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German

German I

This introductory course in Latin pronunciation, grammatical structures, vocabulary, and syntax acquaints the student with an understanding of Roman culture as it affects current civilization. Emphasis is placed on reading and writing Latin and improving English vocabulary through a study of Latin root words.

Grade Placement: 9-12
Prerequisites: None

This course is worth 1 credit.

German II

This course continues the study of grammatical structures, gives the student opportunity to practice written Latin expression, and offers a study of the classics with particular emphasis on translating Julius Caesar's Commentaries and stories from mythology.

Grade Placement: 9-12
Prerequisites: German I

This course is worth 1 credit.

German III

This course offers further study of the vocabulary, grammar, and culture of German-speaking civilizations. Reading, writing, listening, and speaking proficiency will be developed through a variety of activities included in the curriculum and selected by the teacher.

Grade Placement:10-12
Prerequisites: German II

This course is worth 1 credit.

Pre-AP German III

This third year course presents a wider variety and more difficult activities to help the understanding of main ideas when listening, reading and speaking, increase vocabulary, improve writing skills, broaden knowledge of grammar, and expand cultural understanding.

Grade Placement:10-12
Prerequisites: German II

This course is worth 1 credit.

AP German IV

This course covers ancient Roman civilization through the development of a timeline of ancient Roman authors, the translation of ancient Roman text, the study of ancient Roman authors in translation, the reading of biographies of ancient Romans, and the analysis of novels and films set in ancient Rome.

Grade Placement:11-12
Prerequisites: Pre-AP German III

This course is worth 1 credit.

 
 
 

Olsen, Helene 
Teaches: German I-IV

Room: 1020
Email: 
holsen@aisd.net
Phone: (682)-867-6990
Visit the class website 
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