteuer Deutsch 1 has been developed to address the needs of today’s German teachers and their students
  • Adopts a communicative approach which focuses on oral proficiency
  • Uses interdisciplinary teaching methods and an integrated approach to the development of language skills (reading, writing, listening, speech and conversation)
  • Suitable for mixed-ability classes
  • Modern, full-colour design with student-friendly layout and vibrant photos and creative illustrations
  • Each unit begins with a list of learning intentions (Lernziele)
  • Reading and writing exercises incorporate students’ own lived experiences
  • Culture-specific exercises teach students about German habits and customs, thereby developing socio-cultural knowledge and promoting intercultural awareness
  • Group and pair work fosters peer-to-peer teaching and communicative language learning
  • Guided questioning that explores the structure of German to find underlying patterns
  • Students learn to use grammar in context, supported by exercises in the Sprachpass
  • Grammar overview provided for reference and as a revision tool
  • Includes glossary of vocabulary


Student CD

  • FREE student CD with integrated listening exercises that focus on pronunciation
  • Allows students to practise their pronunciation at home



  • FREE mini-whiteboard to encourage whole class participation and feedback



  • FREE Sprachpass that allows students to put their new knowledge into practice
  • Develops reflective and independent learning and is integrated with the textbook
  • Teste dein Wissen (Test your knowledge) and Mein Wortschatz (My vocabulary) offer assessment opportunities


Teacher’s Resource Book and CD

The student textbook is supported by the Abenteuer Deutsch 1 Teacher’s Resource Book:

  • Summative assessments for Assessment of Learning
  • Sample lesson plan and a scheme of work
  • Free Teacher’s CD with integrated listening exercises that focus on conversation; allows students to listen to native German speakers
  • Additional cultural information and photocopiables
  • Aligns to the Junior Cycle MFL Specifications
  • Solutions to activities
  • CD transcripts included


Digital Resources

Abenteuer Deutsch 1’s digital resources support the Junior Cycle Specification’s emphasis on the use of modern technology in the classroom and are designed to cater for different learning styles.

Each unit is supported by digital resources that are integrated for easy reference and lesson planning. Teachers can access the Abenteuer Deutsch 1 interactive e-book at www.edcolearning.ie, plus a bank of free digital resources, including:

  • FREE student website with interactive grammar and language activities and quizzes
  • Easy-to-use, ready-made editable PowerPoints for the classroom
  • Unique interview videos with students for each unit to support oral communication
  • Follow-up worksheets for every video
  • Solutions to activities
  • Audio CD tracks available in digital format.


FREE e-book