• COURSE TITLE:

    German V – Advanced Placement

    PREREQUISITE:

    German IV

    DESCRIPTION:

    Students will further refine language skills acquired in the first four years

    of study. The course will emphasize communication activities and

    grammatical structures necessary for effective speaking and writing in an

    effort to prepare students for the German Advanced Placement

    Examination. Students will take the Advanced Placement Examination at

    the end of this course.

    MAIN TOPICS:

    Listening

    Students will be able to comprehend conversational German, listen

    with comprehension to oral presentations, and listen for both main

    ideas and specific information in oral communication.

    Speaking

    Students will be able to communicate using more advanced levels of

    vocabulary and structure, including recounting a story based on a

    series of specified pictures and responding in timed situations to

    questions and directions. German will be used in classroom

    communication.

    Reading

    Students will read and comprehend a wide variety of reading

    selections. Students will practice reading for the main idea, specific

    information, drawing inferences, deducing the meaning of unfamiliar

    words from context, and answering questions to reading selections.

    Writing

    Students will compose well organized and developed essays in both

    timed and untimed activities, use a wide range of vocabulary and

    structures and use circumlocutions to fill vocabulary gaps in their

    writings.

    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).