AQA A LEVEL GERMAN SET TITLES


Below are the German film and literature titles  set for the AQA A  level starting from September 2016. 

All the titles are available to buy from us (order details at the bottom of the page) 

SET AQA GERMAN FILMS FROM SEPTEMBER 2016


ALMANYA – WILLKOMMEN IN DEUTSCHLAND 2011 GERMANY SAMDERELI, YASEMIN - NOT AVAILABLE ON DVD 
German Turkish family decide to go back to live in Turkey

    GERMAN LANGUAGE FILM NOTES

    ALMANYA – WILLKOMMEN IN DEUTSCHLAND -UNTERRICHTSMATERIALIEN FÜR DIE SEKUNDARSTUFE

    KEY TO ALMANYA – WILLKOMMEN IN DEUTSCHLAND -UNTERRICHTSMATERIALIEN FÜR DIE SEKUNDARSTUFE

DIE FETTEN JAHRE SIND VORBEI/EDUKATORS (15) 2004 GERMANY WEINGARTNER,H. £19.99
Edukadors presents three idealistic activists trying to get by in a corrupt world.

Level: AS, A2, Subject: Film Studies, German, Media Studies

    GERMAN LANGUAGE STUDY GUIDE

    ENGLISH LANGUAGE FILM NOTES

    GERMAN LANGUAGE FILMHEFT BY INGRID ARNOLD

    DIE FETTEN JAHRE SIND VORBEI: ACTIVITIES BEFORE THE FILM

    DIE FETTEN JAHRE SIND VORBEI ACTIVITIES AFTER THE FILM

    ANSWERS FOR DIE FETTEN JAHRE SIND VORBEI ACTIVITIES AFTER THE FILM

GOOD BYE LENIN! (15) 2002 GERMANY BECKER, WOLFGANG £19.99
One of the biggest German comedies of recent times.

Level: A2, GCSE Subject: General Studies, German, History, Media Studies, Politics

    GERMAN LANGUAGE FILMHEFT BY CRISTINA MOLES KAUPP

    GERMAN LANGUAGE STUDY GUIDE BY HANNA OSTERMANN AND STEFFI BOOTHROYD

    ENGLISH LANGUAGE FILM NOTES

    GOOD BYE, LENIN!: OSTALGIE UND IDENTITÄT IM WIEDER VEREINIGTEN DEUTSCHLAND BY SEÁN ALLAN

    LEARNING RESOURCE PAGE

LEBEN DER ANDEREN/LIVES OF OTHERS (15) 2006 GERMANY H. VON DONNERSMARCK, F £19.99
Five years before the downfall of the DDR, party-loyalist Captain Gerd Wiesler hopes to boost his career when given the job of collecting evidence against the playwright Georg Dreyman and his girlfriend.

Level: AS, A2, GCSE Subject: Film Studies, German, History, Media Studies

    ENGLISH LANGUAGE FILM NOTES

    GERMAN LANGUAGE FILM NOTES

    GERMAN LANGUAGE FILMHEFT

    GERMAN LANGUAGE STUDY GUIDE BY RENE KOGLBAUER & SIMONE SCHROT

    ENGLISH LANGUAGE PUPIL’S NOTES

    ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHER’S NOTES

    ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHER’S NOTES ANSWERS

    LEARNING RESOURCE PAGE

LOLA RENNT/RUN LOLA RUN (15) 1999 GERMANY TYKWER, TOM DVD – £15.99  BLU RAY – £17.99
Heart-stopping suspense thriller of one woman ‘s desperate attempt to save her lover.

Level: AS, A2, GCSE Subject: German,English, Film Studies, Media Studies

    RUN LOLA RUN WORKSHEET

    GERMAN LANGUAGE WORK MATERIAL

    GERMAN LANGUAGE WORK MATERIAL AUSTRIAN INST

    GERMAN LANGUAGE TEACHING MATERIALS

    DRAMATIC IMPROVISATIONS ON THE FILM RUN LOLA RUN FOR INTERMEDIATE GERMAN INSTRUCTION BY ERIKA M. NELSON

    FRENCH LANGUAGE TEACHING MATERIALS

    LEARNING RESOURCE PAGE

SOPHIE SCHOLL (PG) 2005 GERMANY ROTHEMUND, MARC DVD - £19.99   BLU RAY - £19.99
Account of the last days of the White Rose resistance group members, Sophie and Hans Scholl. BLU RAY £24.99

    GERMAN LANGUAGE TEACHING MATERIALS

    GERMAN LANGUAGE FILMHEFT

    ENGLISH LANGUAGE NOTES


SET AQA GERMAN LITERATURE FROM SEPTEMBER 2016


BÖLL, HEINRICH: DIE VERLORENE EHRE DER KATHARINA BLUM 
 Hard-working Katharina Blum spends a night with a young revolutionary on the run from the police.  Innocent Katharina becomes implicated city's leading newspaper as imoral, a communist and an atheist and  becomes the target of anonymous phone calls and threats.

