5420 German 2
German 2 continues to work on listening, speaking, reading and writing proficiency with such topics as holidays and celebrations, clothing, chores, seasons, transportation and technology. Students learn songs and practice speaking using different tenses, especially the present perfect and simple past. The goals of second year German are (1) to develop a student’s appreciation of the German-speaking world by offering opportunities to hear and to read authentic dialogues and interviews, to see photos and videos, and (2) most importantly to allow students opportunities to improve their communication skills. They continue to practice basic survival skills in the language. Cultural projects, German films and audio communications complement instruction. Students may participate in our German exchange program, offered biennially, after completion of German 2. Prerequisite(s): German 1.