EDEXCEL A LEVEL GERMAN SET TITLES

Below are the German film and literature titles set for the EDEXCEL A level starting from September 2016.
All the titles are available to buy from us (order details at the bottom of the page)

SET EDEXCEL 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

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

NIRGENDWO IN AFRIKA/NOWHERE IN AFRICA (15)  2002  GERMANY    LINK, CAROLINE £25.99  – ONLY AVAILABLE IN A GERMAN EDITION WITHOUT ENGLISH SUBTITLES 

1938 a German Jewish family moves to  Kenya to start a new life. 

    GERMAN LANGUAGE FILM-HEFT VON KLAUS-DIETER FELSMANN

    GERMAN LANGUAGE WORKSHEET

    ENGLISH LANGUAGE PRESS KIT

ROSENSTRAßE (12) GERMANY 2003 TROTTA, MARGARETHE VON £15.99
 The film tells the story of a group of German women who were married to Jewish men and how their men and children were arrested and confined in a prison in Rosenstrasse by the Nazis. The women set up a protest group , demanding that the authorities give back their men.

  GERMAN FILM NOTES TO ROSENSTRAßE

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. 

    GERMAN LANGUAGE TEACHING MATERIALS

    GERMAN LANGUAGE FILMHEFT

    ENGLISH LANGUAGE NOTES

DER UNTERGANG/DOWNFALL(15) 2004 GERMANY HIRSCHBIEGEL, OLIVER £15.99
Film of Hitler’s final days in his Berlin bunker which caused controversy by humanising the Fuhrer.

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

    ENGLISH LANGUAGE FILM NOTES

    DOWNFALL AND BEYOND HITLER FILMS FROM GERMANY MARTIN BRADY AND HELEN HUGHES

    GERMAN LANGUAGE TEACHING MATERIALS TO DER UNTERGANG

DER WALD VOR LAUTER BÄUMEN   GERMAN 2003   ADE, MAREN   £19.99  - ONLY  AVAILABLE AS A USA REGION ONE  DVD 
  Social awkwardness idealistic teacher begins her first job in a inner city school.

DIE WELLE/THE WAVE (15) 2008 GERMANY GANSEL, DENNIS £17.99
In an attempt to engage his students in politics, a high school teacher takes the controversial decision to turn the classroom into a Nazi-style dictatorship. But what starts out as an innocent social experiment ends in tragedy when the roots of fascism begin to take hold of the students.

    GERMAN FILMTIPP STUDY GUIDE

    GERMAN LANGUAGE CLASSROOM MATERIALS

    STUDY MATERIAL IN GERMAN

    SEQUENZPROTOKOLL UND DVD-OVERVIEW

    STUDY MATERIAL IN GERMAN

    VOCABULARY LIST

    TEACHING MATERIALS – QUESTIONS ABOUT THE FILM IN GERMAN

    LEARNING RESOURCE PAGE

DAS WUNDER VON BERN/MIRACLE OF BERN (PG) 2003 GERMANY WORTMAN, SONKE £19.99
    Set in the summer of 1954 when the West German team won the World World Cup and the country finally emerged from the shadow of the Second World War.

    ENGLISH LANGUAGE FILM NOTES BY TOBIAS HOCHSCHERF

    GERMAN LANGUAGE FILMHEFT BY PHILIPP BÜHLER

    ENGLISH LANGUAGE PUPIL’S NOTES

    ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHER’S NOTES

    ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHER’S NOTES ANSWERS


SET EDEXCEL GERMAN LITERATURE FROM SEPTEMBER 2016


ANDERSCH, ALFRED:  SANSIBAR ODER DER LETZTE GRUND
 Five people, in a small seaside town, attempt to save a statue due to be destroyed  by the Nazis.

