Fort Dodge Community School District

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School Starts August 27

Course Description:

German I emphasizes conversational German. This is achieved by listening, repeating, and learning necessary vocabulary.  Grammar is discussed when vital to understanding the material.  Interesting aspects of the German culture are discussed in both English and German.  Membership in German Club is encouraged.


  •     Numbers, songs, greetings, culture
  •     German names
  •     Time
  •     Present tense, stem changing verbs
  •     Pronouns
  •     Alphabet
  •     Family
  •     Articles
  •     Present-perfect, strong vs. weak
  •     Nominative/accusative , dative cases
  •     Compound nouns
  •     Commands
  •     Modals
  •     Possessive adjectives
  •     Reading out loud
  •     Chapter videos


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