Take a journey through
German speaking nations with Katzensprung
Katzensprung is an exciting German language series for students in years 7-10. Each of the three level-sets explores the language through the experiences of students in different German-speaking towns and their exchange partners in Australia and New Zealand. The course combines a strong communicative approach with a structured, learner-friendly introduction to language as a system.
The series offers a range of components to suit the modern classroom including an eBook with all audio tracks and additional student and teacher resources, as well as the traditional textbook, workbook and teacher resource kit.
The series has been updated in 2022 to include eBooks with audio tracks and additional student and teacher resources, to complement the existing textbooks, workbooks and teacher resource kits.
Audio files that were previously accessed via CD are now available on the online and downloadable eBook.
The eBook is the digital version of the textbook. It includes all audio tracks, as well as additional student and teacher resources. It can be used online or offline, independently or in class.
Students have access to audio tracks for the textbook and workbook listening, maps, Kapitel word lists, classroom expressions.
Teachers have access to all student resources and audio, including for chapter assessment as well as
The textbook follows a strong communicative and cultural approach. It comes with an eBook and offers a variety of text types that introduce the language and culture in context at a pace adapted to each level, with ample scaffolding and extension opportunities.
Each chapter has:
The workbook follows the learning progression of the textbook and includes:
Teacher resource and assessment kit