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4.12 Animals and Pets

Hast du ein Haustier? - Was ist dein Lieblingstier?

Learn animal names: What animal is this? /Welches Tier ist das?

Quizlet 1: Core Vocabulary for this unit

Watch a video about pets:

Watch a video about farm animals:

Activities to learn animal names:

  • Match the words of pets with this Quia game.
  • Match the pictures with the correct German words with this Quia game.
  • Play Spellmaster games with pets: Klick HIER
  • Play Spellmaster games with animals: Klick HIER
  • Listen, look and read. More German names of animals with this game.
  • How well do you know the genders of the animals? These games will help you:

Learn sentence structures: What animal is this? / What is your favorite animal?

Quizlet 2: What animal is this? What is your favorite animal?

Activities to practice: 'Welches Tier ist das?' / 'Was ist dein Lieblingstier?:


  • Match the pictures of these pets to the German sentences. Klick HIER

Learn sentence structures: Do you have a pet?

Quizlet 3: Sentences to talk about having a pet or not having a pet.


scroll to down to the bottom of this page and go to Attachments. Download and save the PowerPoint Presentation.

Activities to practice: 'Hast du ein Haustier?':

  1. Listen to the conversation. Choose the correct pet hier.
  2. What colour is your pet? - Listen to the conversation and choose the right colour hier.
  3. What pet do I have? - Listen carefully. If you do not know the answer leave the card in the pack and repeat until you are sure. Klick hier.
  4. How well do you know your pets in German? - This game helps you when to use 'ein' and 'kein' in German. Play this battleship game

Challenge - More vocabulary and sentence structures you might find useful:

Quizlet 4 : Additional sentence structures about names, colours and characteristics of animals

  1. Do you like these animals? - Match the German sentences with the English sentences with this Quia game.
  2. Can you describe your animals? What colour are they? Are they big, small, old or young? - Try these Quia games.
  3. Animal sounds - How do animals talk in German? Was sagen die Tiere? - Listen and learn.
  4. Und hier a funny way to remember animal sounds in German:

Story: 'Die vier Freunde'

  1. Quia Quiz - Die vier Freunde. How well do you know the story?

Song: Onkel Tom hat einen Bauernhof

  1. Quizlet - Learn the vocabulary with different games
  2. Match up - match the sentence parts, ----> scroll down and open the file
  3. Memory - match up the sentence parts -----> scroll down and open the file

Gabriele Odermatt,
Mar 16, 2014, 7:50 PM
Gabriele Odermatt,
Mar 16, 2014, 7:50 PM
Gabriele Odermatt,
Oct 26, 2011, 9:18 PM