ICL: TRAVELER’S GERMAN by Susan Crooks 5 Sessions
TRAVELER’S GERMAN by Susan Crooks
Week I - We will practice the alphabet, pronunciation, numbers, greetings, and basic sentence structure. Our cultural topic will be geography.
Week II - We will practice the most commonly used verbs, use of formal /informal, and vocabulary involving travel, specifically buying tickets for trains & streetcars, riding the subway, directions. Our cultural topic will be attractions and museums to see.
Week III - We will practice shopping vocabulary, including clothing, colors and souvenirs, and learn about the monetary system. We will also review previous vocabulary. Our cultural topic will be shops and stores.
Week IV - We will practice food vocabulary, ordering in restaurants, and social niceties. Our cultural topic will be German viticulture and beer making.
Week V - We will learn about all the major holidays and how they are celebrated, including what vocabulary you will need if you go to the Christmas markets and what to expect. In this week we will go back and review previous vocabulary and expressions.
Having a German mother, Susan Crooks grew up speaking German and English. She taught high school German for 30 years in DeKalb and Cobb counties, and for 8 years at Kennesaw State University. Susan has traveled extensively in German speaking countries as well as other countries, and just returned from Norway where she saw the Northern Lights.