Full-year course. This course builds on the foundation established in German II. Over the course of the year, students will learn how to correct false statements and offer correct information, discuss films and books, talk about changes over time and into the future, compare their own country to other countries, and talk about strengths and weaknesses. To accomplish these communicative tasks, they will learn the accompanying grammatical structures. Students will use skills in the following areas and build global competency skills for future careers and experience based on the World-readiness Standards for Learning Languages from the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages: Communication, Cultures, Connections, Comparisons, and Communities.
Click here to read about the Well-Trained Mind Academy's approach to world language learning. Note: We do not offer a delayed section for this course due to the live interaction that is key to learning language.
Prerequisite: German II; German III Placement Test