• Class Info

    German II

     

    Goal for the whole year:

    Communicate comfortably in German about somewhat more advanced  topics like travel, childhood, countries and nationalities, animals, relationships

     

    Goals Quarter I:

    Leisure activities

    Travel

    German fairy tale

    Information about yourself

    Talk about events in the past

     

    How these goals will be reached:

    Lots of oral practice (answering questions, student-student-diaoluges, reading out loud)

    Learning the perfect tense

    Poster project about yourself (family, hobbies etc.)

    Read an adapted version of a German fairy talke

     

    Goals Quarter II:

    Life in the German speaking world

    Describe where people or objects are located

    Talk about a film

     

    How these goals will be reached:

    Lots of oral practice

    Film: Vitus (about a Swiss genius boy); oral and written comprehension and commentary exercises

    Practice of prepositions of location (in, on, under etc.)

    Written work to reinforce vocabulary and new structures

     

    Goals Quarter III

    Youth Hostels

    Daily routines

    Reflexive verbs

     

    How these goals will be reached:

    Lots of oral practice: talk to director of youth hostel

    Written: Make an email reservation in a youth hostel, inquire about availability

    Written work to reinforce vocabulary and new structures

     

    Goals Quarter IV

    Names of countries, languages, capitals, inhabitants

    Animals

    Fairy tale in original tense

     

    How these goals will be reached:

    Lots of oral practice: talk about countries, talk about animals

    Learn the Präteritum (German narrative tense)

    Written work to reinforce vocabulary and new structures