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The fascinating world of German compound nouns

Overall rating 5 out of 55 (11 ratings)

Last updated 27 June 2013, created 29 November 2006, viewed 5,344

End-of-term/ end-of-tether worksheet showing German’s remarkable capacity to make compound nouns out of virtually nothing.

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looking for nice resources for last lesson on Friday - danke

from ekglover, 27 June 2013
(report comment) 5 out of 5

Great stuff!

from Miss_A_Bates, 10 April 2013
(report comment) 5 out of 5

AMAZING. loved it

from gillianoates, 20 September 2012
(report comment) 5 out of 5

This is great - I'm sure others have spotted this, but we went on to form: Handwriting Handball Vet Mulled (Glowing) wine sore throat headscarf wrist slipper Which was a great way to finish! Thanks again!

from leptir109, 23 April 2012
(report comment) 5 out of 5

Brilliant resource. We have used it with top set year 8, 9 and 10 as part of a language awareness exercise. I have never had students so engrossed in dictionary work.

from frauaddandpad, 31 October 2011
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