2 Basic dialogue (introducing yourself, greetings) Basic information about yourself (passport)ColorsNumbers (0- 1,000,000)Ordinal numbers (Dates..)Alphabet and PronunciationIntroduction to Mini-Stories (Janosch books)
3 Days/Months/SeasonsMeine Stadt (My City)Giving directions, two-way prepositions,designing and describing your city.Exploring several German, Austrian and Swiss cities.
4 Uhrzeit (how to tell time) Mein Haus und mein ZimmerMöbel (furniture)Das Essen (food)Im Restaurant (dialogues in a restaurant, designing menus, shopping, role-plays, field trip to Metzger’s)
5 Die Raupe NimmersattMärchen (introduction to German fairy tales)“Fritz in Amerika”Mozart
6 Die Reise nach Europa (passport, airport vocab, what would you pack, where would you travel, dialogue at the airport)Die Reise in Europa (the Euro, the ICE, train vocab, dialogue at the train counter, buying a train ticket)Die Reisebroschüre (design your own travel brochure as a final project)
7 Evaluation based on: Daily Participation Weekly quizzes and dialogues Skits and role-playsProjects (thematic projects)Internet projects(Tutoring program partnership with the UM, field trip to Metzger’s in December , field trip to German Day at the UM in March)