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German II, First Semester

Time limit: 182 days
1 credit

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Course Overview

A second-year course focusing on all aspects of German language, including speaking, listening, reading, and writing. Students learn to comprehend meaning based on context and continue to expand their knowledge of German grammar. Upon completion of both semesters of German II, students should be able to communicate in simple German about a variety of topics: food, school experiences, different media and jobs, sports, entertainment, and other cultures. 

Students also learn about different ways of life, expressing emotions, and formulating wishes. In addition, the course covers more about the Federal Republic of Germany, Austria and Switzerland, films and festivals, public transportation, and about behaviors in German-speaking cultures.

This course is designed for second-year high-school or higher.

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Two semesters of German I, or the equivalent.

Required Materials

The following materials are required for this course:

Stefanie DenglerTanja Mayr-SieberPaul RuschHelen Schmitz - ISBN 978-3-12-606142-1


Stefanie DenglerTanja Mayr-SieberPaul RuschHelen Schmitz - ISBN 978-3-12-606997-7 and
Stefanie DenglerTanja Mayr-SieberPaul RuschHelen Schmitz - ISBN : 978-3-12-606999-1 (the best choice if you are certain you will continue on to Second Semester)

Students will need access to a computer with a microphone or a headset to record some assignments.

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