Prerequisite: Successful completion of German 1
Grade Level: 9-12
Semesters: 2
Credits: 1

Second-year German focuses on the further development of communication skills. Students will continue to build more extensive vocabulary and internalized grammar skills to speak in a variety of situations. Instruction includes oral proficiency through TPRS*, responding to teacher-directed questions, and participating in various storytelling activities.   Students will gain a deeper listening proficiency through dictations, stories, and videos. Some traditional methods and activities will be included as well.  Students will read and create complex short stories and skits to build reading and writing skills. German culture and its contributions to American culture are also explored through cultural readings and projects.  [*TPRS=Teaching Proficiency through Reading and Storytelling.]