GERMAN 203 German 3
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES:
Students need to perform at the Intermediate-Low level in German as described by the American Association of Teachers of
Foreign Languages proficiency guidelines, and develop emerging skills at the Intermediate-Mid level.
Specific Goals of German 203:
- Speaking and Writing Ability
- handle uncomplicated tasks and social situations requiring an exchange of basic information related to
- personal interests and areas of competence,
- self, family, home,
- daily activities,
- interests and personal preferences,
- physical and social needs, such as food, shopping, travel and lodging;
- acquire knowledge about the history of German-speaking cultures, including literature, cinema, music, art, and science;
- narrate and describe in familiar areas (personal information, common events) in major time frames;
- begin using cohesive devices (conjunctions, etc.) to construct arguments, opinions, hypotheses, causal connections,
and explanations in discussions and compositions;
- create with the language by combining and recombining known elements.
- Reading and Listening Ability
- be able to answer content questions for graded texts in complete sentences;
- skim and scan for information from authentic internet news sites, text, and videos;
- work with literary texts and analyze selected stylistic elements of linguistic expression in historical contexts;
- ask and answer questions at the desired speaking ability.