Description: German 10 is an on-line language course designed for beginners; no previous knowledge of German is expected. (Students with some background may wish to take a placement test with the instructor and enter German 20.) The student is required to participate in listening, speaking, reading, watching and writing activities on a regular basis and will practice his/her speaking skills through Skype / Telephone conversations as well. By the end of this course the student will be able to introduce himself/herself, conduct a casual conversation, converse about introductory subjects like family, school, hobbies, weather, holidays/travel and understand simple directions in German.
By successfully completing this course, you may be eligible to participate in a three month exchange with a student in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany.
Units of Study
1. My Home (family, personal details, numbers, letters)
2. My Hobbies (daily & seasonal activities, weekly routine, likes & dislikes)
3. School (subjects, activities and items at school, giving directions & descriptions)
4. Travel (buildings, weather, recounting recent events)
German 20 and 30 are also available for students who wish to continue improving their German language skills.
Required Textbook: There is no required textbook for the class.
Recommended: German/English dictionary
Additional Requirements: App/Program to record voice/video