Important Information for English J1 (Abitur 2025)

Central Topic:

·    On The Move: Migration and Cross-Cultural Encounters


- Collection of short stories

- Arrival (director: Denis Villeneuve, 2016)



We're going to work with a broad variety of genres: books, short fiction, films, poetry, drama,... you name it.


  •  folder (because of worksheets), DinA 4
  • grid paper or ruled paper (your choice) with margin
  • how you learn your words is up to you (vocab folder, cards,....)
  • hand in a "Klassenarbeitsheft" (ruled paper; margin on the right side)




written : oral mark                                    60:40


written mark:


           two exams per half-year (except for J2/2)

(voc tests every second week à one exam (per half-year)) or not. Your choice.


oral mark:


oral mark in class

qualitative performance
quantitative performance
working attitude and performance (individual work, pair work, group work, presentations...)


You are going to get exercises every second week.

Some exercises are obligatory, most are voluntarily. Most of the grammar revision and exercises will be done through those two-week-exercises, so take them seriously. (But of course we will revise grammar in class, if need arises).


Office Hours:

By appointment.