German Beginners

Support to help you plan, program and assess the German Beginners course.

Programming and assessment


Stage 6 German Beginners syllabus (NESA) – support materials including past HSC papers

Sample assessment tasks

Student resources

Past HSC papers

Past HSC papers (NESA)

Advice for students

HSC examinations in Beginners language courses – advice for students (DOCX 86 KB) – generic advice to support students of the Beginners course to prepare for the oral and written HSC examinations.

Sample speaking questions

German Beginners practice speaking questions by topic (DOCX 78 KB)

Sample listening and reading activities

These sample listening and reading resources for German Beginners are for students.

For listening skills, students can access a combination of classroom activities and HSC-style items. Some questions include sample answers, others require the students to submit their answers for teacher review and feedback.

The resources are for classroom use only, supporting students to practise their listening and reading skills across a range of topics. Do not use them for assessment, as they are in the public domain.


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