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German 3 - 4

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German 3 - 4

General Description

Prerequisite: German 1 – 2

The course objective is to continue to inform students of the German language and culture through real-life situations. Special emphasis will be put on communicative activities and games, along with reading and writing exercises. Films, music, and current TV shows will be used to strengthen skills. Students are eligible to apply for the German-American-Partnership Exchange Program (every other year).


  • Students will explore the German language through the topics of the Berlin Wall, transportation, cities, shopping, and travel, along with various grammar structures such as past tense.  
  • Cultural topics include German holiday markets, various Holidays, and the Musik Mittowch music videos every Wednesday will continue. 
  • Culture Credit project: Students will complete activities in and out of class related to German culture - watching films, attending German Club and field trips, as well as cooking and food days.

Theory of Action

As a World Language department, we are committed to ensuring that our students have authentic experiences with the language and culture which will help them be successful inside and outside of the classroom.  It is our ongoing mission to create engaging learning environments that are intentionally planned to motivate students to become insightful thinkers and effective communicators.