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German by Satellite Video Series, Grades 7 & 8

IS THERE DANGER IN THE AIR?

Language Acquisition and Cultural Enrichment for Grades 7 & 8
  • Students of German in grades 7 and 8 will follow John, an American student, as he travels to Germany to visit his pen pal, Wolfgang.
  • Together, John, Wolfgang, his sister Karin and her Turkish friend Pinar find mischief afoot as they become entangled in "The Skateboard Mystery."
  • German by Satellite will provide a teacher's handbook with ideas for classroom activities and materials that explore connections to other subjects (history, geography, science, and art).
  • Teachers will also receive a key to the worksheets, exercises and a set of audio cassettes with the vocabulary for each chapter.
  • Test and quizzes are also provided.
Objectives
  • Students will learn sufficient grammatical structures to master some basic elements of the five areas of language proficiency: speaking, listening, reading, writing and culture.
  • Students will be able to speak basic phrases and expressions, comprehend short phrases, identify and write learned words and phrases appropriate to the context.
  • Students will form simple statements and questions, give commands and make requests.
Course Outline
  1. Three Skateboards at the Airport Greetings and Introductions
  2. The Man on the Train Personal pronouns and present tense of "to have" and "to be" Transportation
  3. Home, Sweet Home Definite and indefinite articles and possessive adjectives Rooms of a house and furniture
  4. Hi Stands for Hildesheim Present tense of verbs Food and giving directions
  5. What Shall We Do? Plural forms of verbs, modal verbs and questions Talking about hobbies.
  6. A mysterious Map Direct objects
  7. The Map Geography
  8. This is the Police Forming Commands
  9. All's Well That Ends Well Indirect objects, past tense of "to be"
  10. Talking about colors and parts of the body
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  • A student textbook and a teacher handout with activity suggestions, answer keys, tests and quizzes accompanies the video lessons.

 

 

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