•  COURSE TITLE: German IV

    PREREQUISITE:

    German III

    DESCRIPTION:

    In German IV, students will refine their communication skills in the

    context of various literary works. These may include topics relating to

    history, art, literature, and current social issues. A German IV/V

    combined class may incorporate reading and grammatical studies from the

    AP program.

    MAIN TOPICS:

    Listening

    Students will sustain understanding over longer stretches of connected

    discourse and grasp principle ideas of more specialized presentations.

    Speaking

    Students will demonstrate ability to communicate in a variety of

    contexts with a wider range of grammatical structures with greater

    accuracy; will circumlocute occasionally to express thoughts. German

    will be used in classroom communication.

    Reading

    Students will read a wider variety of texts with greater consistency of

    comprehension.

    Writing

    Students will refine their use of complex grammatical structures in

    creative writings and guided writings.

    Culture

    Students will explore cultural aspects of German-speaking countries in

    greater depth.

    CREDIT INFO:

    This course provides one credit toward fulfilling the foreign language

    requirements for an Advanced Studies Diploma (three years of one

    language

    or two years each of two languages