German IV Proficiencies

North Brunswick Township High School

HONORS GERMAN IV

 

Course Description

 

Honors German IV gives students the opportunity to develop facility in spoken and written German and explore contemporary German literature and civilization.  The course is conducted entirely in German.  It includes a study of advanced grammar concepts and thematic readings and video material from authentic sources.  Students will begin to prepare for the Advanced Placement examination in German Language.

 

Course Proficiencies

 

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

 

  1. Understand formal speech spoken at a native speaker’s pace and pronunciation as spoken by the teacher and native speakers.
  2. Understand native speech that may be found in audio-visual devices such as compact discs and videos.
  3. Converse actively in the target language with the teacher and other students, exhibiting appropriate pronunciation, intonation, and inflection.
  4. Comprehend and discuss the content and significance of selected authentic German texts, dialogues, essays, and other selected reading passages.
  5. Organize and write guided and creative compositions, summaries, and other types of expository prose on German.
  6. Demonstrate comprehension and mastery of selected cultural topics dealing with people, places, and events in the German-speaking world.
  7. Demonstrate comprehension and mastery of advanced grammar topics, new vocabulary, and idiomatic expressions.

 

Course Requirements

 

Students will be expected to:

 

  1. Attend class regularly and be on time. 
  2. Bring necessary supplies to class.
  3. Complete all in-class and homework assignments.
  4. Make up all work after any absence within a deadline established by school policy.
  5. Maintain a high degree of class participation and preparation.
  6. Demonstrate a cooperative attitude and contribute to the learning process of the class.

 

Evaluation Procedures

 

Marking period grades will be assigned quarterly and will be determined by the following:

 

 

  1. Class participation........................................................... 15%
  2. Homework……….. ………………………………………… 20%
  3. 3.Quizzes........................................................................... 25%
  4. Tests, Projects………………………................................ 40%

 

 

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