Urbandale Community School District’s Foreign Language German I course introduces students to the German language and culture. Major emphasis is placed on understanding the spoken work and conversational skills. Reading and writing basic conversational German are secondary goals. Subject matter deals with everyday topics such as school, family, friends, leisure time, meals, etc.
German II emphasizes vocabulary expansion and continued development of the structure of the language. Of particular importance is the use of new vocabulary and grammatical constructions of speaking, listening, reading, and writing. A look at present-day Germany through video tapes, filmstrips, and slides is presented.
Prerequisite: German I & II
German III offers a balanced program of conversation, listening, composition, grammar, vocabulary, and culture. Students review German II materials as needed and explore new areas of the language and culture.