GERMAN LANGUAGE VERSION -
 DTV, ISBN: 9783423011501 -  £9.95 

ENGLISH TRANSLATION - LOST HONOUR OF KATHARINA BLUM
Vintage Publishing,  ISBN:  9780749398989 - £8.99
BRECHT, BERTOLT: MUTTER COURAGE UND IHRE KINDER
 Brecht's great anti-war play that chronicles of the Thirty Years War, as Mother Courage follows the armies back and forth across Europe, selling provisions and liquor from her canteen wagon, but paying a terrible price in the process.

GERMAN LANGUAGE VERSIONS -
Suhrkamp TB, ISBN: 9783518100493 - £8.40
Methuen Drama Parallel text edition, ISBN: 9781408111512 - £12.99

ENGLISH TRANSLATION -  MOTHER COURAGE AND HER CHILDREN. 
 Bloomsbury.  ISBN: 9780413702906 - £9.99
DÜRRENMATT, FRIEDRICH:  DER BESUCH DER ALTEN DAME
 Wealthy older woman returns to her hometown with a dreadful bargain: The townspeople are to kill the man who got her pregnant, then jilted her, in exchange, she will provide enough money to revitalise the  town.

GERMAN LANGUAGE VERSIONS -
Routledge, Paperback, ISBN: 9780415051408 -  £21.99 
(The full German text of Durrenmatt's play is accompanied by German-English vocabulary. Notes and a detailed introduction in English puting the work in its social and historical context.)
Diogenes, Paperback, ISBN: 9783257230451 -  £12.50

ENGLISH TRANSLATION - VISIT
 Grove Press ISBN: 9780802144263 - £10.99  

FRISCH, MAX:  ANDORRA
 Based on the author's own experience of anti-semitism in Switzerland and is about Andri, a young man who is believed to be a Jew and who is persecuted by his community as a result

GERMAN LANGUAGE VERSIONS -
Routledge, ISBN: 9780415115643 -  £21.99 
Suhrkamp TB, ISBN: 9783518367773 -  £10.75
Suhrkamp Basis Bibliothek,  Paperback, ISBN: 9783518188088 -  £8.50 
Reclam, ISBN: 9783150081709 - £3.20

ENGLISH TRANSLATION - FRISCH THREE PLAYS : "FIRE RAISERS", "ANDORRA", "TRIPTYCH". 
Bloomsbury.  ISBN:  9780413665607 - £14.99

HEINE, HEINRICH:  GEDICHTE-BUCH DER LIEDER

GERMAN LANGUAGE VERSIONS -
Insel, Paperback, ISBN: 9783458317333  12.50
Fischer TB, ISBN: 9783596900176 £8.80

HENSEL, JANA:   ZONENKINDER
 Jana Hensel childhood ended with the fall of the Wall .  Her everyday activities of life in East Germany disappeared overnight and she had to adjust to a completely new life.

GERMAN LANGUAGE VERSION -
Rowohlt TB., ISBN: 9783499235320 - £11.95

KAFKA, FRANZ:  DIE VERWANDLUNG
 When Gregor Samsa woke one morning from uneasy dreams, he found himself transformed
into a dung beetle.
GERMAN LANGUAGE VERSIONS -
Reclam, ISBN: 9783150099001 - £3.15   (g)
Suhrkamp TB, ISBN: 9783518188132 - £6.60
Fischer TB, ISBN: 9783596258758 - £8.75
Routledge, (Annotated)  ISBN: 9780415098779 -  £20.99 

ENGLISH TRANSLATION - THE METAMORPHOSIS AND OTHER STORIES. 
OUP  ISBN:  9780199238552 - £7.99 
THE TRIAL: METAMORPHOSIS: IN THE PENAL COLONY : THREE THEATRE ADAPTATIONS FROM FRANZ KAFKA PLAYSCRIPT. 
Amber Lane Press Ltd ISBN:  9780906399842 - £9.99

KAMINER, WLADIMIR:   RUSSENDISKO
 A series of short and comic autobiographical vignettes about life among the Russian emigres in the multi-cultural atmosphere of '90s Berlin.
GERMAN LANGUAGE VERSION -
Goldmann TB,  ISBN:  9783442541751 - £11.75

ENGLISH TRANSLATION - RUSSIAN DISCO 
Ebury Press,  ISBN:  9780091886691 - £8.99

LENZ, SIEGFRIED:  FUNDBÜRO
 Henry has no desire to get on the career ladder and works in a railway  lost property office.  Her he marvels at the items that get lost on the trains. 

GERMAN LANGUAGE VERSION -
Hoffmann + Campe,  HB, ISBN:  9783455042801   £24.95

SCHLINK, BERNHARD:  DER VORLESER
For 15-year-old Michael Berg has a chance meeting with an older woman, Hanna,  which leads to far more than he ever imagined. However Hanna has a dark secret.
GERMAN LANGUAGE VERSION -
Diogenes TB,  ISBN: 9783257229530 - £12.50

ENGLISH TRANSLATION - THE READER - 
 Phoenix, ISBN: 9780753804704 - £8.99


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