German 1A/2A (05050505)

1.0 Credit; Unweighted

Length: Year; Format: Meets Daily

Grades:  9, 10, 11, 12

Prerequisite(s):  RMS teacher recommendation.

This course introduces and reinforces the German language and culture. German 1A/2A proceeds at a moderate pace for language acquisition. Students are guided through the interconnected goals of Communication, Cultures, Connections, Comparisons, and Communities as they develop their language skills. At the conclusion of this course, students will be able to communicate about a variety of topics such as family, school, weather, geography, chores and shopping. They will be expected to be able to write short compositions and make brief presentations. Students in German 1A wishing to move on to German 3A must have a “B-“ in the course or better and a teacher recommendation. Students in German 2A wishing to move on to German 3A must have a “C“ in the course or better and a teacher recommendation. Students in level German 1A wishing to move to German 2A must have a “C” and a teacher recommendation. Students wishing to move on to German 2H or German 3H must have an “A” in the course, a teacher recommendation, and must complete a summer assignment to move up to the Honors level.