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Foreign Language | German
German I, Part Two

Continue with this introductory high school German course to expand your knowledge of the German language and learn how to read, write, and speak one of the greatest languages on Earth!

Total classes: 14

Prerequisite: Preferably the first-semester course, German I, Part One

Suggested grade level: 8th and 9th grade. Upper grades may also participate if beginning German.

Suggested credit: One full semester German or Foreign Language


This 14-week course will introduce students to German vocabulary, grammar and culture. The program will focus on building a solid German vocabulary and developing comprehension of the written and spoken German language. Each class will feature pronunciation practice, conversation, new grammar concepts and cultural trivia. Students will complete regular homework, quizzes and chapter tests, dictations and a short presentation at the end of the semester. To demonstrate that it is a living language, everything from nursery rhymes, songs, and proverbs to commercials and cartoons will be incorporated as learning aids.


Week 1: Introduction; Sports & games

Week 2: Mealtime

Week 3: Picnicking

Week 4: Transportation

Week 5: Review

Week 6: The body

Week 7: My house

Week 8: Days & months

Week 9: Weather

Week 10: Review

Week 11: School subjects

Week 12: Electronics

Week 13: The city

Week 14: Where are we going today?; Review

Materials and Homework

Course materials: German is Fun Book 1: Lively Lessons for Beginners by Elsie M. Szecsy, published by Perfection Learning. (best ordered directly from publisher, www.perfectionlearning.com, the ISBN number is 13619). 

The Everything Learning German Book with CD, second edition, by Edward Swick, MA. Published by Adams Media.

Homework: Learning a foreign language requires regular practice. Ideally, at least half an hour per day should be spent on German, i.e., completing grammar drills assigned, memorizing vocabulary, reading for comprehension, taking quizzes, listening to online German news broadcasts, and generally becoming familiar with the language.

Important Dates

Class dates: Thursdays, January 11 to April 25, 2024 (No class Feb. 15 or March 28)

Starting time: Starting time: 4:00 PM Eastern (3:00 Central, 2:00 Mountain, 1:00 Pacific)

Duration per class: 60 minutes


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