Advanced Placement German Language and Culture (05050510)

Advanced Placement German Language and Culture (05050510)


1.0 Credit; Weighted

Length: Year; Format: Meets Daily
Grade(s): 11, 12
Prerequisite(s): German 4H with “B” or above and teacher recommendation. German 4A with an “A”, a teacher recommendation, and extensive summer work

This course is comprised of six thematic units which will serve to prepare students for the revised German Language and Culture Exam. The six units are 1) global challenges, 2) science and technology, 3) contemporary life, 4) personal and public identities, 5) family and communities, and 6) beauty and aesthetics. The primary goal of the course is communicative, but grammar structures will be reviewed within each thematic unit. Each unit will incorporate the following six skills: interpersonal spoken, interpersonal writing, audio and visual interpretive, written and print interpretive and presentational spoken and written. All materials from the class will be authentic and German will be used exclusively in the classroom.