Clara lives with her stepmother and stepsister who treat her terribly. She cooks and cleans all day with little thanks. One day she drops something down the well and her stepmother throws her down the well to retrieve it. Instead she meets Frau Holle who invites her to stay in her house. When it's time to leave, Frau Holle gives her a fabulous golden dress. When the stepmother sees this, she decides to send her other daughter, Agnes, to see Frau Holle. Will she also get a golden dress for her efforts?

This clip is from:
German and Spanish
First broadcast:
10 March 2009

This clip could be used to teach pupils phrases for some chores at home. Pupils could watch the story and identify the English for the chores based on the pictures. The teacher could then introduce the vocabulary via repetition and actions.