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German & Chinese Classes

Deutschkurse für Jugendliche 中文选修课

Chinese Middle School Class

The German International School is offering a weekly class to maintain and extend the fluency in Mandarin Chinese of recent middle school-aged alumni of intensive elementary-level Mandarin Immersion programs. Students will be learning material at a 6th grade mainland China level.

Dates: Weeks of Sept. 21, 2020 through June 18, 2021.  

Times

Group 1 will meet Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3-3:45 p.m.

Group 2 will meet Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4-4:45 p.m.

Tuesdays will focus on Writing and Speaking skills and Thursdays will focus on reading and listening skills. 

Tuition: $1,550 per year per student (2 sessions/week - 90 minutes live time/week)

Location: For 2020-21, the middle school program will be delivered in entirely distance learning mode with weekly synchronous meetings on Google Meet (90 minutes total over 2 days) and asynchronous assignments. Google Classroom or Seesaw will be used to assign and collect homework.

Registration: https://payit.nelnet.net/form/Okcx9Czm


German DSD Prep Classes for Middle and High Schoolers

Due to Covid-19 the school is currently planning to offer teen classes online. Any switch to in-person learning will be made in good faith and with as much notice as reasonably practicable. The school has extensive resources for online learning.

DSD Language Courses are designed to help prepare students for taking the German standardized tests and are broken down into two separate courses. 

DSDI

  • Designed for those students in 6th, 7th and 8th grades with good German language skills.
  • Prepares students to pass the written and oral components of the DSDI German language standardized test.
  • Students will be exposed to authentic online/virtual experiences and will be expected to do some homework.
  • Two year cycle: First year being less work, focusing on reading, presentations, building vocabulary; second year intense focus on writing, former tests to practice format.


Schedule: WednesdaysSept. 9, 2020-Jan. 6, 2021. No class: Nov. 11, Nov. 25, Dec. 23, Dec. 30.

Class Time: 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Test Dates:

  • Written test: TBD
  • Oral test: TBD

Cost : $330 per session

REGISTER HERE


DSDII

  • Geared towards high school students (grades 10-12) with advanced German speaking abilities. Ninth graders welcome once passed DSDI with very good results.
  • The course will prepare students for the written and oral components of the language entrance exams for German universities (DSDII), German Language Tests for College Admission of Foreign Students, and/or the American AP and/or AATG tests.
  • Features extremely small class size.
  • Students will be expected to participate in discussions, work actively in class, and do homework on a regular basis.
  • Two year cycle: First year being less work, focusing on reading, presentations, building vocabulary (Sternchenthemen); second year intense focus on writing, former tests to practice format.

Schedule: Wednesdays, Sept. 9, 2020-Jan. 6, 2021. No class: Nov. 11, Nov. 25, Dec. 23, Dec. 30.

Class Time:  5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Test Dates:

  • Written test: TBD
  • Oral test: TBD

Cost: $512 per session

REGISTER HERE

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