Category Archives: German

Skype Call with Hösbach in Germany 

Today we Skype with Class 3b; Ms. Maerz’s Class in Wurzburg in Germany. We saw our pen pals and it was very exciting! 
Check out the video. 

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German letters have arrived

This morning we were so excited to see Patrick, (our school mascot and Larry’s brother) has returned from Hösbach in Wurzburg in Germany. He brought our penpal letters from Ms. Maerz’s 3b class. 
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Georg’s Adventures

Today Georg visited with one of Clontuskert’s students.

Georg had a little rest first after his long trip from Germany.

Georg met a new friend, a furry, green ball. He liked his new friend and they were amazed to see each other’s … Continue reading

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Welcome Mr. Di Muro!

We extend a massive Clontuskert welcome to Mr. Damiano Di Muro who starts in St. Augustine’s today. Mr. Di Muro will be in Clontuskert until Easter and will be teaching German to students from Junior Infants to 6th class.

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Leise rieselt der Schnee

Today we are learning ‘Leise rieselt der Schnee’ with Ms. Heinrich in German class. This is a traditional German Christmas Carol.
Here are the lyrics:
Leise rieselt der Schnee
Still und starr ruht der See
Weihnachtlich glänzet der Wald
Freue dich, Christkind kommt bald
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Fliegerlied So ein schöner Tag

We are learning this song with Ms. Heinrich at the moment.

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Baking in German class

Today we had a fun baking and German lesson with Ms. Graßmann. We learnt how to bake German Liebchüchen and practised out German words while we were working.
The cakes taste a little bit like gingerbread.
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German Language Learning

Today we have been very busy with Ms. Graßmann learning about German fairy tales from the Brothers Grimm! Wunderbar!

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Songs about Spring or Lieder über den Frühling

The sun is shining, flowers blossom everywhere and birds start singing again…IT IS SPRING!
That is why we learn some German songs about Spring!
In the Senior room we got to know the song “Ich lieb den Frühling” and 1st and 2nd … Continue reading

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Easter Egg Art

Tomorrow Ms. Graßmann will be teaching us the German art of egg painting for Easter. We can prepare by blowing the egg contents out of the eggshell. See how to do this by watching this video.
Afterwards don’t forget to gently … Continue reading

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