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Learning objects My design: talking car [German]

TLF ID L10275

Design a car that speaks in German. Select items in German to choose your car's mood, size, position and colour. Then choose a voice and background picture for your car. Decide on a name that suits your talking car. Finally, add a message in German about your car. You can change your design as many times as you like. This learning object is one in a series of two objects.

Educational details

Key learning objectives
  • Students use adjectives in German for mood, size, position and colour.
  • Students read simple sentences in German such as 'Mein Auto ist gut gelaunt'.
Educational value
  • Allows students to explore words and phrases in German that describe mood, size, position, colour and voice.
  • Encourages students to read and respond to simple present-tense sentences in German.
  • Includes audio support for all on-screen German text.
  • Promotes students' skills in evaluating and commenting on the effectiveness of their work.
  • Includes an option for students to print their work.
Year level

2; 3; 4

Learning area
  • languages other than english
  • Languages/Understanding language
    Student activity
    • Interactives;
    • Experiment;
    • Listening activity

    Other details

    • Publisher
    • Date of contribution: 20 Sep 2013
    • Organisation: Education Services Australia
    • Address: Melbourne VIC 3000 Australia
    • URL:
    • Technical implementer
    • Subject matter expert
    • Name: Katja Schoenfelder
    • Address: Heidelberg Heights VIC 3081 Australia
    • Script writer
    • Name: Katja Schoenfelder
    • Address: Heidelberg Heights VIC 3081 Australia
    Access profile
    • Colour independence
    • Device independence
    • Generic
    Learning resource type
    • Interactive Resource
    • Microsoft Internet Explorer - minimum version: 8.0 (MS-Windows) - maximum version: 9.0 (MS-Windows)
    • Firefox - minimum version: (MS-Windows)
    • Safari - minimum version: 5.1 (MacOS)
    Operating systems
    • MacOS - minimum version: 10.6
    • MS-Windows - minimum version: XP - maximum version: 7
    Platform requirements
    • Due to the use of rich media content, this learning object is suitable for a connection speed of 256 kbps or faster.
    • © Education Services Australia Ltd, 2013, except where indicated under Acknowledgements.