GERMAN LANGUAGE VERSION -
 Diogenes, ISBN: 9783257236019 - £12.95

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 by the newspapers, who brand her immoral, a communist and an atheist.  She 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: DER KAUKASISCHE KREIDEKREIS
 Brecht set an ancient Chinese story in Soviet Georgia, where  two women argue over the possession of a child; thanks to the unruly judge,  justice is done and the peasant woman keeps the child she loves, even though she is not its mother.
GERMAN LANGUAGE VERSION -
Suhrkamp, ISBN: 9783518188422 -  £8.40

ENGLISH TRANSLATION  - THE CAUCASIAN CHALK CIRCLE.  
Bloomsbury,  ISBN: 9780413544506 - £9.95 

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. 

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

HERMANN, JUDITH:  SOMMERHAUS, SPÄTER UND ANDERE ERZÄHLUNGEN. 
 Set in todays Berlin this  elegant, measured, reflective collection of stories of the monotony of modern urban life and  the promise of bright colours lying just out of reach of our grey daily routines.
GERMAN LANGUAGE VERSION -
Fischer TB.  ISBN:  9783596147700 - £9.75

ENGLISH TRANSLATION - THE SUMMER HOUSE, LATER.  
Flamingo ISBN:  9780007115761 £9.99

HERRNDORF, WOLFGANG:   TSCHICK
 Mike doesn't get why people think he's boring. Sure, he doesn't have many friends. (OK, zero friends.)  One day Tschick, the odd new boy at school, shows up at Mike's house and dares him to go on a road trip with him.

GERMAN LANGUAGE VERSION -
Rowohlt TB,  ISBN: 9783499256356 - £12.95

ENGLISH TRANSLATION - WHY WE TOOK THE CAR
 Andersen Press.  ISBN:  9781783440313 - £7.99

FILM VERSION 
TSCHICK/GOODBYE BERLIN (TBA) 2016 GERMANY  AKIN,  FATIH   £18.99
 Comedy drama adaptation of Wolfgang Herrndorf's best-selling cult novel.  In this coming-of-age story of two friends steal a car and take the trip into the countryside in search of excitement and adventure.   - DUE 28TH AUGUST 2017

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 - £3.50   (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
KONIG, KARIN :  ICH FÜHL MICH SO FIFTY-FIFTY.
 1989, Sabine lives in Leipzig but is torn with the decision of leaving and joining her older brother who lives in West.

GERMAN LANGUAGE VERSION -
DTV, ISBN: 9783423780209 - £9.95 

MANN, THOMAS:  TONIO KRÖGER
 Tonio Kröger becomes a famous writer living in southern Germany and believes an artist must be an outsider to "respectable" society.
GERMAN LANGUAGE VERSION -
Fischer TB, ISBN: 9783596213818 - £6.45

ENGLISH TRANSLATION - MARIO AND THE MAGICIAN AND OTHER STORIES. 
Minerva ISBN:  9780749386627 £10.99

OSSOWSKI, LEONIE:  STERN OHNE HIMMEL 
  Last  days of World War II, five young Germans discover a Jewish boy hiding in a cellar and must decide if they should turn him in to the Nazi authorities as required by law.

GERMAN LANGUAGE VERSION -
GULLIVER VON BELTZ & GELBERG  ISBN:  9783407789853 - £8.10

PLENZDORF,  ULRICH:  DIE NEUEN LEIDEN DES JUNGEN W.
 Absurd, funny and touching, this cult German bestseller of  life in the GDR is a hymn to youthful freedom.

GERMAN LANGUAGE VERSION -
Suhrkamp TB.  ISBN: 9783518368008 - £9.40

ENGLISH TRANSLATION - THE NEW SORROWS OF YOUNG W. 
Pushkin Press. ISBN:  9781782270942 - £10.99

SCHLINK, BERNHARD:  DER VORLESER
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

TIMM, UWE:  DIE ENTDECKUNG DER CURRYWURST
 The narrator of the story, interviews Lena Brücker and her story of how she invented curry sausage.  As the story slowly emerges, she also tells the story of a love affair that took place at Zero Hour (die Stunde Null) in 1945 in Hamburg

GERMAN LANGUAGE VERSIONS -
DTV  ISBN: 9783423128391 - £11.95
ESB. (Easy Readers German)  ISBN: 9780850480108 - £6.75



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