Menu:

Upcoming dates

German Course Outline S1 to S3

German: First Year

2 periods a week

Theme Topic / Topic Development Assessment

Personal information

1 Hallo!

• Greetings
• Introducing yourselves
• Saying and asking where you live
• Saying and asking for age
• German alphabet and pronunciation
• Numbers 0-19


Speaking


Writing


Reading


Listening


in each


unit


Family and pets

2 Familie und Tiere

• pets
• pronouns (he, she, it - ‘Er, Sie, Es’)
• Talking about family members and age
• Describing family members
• Talking about birthdays; Using ordinal numbers


Free time

3 Freizeit

• Talking about which sports you play
• Talking about leisure activities
• Talking about how often you do activities
• Talking about mobiles and computers


School and Education

4 Schule ist toll!

• Talking about school subjects
• Talking about days and times
• Describing your teachers
• Talking about school rules


Holiday and Travel

5 Gute Reise!

• Saying what there is/isn’t in a town
• Saying what souvenirs you want to buy
• Buying snacks and drinks
• Talking about holiday plans

German: Second Year

2 periods a week

Theme Topic / Topic Development Assessment

Holidays

1 Ferien

• Comparing places ‘then’ and ‘now’
• Talking about what you did on holiday
• Talking about how you travelled
• Talking about the weather


Speaking


Writing


Reading


Listening


in each


unit


Media

2 Bist du ein Medienfan?

• Talking about film preferences
• Talking about programmes
• Talking about your reading preferences
• Discussing screen time


Healthy lifestyle

3 Bleib gesund!

• Talking about typical breakfasts
• Discussing traditional German food
• Understanding and using recipes
• Talking about healthy lifestyles


Going away

4 Klassenreisen machen Spaß!

• Discussing daily routine
• Understanding rules
• Understanding and giving directions


Going out

5 Wir gehen aus!

• Discussing clothes and styles
• Talking about plans for meeting others
• Talking about getting ready
• Talking about holiday plans

German: Third Year

3 periods a week

Theme Topic / Topic Development Assessment

Role models

1 Vorbilder

• Talking about role models and how they inspire you
• Talking about experiences
• Learning body parts
• Talking about overcoming misfortunes


Speaking


Writing


Reading


Listening


in each


unit


Music

2 Musik

• Talking about types of music
• Talking about playing or singing in a band
• Discussing different bands
• Describing a music festival


Ambitions &
Employability

3 Meine Ambitionen

• Discussing ambitions
• Talking about reasons for doing jobs
• Discussing what would you like to be or do


Childhood &
Education

4 Die Kindheit

• Talking about your childhood
• Comparing primary and secondary school


Rights &
Responsibilities

5 Rechte und Pflichten

• Talking about age limits
• Discussing what is most important for us
• Comparing life now and in the past
• Discussing how we can make a difference